Online Free From Functional & Health Ingredients 2020 and Free From Expo Packaging 2020

November 24, 2020 to November 25, 2020

As part of the “Free From Functional & Health Ingredients” Expo, and Free From Expo Packaging, Enterprise Europe Network welcomes you to participate at the ONLINE International Matchmaking event on Free From, which takes place on the 24th, 25th and 26th of November.

At the Matchmaking event, you will meet online with potential business partners from all over the world. Register today and find your potential business partner! Participation is free of charge upon pre-registration.

Register now.

Session 1: Unpackaging Vegetarianism in Europe: How Different is Western and Eastern Europe When it Comes to Vegetarian Packaged Food?

Session description: The presentation aims to highlight the major vegetarian packaged food trends and product developments in Europe with an emphasis on highlighting the differences between the Western and Eastern regions. The discussion goes deeper than just contrasting market sizes as attitudes, lifestyles and consumer behaviour is also considered in order to give a comprehensive picture and explanation.

Session date and time:  Wednesday, November 25th, 11:25 – 11:40

Speaker: Roland Szaki, Analyst


Session 2: Traditions vs. Innovations: How New Dairy Trends Affect Lactose-free Products

Session description: In recent years, the global dairy market has seen a dynamic development. Among the main trends, two rather contrasting ones are taking place. First is growing acceptance of traditional types of dairy categories. Going back to the origins approach boosts the popularity of products like Kefir or Greek yoghurt due to natural aspect, gut health concerns and clean label positioning. At the same time, new alternative products like plant-based milk substitutes capture attention promoting an image of being innovative and socially responsible. Euromonitor International presentation will highlight how these trends are affecting lactose-free categories and how they are expected to develop in the future.

Session date and time: Tuesday, November 24th, 11:00 – 11:15

Speaker: Simona Bernatonyte, Analyst