Prepared Foods' R&D Applications Seminar Chicago

August 1-2, 2017

The Westin Lombard
Lombard, IL

Tuesday, August 1 2017

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Tuesday, August 1

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am - 9:10 am

Keynote: Health & Wellness Drives New Product Development, Labeling Trends

 Speaker: Andrew Mandzy, Director of Strategic Insights, Nielsen


9:15 am - 9:55 am - Concurrent Sessions

Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

 The Rise of Food Transparency

 Information Resources Inc.

 Track 2 - Category of Focus: Dairy

 Formulating with Non-standard of Identity Cheese as an Ingredient 

Whitehall Specialties

Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies

 Gum Acacia: New Technology for Non-GMO Applications

 Farbest Brands

Track 4 - Functional Concerns

 Novel Ingredients for Crispier Batter Coatings

 Roquette America

Track 5 - Vegetarian and Analog Products

The Use of Modified Potato Starches to Formulate Gummy Candy with Partial or Complete Gelatin Replacement


10:00 am - 10:25 am

Exhibits and Refreshments


10:30 am - 11:45 am

Applications Lab A

 Achieving Textural Satisfaction....Experience the Difference

 CP Kelco

Applications Lab B

Accelerating Sweet Success: Sweetener Innovations for Sugar Reduction


11:50 am - 12:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions


Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

 Non-GMO Ingredient Options

 BI Nutraceuticals

Track 2 - Formulate to Reduce Allergens

 Managing Food Allergen Risks Using Pulse Ingredients

 Best Cooking Pulses

 Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies

 Functional Cellulosic Technologies for Gluten Free Bakery Applications

 Dow Food Solutions

Track 4 - Functional Concerns

The Benefits of Cold-water Swelling Potato Starches in Different Product Formulations


Track 5 - Vegetarian and Analog Products

 Piecing Together the Puzzle of Plant-Focused Foods

 Ashland Specialty Ingredients

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm



1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Applications Lab A - Class Is In: GELITA's Collagen Protein College



Applications Lab B - Iconic Flavor for Every Application



2:45 pm - 3:25 pm 

Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

Consumer's Perspective on Negative on Sugar, Substitutes and Solution to Help Navigate Food System

DuPont Nutrition and Health

Track 2 - Focus on Flavor

Bridging the Flavor Gap

Red Arrow

Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies

The Most Important Ingredient in Successful Product Development: Your Consumer

Vegy Vida & Brandcraft Strategy

Track 4 - Product Development

The gsqa Value: Supply Chain Quality Management


Track 5


3:30 - 5:00 pm

Exhibits and Networking Reception

 Connect with industry peers, continue conversations, visit exhibits and get answers to your questions, while enjoying beverages and light appetizers.