Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Course

18-19 October 2023, Chicago, USA

Our Courses were created to accelerate innovation, share ideas, and showcase the latest developments in alternative proteins and plant-based foods across the entire formulation process, providing a hands-on approach that is one of a kind.

Our driving force is to advance actions for a better food world and to help accelerate the protein transition. Enjoy the combination of theory and practice. Feel, smell, taste, and have fun!

Register by 30 September and save $450

How do we make sustainable food delicious?

New Plant-Based Protein & Food Innovations

The Course is designed to give participants a theoretical and practical overview of plant-based proteins currently available for food applications and to provide hands-on information about their properties and functionalities. We believe if we bring the right people together it will act as a catalyst for change.

Target Groups

This course is designed for all who are active in the food industry and who want to learn more about the properties, functionalities, and applications of a broad range of plant-based proteins, and who want to obtain practical know-how and know-why. For instance, managers involved in:

  • Application development
  • Product development
  • New business development
  • Research & development
  • Technical service

And for managers working for:

  • Food-ingredient and food-protein manufacturers, suppliers, and
  • distributors
  • Enzyme manufacturers
  • Food manufacturers

Hands-on workshops by industry specialists

Industry specialists train delegates about the properties, functionalities, and applications of proteins. All delegates are divided into smaller groups and these groups get a 30-minute introduction, followed by the chance to see, touch, feel, smell, and taste each protein source, and to try finished foods made with the proteins. Each part of the program is reviewed with the industry expert and the other group members. This practical session assists in understanding the reasons for use and points of difference of each protein.

Why Attend

Unique Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Course

  • Top ratings: Insights 8.4 – Networking 8.9 – Bridge2Food 9.6
  • 20+ speakers
  • 10+ exhibitors
  • 150 delegates, maximum

It’s a fantastic opportunity to work with fellow food professionals on making better foods.

This course is the only one available of its kind. The combination of lectures by industry professionals on a wide range of plant-based applications, followed by a hands-on practical workshop, is unique and a real point of difference from other courses.


Welcome Day

Welcome Reception

Evening Welcome Reception

Day 1

Welcome Reception
Lunch Break

Day 2

Welcome Reception
Lunch Break


Benefit from registering early & save - the current, early bird registration rate is $1,545 instead of the official rate of $1,995 (excluding VAT and credit card payment surcharge). Register before 30 September to save.