Harness Emulsion, Microbial & Cultivated Techniques to Create Animal-Free Fats & Oils That Outperform Their Unsustainable Counterparts in Taste, Texture & Nutritional Value

Welcome to the Alternative Fats & Oils Summit

Engineer Excellent Tasting Fats & Oils for Plant-Based, Hybrid & Sustainable Foods

Recent transformation in the alternative fats and oils landscape reflects the rising success of innovation in sustainable novel foods that meet consumer demand for healthier and tastier options. With the emergence of algae, yeast, and fungi as non-traditional sources of fats and oils, coupled with significant advancements in food technology, industry experts are eager to contribute to the research and development of sustainable ingredients that will enable their application to meat analogues and alternative dairy or seafood.

This April, we will exhibit exclusive case studies and interactive discussion platforms that will provide you with unique insights into the production of plant-based, microbial, and cultivated fats and oils to eliminate their unsustainable counterparts.

The Alternative Fats & Oils Summit will, for the first time, bring together 60+ alternative fat developers with plant-based and alternative protein food tech innovators, ingredient providers, CPG companies, and investors that will:

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Explore how emulsion, microbial, cultivated, and novel techniques can be adopted for animal-free fats and oils

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Implement latest technologies to mimic unsustainable counterparts in taste and texture

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Establish partnerships to accelerate innovation across the culinary landscape

World-Class Speaker Faculty Includes:

Who Attends the Novel Foods Conference Series?

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What Attendees From our Alternative Protein Event Series Have to Say:


"I thoroughly enjoyed the speed networking and table discussions - I have never done those at a conference before"

Fermentation & DSP Team Lead, Airbiom - Alternative Protein Series Attendee


"The perfect chance to stay updated on the latest trends, get inspired, and come up with fresh ideas that will make a lasting impact on the way we eat and live. Let’s join forces and create an amazing future for everyone!"

Motif FoodWorks, Previous Alternative Protein Series Attendee

The Alternative Protein Event Series:

February 13 - 15, 2024 | San Francisco

Returning July 2024

March 26 - 28, 2024 | San Francisco

Returning July 2024

26-28 March, 2024 | Amsterdam

Returning November 2024