Clean Label Conferences Library

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Clean Label Conference Presentations
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2018 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet point Welcome
 Claudia Dziuk O’Donnell, Co-owner, Global Food Forums

Global Food Forums bullet pointYou Are What You Eat: New and Emerging Consumer Views of What Should Be in Food
Elizabeth A. Sloan, Ph.D., President, Sloan Trends, Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet point Ingredient Labeling to Capture Consumer Confidence Considering Regulatory Risk
Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN, Concept Nutrition Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet point Clean Label Solutions to Controlling Lipid Oxidation
Eric Decker, Ph.D., Prof. and Head, Dept. of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amhurst

Global Food Forums bullet point Label-friendly Dairy Ingredients: Physio-chemical Properties and Uses in Foods & Beverages
Sonia Patel, MSc, Dairy Application Scientist, Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center and Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

 Global Food Forums bullet pointCultural Use & Functional Properties of Ancient Grains: What it Means for New Product Applications
Melanie Goulson, MSc, Principal Scientist, Merlin Development & Adjunct Prof., St. Catherine University

Global Food Forums bullet point Microbial Control in Clean Label Products: Pathogens are the Easy Part
Peter Taormina, Ph.D., President, Etna Consulting Group

Global Food Forums bullet point Exploring Today’s Top Ingredient Trends & How They Fit into our Health-Conscious World
Thea Bourianne, MBA, RD, LDN, Sr. Food & Beverage Data Analyst, Label Insight

Global Food Forums bullet point The Cost of Clean Label: Challenges and Solutions for Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain
  – Will Lennon, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Imbibe

Global Food Forums bullet point  Natural Colorants: Challenges and Opportunities
Mónica Giusti, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University

Global Food Forums bullet pointOvercoming Clean Label Challenges in Sugar Replacement, Reduction and Reformulation
Jerome Diaz, Ph.D., Food and Biobased Research, Wageningen University and Research

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2018 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY SNAPSHOT PRESENTATIONS

For more information on how these 15 minute presentations are jury selected, see Technology Snapshot Advisory Panel.

Global Food Forums bullet pointBENEO, Remy, Remyline & Remypure functional native rice starches: To request this presentation, please contact Steven Gumeny, Regional Product Manager, BENEO, Steven.gumeny@beneo.com

Global Food Forums bullet pointChr. Hansen, FruitMax® yellow-orange colors, natural ingredients

Global Food Forums bullet pointCorbion, Verdad Opti N80, clean label antimicrobial

Global Food Forums bullet pointDelavau, Encore RelaxTM 5451 and Encore StrongTM 5452, dough conditioners

Global Food Forums bullet pointEdlong, natural vegan dairy flavors, kosher-pareve

Global Food Forums bullet point GNT USA, EXBERRY® Micronized Powders, extracted colors from fruits, vegetables, edible plants

Global Food Forums bullet pointIngredion, BESTEVIA® Reb M high-purity, next generation sweetener

Global Food Forums bullet pointIngredion, HOMECRAFT®, range of multi-functional rice & tapioca flours

Global Food Forums bullet pointInternational Arigricultural Group, NuBana™ green banana flours

Global Food Forums bullet point Kemin, NaturFORT RSGT, plant extract blend, shelflife extenders

Global Food Forums bullet pointKerr Concentrates, Jicama Juice Concentrate, neutral flavored sweetener

Global Food Forums bullet pointLayn USA, Go-Luo® monk fruit extract powder and juice concentrate

Global Food Forums bullet pointMÜNZING North America, MAGRABAR®, clean label antifoam/defoamers

Global Food Forums bullet pointNexira, Guarana Extract, clean label extracts for beverages

Global Food Forums bullet point Novozymes, Saphera® FMP, lactase designed for fermented milk products

Global Food Forums bullet pointSensus America, Betawell beet root extract to lower GI of products

Global Food Forums bullet pointSunsweet Ingredients, plum concentrates & purees

Global Food Forums bullet pointTIC Gums, Ticaloid® Ultrasmooth CL hydrocolloid gum blend


2018 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE APPLICATION BRIEFS

Global Food Forums bullet pointBiospringer, Snacks: Baker’s yeast-based fermentation products

Global Food Forums bullet point Lycored,  Glazes, Condiments Marinades: SANTE & Clear Tomato Concentrate

Global Food Forums bullet pointSavoury Systems, Soups & Sauces: Sodium reduction solutions

