Ep33: Tim Noakesmith, Vow – Food & Drink Business

By Kim Berry | 9 February 2022

Crossing the Uncanny Valley with Vow’s Tim Noakesmith

For Tim Noakesmith, it has been fairly the non-linear profession trajectory to his current role as co-founder of cultured meat enterprise, Vow. But when you know he’s life intention was to have a major effect on the earth, it would make perception he is now at the helm of a single of the intercontinental leaders in this floor-breaking industry.

We start out with Vow’s origin tale and the basics of how cultured meat is manufactured. Tim explains the quest to cross the ‘uncanny valley’, that place when something does not feel – or taste – how you imagine it need to and your speedy reaction is disgust or rejection.

From there, he talks about the opportunity for cultured meat over and above just replicating the animal the cells have appear from. As he says, “cells are an exciting component and they are heading to make exciting foods”.

Vow elevated $7m in seed funding final yr and is on the cusp of earning some big bulletins. Tim claims the company’s tradition is 1 that doesn’t like to rest on its laurels, with a assorted group of “really sensible problem” solvers making sure Vow is at the entrance of this burgeoning foodstuff engineering. 


Foodstuff & Consume Enterprise provides the industry’s most in-depth information and editorial coverage of Australia’s foodstuff and beverage sector. The Food & Consume Small business podcast is one section of our multi-media platform, which delivers: the most recent news professional feeling and organization tips insightful reviews on field concerns and trends new goods the newest analysis and technology developments and regulatory updates. Tune in for entertaining and useful interviews from market leaders, adjust drivers and gurus throughout all areas of the country’s main producing sector.

You can pay attention previously mentioned or observe us on your favourite podcast platform:

 |  |  | 

If you would like to sponsor the podcast, you should e mail our national revenue manager Sharon Amos.

If you desire to use any of this podcast’s audio, please send an electronic mail to Kim Berry.

The Food & Consume Enterprise Podcast is generated by Southern Skies Media on behalf of Meals & Consume Enterprise, owned and published by Yaffa Media.

The views of the people today highlighted on this podcast do not automatically characterize the views of Foods & Consume Organization, Yaffa Media, or the guest’s employer. The contents are copyright by Yaffa Media.

If you want to use any of this podcast’s audio, make sure you call Food items & Drink Enterprise via their website or electronic mail. 

MC: Grant McHerron
Host: Kim Berry
Producer: Steve Visscher

Foods & Consume Company – © 2021