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How can we eat in a way that nourishes us without starving the planet? Hosted by Nil Zacharias, co-founder of One Green Planet and co-author of the Eat For The Planet book, this podcast aims to provide answers by featuring conversations with food industry leaders, health and sustainability experts, as well as entrepreneurs and creative minds who are redefining the future of food.

How can we eat in a way that nourishes us without starving the planet? Hosted by Nil Zacharias, co-founder of One Green Planet and co-author of the Eat For The Planet book, this podcast aims to provide answers by featuring conversations with food industry leaders, health and sustainability experts, as well as entrepreneurs and creative minds who are redefining the future of food.
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How can we eat in a way that nourishes us without starving the planet? Hosted by Nil Zacharias, co-founder of One Green Planet and co-author of the Eat For The Planet book, this podcast aims to provide answers by featuring conversations with food industry leaders, health and sustainability experts, as well as entrepreneurs and creative minds who are redefining the future of food.

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Episodes

#96 - Embracing Humility and Fearlessness While Shaping the Future Food System

10/15/2019
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In this conversation Brian Kateman, co-founder and President of the Reducetarian Foundation and Nil Zacharias discuss their thoughts on the state of the movement to change the food system and the complexity of having a multitude of solutions to the problem of factory farming, ranging from plant-based and cell-based meat, to regenerative agriculture. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/humility Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Newsletter...

Duration:01:16:03

#95 - Infinite Foods: How Plant-Based Protein Can be a Positive Catalyst for Change in Africa

10/9/2019
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Michelle Adelman in co-founder and CEO of Infinite Foods, a go-to-market platform for plant-based food brands like Beyond Meat and Oatly to reach Africa and emerging markets faster, with lower risk. Infinite provides a turn-key capability to enable its brand partners to increase revenue and impact by reaching the African consumer and tourism market. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/infinitefoods Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month:...

Duration:01:06:44

#94 - Health-Ade: How a Farmers’ Market Kombucha Startup Grew Into a Beverage Powerhouse

10/2/2019
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Health-Ade Kombucha was founded in 2012 by Daina Trout, her husband Justin, and best friend Vanessa Dew, with a tiny credit card and a big dream: to brew the best tasting and highest quality kombucha you can buy. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/health-ade Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/

Duration:00:59:38

#93 - Eclipse Foods: Making Plant-Based Dairy Products that are Indistinguishable From Conventional Dairy

9/24/2019
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Aylon Steinhart is the founder and CEO of Eclipse Foods, a Y Combinator-backed startup making plant-based dairy products that are indistinguishable from conventional dairy. Using a novel plant-processing technology, Eclipse gives amazing dairy flavor, texture, and functionality without the health, environmental, and welfare issues attached to traditional dairy. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/eclipefoods Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month:...

Duration:00:53:46

#92 - 50by40: On a Mission to Reduce Global Animal Protein Production and Consumption

9/17/2019
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50by40 is a global, collective impact organization aiming to cut the global production and consumption of industrialized animal agriculture by 50% by 2040. Lasse Bruun is 50by40's Global Director. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/50by40 Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/

Duration:01:11:03

#91 - Mylk Guys: Making it Absurdly Easy to Eat Plant Based

9/3/2019
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Mylk Guys is an online grocery store where you can find the vegan version of everything. They have thousands of the best vegan products on the market, including the largest selection of vegan cheeses in the United States and unique products you can't find elsewhere. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/mylkguys Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/

Duration:01:14:01

#90 - Barùkas: The Perfect Nut For You and The Planet

8/20/2019
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Seth Tukerman is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Barùkas, a good for you, good for the planet superfood nut company. The Barùkas Nut has been described as a mix of almond, cashew and peanut – only better – and with less calories. They are extremely nutrient rich and represent an amazing opportunity to reforest our planet, and sustain indigenous communities. Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/barukas Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month:...

Duration:01:04:37

#89 - Your Super: Beating Cancer, Launching a Superfood Company and Spreading the Power of Plants

7/30/2019
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Michael Kuech and Kristel De Groot are co-founders of Your Super, a next-gen industry leader in plant-based living. They sell products that have the nutritional power of fresh produce and the convenience of supplements. The company was founded when Michael was playing tennis at the semi-pro level, and was diagnosed with cancer at age 24. He educated himself on cancer causes, and prevention resulting in a strict plant-based diet. Kristel made superfood mixes to assist in his recovery, and he...

Duration:01:05:22

#88 - How Chris Kerr and Chuck Laue Kick-Started Humane Investing and Helped Transform the Food Industry

7/10/2019
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This conversation was recorded live at the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in June 2019. It dives into the early beginnings of humane investing, nearly 10 years ago. Chris and Chuck also share their insights on the current state of the plant-based and cell-based foods industry, advice for entrepreneurs looking to raise investment, the M&A outlook for the near future, predictions for the segment in the decade ahead, and a whole lot more. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month:...

Duration:01:04:41

#87 - Beyond Meat: Seth Goldman on Turning a Mission Driven Business Into a Mainstream Revolution

6/19/2019
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This conversation with Seth Goldman was recorded live at the Plant Based World Conference & Expo on June 8, 2019 in New York City. It was the opening keynote on the second day of the expo, as part of the Eat For The Future Business Forum. Seth Goldman is co-founder of Honest Tea and Executive Chair at Beyond Meat. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/seth-goldman More about Eat For The Planet:...

