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The Ridiculously Good Podcast

The Ridiculously Good Podcast

By TiNDLE

Welcome to the Ridiculously Good podcast, where we talk to people who are Ridiculously Good at what they do, learn how they got to where they are and find out what they really think of the industry they’re in. Brought to you by TiNDLE.
Rob Wallis: Perfecting the Art of Drink
Rob Wallis: Perfecting the Art of Drink
MOTH Drinks was inspired by the quest for a perfect Old Fashioned. Co-Founders, Rob Wallis and Samuel Hunt went on a quest to bring traditional cocktails - the kind that tastes like the real thing - to the ready-to-drink market. We sat down with Rob to understand the extensive research, multiple trial and errors, that have led us to MOTH Drinks today. The duo at MOTH has perfected their wildly popular, shelf-stable, delicious cocktails. Rob talks cocktails, company and more as he continues on his mission to provide the world with a Mix Of Total Happiness. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
54:52
November 28, 2022
Jonathon Petrides: Creating a Plant-Powered Future
Jonathon Petrides: Creating a Plant-Powered Future
As an “Activist Entrepreneur”, Jonathan Petrides, is intimately aware of the struggles of being a founder.  Today, allplants has sold over one million meals across the UK but the taste of success did not come easily.  Jonathan and Co-founder brother, Alex, have overcome arduous hours of hard work and drained bank accounts.  But now, they are well into their mission of providing delicious, nutritious, and adventurous freezer meals and they won’t stop until the future is plant-powered. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
48:29
October 28, 2022
Lucas Bradbury: Leaving Corporate for a Plant-Based Future
Lucas Bradbury: Leaving Corporate for a Plant-Based Future
In this episode, we speak to Project Pollo’s CEO and Founder Lucas Bradbury. TiNDLE’s global expansion has been a wild ride and we instantly recognized the same crazy drive and passion for people in Lucas - who sold his home at the top of the pandemic to open a vegan restaurant! Listen as we uncover how a ridiculously good (and former corporate) restauranteur stopped giving a cluck in order to build a foundation of sustainable consumption plus what Mark Cuban, the other Sharks, and Lucas’ family of chicken farmers had to say about it. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
50:17
September 27, 2022
Robbie Lockie: Inspiring a Plant-Based Generation
Robbie Lockie: Inspiring a Plant-Based Generation
In our most recent podcast episode, Robbie Lockie, co-founder and director of Plant Based News, talks about how they got into the plant-based space, the importance of relationships, and why they're confident that every action has an impact. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra
47:34
September 02, 2022
Jennifer Stojkovic: Building a Sustainable Future for Food
Jennifer Stojkovic: Building a Sustainable Future for Food
From lobbyist and government relations leader in the tech industry to one of the most influential voices in the plant-based industry: Jennifer Stojkovic takes us on a journey through her life, her take on imposter syndrome, positivity, and the importance of inspiring future generations. She is also the Founder of Vegan Women Summit and author of the newly released book, The Future of Food Is Female: Reinventing the Food System to Save the Planet This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
39:16
August 10, 2022
Hans Tung: Finding Opportunity in Failure
Hans Tung: Finding Opportunity in Failure
Hans Tung is a Managing Partner at GGV Capital, focusing on early-stage investments across the global digital economy ecosystem. He is consistently recognized among the top venture capital investors in the world, having been named to the Forbes Midas list 10 consecutive years from 2013 to 2022, most recently ranking #6. He has also been named to the New York Times/CB Insights Top 100 Venture Capitalists list four times from 2016 to 2019, most recently at #18, and recognized among the Top 100 Asian Americans by Gold House in 2018 to 2020.  This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
39:38
July 27, 2022
T.K. Pillan: Building a Veggie Empire
T.K. Pillan: Building a Veggie Empire
T.K. Pillan is an entrepreneur and an investor. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Parter of PowerPlant Ventures, a fund that identifies and supports other companies to leverage the power of plants to deliver better nutrition in more sustainable and ethical ways. T.K. is also the Chairman and Co-Founder of Veggie Grill, a fully vegan fast food chain born in 2006 that has since become the largest vegan and vegetarian restaurant company in the U.S., and was named one of 'The 25 Most Innovative Consumer Brands of 2016' by Forbes. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
33:32
June 20, 2022
Timo Recker: Redefining the Future of Meat
Timo Recker: Redefining the Future of Meat
On this episode, we speak to TiNDLE's very own Timo Recker! Timo is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Next Gen Foods - the makers of TiNDLE, chicken made from plants - a food tech company on a mission to harness the power of plant proteins to create the most delicious and satisfying food imaginable. Previously, Timo was the Founder and CEO of German plant-based meat company, LikeMeat. He was responsible for the successful conceptualisation, growth and expansion of the brand into 10 European countries, with products sold through 15,000 supermarkets, ultimately leading to the company's acquisition by the global plant-based food company, LIVEKINDLY, in 2020. Timo is a steadfast believer in the power of plants to create a better future for the planet and great food experiences for everyone. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
50:49
June 14, 2022
Chef Chad Rosenthal: Breaking Culinary (and BBQ) Boundaries
Chef Chad Rosenthal: Breaking Culinary (and BBQ) Boundaries
Chef Chad Rosenthal is a man of many chops. He’s the chef and brains behind The Lucky Well and Motel Fried Chicken, a television superstar, and a father of two. We talk to Chef Chad on how he got started in the culinary world (with an easy bake oven!), how he makes barbecue special, and how he pivoted successfully in times of COVID. Chef Chad also shares how he recently incorporated meat made from plants onto his menus, and why it’s important to open doors of opportunity for others. This episode is hosted by Nicole Astra.
41:20
May 18, 2022
Sonalie Figueiras: Championing Sustainability Truths
Sonalie Figueiras: Championing Sustainability Truths
On this episode, we had the chance to speak to Sonalie Figueiras, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Green Queen Media, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social and environmental change. She’s also the Founder and CEO of Ekowarehouse, one of the first global B2B trade platform for certified eco-label and organic products.  Sonalie is the real deal when it comes to sustainability and its hard facts. She started her journey when faced with a personal need of understanding what really goes into her food. Fast forward more than 10 years, she’s seen how the industry has swiftly progressed, and is now leading important conversations that go beyond the surface. Sonalie digs deep into the evolving trends of consumer consumption, and what makes the sustainability business tick.  This episode is hosted by TiNDLE's very own VP of Communications, Rachel Soeharto.
01:02:59
December 15, 2021
Chris Yeh: The Art of Blitzscaling
Chris Yeh: The Art of Blitzscaling
Chris Yeh shares with us how he came up with concept of Blitzscaling, how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses to scale, how to Blitzscale in ways that are Ridiculously Good, his greatest life lessons, and so much more.
56:30
October 28, 2021
Rachel Konrad: Disrupting Paradigms and Catapulting Change
Rachel Konrad: Disrupting Paradigms and Catapulting Change
Rachel Konrad shares her career journey, passion for impactful food production, reasons for joining Next Gen Foods, the makers of TiNDLE, and why Singapore is poised to lead in the food innovation industry in this special fireside chat between Rachel and Manisha Tank, one of Next Gen Foods' key investors. Listen to the episode here.
50:05
September 27, 2021