Jennifer Côté

Co-Founder & CEO


Jennifer Côté is the Co-Founder and CEO at Opalia where they make milk without cows using cow cells. She has a formal background managing food businesses, overseeing customer experience, and in sales and marketing. She has successfully raised over $1M from leading food tech investors and contributed to Opalia’s success in securing over $750,000 in non-dilutive funding. As an industry expert, she has been invited to speak at over 20 leading conferences in the field in various countries.


Time Icon 15 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Bluma Appel Theatre

The Future Dinner Plate

We have the power to reduce emissions using sustainable alternatives produced with the circular economy in mind. Conventional approaches to growing, processing, and packaging food are harming our planet. But how do we coordinate efforts to make change? This panel explores various solutions — from sustainable dairy to reusable takeout containers — that help mitigate the impacts food production and convenience have on our climate. We’ll examine the transformative ability of technology, address barriers to adoption, and discuss how advancements in the lab can shape our food choices for good.