Tyler Huggins, Ph.D., is an environmentalist, scientist, entrepreneur, and the CEO and co-founder of Meati Foods. Growing up in the pristine landscapes of Montana and on his family's bison ranch in Nebraska, he developed a passion for creating nature-driven sustainable enterprises that protect the planet while helping human beings thrive. While pursuing his doctorate in environmental engineering at UC Boulder, Tyler co-founded Meati Foods, which creates whole-food cutlets and steaks made from mushroom root with the mission of creating a protein that is both nutritious and widely accessible.
Meat Foods launched D2C in March 2022, selling out in less than 24 hours, and recently raised $150 million in a Series C investment to expand production and accessibility as they aim to become the U.S. market share leader in plant-based meat by 2025.
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