2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar


Ingredients are key in the formulation of great tasting, safe, convenient products with the nutritional, sensory and value that consumer have come to expect. At this event:

•    Sponsorships and 35 (maximum) tabletop exhibits provide suppliers with an excellent opportunity for higher visibility, brand building and product differentiation as well as the ability to demonstrate products to R&D key decision-makers.
•    R&D and other technical staffs have an opportunity for one-on-one discussions with vendors during net-working sessions. Tabletop exhibits offer product formulators the opportunity to be introduced to ingredients that provide solutions to clean label challenges.

Please click the 2019.PTT.Exhibit.Sponsorship document to review the list of exciting sponsorship options and tabletops.

For information on how your company can become a sponsor or a tabletop exhibitor, please contact Peter Havens at Peter@GlobalFoodForums.com or 1-630-621-0230.

Global Food Forums® thanks our sponsors and tabletop exhibitors for their enthusiastic support of the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar. Their contributions makes it possible for attendees to experience a richer educational and networking experience.

A list of 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar sponsors and tabletop exhibitors, please click on the logos below to access company websites. At the event itself, enjoy networking with their representatives and visiting their tabletop exhibit. ADM; AGT Foods; Agropur; AIDP; Amano Enzyme; Austrade; Axiom Foods; Canadian Consulate General; Cosucra; FCI Flavors; Fibersol; Fonterra; Edlong; Emsland Group; Givaudan; Grande Custom; Idaho Milk Products; IDF; ICL; Ingredion; Keyleaf; NZMP; MGP; Milk Specialties Global Ingredients; Mitsubishi Ingredients; Mullins Whey; Osage Food Products; Parabel; PLT Health; Puris; Roxlor; Sensient Flavors; Solvay; Synergy; Tamarack Biotics; TastePoint; Tatua; Texture Technologies; USA Pulses; Vigon Int'l; Vitalus; Zea10.

 Sponsor of the Seat Covers and an Exhibitor
 Ingredion logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Ingredion is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food and beverage industries. Meet growing consumer demand for products rich in plant protein and consumer appeal with expertise and ingredient solutions you can trust. Rely on Ingredion’s comprehensive portfolio of plant protein sources, including pulse flours, concentrates and isolates to overcome your food and beverage formulation challenges. Count on Ingredion to anticipate and deliver high-quality ingredients and market shaping innovations. More at www.ingredion.us/pulses

 Sponsor of the AM & PM In-session Snack and an Exhibitor
 Puris logo

PURIS™ is a family-owned company founded in 1985 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Built with intention over 30 years, our plant-based food system benefits every link in the chain of production: flavorful and nutritious choices for people, profitable opportunities for growers, flexible ingredients for food makers, and practices that nourish soil, the environment, and life on earth. We are proud to be the ONLY grown and made in the USA Pea Protein Company. Our offerings include not just pea protein, but pea starches and pea fibers as well as whole pulse flours including chickpea, faba, black bean and red and green lentils to name just a few.

 Sponsor of the Formulating with Proteins magazine and Registration Desk Gift and an Exhibitor
 Agropur logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgies Seminar

Agropur inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agropur Cooperative, which is a North American dairy industry leader founded in 1938. With sales of $6.4 billion in 2017, Agropur is a source of pride to its 3,290 members and 8,300 employees who pursue its vision every day: “Better dairy. Better world.” Agropur processes more than 13 billion pounds of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America

 Sponsor of the Attendee Binder and Formulating with Proteins magazine
 Givaudan logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavors, tastes and kitchen ingredients. In close collaboration with food and beverage partners, it develops tastes that delight consumers the world over. Strategically focused on Health and Wellbeing, Givaudan is investing in advanced solutions for flavorful plant based foods, high protein products and next generation protein sources. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavors that “engage your senses.”

 Sponsor of the Notepad and an Exhibitor
 Milk Specialties Global Ingredients logo

Milk Specialties Global is an industry-leading manufacturer of nutritional ingredients for the health and wellness, performance nutrition and functional food industries, with manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois and California. The core of Milk Specialties Global’s business is in high protein ingredients, such as whey protein isolates, whey protein concentrates (at 34% to 80% protein), milk protein isolate, milk protein concentrates (at 70% to 85% protein), organic dairy protein, hydrolysates, and specialty proteins (micellar casein and isolates). Also provided are lactose and permeate as well as other value added ingredients.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday Lunch
 Canadian Consulate General logo

The Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis is the Government of Canada’s representative in the Upper Midwest. Its business development team works to build trade, investment and technology relationships between businesses and organizations in Canada and the United States. Don’t miss the Consulate-supported luncheon on Wednesday, which will feature high-quality, innovative Canadian ingredients—including, of course, alternative proteins!

