Summit + Expo
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Asia 2021

9-10 November 2021, starts at 9:00 am SGT (Singapore Time)

500+ Participants | 100+ Exhibitors | > 3,500 1-on-1 Business Meetings | 30+ Speakers & Panels

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9 November – Day I – Plant-Based Foods Industry

The Agenda:
1. Consumer First: What is happening? What are the weak signals impacting society & industry
2. Enabling stakeholders: What does the government think, what do they need and how can this impact the drivers?
3. Industry Outlook: Trends, Opportunities & challenges
4. Category & formats outlook: Which segments are hot and popping and what can we expect from an availability & point of view?
5. Channel outlook: What is happening at the retail and foodservice levels?
6. Value Chain future: Where is the power? Suppliers, buyers, new entrants, substitution?
7. Raising the product bar: Where are the gaps, where is the white space, and what does the value chain have in common in terms of health, taste, and also sustainability?
8. VC & Investors: What is key for now and for the near future?
9. Innovation, Innovation, Innovation! New options from Ingredient Brands, Crops, and start-ups!
10. EcoSystems: What are the enablers & qualifiers? What is needed to create new platforms for collaboration and inspiration?

09:50 - 10:00
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
10:00 - 10:30
Building Plant-Based Foods & Protein EcoSystems: Beyond the APAC Region
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
10:30 - 11:00
What’s on the Consumer Mind? Panel Discussion
Kacey Lim, Regional Manager - Commercial Development, Kantar, SG
Frantz Braha, Director / Co-Owner, SaladStop!, SG
11:05 - 11:35
Plant-Based Consumer F&B Trends in Asia-Pacific
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG
11:40 - 12:20
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods & The Protein Transition: Panel Discussion
Prof. Michelle Colgrave, Professor of Food and Agricultural Proteomics, CSIRO, AU
Prof. Dr. Jeyakumar Henry, Deputy Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation, SG
Abigail Lai, Manager, Agrifood, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), SG
Jeroom Remmers, Managing Director, True Animal Protein Price (TAPP) Coalition, NL
12:20 - 13:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
13:00 - 13:30
Dairyfarm: From Fresh to Frozen: How to turn the other half of the shop to plant-based?
Ruth McLennan, Commercial Director, DFI Retail Group, SG
13:30 - 14:00
Scaling Plant-Based Foods Internationally
Dan Pathomvanich, CEO, NR Instant Produce PCL, TH
14:05 - 14:35
Food for Thought: The Protein Transformation
Natalie Lung, Program Manager, Food Technology Accelerator, Brinc, HK
Dr. Gaurav Sharma, Chief Advisor, Shandi Global, SG
Prof. Dr. Shaowei Liu, CSO, Haofood, CN
14:35 - 15:35
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
15:35 - 16:10
The Online Shopping View on Plant-Based?
Elena Devis, Senior Account Manager | Vegan Category Lead, Deliveroo, GB
16:15 - 16:45
The Market, Category & Precision Investment Outlook
ChanChan Wang, Helping consumer businesses grow | D2C Growth, eCommerce, Houlihan Lokey, GB
16:50 - 17:20
Appetite for Disruption - The Last Serving
Sofia De La Parra, ESG Analyst, FAIRR, GB
17:20 - 17:30
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
17:30 - 18:30
The Last Networking Break Meeting