2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
The 7th annual Global Food Forums® Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held May 21-22, 2019 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Over 240 attendees participated in either one or both programs.
Tuesday, May 21st — Pre-Conference Program: Protein Business Strategies
The Business Strategies program focused on factors impacting the global protein ingredient market and took a deep-dive into the dairy protein ingredient marketplace. A five-member Innovative Panel provided insights into the challenges and successes in keeping innovation spirit alive in small to large consumer packaged goods companies.
Wednesday, May 22nd — Technology Program: Formulating with Proteins
This program began with an overview of consumer and protein product trends and regulatory issues regarding labeling plant-based alternatives to animal products. Nutritional aspects of proteins including specialty sports diets, formulation advice, as well as physiochemical properties of plant and plant proteins were also covered. Other speakers looked at steps toward a sustainable food supply and provided insights into keto products.
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.
On May 19-20, 2020, the 8th Annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar will be held in Itasca, Ill., USA (a taxi cab near O’Hare and Midway airports).
For more information on Sponsorships and Tabletop Exhibits, please contact:
Peter Havens, Co-owner, Global Food Forums, Inc.
For more information on Programs and Speaker Suggestions, please contact:
Claudia D. O’Donnell, Co-owner, Global Food Forums, Inc.