The Future of Foods - A Series of Interviews

by Alex Crisp

Alex and guests discuss the food (R)evolution, cellular agriculture, novel foods, and an end to factory farming.

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • You don't need to panic about Ultra Processed Foods - Jenny Chapman

    You don't need to panic about Ultra Processed Foods - Jenny Chapman

    ‘Ultra Processed’ is a term frequently used. You may have heard it used to describe plant based foods or alternative proteins in a mostley derogatory way to imply that the food is of lesser quality or of lower health benefit to what is percieved as more natural food sources. So what is Ultra Processed Food? Is it just misunderstood. Why does it get a negative press? In this episode of Future of Foods Interviews I speak to Jenny Chapman, academic and author and expert on Ultra Processed, to get the low down.

  • Why do smart people make bad food choices? - Interview with Jack Bobo

    Why do smart people make bad food choices? - Interview with Jack Bobo

    Why are nearly half of all Americans and a quarter of British people obese? Jack Bobo thinks it’s a systemic failure. Jack is director of the Food Systems Institute at Nottingham University. He was formally food advisor to George Bush and Barak Obama. His latest book ‘Why Smart people make bad food choices’ looks at factors causing the global obesity problem. Watch and subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@FutureofFoods FOR DONATIONS https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ABYF9L6UY3A5Y

  • Investing ethically and without harm to animals - Claire Smith from Beyond Investing

    Investing ethically and without harm to animals - Claire Smith from Beyond Investing

    Alex from Future of Foods discusses the investment case for alternative proteins with vegan entrepreneur, fund manager and impact venture capitalist and CEO Claire Smith. They discuss the ethics, the potential gains, the pitfalls, and the future. Claire shows that there is a way to invest ethically and still make plenty of money. DONATIONs to FoF are gratefully received. https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ABYF9L6UY3A5Y Watch and subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@FutureofFoods

  • Why so many male chicks are killed each year - Bryant Research

    Why so many male chicks are killed each year - Bryant Research

    Alex from FoF speaks to Abby Couture and Billy Nicholles, both from Bryant research. In this episode we discuss why so many meat eaters don’t like plant based food - the 4 Ns - Natural, Normal, Necessary, and Nice - and why women are more likely to eat plant based food than men. We talk about the techniques around information gathering at Bryant Research, as well as whether chicken is a health food and why 7 billion male chicks are killed each year. If you enjoyed this episode consider leaving a donation DONATIONs https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ABYF9L6UY3A5Y

  • Can mushrooms save the world - Denis Vidmar - Mushroom Hub

    Can mushrooms save the world - Denis Vidmar - Mushroom Hub

    Future of Foods discusses the wonderous world of fungi with enthusiast grower, seller and promoter, Denis Vidmar. Listen to this exploration into mushroom health benefits, for brain and body and soil, and for the health of the planet more widely. is the fungi apocalypse films, ‘The Last of Us’ a prediction of the future (probably not)? DONATIONs are gratefully received. https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=ABYF9L6UY3A5Y Watch and subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@FutureofFoods