14th Plant-Based Foods Summit Europe 2019

2-4 October 2019, Lille (FR)

Unique 5-in-1 Summit: Meat-Free | Dairy-Free | Plant Protein Purchasing | Plant Protein Ingredients | Start-ups & VC

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Programme

Unique 5-in-1 Summit


3 Days!

Meat-Free Summit
Dairy-Free Summit
Plant Protein Purchasing Summit
Plant Protein Ingredients Summit
Plant-Based Start-Ups & VC Summit

Innovation Tours


2 Oct. Afternoon

Innovation Tour I: Roquette Innovation Tour for Food Brands
14:30 - 17:30
Innovation Tour I: Roquette Innovation Tour for Food Brands
14:30 - 15:00
Welcome – Brief presentation of Roquette and activities to develop plant proteins for a better nutrition and a healthier planet
15:00 - 15:20
Discover Roquette through a digital Innovation journey > Innovation lounge visit
15:20 - 15:40
Booth Vegetal Drink game – Find the pea-based drink!
15:40 - 16:00
Booth “Power your day!” – Market insights and related innovative concepts presentation + tasting session
16:00 - 16:20
Booth “Indulge yourself!” – Market insights and related innovative concepts presentation + tasting session
16:40 - 17:00
Booth “Be kinder to our planet!” – Market insights and related innovative concepts presentation + tasting session
17:15 - 17:30
Q&A - End of the Roquette Innovation Tour
Innovation Tour II: Le Village by CA / Euratechnologies Eco-System
14:30 - 18:00
Innovation Tour II: Ecosystem - Le Village by CA / Euratechnologies Eco-System
14:30 - 15:00
Departure by Bus from IBIS Hotel (Lille Flandres) to Le Village by CA / Euratechnologies
15:00 - 16:00
Presentation Le Village by CA Ecosystem + Meet & Greet Start-Ups in Euratechnologies
16:00 - 18:00
Startup Forum | Tastings | Demo | Business meetings | Awards TV
18:00 - 18:30
Start-Ups Plant-Based Protein Awards Celebration

Welcome Reception


2 Oct. Evening

18:00 - 19:30
Welcome Reception at Le Village by CA/ Euratechnologies

Plant-Based Foods Summit Plenary

3 Oct. Morning

08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:15 - 09:25
Welcome Hauts de France - The Leading Pulse Ecosystem in France
Marie-Sophie Lesne, Vice-president, Région Hauts-de-France, FR
09:25 - 09:40
Plant-Based Foods: A Global Trend - Top 5 Challenges
Louisa Burwood-Taylor, Head of Media & Research, AgFunder News, US
09:40 - 10:05
Consumer Trends, Climate & Food Security
Prof. Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University, CA
10:05 - 10:30
Plant-Based Foods 3.0: Consumer Transparency with a Value Chain Approach
Friedrich Büse, Founder & Partner, Amidori, DE
10:30 - 11:15
Morning Break
11:15 - 11:45
The European Plant-Based Foods Industry Challenges & Opportunities
Vinciane Patelou, Director, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
11:45 - 12:10
The Global Protein Agenda: Moving the Science Needle Forward
Prof. Dr. Louise Fresco, Chairman of the Board, Wageningen University, NL
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University, NL
12:10 - 12:20
5 Summits: Which Way to Go?! Summit Chair Introductions
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
David Johnston, General Manager, FMCG Development Consulting, CA
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
Anne Wagner, Research Director, Tereos, FR
Malte Stampe, Managing Director, Prolupin, DE
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University, NL
12:20 - 12:45
Winners European Start-Up Awards for Plant-Based Foods
Sergio Cocco, Mayor, Le Village by CA, FR
12:45 - 14:10
Lunch

Meat-Free Summit


3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
14:10 - 14:15
Welcome & Introduction Chair
David Johnston, General Manager, FMCG Development Consulting, CA
14:15 - 14:40
European Meat-Free Market Dynamics from an M&A Point of View
James Scallan, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey, GB
14:45 - 15:10
The Plant-Based Movement Escalates: Meeting Demands of Meat-Free in North America
Julie Mann, Global Plant Protein Program Strategy, Ingredion, US
15:15 - 15:45
Future Global Trends in Meat-Free: Panel Discussion
Maija Itkonen, Marketing Director, Gold&Green Foods, FI
Julie Mann, Global Plant Protein Program Strategy, Ingredion, US
15:45 - 16:15
Afternoon break
16:15 - 16:40
Building the Consumer Base with Great Innovations: Business Case
Pia Qvarnström, Founder, Bärta, SE
16:45 - 17:15
Getting it Right?! Quantum Leaps Forward with the Right Positioning
Robert Lawson, Co-Founder, Food Strategy Associates, GB
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
19:30 - 22:00
Summit Dinner & Party
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings
08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction Chair
David Johnston, General Manager, FMCG Development Consulting, CA
09:00 - 09:25
Consumers Views on Plant-Based Foods
Ian Hare, Research Brain EMEA, WatchMeThink, GB
09:30 - 09:55
The Evolution of Meat and Plant-Based - How to Target Consumers Successfully
William Cowling, Marketing Manager, FMCG Gurus, GB
10:00 - 10:30
Global Innovation Opportunities in Meat-Free
Juliette de Perthuis, Director of the FOOD division, Nutrikéo, FR
10:30 - 11:00
Morning break
11:00 - 11:25
Ready Meals - The Innovation Challenge
Emma Lewis, Group Head of R&D Veg & Meals & Culinary Lead, Nomad Foods, GB
11:30 - 11:55
The French Veggie Market: Innovating with New Mushroom Concepts
Jürgen Engerisser, Managing Director, Pleurette, FR
12:00 - 12:30
The VC Outlook on Meat-Free: Panel Discussion
Eric Bernos, Partner, Agroecology Capital, FR
Kim Odhner, Managing Partner, Europe & Asia, New Crop Capital, NL

