The India Smart Protein Innovation Challenge: Unlocking talent bottlenecks

by Shardul Dabir – June 26, 2020 The year is 2016. I am a trained food technologist thinking about the next steps of my career after graduating from the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) with an expensive degree. Like hundreds of my graduating peers, from NIFTEM, and other reputed institutes in the food sector […]

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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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