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  • Veronica Fil: Global Domination Through Novel Plant-Based Cheese 04/14/2021
    Is making a sustainable alternative to dairy cheese out of cauliflower and hemp crazy? Veronica Fil of Grounded Foods doesn't think so. Driven by the innovation of her husband and business partner (who just so happens to be a chef of some renown in Australia) and their collective love of good food (including cheese), Grounded […]
  • Back to the Roots: Bringing the Joy and Magic of Growing Food to Families Across America 04/07/2021
    Could re-igniting the young generation's curiosity about food transform the food and agriculture system as we know it? Nikhil Arora believes it can—and he's working to make it happen. As co-founder of Back to the Roots, Nikhil sees firsthand the problems that face today's food system—particularly the impact on kids' health and well-being. He and […]
  • Picnic: Automating the Future of Foodservice 03/31/2021
    Could foodservice automation be the next marketing frontier for plant-based brands? Technology like the Picnic Pizza System has the potential to make it possible. Picnic CEO Clayton Wood joins The Modern Health Nerd Podcast to unpack the amazingly nerdy technology behind Picnic's automated modular solution and discuss: How automation could revolutionize foodservice, hospitality and even […]
  • FoodHack: Making the Foodtech Space More Accessible 03/24/2021
    What's one of the plant-based movement's biggest barriers to growth? Arman Anaturk would argue it's consumer education. (Although people need to give startups a break, too!) In this episode, we discuss: How FoodHack is helping startup founders make connections in the foodtech space The origins of FoodHack, its mission and how the platform has adapted […]
  • Plantcraft: Educating Consumers to Empower Better Food Decisions 03/17/2021
    How can plant-based meat address the dual challenge of protein over-consumption and a serious lack of fiber in Western countries? Kati Ohens' approach to product formulation at Plantcraft may have the answer. In this episode, we discuss: How shopping environments influence consumer habits and perpetuate problems in the food system What plant-based meat needs to […]