Dairy-Free Summit


3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
14:10 - 14:15
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Malte Stampe, Managing Director, Prolupin, DE
14:15 - 14:40
Vegan: To be or not to Be? New Trends & Entrepreneurial Drivers
Willem Blom, Impact Investor, Plantbase, NL
14:45 - 15:10
Plant-based Cheese for Dairy Cheese Lovers
Brad Vanstone, Founder, Plant Based Cheese, NL
15:15 - 15:45
From Video Advertising Software to Plant-based Cheese
Sorosh Tavakoli, CEO and co-founder, Noquo Foods, SE
15:45 - 16:15
Afternoon break
16:15 - 16:40
Plant Based Beverages – Turn Market Trends into Opportunities
Niclas Ekström, Growth Initiative Driver, Tetra Pak, SE
16:45 - 17:15
New Consumer Segments: What Generation Z thinks?!
Maurice Palmen, Managing Partner, Beautiful Lives, NL
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
19:30 - 22:00
Summit Dinner & Party
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings
08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Malte Stampe, Managing Director, Prolupin, DE
09:00 - 09:30
New Consumer Insights: The Protein Dimension
Pieter Paul Verheggen, Managing Director, Motivaction, NL
09:30 - 09:55
What Active Nutrition & Plant-Based have in Common?
Pieter Paul Verheggen, Managing Director, Motivaction, NL
10:30 - 11:00
Morning break
11:00 - 11:25
Raising the Quality Bar: The Flavour Ax!
Mieke Acda, Product Manager Natural and Nutrition, Europe Africa Middle East (EAME), Givaudan, CH
Claire O’Flynn, Senior Food Technologist, Sweet Goods & Dairy, Regional Innovation, Givaudan, CH
11:30 - 11:55
Retailer Channel Trends & Development
Malte Stampe, Managing Director, Prolupin, DE

Plant Protein Purchasing Summit

3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
14:10 - 14:15
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:15 - 14:40
Pulse Protein Markets: Supply & Demand Insights
Russell Ward, Managing Partner, Giract, CH
Graham Robinson, Research Executive, Giract, CH
14:45 - 15:10
Taking Pulse Sustainability to the Next Level
Gordon Bacon, CEO, Pulse Canada, CA
15:15 - 15:45
A Great Future for Sustainable Pulses and Soy Supply in France
Francoise Labalette, Manager of the Supply Chain Economics Unit, Terres Univia, FR
15:45 - 16:15
Afternoon break
16:15 - 16:40
Setting New Industry Sustainability Standards
Boudewijn Mos, Director Business Development, EcoChain, NL
16:45 - 17:15
Quick-Wins in the Pulse Value Chains! Panel Discussion
Gordon Bacon, CEO, Pulse Canada, CA
Boudewijn Mos, Director Business Development, EcoChain, NL
Marieke de Ruyter de Wildt, Founder, The Fork, NL
Francoise Labalette, Manager of the Supply Chain Economics Unit, Terres Univia, FR
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
19:30 - 22:00
Summit Dinner & Party
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings
08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:00 - 09:30
Block Chain in the Pulse Industry: How to Create More Sustainable Value Chains
Marieke de Ruyter de Wildt, Founder, The Fork, NL
09:30 - 09:55
Growing the Pie: Extending the Market & Applications
Davide Vitale, Sales Director, AGT – Food and Ingredients, IT
10:00 - 10:30
The Canadian Value Chain Approach for Pulses
Chris Andersen, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
10:30 - 11:00
Morning Break
11:00 - 11:25
Canola Protein: What's New?! Panel Discussion
Dave Dzisiak, COO, Botaneco, CA
Wim Hilbrands, Commercial Director, DSM, NL
11:30 - 11:55
Naturality or Highly Processed?
Prof. Dr. Fred van de Velde, Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality, NIZO Food Research, NL
12:00 - 12:30
The European Market Action Plans
Christophe Rupp Dahlem, Head of Global Public Affairs, Roquette, FR

