Learning Series #5: The Potential of Protein Alternatives 

Soha Naser sheds light on the promising world of alternative proteins, addressing the challenges and opportunities within this sector.

In this episode of the Learning Series, Soha Nasser explores the promising potential and the challenges of producing alternative proteins including plant-based protein, mushroom meat, insect protein, and lab-grown meat. 

In this episode of the Learning Series, Soha Naser, an Agri-Food Innovation Expert, sheds light on the promising world of alternative proteins. Join Soha as she navigates through the different innovative protein sources making waves in the food industry. The episode revolves around different types of alternative proteins, including plant-based protein, mushroom meat, insect farming, and lab-grown meat. Soha also addresses the challenges within this sector, spanning from technological obstacles to consumer acceptance. If you’re an entrepreneur in the agri-food industry, this episode provides valuable knowledge on the challenges and potentials of alternative proteins while highlighting the intersection of agriculture, food, and emerging technology. 

About The Trainer 

Soha Nasser, an Agri-Food Innovation Expert with over nine years of experience in innovation in the Agri-food sector. As a food processing engineer, she has chosen to specialize in innovation. Soha has a diverse background from leading R&D and quality departments in different Lebanese industries to building her know-how in business Process Engineering, industrial management, product costing, marketing… Beyond her corporate journey, Soha is dedicated to coaching and mentoring startups in the agri-food sector, managing innovation programs, and delivering workshops on ideation, validation and design thinking. In the past three years, she has mentored 75+ startups, managed four innovation programs, and delivered and facilitated over 20 workshops, showcasing her commitment to fostering innovation and driving positive change in the industry.

This episode of the Learning Series was produced under the Agrytech Accelerator Program. The Agrytech Accelerator Program was conceived to make sure Lebanon has the most competitive companies that are sourcing, solving, growing, and transforming food, as well as feeding the world from Lebanon. The Agrytech Accelerator Program was launched by Berytech and co-funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Lebanon to enable the Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystem and stimulate innovation and startup creation in the agriculture and food technology sectors.  

Berytech supports innovations across these sectors by offering startups the resources, knowledge, support, and funding necessary to scale their ideas and grow them to penetrate international markets. 

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