Speaker Interviews

Constantin Drapatz

Tracking clean label trends across the globe

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 Clean labels are more important than ever to today’s health-conscious and ingredient-savvy shoppers, but F&B manufacturers have to navigate regional and...
Clara Talens

Premium products and new ingredients drive innovation in bakery

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference Master Class 2019 The bread and bakery category is undergoing rapid new product development. The latest trends clearly show that increasingly health-conscious consumer...
PhD Renata Januszewska

Unlocking hidden messages in chocolate

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference Master Class 2019 How many sensory attributes are there to describe the experience of eating chocolate? 105 according to a new book co-authored by Renata Januszewska,...

Unlocking Canada’s vast plant-based protein potential

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 Canada’s reputation as an agricultural commodity-exporting behemoth is moving towards new innovative ideas about supply chain cooperation and delivering value-...
Minna Hakaoja

Plant-based ingredients: a sustainable market opportunity

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 There is growing consumer awareness about the social, environmental and health benefits of having a diverse and sustainable food supply chain. Minna Hakaoja,...
Marie-Pierre Membrives

“True diversity should be a sincere goal for organizations, and it starts with gender diversity”

FEATURED INTERVIEWEE Women's Networking Breakfast Marie-Pierre Membrives is a food scientist with years of industry experience. As a woman in the top management of a leading F&B company, she...

Removing regulatory obstacles to a plant-bred future

FEATURED SPEAKER Future of Nutrition Summit Plant breeding technologies are a unique tool to help tailor crops for better yield results and lessen the environmental impact of agriculture, and a...
Stina Spiegelberg

Stina Spiegelberg cooks up inspiration with ProVeg

FEATURED CHEF Plant-based Experience Stina Spiegelberg , a vegan TV chef and author of eight cookbooks, is dedicated to educating professionals and consumers about plant-based foods. She supports the...

How can dairy keep its edge?

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference Master Class 2019 How can dairy brands remain relevant faced with criticism of their environmental impact and consumers’ rising interests in alternatives such as plant-...

Sports science and personalisation key to sports nutrition going mainstream

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 Now that the active lifestyle and sports performance categories are merging, manufacturers need to discover how to ride the trends consumers engage with in order...

Sweetening the sugar bill

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 Prompted by public health requirements from consumers and authorities alike, reducing sugar content is a priority for F&B manufacturers. But what options do...
Kevin Verstrepen

New technologies improve age old fermentation process

FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference Master Class 2019 Yeast brings flavour to our fermented beverages. Using state-of-the-art technology to unlock the chemical composition of a certain beverage can help...