The Food & Nutrition Innovation Council

Current Members

By bringing together diverse stakeholders including established companies and exciting start-ups in healthcare, wellness, food and agriculture, investment funds, nonprofit ventures, and advocacy, we’re fulfilling our mission to rethink the global food system. Read more about related activities that many of our council members are a part of. Join us and add your organization to the growing roster of Food and Nutrition Innovation Council members. Learn more about us and what joining the council can mean for your organization.

Platinum Members

The Bountiful Company



John Hancock Life Insurance

Manna Tree Partners

Ocean Spray


Gold Members



Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Navis

Juice Press

Motif FoodWorks

Novo Nordisk

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance


Silver Members

Azuluna Foods


Baystate Milling

Beyond Meat

Big Idea Ventures



ClifBar & Co.


CVS Health

Danone *

DSM Nutritional Products, Inc.

Eat Well Global, Inc

EatWell Meal Kits

Elysium Health

Food at Google


Foodshot Global

General Mills

Good Measures

Hain Celestial Group

Incredible Foods

January, Inc.

Kaiser Permanente

Keurig Dr. Pepper

KIND Snacks


Mars Symbioscience *

McCormick Science Institute



Nestlé *


Nourished RX


Perfect Day

PowerPlant Ventures





The Well

Tiny Organics

Unilever *

WW (Healthy Living Coalition)


* Is an indicator that this organization is part of the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA)

Nonprofit Members

AARP Foundation

About Fresh

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Society for Nutrition

The Angiogenesis Foundation

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Chop Chop Family

Commonwealth Kitchen

Community Servings

The diaTribe Foundation


Food Tank

Global Liver Institute

Harvard Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation

Mission: Readiness

Seeding the Future Foundation

Teens for Food Justice

WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture

Wholesome Wave

Member Opportunities & Benefits


Understand trends and breakthroughs in science, health, sustainability, supply chains, public perception, policy, behavior change, and technology and personalization related to food and nutrition.


Link together with other key stakeholders including established companies, non-profits, new ventures, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, and advocacy groups.


Help to craft, nurture, and benefit from a robust workforce of nutrition entrepreneurs and a thriving network of new ideas and ventures.


Experience signature events such as the annual Tufts Food and Nutrition Innovation Summit, the Entrepreneurship Friedman Prize, and Innovation Institute Career Fair.


Educate the public, media, government leaders, and broader industry community on the crucial benefits of food and nutrition entrepreneurship and innovation.


Foster a leading ecosystem of food and nutrition innovation and entrepreneurship in Boston, with evidence-informed, mission-oriented discoveries and ventures benefiting the nation and the world.

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No activities of the Food and Innovation Council shall allow or facilitate any influence over Tufts’ research results, patient care or academic programs and neither Tufts’ name nor the School’s name, nor the activities of the Food and Innovation Council, may be used to promote or endorse members or their products/services. The Council Members will be identified as such on the Friedman School’s website and each Council Member may state that it is “a member of the Food and Nutrition Innovation Council.” No other statements about the Food and Innovation Council and a Council Member’s involvement in the Food and Innovation Council may be made by a Council Member or its affiliates without the prior written approval of Tufts University.