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ANUGA sets for ifood 2015 – innovation food conference

* Representatives from the fields of business, research and politics discuss the food production of tomorrow

 * The German Institute for Food Technologies (DIL) is organizing the international forum for the third time


For the first time, Anuga is the setting for the ifood 2015 – Innovation Food Conference. Every two years, the German Institute for Food Technologies (DIL) organizes this international dialogue platform. This year, representatives from the fields of business, research and politics will discuss the theme food production and world nutrition of tomorrow on 12 and 13 October 2015. At Anuga, the world’s biggest trade fair for food and beverages, around 6,800 exhibitors from around 100 countries will be meeting up with around 155,000 trade visitors from approx. 190 countries from 10 to 14 October 2015.


Four key topics will dominate the course of the ifood conference:

* Industry 4.0 – The Internet of Things

* Consumer trends – the driving force

* New foods – technological innovations

* Converging industries – borderless exchange


The ranks of the high-profile speakers include among others,

* Prof. Michael Hüther – Director, German Institute for Economic Research, Cologne

* Hanni Rützler – nutritionist, health psychologist trend researcher, futurefoodstudio

* Enrico Krien – Senior Business Consultant, Nielsen Germany

* Dr. Christian Janze – Partner, Ernst & Young, Director of the German Agribusiness Initiative

* John David Roeg – Senior Analyst Consumer Foods Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR)

* Olaf Lies – Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport for Lower Saxony

* Prof. Jannik H. Schmidt – CEO, 2.-0 LCA consultants


The conference will be held in English and will take place in the Rheinsaal, Congress Centre North at Koelnmesse.


For further information, an overview of the program and to register: www.ifoodconference.com


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