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.

Bringing Great Minds Together

GFI's annual Good Food Conference brings together the scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and companies working in plant-based meat, clean meat, and supporting technologies. If you want to be part of the plant-based and clean meat future, this event is for you!


“We were in touch with GFI from day one for scientific, for technical, for the ecosystem, all of it. We love your blog, we love your papers and everything that you guys do.”

Sandhya Sriram
CEO & Co-founder of Shiok Meats

“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.
GFI’s 2021 Competitive Research Grant RFP Catalyzes Science of Whole-Cut Alt Protein Products
GFI’s 2021 Competitive Research Grant RFP is designed to catalyze whole-cut alt protein meat products—a critical step on the journey toward a safe and sustainable global food system.
Top Eight Alternative Protein Trends to Watch in 2021
GFI’s team of experts highlights eight top industry and product innovation trends in the alternative protein sector to watch for in 2021.
GFI’s Top 20 Moments for Alternative Proteins in 2020
All around the world, 2020 was a remarkable year for alternative proteins.
GFI’s ATLAS Tool Helps Alternative Seafood Entrepreneurs Prioritize Seafood Species
To sustainably meet the growing global demand for seafood, we need to bring more alternative seafood products to market. That’s why GFI’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative is launching ATLAS—a tool designed to accelerate alternative seafood development and commercialization.
The First Head of Government to Taste Cultivated Meat Takes Modern-Day Space Race to New Heights
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the first head of state to taste cultivated meat in a tasting event hosted by GFI Israel and Aleph Farms.

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