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Ep. 37: Healthy food re-imagined with Kim Le

Hosted by Anjalee Narenthiren

Kim Le is the co-founder of Terramino Foods (now primeroots), first conceived of the idea to use fungi to create a meat replacement for salmon in the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s Alt.Meat Challenge Lab. She has been working in management within the food industry for over ten years and is determined to bring delicious, and nutritious foods to increase accessibility and equity in our food system. Tune into today’s episode to learn how Kim’s journey of healthy food production went!

  • 00:01:30 Introduction of Kim Le
  • 00:05:57 Advise she would give her young self
  • 00:09:31 Founding Primeroots
  • 00:11:55 How her experience in the industry  has influenced what she does at Primerooots
  • 00:14:10 How to get rid of the middleman?
  • 00:17:55 Development process of Primeroots
  • 00:21:53 Production process of products
  • 00:23:45 How the production process has changed over time
  • 00:27:38 Challenges she faced during the journey
  • 00:33:28 Her team at Primeroots
  • 00:35:44 End of discussion

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