Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit Asia


21-22 November 2023, Singapore

Our global Summits provide an invaluable platform for networking opportunities for the industry's thought leaders and disruptors, enabling them to share their latest findings and insights into the advances of the entire value chain.

They discuss the impact of the latest trends connected with animal-free proteins, such as fermentation and cell-based technology.

Bridge2Food is the go-to platform for debates regarding the current challenges and opportunities within the sector, such as taste and texture, sustainability, affordability, nutrition, supply chain issues, and consumer trends.


Register by 31 October and save $500


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Optimizing Value Chains

We are the bridge between food professionals, by providing forums to build purposeful partnerships, generating new business opportunities, and ultimately unlocking potential that can achieve real impact. Join us for two days to learn the latest innovations and research, find solutions and strategies, grow your network, and discover where the plant-based sector is heading next. An event not to be missed!


Why Attend

Largest Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Industry Summit

We bring together the thought leaders, startups, researchers and every one in between, to learn about the latest innovations in global protein sustainability and products of sensory excellence, discuss pressing issues facing the industry, and share solutions and opportunities. 

  • Top ratings: Insights 8.0 – Networking 8.8 – Bridge2Food 8.8
  • 600+ delegates
  • 60+ speakers
  • 50+ exhibitors
  • Access to a unique group of startups in plant-based foods
  • Unique 1-to-1 networking meetings throughout the event

Bridge2Food COVID-19 Policy

As the COVID-19 situation changes daily, we want you to feel confident about booking to attend our events. If an official travel ban is imposed at the time of the summit you will be able to:

  • Transfer the ticket to a colleague to attend in your place, or
  • Transfer your ticket to an alternative Bridge2Food event, or
  • Receive a full refund.

The Bridge2Food team remains fully committed to delivering the best possible event and we look forward to welcoming you.



Program (2022)

2023 program coming soon for 21-22 November.

Welcome Day

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Welcome Reception

Evening Welcome Reception

Day 1

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Plenary: The Bigger Picture

The 2022 morning Plenary session included networking, presentations, and panels:

  • 1-to-1 Business Networking Meetings
  • A Plant-Based Food Future: Overcoming the Challenges
  • Retailing Plant Based Meat: From Vegan Niche to Mainstream Meat
  • Growing the Plant-Based Foods Pie: Panel Discussion - featuring Nick Cooney (Lever VC), Emil Fazira (Euromonitor), and Roman Buckow (All G Foods)
  • Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods & The Protein Transition: Panel Discussion - featuring Andre Menezes (TiNDLE/Next Gen Foods), Nick Hazell (v2Food), Vikas Garg (abillion), Danièle Karleskind (Improve), and Mirte Gosker (GFI).
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Lunch Break

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-to-1 for some speed meetings. Enough options to choose from – enjoy and see you in the next round!

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Track I Consumer & Industry Challenges

The 2022 afternoon program for Track 1 included:

  • Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes - Dr. Lutz Grossman, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • New Consumer Trends & Plant-Based in Food Service Channel Developments - Ivan Lu, Unilever
  • For the love of Meat! - Andre Menezes, TiNDLE/Next Gen Foods
  • Scaling Plant-Based Foods Internationally - Dan Pathomvanich, NR Instant Produce PCL
  • Journey to Joyful Plant Based Food - San Cuaca, IFF
  • Development of a New Mung Bean Value Chain: Regional Sourcing - Dr. Wasamon Nutakul & Jennifer Morton, GFI
  • What’s on the Consumer Mind? Panel Discussion - featuring Frantz Braha (Salad Stop) and Abdul-Aziz Muslim (Unilever)
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Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

The 2022 afternoon Track 2 session included presentations:

  • Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes - Dr. Lisa Ronquest-Ross, v2Food
  • Future Investments in Plant-Based Foods in Asia Panel - featuring Neha Poddar (Good Startup), Benny Chng (Louis Dreyfus Company), and Dr. Hao Lu (Big Idea Ventures)
  • Leveraging Innovation to Deliver Best-In-Class Taste & Nutrition for Plant-Based Products - Tanja Schrader (Symrise) and Yuting Tao (Symrise)
  • Weigh and Measure Inline without Process Interrupt - Ryan Kromhout, Krohne
  • Building the Asian Supply Chain with Better Crops & Ingredients for Emerging Opportunities in Plant-Based Foods and Proteins - Andrew May, Unigrain
  • Making Ingredient Dry Processing More Sustainable and More Qualitative - Jean-Francois Marechal, Poittemill
  • Being at the Forefront of Accelerating a Successful Food Transition to Serve the World - Danièle Karleskind, Improve
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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!

Day 2

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Great 1-on-1 Business Meetings

The 1-on-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

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Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges

The 2022 morning program for Track 1 included:

  • Plant-Based Consumer F&B Trends in Asia-Pacific - Vikas Garg, abillion
  • Food Security and Consumer Insecurity in 2023 - Angelia Teo, Kantar
  • How Academia Drives Innovation in the Plant-based Food Arena - Dr. Lutz Grossman, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Macro Forces Drive Expanded Protein Choices Trend - Susan Chua, ADM
  • EcoSystems: Beyond Sharing - Dr. Hyu-Joon Yung, CJ
  • The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate the Transition? Panel Discussion - featuring Dr. Hao Lu (Big Idea Ventures), Angela Tay (Agfunder), and Kelvin Songyu Ng (Bloom8)
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Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

The 2022 morning Track 2 session included presentations:

  • Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes - Dr. Lisa Ronquest-Ross, v2Food
  • HealthFerm: Innovative Pulse and Cereal-Based Food Fermentations for Human Health and Sustainable Diets - Dr. Kristof Brijs, KU Leuven
  • The Singaporean Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects - Dr. Raffael Osen, A*star/SIFBI
  • The Australian Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects - Crispin Howitt, CSIRO
  • New Plant Proteins & Innovations: Value Chain Support Pitches of Startups - featuring  startups: Avant, Lypid, Angies Tempeh, Loha's Foods, Esencia, The Good Pulse, and Sea & Believe
  • Accelerating the Commercialisation and Adoption of Alternative Protein in APAC - Jolene Lum, Nurasa
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Lunch Networking Break

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!

Pricing

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Early Bird Rate (ends 31 October)

Official Registration Rate

Ingredient manufacturers, Technology suppliers, Research institutes, Financial institutions & VCs, (Trade) associations, (Regional) innovation networks (standard ticket)

$1,495$1,995
Retail, Food Service, Food Manufacturers $995$1,995
Start-ups*$595$795
Universities$595$795
*This rate is only available to startups who have a turnover or balance sheet of less than EUR/USD 2 Million and fewer than 10 people, and who are not part of a multinational company.