Hyderabad, Oct 28 : To promote plant-based and cell-based meant, Humane Society International/India (HSI) and Good Food Institute (GFI) India in collaboration with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries will jointly organize a two-day “ Future of Protein Summit at New Delhi from November 11.
This one-of-a-kind annual event is designed to advance the plant-based and cultivated protein sector with insights from leading international and local experts discussing key drivers and pathways for building the alternative protein ecosystem in India, HSI said in a release on Monday.
The recent emergence of alternative proteins such as plant-based and cultivated meat, eggs, and dairy has been identified as a solution to numerous environmental, public health, social and ethical challenges in the global food system.
These transformative innovations have the potential to provide consumers with sustainable, reliable sources of protein without the tremendous resource burdens of conventional meat, eggs, and dairy.
The Future of Protein Summit’s sessions are curated to address all aspects of advancing this sector in India by closely examining the scope for scientific innovation, investor insights, the international landscape, the latest policy developments in this sector , the release said.
Notable Speakers in the summit included NITO Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Infinite Food Founder and CEO, Michelle Adelman and Renowned Entrepreneur-investor and Chairman of the Board at PerfectDay, Sonny Vu.
HSI/India Managing Director Alokparna Sengupta, said, “Plant-based and alternative proteins are driving the next great food revolution. The Future of Protein Summit endeavours to bring key stakeholders together by providing a unique networking platform for valuable partnerships to aid the growth of the sector in India.
GFI India Managing Director Varun Deshpande, said, “the alternative protein sector is already catalyzing a major shift in the way the world sources meat, eggs, and dairy. India has the potential to play a pivotal role in this transformation, and the Future of Protein Summit is aimed at laying the groundwork for the scientific, business, and policy advancements needed to get there'', he added.(UNI)