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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!

“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 Legendary Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle Talk Plant-Based and Clean Seafood
Dr. Sylvia Earle joined GFI Senior Scientist Dr. Liz Specht at the Good Food Conference for some real talk about why our oceans are so overfished and underloved and what we can do about it.
World’s First Cell-Based Steak from Aleph Farms, Catalyzed by Cross-Sector Collaboration
Israeli food tech startup Aleph Farms has unveiled the world’s first steak grown directly from animals cells. Growing complex, whole-muscle products is one of the most notable technical challenges for the clean meat industry. This is a massive step forward.
3 Ways to Support GFI This December
New donors to GFI will have their gift double-matched by our dear friend Ari Nessel! Tell your friends! Tell your family! This is the moment to join us in building a just and sustainable food system. Be a force-multiplier for good food.
Plant-Based Meat Production 101
GFI Director of Science and Technology David Welch took to the stage at The Good Food Conference 2018 to explain why plant-based meat is a big part of the solution to sustainably feeding 10 billion people by 2050 and why we’ve only scratched the surface of plant-based meat innovation.
2018 Was Historic for Good Food Policy; Let’s Make 2019 Even Better
GFI Policy Director Jessica Almy discusses pivotal developments in plant-based and cell-based meat regulation, illuminates key work by the GFI policy team along the way, and lays out what still needs to be done.
GFI Helps Make the Case for Plant-Based and Clean Meat at UN Climate Conference
The way we currently produce meat causes more climate change than the emissions from every single plane, train, and automobile. And yet changing meat production is too infrequently mentioned in discussions of how to mitigate climate change.


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

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