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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: https://anchor.fm/futurefoodshow/support

Cultured Meat and Future Food Podcast Alex Shirazi

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    • 5.0, 25 Ratings

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: https://anchor.fm/futurefoodshow/support

    Natalie Rubio - New Harvest Fellowship Series

    Natalie Rubio - New Harvest Fellowship Series

    We're excited to announce the New Harvest Fellowship Series.

    Established in 2004, New Harvest is the non-profit research institute building the field of cellular agriculture. We're partnering with New Harvest for a multi-part series on the Cultured Meat and Future Food Show.

    We've had conversations with members of the New Harvest leadership previously on this show. Please see our episode with Executive Director Isha Datar and Research Director Dr. Kate Krueger.

    On this episode, we are delighted to have Natalie Rubio, kicking off the New Harvest Fellowship Series.

    Natalie is a Ph.D. student at Tufts University in the Biomedical Engineering Department. She works in Dr. David Kaplan's tissue engineering research group.

    Her research is primarily focused on growing cultured meat from insect cells and developing edible scaffold systems.

    Prior to graduate school, Natalie worked for New Harvest and Perfect Day Foods. Currently, she is a scientific advisor for two cellular agriculture start-up companies (Bond Pet Foods, Matrix Meats).


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    • 28 min
    Liz Marshall - Meat The Future

    Liz Marshall - Meat The Future

    Alex Shirazi chats with filmmaker Liz Marshall about the upcoming  documentary: Meat The Future (2020). Learn more about the film at  www.meatthefuture.com

     Liz Marshall is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker. Since the 1990s she  has written, produced, directed, and filmed diverse international and  socially conscious documentaries.  Her work has been released theatrically, been broadcast globally, made  available digitally, and has screened for hundreds of grassroots  communities around the globe. Marshall’s visionary feature-length films  explore social justice and environmental themes driven by strong  characters. 

    Marshall’s current feature documentary Meat The Future , chronicles the  birth of the “clean” “cultured” “cell-based” "cultivated" meat industry  in America through the eyes of pioneer Dr. Uma Valeti. Previous titles  include Midian Farm (2018), Water On The Table (2010), the HIV/AIDS  trilogy for the Stephen Lewis Foundation (2007), to name a few.


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    • 32 min
    Bruce Friedrich of The Good Food Institute

    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 2.2m times and has been translated into 23 languages. 


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    • 25 min
    Shannon Theobald

    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. 

    Shannon's Podcast: Big Food Big Future

    Shannon's Book: Printing Your Dinner


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    • 22 min
    Gary Schefsky of New Luna Ventures

    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.

    Mr Schefsky’s experience in impact investing, knowledge, & add-value support resonants with food 2.0 entrepreneurs. His depth of experience with entrepreneurship, emerging market opportunities, and as an investment professional also provide New Luna Ventures with a powerful combination for success.


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    • 40 min
    Tony Hunter - Futurist for food

    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.

    He is a passionate believer that AgriFood Tech offers massive opportunities to solve the problems of sustainability and feeding the growing global population. Tony travels the world using his distinctive combination of scientific qualifications, business experience and detailed understanding of exponential food technologies to deliver a unique perspective on the Future of Food.

    This week, we will be doing something a bit different. I've decided to leave in some of the introductory conversation that I have with guests as I explain the recording process.

    Stay safe. Stay indoors. Save lives.


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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

veganjar ,

Very Good Content

Top for cultivated meat. Nice questions and quality and comments. Please keep going! It helps lockdown move along!

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Very good content

I have answered a lot of the questions I’ve had with clean meat because of this show I enjoy what the the cms team is doing very much thanks!!

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I enjoy this introspective podcast and have learned so much from Alex and his guests. Good stuff, keep it coming!

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