Now in its 3rd series, FoodNext.Africa is dedicated to capturing the conversation around food disruption across the value chain from farm-to-fork. Focused on creating sustainable food systems, new products, fortified innovative distribution models and the latest consumer adoption driving retail.
The event is curated around an agenda of critical debate – hosted by business leaders and innovators providing insights into embracing market changes, scaling up new projects and meeting the rapidly evolving needs of consumers.
“FoodNext Johannesburg 2019 was so informative. Planned to attend, do my panel presentation and head out to work. Innovative products presentations from young business owners kept me in my seat. I left the event inspired and realised that the pie is big enough for all of us. Find your passion, work at it and brighten that corner. It’s possible…”
Matlou Setati, Executive: Food Safety Initiative, Consumer Goods Council of South Africa
Keynote address: Moving from sustainability to regeneration – Transforming a food system from agriculture to industry
Ingredient innovation – How is innovations driving ‘next generation’ products within the f&b sector?
Foodwaste – How is innovation creating smart solutions?
What will food retail and delivery look like in 2030?
The future of snacking – What are consumers craving?
Gut health: Is fortified foods driving good digestive health?
The ‘Green Rush’ – Is cannabis food’s next functional ingredient?
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Donovan Will, Director, ProVeg
Jessica Katlowitz, Registered Dietitian, The Green Dietitian
Nicola Jenkin, Director, Pinpoint Sustainability
Prof. Suzan Oelofse, Research Group Leader: Waste Department, CSIR
Prof. Olaniyi Amos Fawole, Senior Researcher: Postharvest Horticulture Research, SA Chair in Postharvest Technology, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Stellenbosch
Sanjeev Raghubir, Group Sustainability Manager, Shoprite & Checkers
Sam Smout, Waste Sector Desk Analyst, Green Cape
Peter Daniel, Director, Superfoods
Paul Simon, Founder & CEO, Uber Flavour
Dr. Harris Steinman, Medical Doctor, Food & Allergy Consulting & Testing Services
For more information click here to visit the FoodNext.Africa website