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FiNA Theater: CPG Roundtable: 3 founders define sustainability practices 243
In this engaging roundtable session, the founders of two CPG companies discuss sustainability and what it means for their businesses. Whether it’s sourcing ingredients from local farmers or investing in recycled packaging, sustainability is an integral part ...
FiNA Theater: Inside Organic: Elevating the benefits of organic from seed to shelf 264
This Inside Organic session will bring together industry experts to dive into the data shaping today’s organic marketplace and tackle issues that can be a barrier to elevating organic certification. Hear from Sherry Frey, Vice President Total Wellness, ...
FiNA Theater: How to build a great-tasting functional beverage 242
That’s too gritty. This is too bitter. Oh my, what an aftertaste! Those are only a few of the common complaints about beverage formulations. A functional beverage may have the best health benefits in the world, but if it doesn’t taste good, no one wants it. During ...
FiNA Theater: Top food industry trends 241
What’s trending today? Find out what’s making waves in finished products. Additionally, we’ll look at trending food ingredients and how they’re positioned to inspire the product pipeline. We’ll also explore the latest in packaging. Is sustainable packaging ...
FiNA Theater: Formulating for growth 260
As health concerns like diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer continue to grow in the US, consumer and government focus on food formulations and ingredients continues to grow as well. This is driving a renewed focus on sodium, sugar (in particular added ...
FiNA Theater: Taste of Food ingredients North America: Women of color food scientists introduce heritage ingredients 240
Here’s an opportunity to learn—and celebrate—what unique research and development specialists bring to the industry. With global ingredients and modern spins on heritage dishes in the spotlight, opportunity abounds for disruption, from snacks to beverages ...
FiNA Theater: What does an inclusive industry look like? 239
In this FiNA Theater interview, we’ll move beyond the buzzword and into the real-world application of diversity in action. In 30 minutes, we’ll tackle the subject with a few diversity champions by discussing how we can build a better industry because of our ...
FiNA Theater: Go Nuts: Formulation and sustainability considerations 254
Nuts continue to grow in popularity among consumers and product developers, as they are a healthy inclusion, versatile in their flavor profile, and ability to fit into different kinds of products. However, there are many considerations from sustainable ...
FiNA Theater:  Ensuring Ethical Supply Chains: Navigating the EU due diligence directive and challenges of alternative ingredient sourcing 253
Explore the crucial aspects of EU diligence and its far-reaching implications on global resourcing and supply chain traceability. Learn more about the EU Due Diligence directive, examining its key requirements and how businesses can effectively implement ...
FiNA Theater: State of sweeteners 252
Sweetener selection can be dependent on many issues, ranging from formulation needs and target demographic to caloric profile and regulatory status in a given geo. Health considerations have been center stage as rates of obesity and diabetes increase, while ...
FiNA Theater: The Future of Food is Upcycled 235
This session is primed to deliver information about the burgeoning upcycled food movement, from ingredient origins to the vast range of sustainable formulations you can develop. Join Karen Butler, Food & Beverage Insider’s senior managing editor, for an ...
FiNA Theater: How to handle a product recall like a pro 276
The word "recall" is a source of discomfort for many CEOs and compliance leaders. But it's a reality of doing business, especially in the food industry. The Peanut Corporation of America's 2008 Salmonella recall, which resulted in the deaths of nine people and the ...
FiNA Theater: Legal Survival Guide for Food Brands: Insights from a foodborne illness attorney on staying lawsuit-proof in a risky world 259
Gain invaluable knowledge on safeguarding your business from potential lawsuits, presented through the eyes of a seasoned food safety attorney. Join us for this 30-minute presentation where our expert speaker will explore regulatory compliance, risk ...
FiNA Theater: Fireside chat: Mission possible 233
Two established, respected CPG founders discuss how being mission driven has helped establish their industry presence. We’ll get into deeper discussions on how these founders have helped develop a voice for sustainable farming, sourcing ingredients with ...
FiNA Theater: The Great Debate: A battle for the generations 261
Join us for a great debate as we dive into generational trends in food and beverage products. What are Boomers most likely to purchase? Is Gen Z focused on sustainability, particularly upcycling? Do Millennials feel the same way? A market research professional ...
FiNA Theater: Sweet Innovations: Chocolate, confections & more 262
Dr. Linsen Liu certainly boasts one of the sweetest careers in the world as vice president of sciences at Guittard Chocolate Co. During this half-hour session, he’ll discuss his ascension, plus everything you wanted to know about chocolate and confections. ...