Alpro Foundation has been a scientific platform for over 25 years dedicated to supporting research and the dissemination of evidence-based knowledge on plant-based nutrition and its impact on health and environment amongst academics, healthcare professionals and key stakeholders in nutrition.
The ultimate aim is to help drive the transition to more healthful plant-based diets for human and planetary health.
Underpinning Alpro Foundation’s scientific integrity is an independent Scientific Advisory Board of seven leading academic experts who provide direction and advice and ensure the scientific credibility of the education tools.
Additionally, Alpro Foundation celebrates and supports innovative scientific research by providing research grants and awarding young scientists for plant-based nutrition research. Alpro Foundation’s research grant scheme has resulted in over 34 scientific publications to date.
Alpro Foundation's scientific integrity
The latest scientific evidence and direction from leading independent experts within their scientific advisory board underpins all Alpro Foundation’s work and research support.
Over 24 research projects funded
The funded research projects have resulted in over 34 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals
Continually providing fully referenced reviews, critiques and interviews on current plant-based issues, original publications and reports
Symposia and webinars
Live and on demand symposia and webinars with leading academics providing the science and practical implications on all matters relating to plant-based nutrition
Alpro Foundation Resources
Our core values
Plant-based is now
Driving the transition to healthful plant-based diets to safeguard the future of human and planetary health.
Driving scientific excellence
Underpinning all our support and information with the latest credible scientific insights by leading academics and professionals in the field of plant-based nutrition, health and environment.
Empowerment through knowledge and awareness
Continuous dissemination of the scientific evidence on plant-based nutrition and sustainable outcomes to all academics, healthcare professionals and students via multiple channels including symposia, publications and scientific reports.
“Our mission is to support, promote, share and celebrate credible science-based knowledge and research investigating the impact of plant-based nutrition on human and planetary health.”
Scientific BoardMeet our international academic experts who are integral to all our activities.
Prof. Kurt Widhalm
Emeritus Professor, Clinical Nutrition and Pediatrics, University of Vienna. Board member since 2000.