Exhibition
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Americas 2021

13-14 April 2021, starts at 7:00 am CST (Chicago Time)

Meet Plant-Based Foods & Protein Buyers!
100+ Exhibitors | 500+ Participants | >1,500 Speed Dating Sessions | > 2,500 1-on-1 Business Meetings

Programme

09:00 - 09:30
How to boost your innovation with startups
Jan Meiling, Managing Director, StartLife, NL
Caroline Bijkerk, Global Partnerships Manager, StartLife, NL
09:30 - 10:00
Excelling in Acceleration: The Israeli Business Case
Amir Zaidman, VP Business Development, The KitchenHub FoodTech Hub, IL
10:00 - 10:30
Meat-Free Innovations: True Colors to Reflect the Great Taste of your Meat-free Products
Elaine Lee, Application Manager, Lycored, AF
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Caroussel
10:30 - 11:00
Q&A Sourcing in New Ingredients, Technologies, Development & Research: How can the European Plant-Based Foods & Proteins EcoSystem help?
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL
11:00 - 11:30
Meat-Free Innovations: Improve the taste, texture and nutritional value of your meat alternatives
Dr. Gilbert Verschelling, Director Business Development and Innovation for Savory, DSM, NL
Jennifer McManus, Manager, DSM, US
12:00 - 12:30
Dairy-Free Round Table: DSM, your partner for plant-based dairy alternatives
Michele McKinney, Account Manager, DSM, US
Jesse Beam, Technical Manager, DSM, US
12:30 - 13:00
Networking Caroussel
13:00 - 13:30
Meat-Free Round Table: Looking at plant-based meat alternatives? How to kick-start your market entry
Rafael Alvarenga, Sales Engineer - Food & Industrial Products, Wenger, BR
13:30 - 14:00
Leveraging Innovative Tools to Research, Track and Promote Plant Based Innovations at Retail
Jeff Doucette, General Manager, Field Agent, CA
14:00 - 14:30
Meat-Free Round Table: Evolving Protein Alternatives and Color Challenges
Meredith Downey, Sales Manager, Lycored, US
14:30 - 15:00
Global Plant-Based Foods & Proteins EcoSystem
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CIO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:00 - 15:30
Extrusion applications for sustainable food production and resource valorization
Natasa Taseski, Process Technologist Food & Industrial Products Division, Wenger, US
15:30 - 16:30
Networking Caroussel