Our Process

Forte Protein’s plant-based animal proteins provide a solution for the increase in consumers' demand for non-meat sources of protein, which is driven by the desire for a healthier diet and decreasing our carbon footprint on the earth.

How Forte Protein is made

Dr. Kathleen Hefferon developed the ability to grow animal proteins in a vector that can grow in plants at Cornell University

A new discovery

The proof of concept was tested and PP filed

Protein powder

Initial funding through SOSV and Genesis Fund. Contact us for upcoming funding opportunities.

Founder Kathleen Hefferon

Field Sample Multiple Proteins, Expand Production for Pilots into Container Farms and then onto Greenhouses

A container farm

Making better protein

We believe that obtaining animal proteins, key nutrients to our health, should be available without harmful side effects to our bodies or our planet.