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The Alt Protein Project

San Diego State

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Leading the way towards a sustainable, healthy, and just food system. 

About the Alt Protein Project

The Alt Protein Project is an international student movement, backed by The Good Food Institute (GFI), a nonprofit think- tank organization leading the way towards a better food-system. The Alt Protein Project seeks to transform universities around the globe to into agents for alternative protein education, awareness, and innovation.  

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What are Alternative Proteins?

Alternative proteins are "meat, egg, or dairy products that are plant-based, cultivated, or fermentation-derived". They are products  that their replicate or mimic animal products, without the use of traditional animal agriculture.

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Plant-Based

Products made from plants that are substitutes to animal-based products.

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Fermentation

Products made by microorganisms that produce large quantities of proteins and specific proteins like enzymes, fats, flavors, and textures.

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Cultivated

Products that are genuine animal meat, but are produced by cultivating animal cell, eliminating the need for animal agriculture.

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