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Book Now & Save €150! Covid Chaos, Food & Drink Trends Turned On Their Heads, Changed Behaviours… NPD Drives On & We Need New NPD Strategies To Adapt To The New Normal! 

Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations. A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 11th February 2021, The Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam. 

Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations. A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 11th February 2021, The Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam. 

Shape Your Food & Drink Strategies With Insights Into The Hottest Trends & Innovations That Are The Perfect Recipe For Profitable NPD:

  1. Win Big With The Latest Lucrative Health & Ingredients Trends: Drive product success, nutritional value and satisfy consumer demands to propel profits
  2. Profitable Plant-Based Products Which Appeal To The Masses: Perfect texture, flavour and taste for fly-off-the-shelf, plant-powered NPD
  3. Hot Trends & Innovations To Excite Consumers: Drive commercially-successful NPD which impresses consumers and boosts sales
  4. Deep-Dive Into The Mind Of The Consumer! Guarantee your products thrive despite the rapidly-changing trends and interests of shoppers
  5. Boost Sustainability With Innovative Methods: Get the seal of approval with sustainable NPD which meets environmental considerations and still drives commercial success
  6. It’s More Than Just Plastic! Deliver On Your Packaging Promise: Packaging solutions which appease eco-conscious consumers, are cost-effective and reduce
    environmental impact
  7. Focus On Low-Sugar NPD: The latest tools and solutions to assist your portfolio in its journey towards sugar reduction
  8. On-Trend, Convenient Products For Time-Poor Consumers: Innovate your portfolio with convenient products that stand-out in a growing space

20 Food & Drink Brands Speaking. One Inspiring Day: Health Trends • Plant-Based • Alternative & Free-From • Sustainable NPD • Consumer & Shopper Demands • NPD Success • Market Trends & Innovations • Packaging & Plastics • Sugar Reduction • Snacking & Convenience

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‘I could not have asked for a better immersion and networking opportunity.’ 

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The Food & Drink NPD Amsterdam Conference At A Glance

20

Food & Drink Brand Speakers

100%

Average Satisfaction Rate

10

Advanced Topic Streams

9

International Perspectives

1

Inspiring Day

Can You Help Drive Food & Drink NPD & Innovation? For more information on how speak, exhibit or arrange one-to-one meetings at this market-leading conference, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodproductconference.com.

Book Your Exhibition Stand & 2 Delegate Passes Before Thursday 20th August & Save Up To €1,000! Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email partner@foodproductconference.com or call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 for more information.

Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations.

Please See Below For The NPD Food & Drink Amsterdam Conference Programme Outline. For The Full Agenda, Click Here >>

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09:00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dale Cunningham, Head of Product Development, Mars Food

A HEALTHIER BUSINESS

09.20 Balancing Health Trends With Commercial & Operational Realities

Speaker to be announced.

PLANT-BASED INNOVATIONS

09.40 Capitalise On The Plant-Based Trend To Create Profitable Plant-Based Foods With Mass Appeal

Antje Schubert, Managing Director, Western Europe, Nomad Foods

ALTERNATIVE INGREDIENTS & FREE-FROM 

10.00 Break-Out Discussions

A) Protein Alternatives
Gea de Groot, Head of Product Strategy Lipids, FrieslandCampina

B) Alcohol-Free
C) Dairy-Free
D) Gluten-Free
E) Vegan

10.30 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

11.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodproductconference.com 

SUSTAINABILITY 

11.30 Get The Seal Of Approval With Sustainable NPD Which Meets Environmental Considerations & Still Drives Commercial Success

Grégory Faure, Innovation Controller – Continental Europe, Princes Ltd

CONSUMER & SHOPPER DEMANDS - Panel Debate

12.10 Deep-Dive Into The Mind Of The Consumer! Align Your Strategy With The Latest Consumer Demands & Shopper Behaviours For Winning NPD & Guaranteed Sales

Ricardo Piccolo, Category Director (Infant & Medical Food) Continental Europe, Kraft Heinz

Daria Mai, Head of Product, Honest Food Company

Sara De Angelis, Southern Europe Marketing Director, Délifrance

12.40 Lunch & Informal Networking For Speakers, Delegates & Partners

13.10 Informal Breakout Discussions
A) Nutrition
B) CBD
C) Natural
D) Clean-Label
E) Local

13.40 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Hadrien Cadiou, Global R&D Senior Consumer Scientist, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE)

NPD SUCCESS - Case Study

13.50 Convert Light-Bulb Moments Into Products On The Shelf With That 'Straight-In-My-Basket' NPD Success

Emanuel Gavert, Inventor – SnackFutures, Mondelēz International

KEY-MARKET TRENDS & INNOVATIONS - Panel Debate

14.10 Identify Key Market Trends That Drive Commercially-Successful Products & Excite Consumers With Impressive Innovations Which Boost Sales

Scott Peppel, Director, Food Innovation, Starbucks

Lisa Whitworth, Customer Marketing Director – Northern Europe, Diageo

Anna Talach, Global Product Manager– Milk UK, Arla Foods

Ricardo Piccolo, Category Director (Infant & Medical Food) Continental Europe, Kraft Heinz

Olivier Sevenou, R&D Lead – Future-Facing/ Health & Wellbeing, pladis

Erika Ollen, Founder, GNISTA

PACKAGING & PLASTIC

14.40 Is The Food & Drink Industry Delivering On Its Packaging Promise? Approaching Packaging Solutions Which Appease Eco-Conscious Consumers, Limit Confusion, Are Cost-Effective & Reduce Environmental Impact

Patrick Lesueur, Group R&D Director, Bonduelle

11.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodproductconference.com 

15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

LOW-SUGAR INNOVATIONS - Double Perspective

16.00 It’s Not Going Anywhere! Explore Innovative Ways To Incorporate The Long-Standing Sugar Reduction Trend Into Your NPD Portfolio

16.00 Alvaro Vela, Marketing Director, Starbucks Spain & Portugal

16.20 Jaap Matthijsen, International Director, A.G. Barr p.l.c, United Kingdom

SNACKING & CONVENIENCE

16.40 Is Your NPD Good To Go? Deliver Products That Meet The Needs Of Time-Poor Consumers & Capitalise On Consumer Demands

Speaker To Be Announced. Please Check The Website For Details.

17.00 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

33 Food & Drink Brands In One Day Reveal Unstoppable Food & Drink Trends & Innovations For Best-Selling Products & Attention-Grabbing Marketing: Capitalise On Critical Vegan, Plant-Based, Health, Sustainability, Convenience & Retail Trends For Captivating Products That Excite Shoppers With The Latest Flavours, Ingredients & International Cuisines, On-Trend Packaging, Profitable NPD Strategies & Engaging Marketing Campaigns

A One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event, 14th January 2021, London.