Prepared Foods' R&D Applications Seminar Chicago

August 1-2, 2017

The Westin Lombard
Lombard, IL

Tuesday, August 1 2017

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Tuesday, August 1

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am - 9:10 am

Keynote: Health & Wellness Drives New Product Development, Labeling Trends

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Speaker: Andrew Mandzy, Director of Strategic Insights, Nielsen Read bio


9:15 am - 9:55 am - Concurrent Sessions

Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

The Rise of Food Transparency

Information Resources Inc.

Track 2 - Category of Focus: Dairy

Formulating with Non-standard of Identity Cheese as an Ingredient

Whitehall Specialties

Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies

Gum Acacia: New Technology for Non-GMO Applications

Farbest Brands

Track 4 - Functional Concerns

Novel Ingredients for Crispier Batter Coatings

Roquette America

Track 5 - Vegetarian and Analog Products

The Use of Modified Potato Starches to Formulate Gummy Candy with Partial or Complete Gelatin Replacement


10:00 am - 10:25 am

Exhibits and Refreshments


10:30 am - 11:45 am

Applications Lab A

Achieving Textural Satisfaction....Experience the Difference

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CP Kelco

Applications Lab B

Accelerating Sweet Success: Sweetener Innovations for Sugar Reduction

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11:50 am - 12:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions

Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

Non-GMO Ingredient Options

BI Nutraceuticals

Track 2 - Formulate to Reduce Allergens

Managing Food Allergen Risks Using Pulse Ingredients

Best Cooking Pulses

Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies

Functional Cellulosic Technologies for Gluten Free Bakery Applications

Dow Food Solutions

Track 4 - Functional Concerns

The Benefits of Cold-water Swelling Potato Starches in Different Product Formulations


Track 5 - Vegetarian and Analog Products

Piecing Together the Puzzle of Plant-Focused Foods

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Ashland Specialty Ingredients

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm



1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Applications Lab A - Class Is In: GELITA's Collagen Protein College

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Applications Lab B - Iconic Flavor for Every Application

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2:45 pm - 3:25 pm

Track 1 - Look Good on the Label

Consumer's Perspective on Sugar, Substitutes and Solution to Help Navigate Food System

DuPont Nutrition and Health

Track 2 - Focus on Flavor

Bridging the Flavor Gap

Red Arrow

Track 3 - Clean Label Strategies



Track 4 - Product Development

The gsqa Value: Supply Chain Quality Management


Track 5 - Product Development

It’s all about the Story – Right? A Novel Approach to Quantifying Differences in Products Using a Dynamic Storytelling Tool to Replace Surveys

U&I Collaboration

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Exhibits and Networking Reception

Connect with industry peers, continue conversations, visit exhibits and get answers to your questions, while enjoying beverages and light appetizers.