Apr 12 2023
Sweet Proteins: A Game-Changer for Climate and Health
Hey Climate Confident listeners, in this fascinating episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Ali Wing, CEO of Oobli, about the incredible potential of sweet proteins to revolutionize our diets while reducing the climate impact of our food choices.During our conversation, we delved into how Oobli is harnessing the power of precision fermentation to create sugar alternatives that are zero-calorie, perfect for diabetics, and boast a much smaller environmental footprint than traditional sugar production. Ali shares insights into the rigorous R&D process behind Oobli's first-generation products, and how they're working to bring their innovations to markets around the world.We also touched on the broader climate benefits of sweet proteins, from reducing emissions in the food industry to promoting more sustainable food choices. Ali gave us a sneak peek into Oobli's upcoming product releases, including their fruity sweet teas – a category with immense potential for reducing sugar consumption and addressing global health challenges like obesity and diabetes.Finally, Ali shared her thoughts on the burgeoning food tech space, and how companies like Oobli are contributing to a cleaner, healthier, and more climate-resilient future. If you're curious about the world of sweet proteins, how they can transform our food system, and their role in mitigating climate change, you won't want to miss this episode!Remember to check out Oobli's website at oobli.com, and sign up to stay in the know about their latest product releases, partner collaborations, and global expansion. For those eager to learn more about sweet proteins, make sure to visit their blog for a comprehensive Sweet Proteins 101 overview.Thanks for listening, (or watching, if you checked out this episode on YouTube) and as always, stay Climate Confident!The Imposter Syndrome Network PodcastThe Imposter Syndrome Network (ISN) is a community of technology professionals who...Listen on: Apple Podcasts SpotifySupport the showPodcast supportersI'd like to sincerely thank this podcast's generous supporters: Lorcan Sheehan Hal GoodJerry SweeneyChristophe KottelatAndreas WernerRichard DelevanAnton Chupilko And remember you too can Support the Podcast - it is really easy and hugely important as it will enable me to continue to create more excellent Climate Confident episodes like this one.ContactIf you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - get in touch via direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. If you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover the show. CreditsMusic credit - Intro and Outro music for this podcast was composed, played, and produced by my daughter Luna JuniperThanks for listening, and remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane!