famed UC Berkeley is offering a veganism and sustainability focused lab at its Sutardja
Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Foods Lab program focuses on animal product alternatives, food tech, and the relationship
between diet and environment, health, and animal welfare.
says the lab aims to help ‘entrepreneurs and researchers investigate the next
generation of foods’.
emphasises both the knowledge, and practical skills required to develop new
plant-based products for a more sustainable future.
from a variety of dietary and academic backgrounds are participating in the
major Etisha Lewis said: “I’m really interested in how to make a plant-based
diet accessible to working-class people and people from underserved
other hand, meat-eating nutrition major Hailey Zhou is focused on changing the
She said: “Ideally,
I’d like to develop a product line that will make a bigger impact than
Impossible Burger, which only displaces a segment of the public demand.”