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2017 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet point Moderator introduction including comments on the dietary supplement industry’s use of the term “clean.”
Claudia O’Donnell, Co-owner, Global Food Forums, Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet point Increasing Consumer Confidence and Driving Value Through Clean Label Claims Globally
Alan Rownan, Ethical Labels  Analyst, Euromonitor International

Global Food Forums bullet point Emerging Clean Label Claims: Regulations & Liabilities
Chip English,
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Global Food Forums bullet point Formulating “Clean Label” Dairy, Non-Std. Dairy, & Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts
L. Steven Young, Ph.D., Principal, Steven Young Worldwide

Global Food Forums bullet point Emerging Research to Practical Approaches on Natural Antimicrobial Use
Matthew Taylor,
Texas A&M University

Global Food Forums bullet point Selecting Natural Sweeteners: Products, Properties, and Performance
Melanie Goulson, Msc, General Manager & Principal Scientist, Merlin Development; Adjunct Professor, St. Catherine University

Global Food Forums bullet point Insights into Flavoring Use and the Impact of Clean Labels
Robert J. McGorrin, Ph.D., CFS, Department Head and Jacobs-Root Professor, Food Science & Technology, Oregon State University

Global Food Forums bullet point Strategies to Create Consumer-friendly Ingredient Statements
Ronald Visschers, Ph.D., Business Line Manager, TNO food research

Global Food Forums bullet point Consumer & Restaurant Menu Trends: The Clean Label Influence
Lizzy Freier and Aimee Harvey, Managing Editors, Technomic Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet point Clean Label for Gluten Free Bakery Products
Stevan Angalet, Ph.D., Angalet Group International

Global Food Forums bullet point Advances on Naturally-derived Antioxidants for Enhanced Shelflife and Efficacy
Fereidoon Shahidi,
PhD, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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2017 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY SNAPSHOT PRESENTATIONS

For more information on how these 15 minute presentations are jury selected, see Technology Snapshot Advisory Panel.

Global Food Forums bullet pointSensus, Frutalose SFP

Global Food Forums bullet pointBioSpringer, Baker’s Yeast Extract (not available online)

Global Food Forums bullet pointKemin, Acerola Cherry Extract

Global Food Forums bullet pointAnderson Global Group, Allulose Low-calorie Sugar

Global Food Forums bullet pointGivaudan, Kitchen Ingredient Flavorings

Global Food Forums bullet pointCorbion, UltraFresh Shelf-life Extende

Global Food Forums bullet pointNutraEx Food Inc., Natural Sweeteners

Global Food Forums bullet pointEdlong, SimplyDairy

Global Food Forums bullet pointIngredion, CleanTaste Pulse Ingredients

Global Food Forums bullet pointCorbion, Clean Label Verdad Powders

Global Food Forums bullet pointDSM, CanolaPRO

Global Food Forums bullet pointTIC Gums, Ticaloid Pro 181AG

Global Food Forums bullet pointAdvanced Ingredients, FiberSmart Tapioca Fiber

Global Food Forums bullet pointKemin, GT-FORT (TBHQ Replacer)

Global Food Forums bullet pointChr Hansen, Red Beet Colorant

Global Food Forums bullet pointFiberStar, Citri-Fi 00M40/Citri-Fi 125M40

Global Food Forums bullet pointPLT Health Solutions, PhytoShield Flavor Enhancer

Global Food Forums bullet pointKerr Concentrates, Sweet Squash


2017 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE APPLICATION BRIEFS

Global Food Forums bullet pointGNT USA, Clean Label Colors for Frozen Desserts

Global Food Forums bullet pointDiana Foods Ingredients, Clean Label Colors in Confectionery

Global Food Forums bullet pointNaturex, Clean Label Colors for Beverages

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2016 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet point Clean Label Focus: What are Consumers Saying and How is Industry Responding?
Tom Vierhile, MBA, Innovation Insights Director, Canadean

Global Food Forums bullet point Clean Labels: Effective Marketing and Avoiding Regulatory Potholes
Steven Steinborn, J.D., Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Global Food Forums bullet point The Chemistry and Application of Natural Flavorings
Keith Cadwallader, Ph,D., Professor of Food Chemistry, Dept. of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Global Food Forums bullet point Natural Antimicrobials: Strategies and Considerations for Their Food Use
Jairus David, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Innovation & Research ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet point An Industry Insight into Replacing Nitrites and Phosphates in Processed Meats
Webb Girard, MSc, Culinologist, Culinex, LLC

