Food & Nutrition - 25 years
Welcome to “The Future's Menu” an IMCD Virtual Event
December 7, 9 and 10
Committed to inspiring innovation in the Food and Nutrition industry, IMCD will host its first global virtual event, “The Future's Menu”.
Explore with us what the future's menu holds!
On December 7, 9 and 10, IMCD will address what drives new product development today, considering global consumer trends from unique local perspectives. Explore our most recent food and beverage concepts in our 3D virtual laboratory where IMCD experts will share insights to support you in crafting products that meet consumer and end user needs – today and tomorrow.
Why should you not miss this event?
- Access consumer insights
- Hear from world-leading food specialists
- Find inspiration from our latest concepts
- Get your questions answered by our speakers and IMCD specialists
Discover IMCD’s latest enhancements to the labs in our Technical Centre
What's on the menu?
3D Virtual Laboratory with 16 product concepts distributed in six applications:
- Bakery and Snacks
- Confectionary and Chocolate
- Dairy and Dairy Alternatives
- Nutrition and Savoury
- Meat Alternatives
Five Live Events – Hosted by IMCD, Innova Market Insights and top global food ingredient products.
Live Sessions – Get Inspired by IMCD and Supplier Partners
8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET
The Unveiling: A Discovery of IMCD’s Enhanced Technical Capabilities
Discover the versatility and convenience of IMCD Food & Nutrition’s enhanced technical capabilities and expertise developed to accelerate innovation and the product development experience.
Be part of this exclusive event as IMCD unveils its latest expansion including two new application laboratories dedicated to serving the North America market.
40-minute session where IMCD experts will discuss consumer trends in the meat analogue market and how to overcome plant-based protein application challenges.
Meat alternatives that meet current consumer demands, plus fit a healthy diet are challenging. Learn solutions that help obtain the right texture, sensorial appeal and nutritional values for these applications. IMCD will also demonstrate our concepts for a delicious vegan, clean-label burger.
8 a.m. PT/ 11 a.m. ET
Top 10 Food and Beverage Trends for 2021
40-minute presentation from Innova Market Insights’ Nicole Jansen, Insights & Innovation Manager, sharing Top 10 Food and Beverage trends that will influence consumers’ purchase decisions in 2021.
7 a.m. PT/ 10 a.m. ET
Panel Discussion – Why is Innovation the Answer During Critical Times?
40-minute discussion featuring BENEO, Givaudan, Roquette and other important food ingredients players debating the importance of innovation in the food and beverage industry during and post COVID-19.
8 a.m. PT/ 11 a.m. ET
Protein Enrichment: Nutritional, Functional and Delicious – Demonstration Session
During this 40-minute session, IMCD experts will demonstrate how to overcome organoleptic challenges of protein enrichment by utilizing our formulation expertise to improve texture and flavour, plus mouthfeel.
We will cover a range of protein sources – both animal origin and vegan/plant-based – and demonstrate how to obtain the best performance out of these ingredients. Join this event to learn how to select the best proteins for different applications based on functional properties and the impact protein fortification can have on finished products.