Think big with us

GFI was founded on a big idea—that alternative proteins can set us on the path to a brighter food future. In 2022, GFI’s global teams advanced this big idea in big ways.

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Turning ideas into action

Learn how our big idea is shaping the future of food in GFI’s 2022 Year in Review. Together, we’re building a world where alternative proteins are no longer alternative.

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Year in Review 2021

In 2021, GFI released life cycle and techno-economic assessments for cultivated meat and elevated alternative proteins as a global climate solution at the UN Food Systems Summit and COP26.

2020 year in review

Year in Review 2020

In 2020, GFI supported a proposal resulting in the U.S. National Science Foundation funding cultivated meat research and launched our ASAP Initiative to identify the field’s most pressing challenges.

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Year in Review 2019

In 2019, GFI grew government support for alternative proteins in the United States, India, Brazil, and Israel, and our grant program funded 14 open-access research projects.

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Year in Review 2018

In 2018, GFI launched our research grant program, hosted the inaugural Good Food Conference, and mounted a defense of plant-based meat and milk labeling across the U.S.

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Year in Review 2017

In 2017, GFI launched the world’s first university course on plant-based meat and supported more than 100 alternative protein startups.

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Year in Review 2016

In 2016, the year GFI was founded, we launched two alternative protein startups and accelerated innovation in the public and private sectors.

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Let’s solve it together: an inside look

Get a behind-the-scenes look at GFI’s 2023 impact and plans. Together, we’re building a more sustainable, secure, and just food future.

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