Shaping the future food systems together’ is the central theme of the Foodvalley Summits 2020: an interactive, live-broadcast event, covering the latest market trends, innovations, opportunities and challenges in the fields of the Protein Shift, Food & Health and Circular AgriFood. The Foodvalley Summits, organized for entrepreneurs, researchers, policymakers and many other agrifood experts around the world, will take place on October 13 and 14.
Session title: Preventative health: spotlight on functionality and plant-based diets
Session description: The emergence of the global pandemic has boosted consumer interest in being healthy. As a result, demand for plant-based diets and targeted functionality as a key component of wellbeing have been expedited. Among all, immunity has been one of the biggest concerns during the COVID-19 health crisis. Demand for ingredients targeted at certain need states (sleep, relax, calm) has also been accelerated. This presentation will give an overview of the increased interest in preventative health and opportunities moving forward.
Session date: 13 October
Speaker: Maria Mascaraque, Global Industry Manager