 Sponsor of the Wednesday Reception and an Exhibitor
 Austrade logo

Austrade Inc. is a leading supplier of Non-GMO and Organic vegan proteins: Heliaflor® Sunflower Protein 45% + 55% | Heliaflor® 55C | Sunflower Protein 80 | Heliaflor® Flakes | Heliaflor® Crisps | Almond Protein 50% | Cashew Protein 35% | Chia Protein 30% | Coconut Protein 17% | Cranberry Protein 15% | Golden Flax Protein 30% | Hemp Protein 50% | Mung Bean Protein 65% | Pea Protein 80% | Pomegranate Protein 18% | Pumpkin Seed Protein 60% | Unroasted Pumpkin Seed Protein 60% | Walnut Protein 35% | Wheat Germ Protein 25% | White Rice Protein 80% | Brown Rice Protein 80% | Sprouted Brown Rice Protein 80%.

 Sponsor of the Product Sampling Station and an Exhibitor
 Tatua logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Tatua is a global leader in the manufacture and development of specialized dairy protein and functional ingredients. Our specialized dairy-based ingredients, manufactured from our New Zealand milk supply, are used in sports nutrition, infant & medical nutrition and microbial nutrition applications. Additionally, our non-dairy protein ingredients deliver flexibility for today’s market demands. Combining our specialized ingredients with our natural dairy flavors, we deliver quality, high-protein solutions that help drive our customers’ innovation and growth strategies.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday AM In-session Gift and an Exhibitor
 AGT Foods logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

AGT Foods, a global leader in value-added processing of pulses, staple foods and a leading supplier of ingredients derived from pulses (dry peas, lentils, chickpeas, faba beans), including pasta, bread crumb replacement, flours, proteins, fibers and starches, for food markets around the globe. AGT Foods was founded on the principle "From Producer to the World," producing and supplying nutritious, natural pulse ingredient products to markets around the world. For more information visit our website at: www.agtfoods.com

 Sponsor of the Registration Lanyard
 TastePoint logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Tastepoint by IFF’s purpose is to be the spark that advances our customers. We’re an agile, energetic partner with a fresh perspective. Together, we'll create a fresh take on taste. Tastepoint not only provides world class taste solutions, we also offer market trend reports, regulatory support, quick turnaround, great customer service, and sensory and consumer insights. www.tastepoint.com

 Sponsor of the Formulating with Proteins magazine
 Idaho Milk Products logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technology Seminar

Idaho Milk Products continually produces the highest-quality milk proteins and the best all-around service you deserve. Our vertical integration provides full lot traceability from the dairy to your facility. When tested by third-party trained panels, our dairy proteins consistently out-perform competitor products in delivering superior solubility, texture, hydration, consistency, and flavor. Our innovative IdaPlus 1085, an enhanced 85% milk protein isolate is ideal for clean label, high-protein RTDs, yogurt, flavored milks and ice cream.

 Sponsor of the Formulating with Proteins magazine
 AIDP logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

AIDP, Inc. is an industry leader in developing and sourcing innovative ingredients for the health and functional food & beverage industries. For over 20 years, AIDP has developed an expertise in providing premium, research-based ingredients that meet consumer demand for wellness and healthy aging as well as solving formulation challenges for manufacturers.  AIDP's ingredient portfolio features unique branded ingredients for cognitive, digestive, bone, joint and skin health as well as over 200 commodity ingredients and a complete line of plant-based proteins.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday PM Break and an Exhibitor
 ICL-FoodSpecialties logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgies Seminar

ICL Food Specialties is a Global leader in providing ingredient systems that deliver texture and stability to food and beverage products. Its application experts partner with customers to create innovations that satisfy ever-changing market and consumer trends. ICL Food Specialties is investing in leading technologies and application capabilities to deliver new functional ingredients that inspire product development across the world. Whether you specialize in bakery, dairy, meat or beverage products, it has a product solution to satisfy your needs.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday Breakfast and an Exhibitor
 IDF_Logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

