The Good Food InstituteCreating a healthy, humane, and sustainable food supply

Imagine a food system where the most affordable and delicious products are also good for our bodies and the planet.

Here's how we do it.

Providing Strategic Support to Companies

We work with both start-up and established companies to ensure marketplace success for products that are disrupting the current system.

Fostering the Next Generation of Innovators

We connect food scientists, students, culinary experts, and entrepreneurs with opportunities in the academic and nonprofit sectors.

Educating Institutions

We educate grant-making institutions, corporations, and governmental bodies about plant-based and clean meat R&D as a critical component of endeavors related to sustainability, climate change, and global health.

Promoting Plant-Based Products

We work with restaurants, grocery stores, and foodservice companies to increase availability of the best plant-based options on menus, in grocery stores, and in cafeterias.

“Remaking meat is one sector of the food industry that is ripe for innovation and growth.”

Bill Gates
Founder of Microsoft

"I believe that in 30 years or so we will no longer need to kill any animals and that all meat will either be clean or plant-based, taste the same, and also be much healthier for everyone."

Richard Branson
Founder of Virgin Group

Latest From the GFI Blog

Watch Bruce Friedrich’s TED Talk on Plant-Based and Cell-Based Meat
GFI Executive Director Bruce Friedrich explains how new forms of meat production can help address some of the greatest global challenges of our time.
JBS Is Launching a Plant-Based Burger in Brazil
The world's largest meat producer, Brazil-based JBS is launching a plant-based burger. And that's not all that's happening in the Brazilian market.
Watch Cell-Based Meat Startup Founders Discuss the Future of Protein
Get a taste of the Good Food Conference. Watch the founders of Memphis Meats, JUST, BlueNalu, and Fork & Goode discuss their journeys in the cell-based meat industry and how the field will grow in years to come.
A Big Role for Tiny Organisms in the Future of Protein
In addition to plant and cell-based sources, microscopic organisms may play a big role in shaping a healthier, more sustainable future of protein.
World’s Third Largest Meat Producer Cargill Invests in Aleph Farms’ Cell-Based Steak
Cargill participated in Aleph Farms’ Series A funding round, which raised $11.65 million for the cell-based steak producer. Jon Nash, president of Cargill Protein-North America, said, “We have a responsibility to look at all innovations that can help us feed the world."
Impossible Foods Closes a Record-Breaking $300 Million Fundraising Round
This is the largest fundraising round for a plant-based meat company in history, bringing Impossible Foods’ total funding to $750 million and market valuation to $2 billion.

Join us as we make a better future possible through groundbreaking innovations in food production.

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