Global Food Forums bullet point Conventional to Emerging Natural Sweeteners: Key Properties for Product Applications
Catalin Moraru, Ph.D., Group Leader, International Food Network / Covance

Global Food Forums bullet point Free-From at Retail: Lessons and Opportunities
Carl Jorgensen, MSc, Director, Global Consumer Strategy – Wellness, Daymon Worldwide

Global Food Forums bullet point The Organic & Non-GMO Supply Chain: What Companies Need to Know to be Competitive
Scott Shander, MSc, Economist, Mercaris

Global Food Forums bullet point Clean Label Trends and Food Colorant Realities
Winston Boyd, Ph.D., Focus International

Global Food Forums bullet point “Natural” Hydrocolloids: Physiochemical Properties to Research Initiatives
Srinivas Janaswamy, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University

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2016 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY SNAPSHOT PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet pointCorbion, Verdad Avanta F100 and Y100

Global Food Forums bullet pointBENEO, Native rice starches

Global Food Forums bullet pointTIC Gums, Carrageenan alternative Ticaloid-Pro 148 OG

Global Food Forums bullet pointFiberStar, Citri-Fi 100-gelling fiber for high-sugar fruit preps

Global Food Forums bullet pointLycored, Dry Tomato Pulp–multi-functional vegetable powder

Global Food Forums bullet pointPLT Health Solutions, Vibrant Harvest—Multi-functional whole food powders

Global Food Forums bullet pointChr Hansen, FruitMax Huckleberry Red 501 WS–Colorant

Global Food Forums bullet pointDuPont, Detect+Protect Solutions & BioVia CL 600–Microbiome evaluation & antimicrobial

Global Food Forums bullet pointIngredion, FOAMATION–Foaming agent

Global Food Forums bullet pointDiana-N’Taste, Umami booster

Global Food Forums bullet pointCorbion, Pristine 2000–Dough conditioner

Global Food Forums bullet pointDelavau, Accent–Dough conditioner

Global Food Forums bullet pointCargill, Zerose New flavor labeling for erythritol 

Global Food Forums bullet pointKerry DuraFresh, Antifungal ingredient  

Global Food Forums bullet pointKerry DuraFresh, UC—Antimicrobial 

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2015 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet pointThe Global Clean Label Phenomena: Trends, Insights & Implications 
Lu Ann Williams, MBA, Director of Innovation, Innova Market Insights

Global Food Forums bullet pointFrom Natural to Non-GMO: What Regulators and Consumers Want You to Know
Catherine Adams Hutt, Ph.D., RD, Principal, RdR Solutions Consulting;
LLC/Chief Science and Regulatory Officer, Sloan Trends

Global Food Forums bullet pointMeaningful Clean Up: A Comprehensive View of a Developer’s Techniques & Options
Chef John Csukor, CEO, KOR Food Innovation

Global Food Forums bullet pointNatural Color in the USA: The Process to Natural Color Approval  — What Product Developers Need to Know
Ray Matulka, Ph.D., Director of Toxicology, Burdock Group

Global Food Forums bullet pointFruit & Vegetable Ingredient Toolbox: Opportunities for Clean Label Formulation
Martha (Marty) Porter, Scientist, Merlin Development

Global Food Forums bullet pointAntioxidant Potential of Plant-based Food Ingredients and Whole Plant Foods
Jin Ji, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, Brunswick Laboratories, Inc.

Global Food Forums bullet pointClean Label Anti-microbial Ingredients: How to Find Them?
Frank Schuren, Ph.D., Senior Scientist Microbiology, TNO Microbiology & Systems Biology

Global Food Forums bullet pointAnswering the Challenge: Label-friendly Emulsifiers and Surfactants for Food Systems
Professor Peter J. Wilde, Ph.D., Institute of Food Research

Global Food Forums bullet pointBack to the Future in Baking: Giving Baked Goods Today’s Desired Properties with the Basic Ingredients
David Busken, R&D Manager, Oak State Products

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2015 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY SNAPSHOT PRESENTATIONS

