Top 10 trends for 2016 by Innova Market Insights
11:00 - 11:40
Manager - Market Analysis
Innova Market Insights

• Pinpointing the top five food trends in 2016

• Explaining what is driving these trends

• How can companies in Turkey adapt to meet them?

• Looking forward: which trends are likely to last and develop in the long term?

Panel discussion: Debating approaches to salt reduction
12:00 - 13:00
Turkish Kidney Foundation
Food Engineer and Senior Research Scientist
TUBITAK Marmara Research Center Food Institute
Key Account Manager - Culture & Enzymes Division
Chr Hansen
Nutrition & Health Manager
Unilever Turkey

• Explaining the current situation regarding salt intake in Turkey

• What are the problems around high salt consumption?

• Which sectors have the biggest challenge in reducing salt?

• Discussing ways to reduce salt:

• Regulation - Reformulation - Stealth approach - Consumer education

• Highlighting best practice examples from other regions

• How to reduce salt without losing flavour and functionality

Balancing calories in our lifestyles with naturally sourced options – what are the challenges and solutions for Food & Beverage manufacturers?
14:00 - 14:40
Senior Marketing Manager

• Calories from sugar under scrutiny; what is the context, and what are consumers thinking?

• How is the market reacting ; an overview of the 2015 sugar reduction activity in Food & Beverage (Turkey and Europe, Global), with Mintel GNPD

• An emerging new "green" category; what is the scope for growth, and is there enough room on the shop shelf?

• Positioning to drive sales ; what consumers want to see on the labels, how to position ‘naturality'

Shedding light on the evolving regulatory landscape
15:00 - 15:40
Senior Regulatory Advisor
Leatherhead Food Research

• Pinpointing the latest changes in regulations in Turkey

• Which sectors of the food industry are likely to be impacted by these changes?

• Advice on how best to implement these changes

R&D and investment supports in the food industry
16:00 - 16:40
R&D Project Manager
Etkin Project Management & Consultancy