Mark Tisdale, Publisher, Food Engineering
The State of Food Manufacturing
Debra Schug, Editor in Chief, Food Engineering
Speaker: Phil Viruso, Vice President of Manufacturing, LiDestri Food and Drink
What will a food factory look like in 2029? This session will address how future food plants will need to employ a higher level of automation.
Speaker: Steve Townshend, Chief Operations Officer, Berner Foods
The retailing landscape is evolving to meet consumers’ needs. This session will provide insight from retailers on how the dynamic could affect food and beverage processing.
Speaker: Stewart T. Leeth, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Consumers and retailers are becoming more interested in how food is made. This session delves into the growing importance of traceability, transparency and creating a more sustainable supply chain.
Speaker: Su Rankin, Senior Vice President of Operations, Land O' Lakes, Inc.
Refreshment Break Stations
Eliminating Foreign Material Contamination with the Van der Graaf Drum Motor
Presented by Van der Graaf
Learn how to eliminate foreign material contamination with the Van der Graaf Drum Motor that requires no sprockets. Designed and engineered to drive conveyor belts in food processing plants where sanitation is paramount.
The Future of Dough Production
Presented by Zeppelin Systems USA
Learn how pre-hydration with DymoMix can save processors on mixing time while also increasing dough production.