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Hanson Wade Announces Alternative Protein Summits in Amsterdam & San Francisco

Life science research and events provider Hanson Wade is hosting two upcoming alternative protein summits focused on fermentation and cellular agriculture. The Fermentation-Enabled Alternative Protein Summit Europe is taking place for the second time from tomorrow (July 11) to July 13. There is still time to register for the event, which will be held at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam. The summit will explore the potential of biomass and precision fermentation, discussing how fermented proteins can be brought to market. Companies such as Quorn Foods, Maya Milk, and Mycorena will be in attendance. “Fresh ideas” Hanson Wade is also preparing to host the Downstream Processing (DSP) for Alternative Proteins & Cellular Agriculture Summit, which will take place in San Francisco from September 26-28. The …


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150 Sector Leaders to Attend AIM for Climate Summit to Support Food System Innovation

Hosted as part of an initiative co-led by the USA and the UAE, the AIM for Climate Summit starts today (May 8) and will continue until May 10. Launched by President Biden at COP26, the Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate initiative has accelerated investments of over $8 billion in climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovations. The aim is to address climate change, global hunger, and food insecurity challenges, and the initiative has been supported by numerous countries and non-governmental partners. Over 150 sector leaders will attend the summit, such as Minister Luis Planas from Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food. Others include US Climate Envoy John Kerry, former US vice president Al Gore, and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment HE Mariam …



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Vegan Travel Association Hosts Third Vegan Travel Summit With Free Admission

The Vegan Travel Association has announced it will be hosting a seven-day Vegan Travel Summit from January 22-28. The virtual event, which is being held for the third time, will feature 35 speakers with a focus on supporting and engaging vegan travellers. Travel companies will also attend, showcasing their vegan-friendly offerings. It is hoped that the summit will not just inspire vegan travellers, but also help businesses to connect with potential customers. Based in Canada but open to businesses worldwide, the Vegan Travel Association is a collective of professionals supporting vegan travellers and travel businesses. Its founding members are Vegan Vacations, Green Earth Travel, World Vegan Travel, Vegan Travel Asia, Vegan Travel Club, and Margie Travels. “More than a way of eating” Travel companies worldwide …


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NGO Vegetarianos Hoy Brings Latin Presence to Animal & Vegan Advocacy International Summit in Washington DC

The Animal & Vegan Advocacy Summit (AVA Summit) began yesterday October 20th in Washington DC and is taking place until Sunday 23rd. Speakers from all over the world are speaking as to their progress, achievements and proposals for work in animal protection and plant-based food, and Vegetarianos Hoy is there representing Latin America. The Animal & Vegan Advocacy Summit or AVA Summit is featuring over 80 speakers, speaking from a climate change, poverty and gender perspective to a live audience of around 1,200 to 1,500 people. On this occasion, the work for animals from Latin America will be represented by the Vegetarianos Hoy Foundation – an NGO that promotes plant-based diets to reduce the suffering of so-called “production” animals – which will be present to …



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“First of its Kind” European Vegan Summit to Take Place in September

The first European Vegan Summit (EVS) will take place this September, featuring activists, politicians, and influential figures from media, business, science, and NGOs. Coming together virtually, the EVS will revolve around activism, economy, politics, and science to connect the European vegan sphere.  The EVS will take place over 4 days online (15th-18th of September) and will feature 12 talks, 72 speakers, and 4 exhibitions. Speakers include MEPs Sylwia Spurek and Francisco Guerreiro, vegan investor Sebastiano Castiglioni, activist Genesis Butler, and the founder of Vegan Women Summit Jennifer Stojkovic, among many others.  Organized in response to the current crises caused by inefficient and ineffective food policies, the EVS is the brainchild of the Green REV Institute, the first vegan think-tank in Poland. The online event will …


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Stock market

Wall Street Green Summit to Feature Elysabeth Alfano as Key Speaker on Plant-Based Investing

The premier ESG and sustainability investing summit, Wall Street Green Summit, has invited plant-based business expert and CEO Elysabeth Alfano to talk about sustainable investing through plant-based innovation and alternative proteins. The event takes place from March 28-31. Elysabeth is the CEO of VegTech™ Invest and advisor to the active VegTech Plant-based Innovation & Climate ETF (Ticker EATV). Elysabeth states: “This year’s summit is focused on the two hottest sustainable finance markets in 2022 – ESG and Carbon.  I am excited to add a third market: plant-based innovation and alternative proteins.” Says Peter C. Fusaro, founder of the Wall Street Green Summit: “There has never been a time like this for ESG investing. We are very pleased that Elysabeth Alfano is joining us at the …


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Meet the Current Crop of Alt Protein Talent at the Future Food-Tech Summit

Around 150 trailblazing alt protein companies will join the virtual audience at the Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins summit on June 22-23. The summit aims to bring together food brands, retailers, ingredient manufacturers, tech providers, and investors for two days of online networking to accelerate the future of alt protein. “We’re delighted to showcase the most exciting emerging talent and fresh solutions within the alternative protein space” Here we list the exciting crop of talented alt protein early and mid-stage companies from around the globe featuring at the event, including numerous vegconomist favourites such as Umiami, NotCo, Next Meats, Planted, Zrou, and Because, Animals. Aqua Cultured Foods (USA)  Seafood fermentation specialist that has created the first whole-cut seafood alternative using its proprietary strain of fungi. Better …