Improved Nature – February 16, 2022


Improved Nature is pleased to announce that it has been listed in Forward Fooding’s FoodTech 500 rankings for a third consecutive year, improving its score by over 30 points from last year. The FoodTech 500 is the definitive list of the most inspirational businesses in the world of AgriFoodTech.

Forward Fooding, the organization behind the FoodTech 500 list, selected Improved Nature from more than 2,500 applicants in 47 countries by ranking companies based on business size, digital footprint, and sustainability practices.

“Providing both consumers and businesses with sustainable, high-quality protein is our mission,” said Rody Hawkins, PhD, President of Improved Nature. “We have transformed sustainably sourced non-GMO soy protein into practical plant-based products, so we feel honored to be recognized for this in the FoodTech 500 list again this year.”

Inspired by the Fortune 500, Forward Fooding created FoodTech 500 to be the “Fortune 500 of AgriFoodTech”. It’s the world’s first definitive list of the global entrepreneurial talent at the intersection between food, technology, and sustainability.

Forward Fooding said the following, “The FoodTech 500 showcases selected international AgriFoodTech startup and scaleup companies that are acting as a force of good for creating a brighter future of food.”

To learn more about the FoodTech 500, click here.

About Improved Nature

Improved Nature’s plant-based proteins are the cleanest and most versatile plant-powered products on the market. The company’s plant-based protein products are made from only one ingredient that provides complete protein. The products deliver meat-like texture and neutral flavor which allows for unlimited menu possibilities. Improved Nature is on a mission to feed the growing population with better protein. To learn more, visit

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