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Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference @ The Waldorf Hilton, London
May 21 all-day

What’s going to be the ultimate, must-use food trend, ingredient, flavour or innovation in 2019? How can food and drink brands capitalise on the shift towards health? Which packaging innovations will satisfy eco-conscious consumers and keep them coming back to your brand? In 1 day, get fresh inspiration from 36 brands and retailers including Selfridges, Birds Eye, Waitrose, Prezzo, innocent drinks, Asahi, Co-operative Group and many more at the 6th annual, ground-breaking Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference on 21st May in central London. Download brochure.

Take just one day out of the office and learn to capitalise on the latest must-have ingredients and flavour trends; the consumer shift towards health, vegan, plant-based and sustainable packaging; international cuisine and convenience with inspiring NPD and attention-grabbing shopper marketing and communications. Quote ‘Foodbev150’ when registering online here to save £150!

Sweets and Snacks Expo @ McCormick Place
May 21 – May 23 all-day
Sweets and Snacks Expo @ McCormick Place | Chicago | Illinois | United States

At the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago, confectionery and snack food companies will be able to find the largest variety of new product innovation and get access to packaging, merchandising, research and industry insights not seen elsewhere. The show is an ideal place to anticipate the next industry trends, access a curated selection of snack and candy products, and get solutions designed specifically to address your business challenges.

Over 800 exhibitors will attend in 2019, showcasing over 2,000 new candy and snack products to give you a chance to be first-to-market. 

Thaifex – World of Food Asia 2019 @ IMPACT Exhibition Center Hall 5 – 12 IMPACT Challenger Hall 1 – 3 IMPACT Muang Thong Thani Bangkok, Thailand
May 28 – Jun 1 all-day

Thaifex – World of Food Asia has grown to become the largest food and beverage trade show in the region, bringing together the most comprehensive selection of food and beverages, foodservice and food technology products from all over the world to Southeast Asia.

Free From Functional Food & Health Ingredients @ Fira Barcelona Montjuïc
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Free From Functional Food & Health Ingredients @ Fira Barcelona Montjuïc | Barcelona | Catalunya | Spain

Free From Functional Food & Health Ingredients (FFF&HI) 2019 examines the trend for free from and functional food, and attracts visitors working with mainstream and multiple retail companies, supermarkets, importers, distributors and traders. The 2018 expo featured more than 306 exhibitors from 41 countries around the globe, and attracted more than 3,800 buyers. 

FFF&HI will include innovation tours, conferences, and awards, so you can be sure to get the most out of this specialist event for free from and functional food innovations.

Expo Wine and Beer @ Riesco Space
May 30 – Jun 1 all-day
Expo Wine and Beer @ Riesco Space | Las Condes | Región Metropolitana | Chile

Expect over 200 exhibitors at this year’s Expo Wine and Beer in the heart of Santiago. Share insights into this sector of the beverage industry with symposiums and courses to connect with industry professionals and expand your business. 

Don’s miss this opportunity to learn more about the Latin American wine and beer industry!

International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show @ Orange County Convention Center
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day
International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show @ Orange County Convention Center | Orlando | Florida | United States

The IDDBA show brings together today’s leaders with tomorrow’s innovators to all grow the future of their business. As the leading show in the industry, we attract over 9,000 attendees and exhibitors and feature over 2,000 booths. Gain valuable insights through informative presentations, buy and sell products and services, network face-to-face, and get inspired by elite speakers. This once-a-year experience targets serious buyers, merchandisers, and executives who all share an appreciation and passion for food and our industry.

IFT 19 @ New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day

IFT’s Annual Event and Food Expo is one of the largest events of its kind bringing together science of food professionals from around the globe representing all segments of the science of food profession—research and design, ingredients, safety and quality, technology, equipment, processing, packaging, manufacturing, suppliers and buyers, policy makers, and academics—all converging with the intention to inspire and transform collective knowledge into innovative solutions to help advance our planet’s food safety, nutrition, and sustainability. 

Over 17,000 attendees will converge at IFT19 providing you limitless opportunities to make new connections and expand your professional contacts.
Advance your career, your business, the profession, and the future of food all in four transformative days. Register now!

SmartFood Expo @ McCormick Place Convention Center
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day
SmartFood Expo @ McCormick Place Convention Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

SmartFood Expo brings together the best in food and beverage innovation. If you want to gain insight into the newest developments in the industry and expand your business, attend the 2019 edition and benefit from three days of education about the competitive marketplace.

The smart food movement has gained momentum recently, and SmartFood is here to take advantage of this by understanding what the better-for-you food market means.

ProPak Asia @ BITEC Bangkok
Jun 12 – Jun 15 all-day
ProPak Asia @ BITEC Bangkok | BANGKOK | Thailand

ProPak Asia is the number one and largest industry event of its kind in Asia. It’s Asia’s best platform to connect to the region’s rapidly expanding processing and packaging industries. Going from strength to strength every year, ProPak Asia has a proven track record over 25 years of delivering the highest quality and quantity trade buyers, the greatest number and selection of international suppliers, and the best showcase of latest technology and innovations.

Sustainable Foods Summit @ Sustainable Food Summit
Jun 13 – Jun 14 all-day

The 11th European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will showcase developments in food ingredients, new technologies, and green packaging. For the first time, the executive summit will look at the disruptive influence of new technologies on food production and marketing.

How are new technologies providing greater traceability in supply chains? What developments occurring in digital marketing and mobile apps? With plastic pollution a major concern for food & beverage firms, an update will be given on sustainable packaging options. What are the alternatives to plastic packaging? How can brands close their packaging loops? What new food ingredients are adding sustainable value to products? What innovations are occurring? Such questions will be addressed in a high-level forum.

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