Posts Tagged ‘alternative meat’
Alt: Meat Alumni Startup Impact Tuna: A Plant-Based Alternative Making Waves in the Bay
Introducing Impact Tuna, the innovative plant-based raw sushi-grade tuna that is making waves in the food industry. The Alt: Meat Lab is excited to announce that starting March 15th, this sustainable seafood product will be available at all three locations of Onigilly, a popular Japanese eatery in the Bay Area. Impact Food, the company behind…Read More
Berkeley Alternative Meats X-Lab Partners with Thimus to Explore How Food Neuroscience can Transform Food Systems
The partnership will allow UC Berkeley faculty and students to collaborate with Thimus to investigate how to create healthy, affordable, and culturally aware foods that improve well-being The Berkeley Alternative Meats X-Lab is partnering with Thimus, a food neuroscience company with bases in Italy and the United States, to investigate how to create next generation…Read More
Needfinding, Design Thinking, and Alternative Meat: A Conversation With Anne Fletcher
An edited transcription of some of the questions that came up during Alyssa Plese’s conversation with Anne Fletcher, where they spoke about need-finding, design thinking, and the role they will play in Fletcher’s upcoming challenge lab.Read More
Berkeley Food Institute and Alt.Meat Lab Join Forces to Research Legumes
By Alyssa Plese | June 18, 2019 The Berkeley Food Institute and the Berkeley Alternative Meats Lab recently announced their research partnership to study how legumes might be used to create new and innovative plant-based products. Through the combined work of these organizations, researchers hope to explore new meat alternatives to investigate more sustainable, ethical, and healthy food…Read More
UC Berkeley students use CRISPR to edit the flavor of this common food
Don’t like the aftertaste of a certain type of food? A group of students at UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology might be able to help you edit it out using CRISPR technology. As a part of SCET’s Alternative Meats Lab, Paramjyot Panesar, Juliet Hemmati and Fardeen Nekmard have been working this semester…Read More
UC Berkeley alumni use fungi to make realistic salmon alternative
You’ve probably tried a veggie burger or maybe even soy chicken strips –– but have you ever seen salmon that isn’t animal-based? Joshua Nixon and Kimberlie Le, the co-founders of Terramino Foods (now primeroots), first conceived of the idea to use fungi to create a meat replacement for salmon in the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship…Read More
Get ready for Collider Cup II!
What do 12 top teams + 1 grand prize equal? You guessed it, Collider Cup is back and better than ever. Watch the best student teams from SCET classes pitch to a panel of professors, investors and industry leaders and see who gets to take home the big win! If you are interested in taking…Read More
The true cost of meat: an interview with Jason Ryder
Alt.Meat & Greet Podcast Episode 3: The true cost of meat, an interview with Jason Ryder Hosted by Jessica Lynn and Gurshaan Madan In this episode of the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology’s podcast Alt.Meat & Greet, we speak with Jason Ryder, former vice president of research and development at Hampton Creek, a leading…Read More
Alt.Meat & Greet podcast Episode 2: How do you mimic the flavor of meat?
In this episode of the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology’s podcast Alt.Meat & Greet, we speak with Jeff Spencer, a research fellow for Givaudan flavors. He speaks about how researchers are able to break down the composition of plants to find out which ones will best replicate the flavor and fragrance of meat.Read More
Alt.Meat & Greet podcast Episode 1: How can scientists give plant-based products the same texture as meat?
In the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology’s first episode of our new podcast, Alt.Meat & Greet, you’ll find out. In the podcast, we hear from our guest Dr. Atze Jan van der Goot from Wageningen University in the Netherlands, a leading researcher of plant-based meat. He explains how he uses Couette Cell technology to…Read More