Cultured Meat and Future Food Podcast

Cultured Meat and Future Food is a short-form podcast series discussing the role of plant based food, clean meat, cultivated meat and food technology. The show is focused on asking industry leaders questions for an audience with a non-scientific background. Cultured Meat and Future Food is targeted towards entrepreneurs interested in the food technology space. Support this podcast:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 67 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 8 hours 38 minutes


Bruce Friedrich of The Good Food Institute

Bruce Friedrich is co-founder and executive director of The Good Food Institute. With branches in the United States, India, Israel, Brazil, Europe, and Asia Pacific, GFI is accelerating the production of plant-based and cultivated meat in order to bolster the global protein supply while protecting our environment, promoting global health, and preventing food insecurity and animal cruelty. His TED talk from April 2019 has been viewed more than 2...


 2020-04-18  25m

Shannon Theobald

Shannon is a data-driven creative-at-heart and her mission is to create a better future by changing the way we produce and consume food. 

She is a Jack of All Trades that specializes in consumer-backed business strategy, data analysis, marketing, and policy in the food industry.   Her endeavors center around alternative protein and Food Tech which reduces harmful climate impacts of food production...


 2020-04-10  22m

Gary Schefsky of New Luna Ventures

Gary Schefsky is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Luna Ventures. He is also an investor, professor, educational writer and a leading proponent of sustainable impact measurement.

New Luna Ventures is a leading impact venture capital advisor and investor in the food, agriculture, energy, community enrichment, and enabling software industries. they help entrepreneurs build sustainable ventures and connect disruptive ideas with investors and partners...


 2020-04-06  40m

Tony Hunter - Futurist for food

Tony Hunter is a Global Futurist, Speaker and Foresight Strategy consultant specializing in the Future of Food.

He uses his FutureCUBED™ methodology as a structured way of viewing the food, beverage and ag industry’s long term future in 10+ years while linking it back to current events. This enables a practical, real world approach to the task of using foresight strategy to predict the long term Future of Food...


 2020-04-01  34m

Kevin Cochran, CEO & Founder of Jackie Mays Grill

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Kevin Cochran makes his full circle return to the restaurant industry in his newest venture, Jackie Mays Burger Grill. Jackie Mays is the culmination of a career spent in the service of customers, whether in retail, e-commerce, business, or sustainability...


 2020-02-15  42m

Björn Öste of Good Idea Drinks and Oatly

Alex Shirazi chats with Björn Öste about starting a food company, his career in tech, and the success of Oatly through the decades.

Björn Öste is the founder and CEO of Good Idea, Inc and co-founder of  Oatly. In the last 21 years, Bjorn has spent traveling the globe building markets and supply chains.

His focus has been on the business development side of things...


 2020-01-19  33m

episode 8: Ira van Eelen

Alex Shirazi and Ira van Eelen sit down in Maastricht, Netherlands to discuss the historic journey of cultured meat through the last few decades. 

Ira van Eelen is a Co-founder of KindEarth.Tech and

She is a designer with a demonstrated history of working in event design, healthcare ICT, marketing and the think tank industry...


 2019-12-05  42m

Food and Artificial Intelligence with Lav Varshney

New Speakers announced! The Cultured Meat Symposium is a conference dedicated to cell-cultured meat or cultivated meat technology. Taking place in San Francisco on November 14 and 15th, check out the speaker line up at

Lav Varshney is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, computer science, neuroscience, and industrial engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...


 2019-10-04  32m

Ingrid Newkirk, President and Founder of PETA

Ingrid Newkirk is the president and founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. She is the subject of the HBO documentary I Am an Animal and has written eight books about helping animals, including Making Kind Choices and ThePETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights. Her new book AnimalKind is due out in January 2020. Her work for animal rights has made headlines around the world.

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 2019-09-09  26m

Robert Petrarca of Maxine's Heavenly

Robert Petrarca is the co-founder and CEO of Maxine's Heavenly, a line of vegan, gluten-free, oat based cookies with about 1/2 the sugar as leading natural brands of cookies.  Maxine's Heavenly cookies are mom's homemade recipe made so much better for you...


 2019-08-31  24m