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Jasmin Hume, PhD

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Jasmin Hume is the Founder and CEO of Shiru, an ingredient company for the plant-based food industry creating sustainable functional proteins using scientific expertise and a patent-pending discovery platform. Jasmin is an expert in proteins, leveraging deep biochemistry, materials science, and food science knowledge to bring transformative, sustainable foods from concept to reality. In addition to her work as CEO and Founder of Shiru, Jasmin is the former Director of Food Chemistry at JUST, a Partner at XFactor Ventures, and a Y Combinator alum (2019). Jasmin holds a doctorate in protein engineering from NYU, an MSc from Chalmers University, and a BEng from McGill University.

Day 2 - Nov 02, 2022
9:45 AM

Panel: Whitespace Opportunities for the Plant-Based Sector's Future

Jasmin Shiru Headshot

Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

Registration is now closed.


Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
  • View the cancellation policy here
  • See who’s attending Plant Forward!