The Upshot Of My India Trip

by Bruce Friedrich – March 17, 2020 My last trip to India was fifteen years ago Much has changed in the intervening time, and the nine days I spent exploring Mumbai and Bangalore, eating dosas with the GFI India team, and speaking about alternative proteins has made a lasting impression.   I travelled to Mumbai courtesy of TEDxGateway, […]

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Global Innovators Can Make All the Difference in Emerging Markets – The Good Food Institute

by Ramya Ramamurthy – October 4, 2019 One of the major themes on which we focus at GFI-India is the idea of “leapfrogging”—skipping a long-drawn technological evolution process and moving directly to advanced, superior systems. The plant-based and cultivated meat industry wouldn’t be the first to “leapfrog” legacy systems in India: much of the country famously skipped landline […]

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3 Key Takeaways on India from the Good Food Conference.

by Varun Deshpande – September 19, 2019 The weather wasn’t the only pleasant surprise.Karl the Fog was in a very obliging mood as 800+ attendees building the future of protein descended on San Francisco for the Good Food Conference in early September, but the most heartening aspect of my adrenaline- and caffeine-fueled trip was the astonishing uptick in knowledge […]

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Cultivated Meat: Why GFI Is Embracing New Language – The Good Food Institute

by Bruce Friedrich – September 13, 2019 The common term for avocado in the early 20th century was “alligator pear.” Not so yummy. “Avocado,” it turns out, is a word California’s farmers chose and deliberately advocated for.The California Avocado Growers’ Exchange, established in 1924, made their case in a 1927 public statement: “That the avocado, an exalted member of […]

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