The P Word - Protein: What Can We Do About It?

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Exploring the environmental impacts of supplying protein to an increasing global population and how we can make a positive change.

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Protein is the crisis we need to mitigate before we cause untold damage to our existing fragile ecosystems. So put down your cheese burger and lend me your ear.

This session will provide a brief introduction to the issues of suppling protein to an increasing global population. The stresses and environmental impacts such demands make on the planet and how we can best respond to the challenge of food waste and efficient resource recovery in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Who Should Attend?

Food and drink producers interested in reducing their environmental impact.

What will be covered:

  1. Need for protein – Quantity/Quality – essential amino acids
  2. Current Sources - Acceptance
  3. Current supply – environmental impacts
  4. Previous attempts
  5. The challenges – Fungi/Single cell Protein/Insects/Lab generated
  6. The Future

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Realisation of the coming crisis
  2. What needs to change and why
  3. Challenges ahead
  4. Benefits
  5. How will my life change?


Andrew Goddard, research developer at Freeland Horticulture ltd, a manufactured soil supplier, is committed to researching ways to add value to the present business and review innovations with organic resources. Most of Andrew's life has been spent in waste management of both hazardous and non-hazardous wastes. He is a Ph.D. microbiologist, chartered biologist and chartered waste manager. Please see Andrew's full profile on LinkedIn, a network which has helped him establish links with local businesses:

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The webinar presentation will last for 30 minutes, with a further 30 minutes to allow all attendees to ask questions.

All our events are interactive. To gain the most benefit, please join with a laptop or PC so you can engage fully in the experience, enabling your camera if possible, to allow the presenters to connect fully with their audience.

Once you have registered and before the event, you will receive an MS Teams invitation. Please click the link on the invitation to join the webinar.

The event is free of charge to all network members. If you are not yet a member, you will be signed up to this level of membership free of charge before the event taking place - automatically. The order form for the event will capture all the information required to invite you into network membership of the Food and Drink Forum.

If you have difficulty booking onto a session, or would like to attend more than one event, please send an email to, who will be able to provide support. If one event booking has already been made, we can then use these details to book you onto any other webinars you may be interested in attending.

If you cannot make the date and time, please do contact us and we will try our best to support you at a more convenient time.

We look forward to having you as part of our event.


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