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Rebellyous Foods is on a Mission to Scale Access and Affordability to Delicious Plant Based Chicken

In episode 133 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast I speak with Christie Lagally, Founder & CEO of Rebellyous Foods, on using her aerospace and engineering background to scale access and affordability to delicious plant based chicken. Christie Lagally is the founder and CEO of Rebellyous Foods, a foo

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In episode 133 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast I speak with Christie Lagally, Founder & CEO of Rebellyous Foods, on using her aerospace and engineering background to scale access and affordability to delicious plant based chicken.

Christie Lagally is the founder and CEO of Rebellyous Foods, a food production technology company working to make plant based chicken price-competitive with traditional chicken products.

Ms. Lagally is a mechanical engineer and holder of multiple patents in manufacturing technology. She spent much of her career in the aerospace industry working on commercial airplanes and spacecraft in testing, design, and manufacturing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Previously, Ms. Lagally served as a Senior Scientist for the Good Food Institute uncovering the technical barriers in the development of plant based chicken and cultured meat. Ms. Lagally holds Bachelor’s degrees in Organizational Psychology and Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

She is also an active member of the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington, a co-founder of the Humane Voters of Washington (a political action committee) and serves as a Washington State Volunteer Leader for the Humane Society of the United States.

Rebellyous Foods is on a Mission to Scale Access and Affordability to Delicious Plant Based Chicken

Rebellyous Foods is an innovative food production company creating delicious, affordable plant based chicken for the foodservice industry.

The company has achieved this through the custom design of low-cost, high-quality products in combination with the use of high-throughput manufacturing automation, the development of new, low-energy manufacturing tools, and the design of modular production facilities operated by Rebellyous Foods.

With current plant based chicken products at two-to-five times the cost per pound of animal-based meat, plant based chicken will only truly become widely available when it can be produced and sold at a low cost.

Rebellyous Foods is utilizing leading-edge manufacturing methods at scale through R&D with universities, a planned pilot-scale facility in the Puget Sound, and a production facility in Seattle. Working closely with industry partners, Rebellyous Foods equips our facilities with redesigned and optimized equipment for large scale production of plant based chicken.

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