13th – 14th May 2019 | Amsterdam

Inspiration for your Innovation

Join a global network of innovators at the World Food Innovate Summit. You'll learn how to:

  • Distinguish your product in a saturated market
  • Achieve a cleaner label without sacrificing taste or tradition
  • Discover and define the latest trends in consumer behaviour and buying patterns across the world
  • Enhance product formulation with some of the most innovative and exciting ingredients
  • Plan your product life-cycle journey with break-through technologies
  • Develop strategies and tailoring techniques for expansion into new markets
  • Improve new product launch success rate
  • Align products and future projects with the shifting consumer trends
  • Find new inspiration for NPD and innovation through new techniques and ingredients

For the 2-day agenda, speakers & early bird discounts, download the brochure.

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Featured Speakers 2019

Adam Geilesky

Hotel Chocolat Plc.

Head of Cocoa Innovation

Aleksandra Borycka

Kompania Piwowarska

Insights Director, Strategy Department

Alla Ouvarova

Two Chicks

Director

Anna Richey

Two Chicks

Director

Bertrand Swiderski

Carrefour

Sustainability Director

Charlotte Pedersen

GAIN – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Senior Advisor

Dariush Ajami

Beyond Meat

Chief Innovation Officer

Emanuel Gävert

Mondelez International

Growth Platform Lead

Fabio Ziemssen

NX-FOOD (METRO AG)

Director of Food Innovation

Gerrit Smit

Yili

Managing Director, Yili Innovation Center Europe

Halak Parikh

Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd

Head of CoE Technical Insights

Heidi Jungar

K Group

Customer Insight Director

Dr Ivan Petyaev

Lycotec

Director

Jakob Lindblad

Lantmännen

Innovation Project Manager, Central R&D

Jessica Conrad

Galler Chocolatiers SA

Head of Savoir-Faire, R&D Chocolatier

Leif Sjoblom

Löfbergs

Country Manager

Mads Friis Østergaard-Clausen

Arla Unika

Creator of Fine Cheeses & other Dairy Products

Maija Kauppi

Vaasan Ltd

Head of Product Development

Michele Kellerhals

Hochschule Luzern

Head of Institute & Programme Director Institute for Innovation & Technology Management

Moyosola Okoyé

Danone

Director - Strategy, Product Innovation & Insights Africa

Pinar Hosafci

Euromonitor International

Industry Manager - Food and Nutrition

Sevda Altunelli

Domino's Pizza Turkey

Innovation & Product Development Manager

Siet Sijtsema

Wageningen University and Research

Consumer Researcher Food and Innovation

Stella Peace

Nomad Foods Europe

Group R&D Director

Luis Carlos Chacón

Forbes Latin America | BusinessCase

Op-Ed Columnist | Global Growth Consultant

In the Press

Here's the latest industry & summit news...

The PR Hacks That Exceeded These Entrepreneurs' Expectations

In 2018 Damien Lee, founder and CEO of noodle company Mr Lee’s Pure Foods, was one of the speakers at the international World Food Innovate Summit. It led to mainstream media coverage in the French language, and ultimately to being discovered by one of the largest supermarket networks in France, which they are now in advanced discussions with.

5 Key Food Product Trends to Look Out For in 2019

Far more than just a buzzword, sustainability – and the environmental impact of food production – is a matter that will be at the forefront of consumer and manufacturers’ minds this year. We can also expect to see consumer demands continue to shift, whether that’s in favour of vegan products, meat alternatives or CBD-based products. Here’s our run-down of some of the key trends you will be seeing more of this year.

Food Innovate Summit was as much an essential networking event as it was a vital learning process. Having access to so many senior team members from all the names you know in the food industry was incredible, being able to grow and share in their hard-earned experience.

Damien Lee, CEO and Founder of Mr Lee's Pure Foods Ltd.

Good news for all impact lovers – there is hope in the food crisis. Just connect pioneers with food experts. The Food Innovate Summit showed to me how fruitful such connections can be

Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord MBE, CEO at Bayer Foundations

Very inspiring and fruitful

Innovation Manager, Danone

It was fantastic and exceeded ALL of my expectations.

Shane Durkee, Chief Innovation Officer, Swanson Health Products

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