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Plant-Based Foods
& Proteins Summit Asia

Optimizing Value Chains

28-30 November 2022
Pan Pacific Singapore

02 days 00 hours 36 minutes 07 seconds

Plant-Based Foods
& Proteins Summit Asia

Optimizing Value Chains

28-30 November 2022
Pan Pacific Singapore

02 days 00 hours 36 minutes 07 seconds

3 Days

300 Experts

50 Exhibitors

50+ Speakers

3 Days

300 Experts

50 Exhibitors

50+ Speakers

A Three-Day Summit on Industry, Startups, Ecosystems, Research & Government Strategies

✔ 3 Hours of Exclusive 1-on-1 Business Networking
✔ Startup Tastings & Pitches on Meat-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Fish-Free, New Ingredients, and Processing Technologies
✔ Research Pitch Proposals on Foods, Ingredients, and Processing
✔ Unique Round Tables on Key Topics like Sustainability, Nutrition, Health, & Diets
✔ Thought Leading Speakers & Panels
✔ Networking Breaks with Business Meetings & Live
✔ Partners: Symrise, IFF, Krohne, Avebe, Enough Foods, Poittemill, v2food, ADM, Unigrain

“The Summit is an excellent opportunity to get new insights for your strategy, to network with your industry peers, and to develop new business.”

Dr. Christophe Schmitt, Nestlé Research Center

Who will be there?

Retail, Food Service, Food Industry, Startups, Ingredients and Process Technology Industries, Research Institutes, Universities, Seed Breeders, Agriculture, Feed and Petfood Industries, Financial Institutions including VCs, Governments, Ecosystems, Innovation Networks, Associations, NGOs.
Participation: 300+ experts. Exhibition Max: 30 places.

Regular Ticket

€ 1,995

Retail, Food Service & Food Manufacturers (only)

€ 1,995

Startup Ticket

€ 795

Universities Ticket

€ 795

Summit Programme

An informal meet & greet with your fellow delegates, friends, and colleagues. A great way to catch up and have fun.

This is a plenary part of the program. The aim is to sketch the bigger picture of the plant-based space, including:

  • Current Trends
  • The Market
  • Investments
  • Collaboration Opportunities & EcoSystems

These tie into the themes of affordability, healthy diets & nutrition, delicious foods & sustainability, which are focal points of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The two Tracks will be introduced:

  • Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges
  • Track II: Delicious Food Innovations & Sustainable Process Opportunities

09:00 – 09:15
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

09:15 – 09:40
The Global Perspective & Opportunities
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

09:45 – 10:10
The Plant-Based Foods Industry Perspective: Opportunities & Challenges

10:15 – 10:40
Growing the Plant-Based Foods Pie

10:45 – 11:30
Morning Networking Break with Plant-Based Foods Tastings

11:30 – 11:55
Retailing Plant-Based Foods: How to Build the Category Platforms
Nick Hazell, Founder and CEO, V2Food, AU

12:00 – 12:25
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods & The Protein Transition: Panel Discussion
Nick Hazell, Founder and CEO, V2Food, AU
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG
Rohit Bhattacharya, CFO, TiNDLE Foods, SG
Mirte Gosker, Acting Managing Director, Good Food Institute (GFI), SG
Danièle Karleskind, Deputy General Director, Improve, FR

12:30 – 13:55 Lunch time! There will be a range of plant-based food tastings waiting for you to tickle your taste buds – you have the chance to network with other delegates whilst connecting over food! If you please, you may also be matched 1-on-1 for some speeddating. Enough options to choose from – enjoy and see you in the next round!

Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges

The Aims of the Consumer & Industry Track are to create shared visions on:
1. What are the key industry trends moving forward to 2024?
2. How relevant are themes like Affordability, Healthy Diets & Nutrition, Delicious Foods, and Sustainability.
3. What will drive consumers to buy more plant-based foods? How relevant is the climate when shopping for food?
4. What is the perspective of retail and food service? More importantly, what can we learn from data? What do the numbers teach us?
5. What is needed to crack the nuts for consumers when we talk vegan cheese, meat-free, fish-free and egg-free?

13:55 – 14:00
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

14:00 – 14:25
Plant-Based in Food Service Channels
Ivan Lu, General Manager, Unilever, SG

14:30 – 14:55
Raising the Meat-Free Bar in Asia
Rohit Bhattacharya, CFO, TiNDLE Foods, SG

15:00 – 15:25
Scaling Plant-Based Foods Internationally
Dan Pathomvanich, CEO, NR Instant Produce PCL, TH

15:30 – 16:15
Afternoon Networking Break

16:15 – 16:40
Journey to Joyful Plant Based Food
San Cuaca, Senior Designer, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., SG
Vivek Sharma, Category Marketing Lead – Snacks, Bakery, Bars & Confectionary, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., SG

16:45 – 17:10
Food for Thought: The Protein Transformation
Natalie Lung, Program Manager, Food Technology Accelerator, Brinc, HK

17:15 – 17:40
What’s on the Consumer Mind?
Frantz Braha, Director / Co-Owner, SaladStop!, SG

Track II: Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

The Aims of the Delicious Foods & Processing Innovations Track are to create shared visions on:
1. How relevant for developing new foods & process technologies are themes like Affordability, Healthy Diets & Nutrition, Delicious Foods, and Sustainability?
2. How does the world of novel food ingredients & processing technologies look like? What can we expect in the coming years?
3. Which key new categories & technologies will emerge and how can the value chain tap into these opportunities?
4. Which new crops will be relevant?
5. Which new EcoSystems can contribute?