International Dehydrated Foods, LLC (IDF) is the largest producer of advanced technology ingredients from poultry, including breakthrough chicken protein powders and bone broth collagen protein. Our innovative product technologies include patent-pending CHiKPRO® Chicken Protein Powder, Bone Broth Collagen and Organic Chicken Ingredients. IDF is a trusted supplier to the largest global food and supplement manufacturers for over 40 years.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday AM Break and an Exhibitor
 Axiom Foods logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Innovating food technology since 2005 Axiom Foods offers the only FDA GRAS, non-GMO verified, clinically tested, multi-functional, 100% digestible, allergen-friendly, neutral plant proteins quality-controlled to the field level. Large commercial quantities are available - from Oryzatein rice protein, with patented sports claims as good as whey, to pea, hemp and sacha inchi plant proteins, plus whole grain certified oat and rice dairy-alternatives. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Axiom Foods continues to raise the bar on nutrition-packed, clean label ingredients.

 Sponsor of the Wednesday PM In-session Attendee Gift and an Exhibitor
 Sensient Flavors logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Sensient is the preferred partner for providing superior quality food ingredients offering integrated flavor, color and technology solutions that are label-friendly. Our expert technologists develop customized solutions to target and eliminate specific undesired tastes and mouthfeel, enabling protein-based product makers to create healthy food and beverages without compromising taste.

 Sponsor of the Water Bottle and an Exhibitor
 PLT Health logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

A trusted partner for over 60 years, PLT offers food & beverage consumer products companies ingredients that help create highly nutritious gluten-free, protein and DHA enhanced products – as well as clean label ingredient solutions for shelf-life extension and improved overall product quality. We also offer a broad portfolio of scientifically-supported health & wellness ingredients that help differentiate consumer products. These include best-in-class solutions for energy, heart health, weight management, bone & joint health and more.

 Sponsor of the Tuesday Networking Reception and an Exhibitor
 USA Pulses logo for the 2019 Protien Trends & Technologies Seminar

The American Pulse Association and USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council are a coalition of non-profit organizations devoted to increasing the consumption of pulse crops. Pulse crops - which include all lentils, chickpeas, dry peas, and dry beans - are a nutrient-dense, delicious, versatile, and sustainable source of plant-based protein. Learn more at www.usapulses.org.

 Sponsor of the Attendee Bag
 Keyleaf logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

KeyLeaf is the world's leading authority in plant-based extracts and ingredients as products. With our vast experience in plant extraction, concentration, isolation, and modification of material properties, we look forward to bringing about the future of value-added novel plant-based ingredients.

 Sponsor of the Formulating with Proteins magazine and an Exhibitor
 ADM logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgoies Seminar

Get ahead and stay ahead in a sea of consumer and category change with ADM. From plant-based proteins to great taste, sweetening solutions to functional ingredients, ADM offers more of what you need. Our extensive portfolio of on-trend ingredients, technical ingenuity and creative intelligence help you anticipate and solve for business challenges, market changes and product opportunities.

 Emsland Group logo

Emsland Group is a manufacturer of plant-based ingredients from renewable raw materials including potatoes and peas. The company uses nature to create a diverse ingredient portfolio of vegetable proteins, clean label and modified starches, fibers, potato flakes and granules for use in a wide variety of food formulations. Emsland specializes in the production, application and supply of plant-based ingredients to advance the constantly growing health and wellness market segment.


Cosucra logo 

Pisane_slogan logo for Cosucra apart of the 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgoies Seminar

COSUCRA has manufactured naturally grown specialty food ingredients since 1852. Its current focus is on yellow peas and chicory root inulin fiber. COSUCRA created a North American subsidiary in 2018 to further build customer intimacy. With our technological, sustainability and farm to fork traceability leadership positions, we are READY FOR THE FUTURE with the commissioning of our €35 million investment in Belgium to increase the capacity of Pisane™ pea protein, Swelite™ functional pea fiber and Nastar™ functional pea starch. In 1990, COSUCRA launched pea based solutions. Plant-based nutrition, gluten-free, allergen-free, sustainable and farm to fork traceability agriculture practices with local farmers are key consumer drivers. Non-GMO Project Verified and USDA NOP.

 NZMP and Ingredients By Fonterra logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgies Seminar

NZMP is the dairy ingredients and solutions brand of Fonterra, a global dairy nutrition company. With one of the broadest ranges of dairy protein ingredients, NZMP delivers real market advantage, backed by Fonterra's grass-fed New Zealand farming heritage, dairy expertise and world-class quality standards. Explore how NZMP proteins meet consumer needs for great taste and clean label with examples of great tasting bar, beverage and pudding concepts made with unique SureProtein ingredients.

