2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
Global Food Forums® held a very successful 6th annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar on May 22-23, 2018 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Some 250 event attendees arrived from six continents including New Zealand and India. The event consisted of two separate programs.
Tuesday, May 22rd – Pre-Conference Program: Business Strategies
This program focused on factors impacting consumers and the global protein ingredient market, including emerging technologies. An Innovative Challenger Brand Panel provided insights into entrepreneurial companies that are changing traditional business models.
Wednesday, May 23th – Technology Program: Formulating with Proteins
This program began with an overview of consumer and protein product trends, regulatory issues on labeling higher level protein foods, beverages and supplements and emerging allergen considerations. Nutritional aspects of proteins, use of non-GMO certification and formulation advice in regards to flavors as well as physiochemical properties of plant proteins and what that means for opportunities and challenges in their use were also covered.
An Innovative Protein Product Sampling Station offered attendees the opportunity to try new consumer products with emerging ingredients and/or that exemplified current food trends.
The 7th Annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar will be held May 21-21.
For more information on Sponsorships and Tabletop Exhibits, please contact:
Peter Havens, Co-owner, Global Food Forums, Inc.
+1.800.799.9671 Ext. 4
For more information on Programs and Speaker Suggestions, please contact:
Claudia D. O’Donnell, Co-owner, Global Food Forums, Inc.
+1.800.799.9671 Ext. 3