Global Food Forums bullet point GNT USA, Gold Standard in Clean Label Color
Global Food Forums bullet pointDDW, The Color House–“Simple Label” Brown Technologies DDW
Co-presenters Solazyme & Univar: AlgaVia™ Microalgae Food IngredientsGlobal Food Forums bullet point
Global Food Forums bullet pointTate & Lyle, CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches
Global Food Forums bullet pointSensient, Flavors & Fragrances—Natural Ingredients –Chili+ higher stability capsicum/paprika colorings
Global Food Forums bullet pointNexira, Efistab™ AA & SuperStab™ AA–Acacia gum emulsifiers for preservative free and challenging emulsionsGlobal Food Forums bullet point
Ingredion, NOVATION® Functional Native Starches Global Food Forums bullet point
Global Food Forums bullet point Naturex, Concentrated, Carrier-free Acerola Cherry Extract
Global Food Forums bullet point CP Kelco, GENU BETA Pectin
Global Food Forums bullet point PLT Health Solutions, Earthlight™ Whole Food Vitamin D
Global Food Forums bullet point Palsgaard, AcidMilk 316 vegetable fibers 
Global Food Forums bullet point BENEO, Two Clean Label Rice Starches

Global Food Forums bullet point Sensus America, Frutalose SF75
Global Food Forums bullet point Kemin, BactoCEASE NV-K Liquid
Global Food Forums bullet point CF Global Holdings, Coffee Flour

Global Food Forums bullet point Corbion, Verdad Family of Fermented/Cultured Sugar
Global Food Forums bullet pointRibus, Nu-FLOW alternative to Si02
Global Food Forums bullet point The Scoular Company, Sacha Inchi Oil High in Omega-3

 


2013 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesConsumer & Market Trends: Opportunities for Simple Clean & Pure Abound
Steve French, M.B.A., Managing Partner, NMI

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesClean Labels: Implications, Strategies & Tactics
Leslie Skarra, M.Sc., Merlin Development, Inc.

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesPackaging Does Much More than “Contain” It Defines your 1st Sale
Kenneth S. Marsh, Ph.D., Kenneth S. Marsh & Associates, Ltd.

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesNatural Antioxidants: Maximizing Effective Shelf-life Extension
Fereidoon Shahidi, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesFlavors: Clean and Friendly
Gary Reineccius, Ph.D., Professor & Department Head, Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesEmerging and Applied Clean Label Starch Technologies
Sakharam K Patil, Ph.D., President, S. K. Patil and Associates, Inc.

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesOpportunities and Limitations of Natural Antimicrobials
Kathleen Glass, Ph.D., Associate Director, Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesWhen Natural Isn’t Good for You: Managing Food Safety, Litigation & Regulatory Risk
Anthony T. Pavel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesFrom Walmart to Whole Foods: What Are Shoppers Looking For?
Linda Gilbert, CEO and Founder, EcoFocus Worldwide

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesBringing Culinology to Clean Label Development – How and Why it Matters
Mark Crowell, Principal Culinologist, CRC, M.B.A., CuliNex, LLC

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesGoing Au Naturel — Coloring Considerations
Ronald Wrolstad, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Food Science Emeritus, Oregon State University

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesTaste Physiology and Considerations in Sweetener Choices
Alex Woo, Ph.D., Managing Director and Founder, W2O Food Innovation

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesA Food Scientist’s Approach to Working with Organics
Sharon Herzog, M.Sc., Director of R & D, Country Choice Organic

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2013 CLEAN LABEL CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY SNAPSHOT PRESENTATIONS

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesGlanbia Nutritionals, Benefits of OptiSol® 3000 in Artisan Italian Bread

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesGrain Millers, Save Dough Using SafeExtend

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesBioSpringer, The World of Yeast Products

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesCorbion-Caravan, Pristine® 500 Dough Strengthener & Conditioner

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesDow AgroSciences, Healthier and Functional Oils for Clean Labels

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesIngredion, Introducing Novation Endura Functional Native Starch

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesIngredion, Quillaja Extract Emulsifier: Q-Naturale®

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesInnova Flavors, Clean Label Meat and Savory Flavors

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesKalsec, Expeller Pressed Spice & Herb Extracts

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesNexira, Clean Label & Acacia Gum

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesTree Top, Sulfite-Free, Light Colored Dried Apples

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesVegetable Juices, Purple Sweet Potato Juice Concentrate

Global-Food-Forums_applied-food-technology-conferencesZ-Trim Ingredients, Clean Up Your Label with Z-Trim Corn Fiber Process Resistant Corn Fiber

 

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