 Solvay logo

Aroma Performance is a Global Business Unit of Solvay, a multi-specialty chemical company, with around 24.500 employees in 61 countries and net sales of 10.1 billion in 2017. Aroma Performance designs quality vanillin-based solutions since 1884 and was the first to synthetize and to produce the vanillin molecule on an industrial scale. Its portfolio includes vanillin-based natural solutions that are used to mask protein formulations off-notes and to boost the overall taste of food, beverage and dietary supplements. In addition to that, Solvay is currently concentrating on renewable energy sourcing to meet its customers needs and expectations for the future.

 Synergy logo

Synergy Flavors® is a global supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the food, beverage, and nutrition industries. With over 130 years of expertise, Synergy combines a heritage of flavor development with proprietary extraction technology, blending art and science to create exceptional taste profiles. Research and collaboration with our parent company, Carbery, a leader in advanced whey proteins for nutritional markets, enables Synergy to develop high quality solutions that strike the perfect balance of taste and nutrition.

 Roxlor logo

Roxlor specializes in the manufacture and distribution of innovative, branded ingredients for the food, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical markets. Roxlor marketed ingredients include Cynatine® FLX (joint health), Cynatine® HNS (internal beauty), EnzyBoost® (improved digestion and systemic enzyme complex) and ProGo™ (Hydrolyzed Salmon Protein). ProGo™ is a natural, highly functional protein isolate made from marine sources, extracted through a natural process so functional and nutritional properties are preserved. It is hydrolyzed, so that it contains oligopeptides and peptides with a molecular weight of less than 3000 Daltons (50% of the peptides are less than 1000 Daltons). Visit www.Roxlor.com

 Edlong logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Edlong offers the broadest portfolio of natural dairy and dairy-free flavors that provide unique functionality, build mouthfeel and mask off-notes from plant proteins—all while delivering authentic taste and helping to simplify labels. In sweet, savory or plant-based applications, Edlong’s flavors address today’s consumer preferences and help food product developers create indulgent, culinary experiences by enhancing taste and improving the sensory perception of richness in products with reduced sugar, salt or fat. Visit www.edlong.com

 Amano Enzyme logo for 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Amano Enzyme is a worldwide enzyme manufacturer with subsidiaries in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Amano Enzyme USA manufactures microbial source, Non-GMO enzymes for a number of applications involving protein hydrolysis and processing, such as improving solubility and physical properties of proteins; enhancing flavor of meat and vegetable protein hydrolysates; enhancing dairy flavors; production of whey/casein hydrolysates, in addition to other applications in the food, nutraceutical, diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries.

 Parabel logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Parabel extracts protein from water lentils producing the award-winning ingredient LENTEIN from their hydroponic farms in Florida. The system recycles 98% of the water and the crop is harvested every day. The hypoallergenic protein is highly digestible, higher in Essential Amino Acids and BCAA’s than other plant proteins including soy. The green version – LENTEIN Complete – also contains Omega3, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It works well in protein drinks but also in snacks and bars.

 Grande Custom logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Grande® manufactures specialized dairy ingredients for food and beverage processors, providing dedicated staff along with a technology center and test kitchen for customer support and new product development. Grande Bravo® whey proteins have unique water binding & textural properties. Grande WPCrisp® is a patented line of textured whey protein crisps. Grande Primo® Yogurt Powder delivers authentic yogurt flavor and creamy texture. Grande Ultra® Whey Protein Isolate has the optimum combination of clarity and flavor.

 MGP Ingredients logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technolgoies Seminar

Founded in 1941, MGP is the largest U.S. supplier of specialty wheat proteins and starches. All of the company’s wheat starches and many of its wheat proteins are Non-GMO Project Verified. MGP offers Clean Label ingredients, along with a gluten-free fiber option, and has recently obtained Certified Organic status. Among prominent ingredients in MGP’s portfolio are the following:

* Arise® Wheat Protein Isolates

* TruTex® Textured Wheat Proteins

* Fibersym® RW Resistant Wheat Starch

* Midsol™ Cook-Up Wheat Starches

* Pregel™ Instant Wheat Starches

Let MGP’s experts assist you with selecting the right ingredients for your product formulations. Visit mgpingredients.com/food or call 866.547.5122 for more information.

