Food Industry Webinars & Online Events

Addressing Food Safety and Quality Challenges in Food Manufacturing

To make it in food manufacturing, organizations need tools in place to ensure food quality and support food safety requirements. While smaller manufacturers can get by using manual processes and spreadsheets to support compliance and quality, as a company grows, so too does its need for a software solution that can ensure full lot/serial traceability, […]

Sustainability’s Role in Food & Beverage Corporate Social Responsibility

OCTOBER PLANT STORY: SUSTAINABILITY Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important way for food & beverage companies to appeal to consumers, especially younger ones. Sustainability is a multifaceted concept that has impacts from farm to store shelf. Our October feature will look at some of the most common, and successful, strategies that companies follow to maintain […]

Webinar: Safety Considerations for Pet Food

This webinar will provide a global assessment of recalls and regulatory challenges for pet food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, and retailers. More importantly, experts will share experiences and examples for microbiological and chemical preventive controls to enhance the safety of pet food ingredients and finished pet foods. Featured speakers include Jeff Lucas, Senior Director of Expert Services, […]

Upcycled Food: Trend or Transformation?

Whole Foods declared Upcycling one of the top food trends to watch in 2021 and 60% of consumers say they want to see more upcycled products on shelves (MATTSON). But is the food & beverage industry ready to meet this growing demand? How can we scale what remains a very niche category? And what is […]

Nutrition & Brain Function with Nancy Poznak, MS, CHES, Founder of BotaniCuisine

NUTRITION BASICS A brief overview. SUBSTANCES THAT HELP AND SUBSTANCES THAT HURT OUR BRAIN Specific substances in foods, such as phytonutrients, are beneficial. Some beneficial substances can be harmful if too much is ingested, and other substances hurt our brain. There are nutrients associated with memory preservation and other with memory loss. NUTRIGENOMICS How foods change gene […]

Processing Automation: When Will the Robots Arrive?

Chronic labor shortages in poultry processing plants were only exacerbated by the pandemic. Robots have been in poultry plants performing routine tasks like stacking boxes on pallets, but jobs that require more flexibility and need to be performed on items of varying shapes and sizes have been more difficult to automate. How and when will […]

How -omics, Digitalization Will Change the Poultry Industry

Alexandra Smith, Ph.D., manager of microbial ecology and genetics, Arm and Hammer, will share insights on the future of poultry gut microbiome control. Mark Fife, Ph.D., head of biotechnology, Aviagen will present about the possibilities and hurdles facing CRISPR and other genomic techniques for poultry. Join us for a discussion of CRISPR techniques and what potential […]

Advanced Water Recovery and Reuse in the F&B Industry – A Case Study from Frito-Lay

Water scarcity is a global concern for the twenty-first century and a global water crisis threatens the public health, security, economy, stability and environmental sustainability of all nations. The Food and Beverage industry has made great strides towards reducing their water consumption and increasing the water reuse. Frito-Lay’s Casa Grande facility is a snack foods […]

Are Your Hoses Compromising Your Food Safety?

Takeaways from this webinar: For a product that seen all over the plant, hoses are an often overlooked part of your overall plan for food safety. But every product that you have the power to specify should be considered for its impact on food safety, and hoses are no different. Whether your concerns are high […]

Webinar: A Look Ahead: Total Wellness in 2022

Health and wellness is now the single most powerful consumer force, as the full spectrum of consumers’ well-being needs are reshaped as a result of the global pandemic. Though certainly still top of mind, consumers’ desires to take charge of their health, live purposefully, and improve their lives goes beyond diets and ingredients. NielsenIQ’s latest webinar […]

“Real Time IoT Cold Chain and beyond….. What technology is available out there and what to look for”

We’re excited to welcome Alex Guillen, Director Life Science and Pharma at Tive Inc. as our first presenter of the year. Alex is also a Board member of Switrace SA and former Global Cold Chain Director, Fisher Clinical Services and several roles over 15 years in the pharmaceutical cold chain, building businesses and operations, including Director Commercial […]

Calculate the Financial Impact of OEE Improvements

Do you have an OEE calculator? As an Operations or Production professional, can you convince key stakeholders of the financial impact of OEE improvements?  Join TBM Operations consultants at they share their framework for demonstrating process improvements in financial terms. Learn how to build an OEE calculator that will transform “cost” discussions into “investment” decisions. You will leave understanding how to […]