February 16, 2021 to February 18, 2021

BakingTECH 2021: Innovating for a Competitive Future

BakingTech is the baking industry’s leading technology conference and exposition. ASB’s annual conference offers technical solutions, insight and experience. Over 1,000 baking professionals participate in a number of venues where knowledge and information is shared.

Attend 15 innovative technical presentations. Meet with over 150 equipment and ingredient suppliers. Participate in professional workshops and luncheons. Attend the Leadership Discussion where you can hear it first from the experts.

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Session title: Strategic Themes in Food and Nutrition: A Coronavirus Update

Session description: COVID-19 had an unprecedented impact on food and nutrition, an industry that was already in a continuous pattern of change. Through extensive worldwide research, Euromonitor International identified a series of strategic themes in food and nutrition that shape both consumer preferences and producer responses, molding the global market as a result. In this presentation, Euromonitor International assesses the impact COVID-19 has had on these themes, indicating how consumer concerns and behaviors shifted, how food and nutrition producers responded and how all are evolving alongside the pandemic.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the overarching global trends in food and nutrition

2. Discover the impact of the pandemic on these trends and implications for consumer behavior

3. Learn which consumer preferences and concerns in food accelerated because of COVID-19 and determine the best opportunities going forward

Session date and time: Wednesday, 17 February at 1 PM CST

Speaker name: Tom Rees, Food and Nutrition Industry Manager