 Tamarack Biotics logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

TruActive™ MPC 85 is the world’s first dairy ingredient to receive GRAS status for an alternative to pasteurization. Our cold processed UV treatment retains immunologically active raw milk proteins that pasteurization destroys. Independent measurements proved TruActive™ contains 20 to 48 times more complement proteins than competitive MPC 85 products. A clinical trial demonstrated TruActive™ more than doubled vaccine response compared to a soy protein. The taste and dissolution are excellent as the proteins are un-denatured.

 Vitalus logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Vitalus is the leading supplier of sophisticated, customized dairy ingredients. Our advanced facilities and FSSC 22000 certified plant, we process raw milk into dairy ingredients that are superior in quality, nutritional value & functionality. Our Milk Protein Concentrates and Milk Protein Isolates (MPC’s and MPI’s) are derived from liquid skim milk that has been concentrated to the desired protein levels, followed by a spray drying process. We also developed low lactose MPC’s and heat-stable MPC’s.

 FlavorSweet logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

FCI Flavors provides superior quality flavors to the supplement, natural foods and functional foods industries. FlavorSweet® is an all-natural masking agent and flavor enhancer. It is excellent for masking off notes associated with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal extracts and high intensity sweeteners. FlavorSweet® has a clean, slightly sweet profile that works well with most flavor systems and is label friendly. FlavorSweet® is now available USDA Organic.

 Zea10 logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Based on the latest in food science knowledge, and utilizing proprietary technology, Zea10 produces highly sustainable, Beretein® protein ingredients from brewers’ grains. With excellent taste and solubility, our Beretein® products provide formulators with a plant-based isolate that can complement pulses to create complete protein ingredients ideally suited for RTM, low acid RTD and bar applications. Also, by utilizing saved grains grown and processed in North America we provide top quality products with unmatched sustainability.

 Osage Food Products for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Osage Food Products is an ingredient supply company that offers a range of dairy proteins, plant based proteins, flavors and other ingredients for the food and nutrition industries. Our 20 year experience and established relationships with manufacturers allow us to be a valuable sourcing partner, assisting our customers in finding the products they need at competitive pricing. Our customers and suppliers know how committed Osage is to quality and service.

 Mullins Whey logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Mullins Cheese & Whey is 3rd generation family owned business. The milk comes from 750 Wisconsin dairies within a 150 mile radius of our 2 plants. At full capacity we can produce close to 850,000 lbs of cheese a day which converts into approximately 40,000 lbs of WPI a day. Once the milk is received, it is converted into cheese within 6 to 10 hours. At this point the whey is split and run through a multiple stage filtration process concentrating the product into WPI within 8 to 16 hours. It’s this fast converting process that is part of why the Mullins product is some of the highest quality WPI in the world.

 Fibersol logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

ADM/Matsutani LLC will showcase Fibersol®, a premier line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber ingredients. Fibersol is included in the FDA’s dietary fiber definition and can fulfill consumer desires for tasty, fiber-full foods and beverages that are well tolerated and have proven satiety benefits. Fibersol contains 90% dietary fiber and has a low-calorie content, offering solutions for sugar reduction. Fibersol’s functional benefits can enable variety of label claims, including sugar/calorie reduction, digestive health or weight management.

 Texture Technologies logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Texture Technologies is the North American distributor of the TA.XT family of Texture Analyzers.The TA.XT Plus is the leading texture analyzer used in the food industry. Our experience ranges through meats, cereals, vegetables and a host of various ingredients. The TA.XT Plus is the latest in the series of Texture Analyzers. The Exponent software allows for an unlimited variety of tests and test conditions. Tests can be automated for a one- button activation so even inexperienced operator can conduct routine tests. We have a wide range of probes and fixtures to suit any product test.

 Vigon Int'l logo for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

With a peanut extract “that actually tastes like peanut”, and cost-effective vanillin solutions, VIGON is a new-comer to the 2019 show with a remarkably unique offering.

As a major supplier of 2000+ aromatic raw materials to flavor houses, VIGON is now making its revolutionary flavor ingredient technologies available directly to foods manufacturers. Vigon will be showcasing a line of hig-impact true-tasting peanut CO2 extracts, along with revolutionary biotech Non-chinese Vanillin Natural.

 Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients, Inc. for the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

As a global supply chain partner, Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients, Inc. (MIFI) is focused on achieving excellence in the sourcing and distribution of food and nutritional and pharmaceutical ingredients. Our world-renowned reputation and premier level of service in the food supply chain industry is based on our extensive technical expertise, innovative product solutions, strong commitment to customer care, and thriving vendor relationships both close to home and around the globe. Connect with us on LinkedIn.


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