Tag: Good Food Institute

Report shows $116M invested in alternative seafood companies in H1 2021

Report shows $116M invested in alternative seafood companies in H1 2021

October 17, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Good Food Institute released their first-ever State of the Industry Report focusing on the alternative seafood sector. This report explores the global alternative seafood industry’s commercial landscape and shares the latest on investments, sales data, and consumer insights. Some key takeaways from the report include: $116 million was invested in alternative […]

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GFI is funding research to develop alt protein ingredients from Brazilian plant species

GFI is funding research to develop alt protein ingredients from Brazilian plant species

June 27, 2021 |

In Brazil, Good Food Institute Brazil’s Biomas Project will allocate up to $27,500 (R$135,000) to each research project that transforms native Amazon and Cerrado plant species, such as babaçu and macaúba, into raw materials for the alternative protein industry. The deadline to apply is July 13. In Brazil, a new species of fauna and flora […]

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Record $3.1B invested in alt proteins in 2020 signals growing market

Record $3.1B invested in alt proteins in 2020 signals growing market

March 21, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the alternative protein industry raised $3.1 billion in investments in 2020—three times more than in any single year in the industry’s history, according to Good Food Institute. Of the $5.9 billion raised by alternative protein companies over the past decade, more than half was received in 2020 alone. New data released by […]

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Good Food Institute launches competitive research grant RFP for whole-cut alt proteins

Good Food Institute launches competitive research grant RFP for whole-cut alt proteins

February 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Good Food Institute released their 2021 Competitive Research Grant request for proposals which is designed to address the scientific and technical barriers to producing whole-cut alternative protein meat products. Phase 1 applications are due March 10, 2021. GFI notes, “Alternative proteins have come a long way, but one pivotal product category […]

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Pivoting from Plants-to-Food to Plants-to-X  – What’s the future of Ag?

Pivoting from Plants-to-Food to Plants-to-X – What’s the future of Ag?

September 20, 2020 |

Is it a battle of plants for food versus plants for biofuels, biochemicals, biobased products? What about fermentation? Will food made from fermentation be the end of agriculture as we know it? Will one be a winner over another or will they all be superheroes? In today’s Digest, a look at the pivoting from Plants-to-Food […]

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