Duration:00:48:58

#86 - Perennial: Sara Bonham is Using Food Tech 2.0 to Change the Conversation Around Healthy Aging

6/5/2019
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Sara Bonham is a scientist and entrepreneur who co-founded Willow Cup, a California-based food-tech company dedicated to using the endless possibilities of plants to unlock the keys to better aging. The brand’s inaugural product, Perennial, a nutrient dense plant-based beverage, launched in Spring of 2019, and reimagines adult nutrition. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/perennial More about Eat For...

Duration:01:07:31

#85 - Spero Foods: Reinventing Dairy and Eggs Without Compromising on Flavor or Nutrition

5/8/2019
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Phaedra Randolph is the founder and CEO of Spero Foods, a company that produces plant-based dairy and egg products that are optimized to maximize flavor, sustainability, and nutrition—while minimizing cost and eliminating harmful ingredients. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/sperofoods More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/ Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter Follow us on Facebook...

Duration:01:15:50

#84 - Hungry Planet: Bending the Curve on Human and Planetary Health with Plant-Based Meats

4/24/2019
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Todd Boyman is Co-Founder & CEO of Hungry Planet, the first company to develop a full range of premium plant-based meats -- including beef, chicken, pork, turkey, lamb and crab -- that handle, prepare, cook and taste like conventional meat. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/hungryplanet More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/ Newsletter signup: hhttps://eftp.co/newsletter Follow us on...

Duration:01:09:09

#83 - Fry’s: An Iconic Global Plant-Based Brand Finally Arrives in America

4/17/2019
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The Fry Family Food Co. (Fry’s) is the leading plant-based brand in South Africa and sell their all plant-based products in over 8,000 stores across 28 countries. They now have more than 40 different products in their range and are finally entering the U.S. market in 2019. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/frys More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/ Newsletter signup:...

Duration:01:27:10

#82 - Tashi Nyima: A Buddhist Monk's Perspective on How to Transform the Food Industry and Change the World

4/10/2019
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The Venerable Tashi Nyima is an ordained monk in the Jonang lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, and leads the Universal Compassion Buddhist Congregation. Known for his directness, clarity of expression, and sense of humor, Lama Tashi shares the Dharma in fluent English and Spanish. He has been an Animal Rights advocate since 1968, and leads twice-yearly meditation retreats for full-time vegan activists. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for...

Duration:01:20:40

#81 - No Evil Foods: An Indie Food Brand's Journey into the Mainstream

4/2/2019
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No Evil Foods is a mission-driven business near Asheville, NC focused on impacting environmental sustainability, public health, and animal welfare through better food choices. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/no-evil-foods More about Eat For The Planet: https://eftp.co/ Newsletter signup: hhttps://eftp.co/newsletter Follow us on Facebook and Instagram Follow Nil Zacharias on Twitter Contact us at...

Duration:01:08:18

#80 - Chad Sarno: Evolution of a Plant-based chef and the road to Good Catch Foods

2/6/2019
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Chad Sarno is a plant-based chef who is on a mission to get everyone in the world to consume more plants. Throughout his career, Chad has launched six plant-based restaurants in Istanbul, Munich, London and Belgrade, educated young chefs as VP of Plant-Based Wellness at Rouxbe Cooking School and served as the Global Health and Wellness Coordinator and R&D Chef for Whole Foods Market. If that wasn’t enough, he is also one of the creators of the Wicked Healthy brand along with his brother...

Duration:01:17:08

#79 - Plant Power Fast Food: Jeffrey Harris on Building a Vegan McDonald's

1/15/2019
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Jeffrey Harris is the co-founder of Plant Power Fast Food, an all vegan fast-food chain. In this conversation we get into: Why Jeffrey wanted to start a vegan fast food chain and how he found his co-founders to make it a reality. The changing landscape of fast food and he gives his take on big chains like White Castle and Carls Jr offering plant-based options. Jeffrey also shares his vision for what fast food chains will look like in the next decade, factoring shifting consumer...

Duration:01:09:19

#78 - Meatless Monday: Peggy Neu on Turning a Simple Idea into a Global Movement

12/12/2018
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Peggy Neu is the President of the Monday Campaigns, the non-profit that originally founded Meatless Monday. In this engaging conversation we get into: Meatless Monday’s strategy for success.How the organization has been able to get this initiative into schools, businesses, local governments, and countries all across the world. Insight into the simple power of the campaign and what they have done to make their approach to meat reduction so effective. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per...

Duration:01:08:25

#77 - Pollution Studios: Asher Brown is Helping to Shape the Story of the Future of Food

12/5/2018
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Asher Brown is the CEO and Founder of Pollution Studios, a digital content agency, specializing in telling stories across a wide variety of platforms. Support the Podcast for as low as $5 per month: https://www.patreon.com/eftp Show notes for this episode: https://eftp.co/asher-brown Follow Nil Zacharias on Twitter Newsletter signup: https://eftp.co/newsletter Like Eat For The Planet on Facebook Contact us at eftp@eftp.co

Duration:01:11:05