Plant Protein Ingredients Summit

3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
14:10 - 14:15
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University, NL
14:15 - 14:40
Seizing the Fava Bean Opportunity in an Exploding Protein Market
Bruno Géhin, Global New Protein Projects Leader, Roquette, FR
14:45 - 15:10
Faba Beans: The Research Challenge
Prof. Dr. Fred van de Velde, Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality, NIZO Food Research, NL
15:15 - 15:45
Faba Beans: Which Way Forward?
Dr. Denis Chéreau, General Manager, Improve, FR
15:45 - 16:15
Afternoon break
16:15 - 16:40
Plant-based Protein Fibration by High Moisture Extrusion Cooking
Sylvie Brunel, Product and Process Development Manager, Clextral, FR
16:45 - 17:15
Protein Digestion: What's New?
Dr. Diederik Esser, Senior Scientist Food & Health Research, Wageningen University, NL
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
19:30 - 22:00
Summit Dinner & Party
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings
08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Anne Wagner, Research Director, Tereos, FR
09:00 - 09:25
Mycoprotein: A Scalable and Sustainable Supply Chain
Jim Laird, CEO & Commercial Director, 3F BIO, GB
09:30 - 09:55
Mycoprotein: Exploring New Directions with Circular-Economy
Ramkumar Nair, Founder and CEO, Mycorena, SE
10:00 - 10:30
Mycoprotein: The Future Outlook - Panel Discussion
Robert Lawson, Co-Founder, Food Strategy Associates, GB
Ramkumar Nair, Founder and CEO, Mycorena, SE
Jim Laird, CEO & Commercial Director, 3F BIO, GB
10:30 - 11:00
Morning Break
11:00 - 11:25
Crossflow Filtration Creates Added Value in Proteins Processing
Jacques Guibaud, F&B Crossflow Product Manager, Pall, FR
11:30 - 11:55
Secrets of Protein Enrichment in Pulses and the Challenge of Digitalization
Markus Eggenmüller, Senior Manager New Business Development - Key Accounts, Hosokawa Alpine, DE
12:00 - 12:30
Rubisco: The Next Frontier? Panel Discussion
Dr. Ben van der Deen, Business Development Manager, NIZO Food Research, NL
Paulus Kosters, Sr Project Manager Green Proteins, Royal Cosun, NL
Laurice Pouvreau, Senior Scientist Protein Technology, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, NL

Plant-Based Start-Ups & VC Summit

3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
14:10 - 14:15
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
14:15 - 14:40
Collaborative Innovation & Building an Ecosystem
Amir Zaidman, VP Business Development, The KitchenHub FoodTech Hub, IL
14:45 - 15:10
Venture Capital as a Collaboration Platform
Philipp Hasler, Investment Director, Emerald Technology Ventures, CH
15:15 - 15:45
Cultured Meat: The Road Ahead?
Rom Kshuk, CEO, Future Meat Technologies, IL
15:45 - 16:15
Afternoon Break
16:15 - 16:40
How Accelerators Contribute to Disrupting Food & AgTech Space
Jan Meiling, Managing Director, StartLife, NL
16:45 - 17:15
Role of New Protein Sources & Technologies for the Future of Food: Panel Discussion
Rom Kshuk, CEO, Future Meat Technologies, IL
Philipp Hasler, Investment Director, Emerald Technology Ventures, CH
Jan Meiling, Managing Director, StartLife, NL
Amir Zaidman, VP Business Development, The KitchenHub FoodTech Hub, IL
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
19:30 - 22:00
Summit Dinner & Party
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings
08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Introduction Chair
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
09:00 - 09:25
The Best of Both Worlds: Focus on Plant-Proteins & Alternative Proteins in USA & Europe
Kim Odhner, Managing Partner, Europe & Asia, New Crop Capital, NL
09:30 - 10:00
The Beauty of Weed...
Mark Kulsdom, CEO, Dutch Weed Burger, NL
10:00 - 10:30
Evolution of Corporate-Start-Up Collaboration: Key Learnings & New Approaches from and Innovation Centre
Patrick Lesueur, Group R&D Director, Bonduelle, FR
10:30 - 11:00
Morning Break
11:00 - 11:25
Hanaco's Agrifood Investment Strategy: Lessons Learned from Software
Itai Hoffman, VP, Hanaco Venture Capital, IL
11:30 - 11:55
Success Factors for Building an Eco-System: Panel Discussion
Patrick Lesueur, Group R&D Director, Bonduelle, FR
Itai Hoffman, VP, Hanaco Venture Capital, IL
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break

1-on-1 Business Meetings


3 & 4 Oct.

3 October
17:30 - 18:30
1-on-1 Business Meetings
4 October
07:50 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings

Summit Dinner & Party


3 Oct. Evening

19:00 - 21:30
Exclusive Summit Dinner

Plant-Based Foods Summit Plenary

4 Oct. Afternoon

13:30 - 13:55
Plant-Based Foods: The Value Chain Outlook
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
Malte Stampe, Managing Director, Prolupin, DE
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University, NL
David Johnston, General Manager, FMCG Development Consulting, CA
Anne Wagner, Research Director, Tereos, FR
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:00 - 14:10
Summary & Conclusions
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL