7th Annual World Food Technology & Innovation 2008: Shaping the future of the food industry

Dates: 17-19th November 2008 Venue: World Trade Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Website: www.foodinnovate.com
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* Manufacturing
* Innovation
* Research
* Sustainabily
* Nutrition
* Nizo

* Food
* Manufacturing
* Event

* Southwark - London, Greater - England

Oct. 13, 2008 - PRLog -- This must attend event is going from strength to strength with recent additions from Mars, Cadbury and Kraft Foods.

This year the event includes an entire programme dedicated to food manufacturing, as well as the established programme relating to innovation and NPD. Both programmes have been put together following extensive research with our advisory boards to ensure it truly reflects the current challenges facing the industry today.

Now in its 7th year, the event will feature keynote sessions from the following industry leaders:

Chris McCann, ES Country Head - UK, Wal-Mart Global Procurement
Paul Isherwood, Director, Innovation & External Networks, GlaxoSmithKline Nutritional Healthcare
Jeff Bellairs, G-WIN Director, Worldwide Innovation Network, General Mills
Tom Butz, Vice President, Worldwide Engineering, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
Dr. Tadashi Noguchi, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé Nutrition Council Japan, & Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Randy Darcy, Executive Vice President Worldwide Operations, General Mills

Delegates pay one price and are able to attend sessions from either programme ensuring they get the most out of the event!

Conference Highlights include:
Sustainable, nutritious, and clean label products within the commodity crunch
Coca-Cola Europe: Charting water use throughout operations - achieving manufacturing efficiency with minimum water usage
Nestlé Research Centre: Creating the personalised food and nutrition of the future
Kellogg Company: Smart manufacturing strategies to buffer cost inflation
European Food Standards Association, EFSA: Substantiating health claims
Arla Foods: Achieving sustainable food production throughout the product life cycle

An integral part of the event this year on 19th November is a behind the scenes tour of Nizo’s research and processing centres. Nizo is one of the most advanced independent research companies in the world, with a research facility and one of the worlds largest food grade facilities on the same site. This unique tour will give delegates the opportunity to:
• Take part in an exclusive tour of Nizo's research facility
• Gain a unique insight into Nizo's Food Application Centre
• See first hand how Europe's largest food grade pilot plant operates
• Hear from Nizo's leading experts on their latest strategies to ensure success

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World Trade Group (WTG) is a market-leading events company that brings together senior executives from world-class organisations for a unique blend of knowledge sharing, networking and striking business partnerships.
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Tags:Food, Manufacturing, Innovation, Research, Sustainabily, Nutrition, Nizo
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