Food innovation

2023 Top Food Trends

2023 Top Food Trends

Global Food Forums' 2022 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar,  (October 25-26) is the industry’s only in-person product development event solely dedicated to protein ingredients.  Click the link above for more conference details including speakers, technical...

Mark Haas

Mark Haas

Mark Haas, CEO, The Helmsman GroupMark Haas is currently CEO of The Helmsman Group. Together Helmsman and Mark have been helping natural and organic companies grow for the last 25 years. Providing leadership to high-growth brands as well as founding his contract...

2020 Top Food Trends

2020 Top Food Trends

Global Food Forums' Annual Top Food, Beverage & Supplement Trends Lists for 2020 Predictions for the year 2020 and beyond. Please check back as more lists are added. 2020 Topp Food Trends are gathered from the following organizations. Click on the organization's...

Mark Haas

Dariush Ajami

Dariush Ajami, Ph.D., Vice President, Innovation, Beyond Meat Dariush Ajami, Ph.D., is the Vice President of Innovation at Beyond Meat, a company that aims to create mass-market solutions that perfectly replace animal protein with plant protein. Dariush leads creative...

Mark Haas

Kurt Seidensticker

Kurt Seidensticker, CEO, Founder, Vital Proteins Kurt Seidensticker is the CEO and Founder of collagen-based wellness company, Vital Proteins. A serial entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience, Kurt has successfully grown a number of companies within the...

Mark Haas

Miyoko Schinner

Miyoko Schinner, Founder and CEO, Miyoko’s Kitchen Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Kitchen, makers of an award-winning line of artisan vegan cheese and other dairy alternatives sold in thousands of stores across the country. A vegan for thirty years,...

Susan Mayer

Susan Mayer

usan Mayer, MSc, CFS, is an Innovation Advisor, RTI International Susan Mayer, MSc, CFS, is an Innovation Advisor with RTI International, a research institute based in North Carolina. As the Lead for the Food & Agriculture Practice, Sue works on projects and...

Inspiring Insights & Visions for the Future Conference

Inspiring Insights & Visions for the Future Conference

I was privileged to attend Food Processing’s Food Leaders Summit 2015 in April in Chicago. This event provided inspiring insights & visions for the future conference, but it also explored the frontiers of food innovation. Speakers provided rare but important...

Natural Products Expo Never Fails to Please

Natural Products Expo Never Fails to Please

March 11, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The 2014 Natural Products Expo never fails to please. NPEW (West) was a "whopper" this year. With some 65,000 attendees and the Anaheim Convention Center bursting at the seams with exhibitors, one could obtain a convenient...

12 Steps to Improve New Product Success

12 Steps to Improve New Product Success

A  June  22, 2011 press release from Nielsen, a global information company, notes that a new approach developed by the company can improve the likelihood of new product success from some 10% to 75%. Nielsen offered these 12 steps to improve new product success. 1....