Griffith Foods and Plant & Bean: Partnering together to enable the world to eat affordable, high quality plant-based meat.
ALSIP, Il. –Griffith Foods, a global product development company specializing in food ingredients, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Plant & Bean.
Plant & Bean’s vision is to repair the food system and aims to build a manufacturing platform that is designed to help partnering brands remove cost barriers that can prevent consumers from buying plant-based meat products. They believe that by designing delicious and healthy plant-based meats and making them accessible to everyone, they can improve global health, the biodiversity of the planet and animal welfare, thereby making a sustained positive impact on the world we live in.
Griffith Foods is joining an “ecosystem of collaborative innovation” that Plant & Bean is building, that includes the world-renowned research institute Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands, food and sustainability focused Singapore Institute of Technology, and Gushen, a world leader in NON-GMO soy proteins. Griffith Foods will support and enable Plant & Bean with product development capabilities including insights, food science, culinary and sensory.
Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Strategy said, “Griffith Foods is focused on expanding its partner ecosystem to deliver on the company’s Purpose – that We Blend Care and Creativity to Nourish the World. Griffith Foods’ partnership with Plant & Bean is consistent with our strategic direction to enable the growth of protein, both traditional and plant-based, around the world. As a global product development expert, we have the opportunity to leverage our combined skills and capabilities to efficiently and effectively create delicious, nutritious, and sustainable protein. We are thrilled to work with like-minded companies such as Plant & Bean.”
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