13:55 – 14:00
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU

14:00 – 14:25
Redefine Meat: Science and Technology and the Future of Food
Dr. Daniel Dikovsky, Head of Tech and Innovation, Redefine Meat, IL

14:30 – 14:55
Leveraging Innovation to Deliver Best-In-Class Taste & Nutrition for Plant-Based Products
Tanja Schrader, Director Categories & Products Lines APAC, Symrise, SG

15:00 – 15:25
Weigh and Measure Inline without Process Interrupt
Ryan Kromhout, Global Industry Division Manager Food, Krohne, DE

15:30 – 16:15
Afternoon Networking Break

16:15 – 16:40
Innovation for the Future

16:45 – 17:10
Making Ingredient Dry Processing More Sustainable and More Qualitative
Jean-François Marechal, Managing Director, Poittemill, FR

17:15 – 17:40
New Ingredients & Processing Innovations: Value Chain Support Pitches of StartUps
Jen-Yu Huang, Co-Founder, Lypid, US
Miguel Pertierra Rodríguez, R&D Technician, MOA Foodtech, ES

19:30 – 21:30 |Summit Networking Dinner

A highlight event of the Summit! Each year partners and delegates have the opportunity to attend the Summit Dinner. This presents an opportunity to mingle and network, enjoy a meal and relax!

Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges

The Aims of the Consumer & Industry Track are to create shared visions on:
1. What are the key industry trends moving forward to 2024?
2. How relevant are themes like Affordability, Healthy Diets & Nutrition, Delicious Foods, and Sustainability.
3. What will drive consumers to buy more plant-based foods? How relevant is the climate when shopping for food?
4. What is the perspective of retail and food service? More importantly, what can we learn from data? What do the numbers teach us?
5. What is needed to crack the nuts for consumers when we talk vegan cheese, meat-free, fish-free and egg-free?

08:55 – 09:00
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

09:00 – 09:25
Plant-Based Consumer F&B Trends in Asia-Pacific
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG

09:30 – 09:55
Sustainable Transformation of the Asian Consumer Diet
Trezelene Chan, Head of Sustainability Singapore, Kantar, SG

10:00 – 10:25
Development of a New Mung Bean Value Chain: Regional Sourcing
Dr. Wasamon Nutakul, , Good Food Institute (GFI), SG

10:30 – 11:15
Morning Networking Break

11:15 – 11:40
Fermented Plant-Based Foods: Understanding the Bigger Picture
Prof. Dr. Kristof Brijs, Innovation Manager, KU Leuven, BE

11:40 – 12:10
EcoSystems: So what?
Dr. Hyo-Jung Yoon, Senior Vice President, CJ Cheiljedang, KR

12:15 – 12:35
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate The Transition?! – Panel Discussion
Dr. Dalal Alghawas, Program Director, Big Idea Ventures, SG

Track II: Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

The Aims of the Delicious Foods & Processing Innovations Track are to create shared visions on:
1. How relevant for developing new foods & process technologies are themes like Affordability, Healthy Diets & Nutrition, Delicious Foods, and Sustainability?
2. How does the world of novel food ingredients & processing technologies look like? What can we expect in the coming years?
3. Which key new categories & technologies will emerge and how can the value chain tap into these opportunities?
4. Which new crops will be relevant?
5. Which new EcoSystems can contribute?

08:55 – 09:00
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU

09:00 – 09:25
The Singaporean Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects

09:30 – 09:55
The Australian Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects
Dr. Crispin Howitt, Group Leader, CSIRO, AU

10:00 – 10:25
The European Research Agenda & Projects on Mycoprotein, Algae, New Ingredients & Fermented Foods
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

10:30 – 11:15
Morning Networking Break

11:15 – 11:40
How can Capturing Plant-Proteins 2.0 contribute to Affordability & Sustainability?
Dr. Francis Ogbonnaya, Manager, Oilseeds and Pulses, Grains Research and Development Corporation, AU

11:45 – 12:10
Building the Asian Supply Chain with Better Crops & Ingredients for Emerging Opportunities in Plant-Based Foods and Proteins
Andrew May, Co-CEO, Unigrain, AU

12:15 – 12:45
Global Research Investment Agenda
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

How to Build Future Collaboration?

This is a plenary part of the program. The emphasis is on answering the question: “How to build future collaboration?”, based on the knowledge we have gained during the two tracks on:

    • Consumer & Industry Challenges
    • Delicious Food Innovations & Sustainable Process Innovations

Here, all opportunities & challenges will be summarised, whilst tieing into the themes of affordability, healthy diets & nutrition, delicious foods & sustainability, which are focal points of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

12:40 – 12:45
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

12:45 – 12:50
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU

12:50 – 13:00
Summary & Outlook
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch time! There will be a range of plant-based food tastings waiting for you to tickle your taste buds – you have the chance to network with other delegates whilst connecting over food! If you please, you may also be matched 1-on-1 for some speeddating. Enough options to choose from – enjoy and see you in the next round!

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