Check out what the press is saying about FoodFutureCo



Check out what the press is saying about FoodFutureCo

FoodFutureCo In The News


Shen Tong snapped this photo in Zurich, Switzerland where he spoke at the Family Office Forum on a panel called “Food Agriculture Innovation Is the New Internet.” November 14, 2018.

Shen Tong speaks with Michael Pellman Rowland about Sustainable Food at the ChangeNOW Summit in Paris. November 8, 2018.

Shen Tong speaks at Brooklyn’s Food Loves Tech event on the "Next Gen Food Tech" panel on November 3, 2018.


The podcast Tech Bites features Shen Tong and two members of Cohort 3: Romy Raad, co-founder of superfood beverage Metabrew, and Hunter Bryson, co-founder of mushroom products Shroom Snacks and Jewels of the Forest. May 24, 2018. Listen here.


FoodFutureCo’s third cohort of innovative, mission-driven food companies celebrated their completion of the accelerator program at a capstone reception on May 18, 2018. Read the press release here.

Shen Tong speaks on a panel called "Next Gen Food Tech" at the Food Loves Tech event in November 2017.

Watch Gigi Lee Chang speak about funding the food waste movement at the 2017 FoodTank  "Focusing on Food Loss and Waste” Summit alongside EIR Justin Kamine, You can also watch the video on YouTube. 

Shen Tong sits with sparks&honey on their Special Edition: Food & Beauty Briefing to discuss cultural trends, radical transparency and behavioral shifts. Watch the video here


Gigi Lee Chang speaks to FoodTank in preparation for their 2017 Food Waste Summit, emphasizing the "the power of the purse" as a source for change. Read the article. 

Foodable TV's Paul Barron discusses the future of the Food Industry with Shen Tong at the 2017 Fancy Food show. Watch “Shen Tong, Founder of Food Future Co, Predicts That Food Will Be More Readily Available in 2050” here.

Michael Moss, Pulitzer Prize Winner and #1 New York Times Bestseller, gives the keynote talk at FoodFutureCo’s Capstone celebration for Cohort 2. You can also watch the video on YouTube. 


Program Director, Gigi Lee Chang, is profiled by Forbes as one of eight women leading the future of food. March 20th, 2017. Read the article.

FoodFutureCo is named one of five incubators innovating food systems in New York City. Read the article. 


Gigi Lee Chang gives BevNet Podcast the low-down on how FoodFutureCo supports mission-driven food businesses to scale up. Listen here.


Elaine Watson, editor of Food Navigator-USA, covers the announcement of FoodFutureCo's 2nd cohort and dives into FoodFutureCo's selection process. March 3rd, 2017. Read the article.

AgFunder News features FoodFutureCo's 2nd cohort in its industry briefing. March 3rd, 2017. Read the article.

FoodNavigator-USA's editor profiles FoodFutureCo, and what differentiates our accelerator from others out there. December 23rd, 2016. Read the article.


FoodFutureCo's Managing Director, Gigi Lee Chang, is named one of the Consumer Industry's Top Dealmakers and Influencers of 2016 by Forbes and CircleUp. December 15th, 2016. Read the article.

Our managing partner, Shen Tong, discusses the genesis of FoodFutureCo and his outlook on the future of food in an interview with AgFunderNews' editor Louisa Burwood-Taylor. December 12th, 2016. Read the article.

The podcast Why Food? features Shen Tong in its seventh, suitably named episode, "A Serial Investor Rooted In Nature." Host Patrick Mc Andrew explores the trajectory of Shen Tong's career and what brought him to food in the first place. October 27th, 2016. Listen to the podcast


Cohort Company News


Cohort 2 company, Seal the Seasons, is featured in an Edible Brooklyn article about how they’re connecting local farmers to major grocers, shaking up seasonal eating, and building regional food economies. May 1, 2018. Read the article.

ExitEvent profiles Seal The Seasons's sales growth success, its mission to improve the food system and the company's participation in Cohort 2 of FoodFutureCo's scale-up accelerator. March 17th, 2017. Read the article.


Cohort 1 Company Sophie's Kitchen and CEO Eugene Wang are featured in a Bloomberg News article about "Big Food" and the place of vegan seafood alternatives. December 20th, 2016. Read the article.

Episode 73 of Heritage Radio's show "Tech Bites" is aptly named Ham and Eggs. Host Jennifer Leuzzi talks heritage poultry with Austin Johnson, CEO of Cohort 1 company eFowl.  September 29th, 2016. Listen to the episode.

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