New Products Conference

September 30 - October 3, 2018

The Marquette
Minneapolis, MN

Knowledge Partner

mintel    Mintel is the world's leading market intelligence agency. For over 40 years, Mintel's expert analysis of the highest quality data and market research has directly impacted on client success. With offices in London, Chicago, Belfast, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Munich, New York, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto, Mintel has forged a unique reputation as a world-renowned business brand. For more information on Mintel, please visit

Platinum Sponsor

tastepoint Tastepoint is the newest name in taste, backed by more than a century of experience.
In the past, you counted on us as David Michael and Ottens Flavors. Today, we’re one company, fueled by passion and enhanced by the technology and insights of IFF. We’re better because we’re small enough to care and big enough to make it happen. Our 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. How does your imagination taste? Let’s find out together. To learn more visit


Gold Sponsors

 ardent mills Ardent Mills®, the industry’s leading flour-milling and ingredient company, is dedicated to nourishing what’s next in grain innovation. We offer the broadest range of traditional flours and whole grains, organic flours, and innovative solutions, available in custom mixes and blends and backed by unrivaled technical support, food safety solutions and the supply assurance of a network of more than 40 community mills. In addition, The Annex by Ardent Mills is a team of experts dedicated to bringing you tomorrow’s ingredients today, from unique products and formats to custom growing and identity-preserved programs—all backed by the resources of Ardent Mills.



blueberries Real Blueberries + Great Products = Happy Customers

Our 2,437 highbush blueberry growers in 32 states invite you to place the Real Blueberries seal on your package. The seal identifies at a glance the use of genuine, adequate and optimal real blueberries. Qualifying is simple. This is a great way to get high consumer recognition signaling clean labels, natural goodness, delicious flavor, and all-around enjoyment. Identify your blueberry containing products with the blueberries seal. Show consumers that you use authentic blueberries. For sign up information go to:



 brenntagThe global leader in distribution of specialty and commodity ingredients, we provide world-class expertise to Food Scientists, R&D Teams and Strategic Procurement Professionals. We offer customers high-quality ingredients, tailor-made supply-chain solutions and an unrivaled degree of technical and market expertise. BRENNTAG is the only distributor complimenting a broad global network providing superior local expertise, and is committed to connecting food producers and ingredient manufacturers. For more information



From ideation through launch, Cargill offers the marketplace knowledge, technical capabilities and ingredients you need to develop breakthrough foods and beverages that will delight your consumers and help your business thrive.  As a global ingredient leader, Cargill offers an extensive portfolio of ingredient solutions to meet your formulation goals for sugar reduction, label-friendly, non-GMO, organic and beyond. Learn more at . 



We are a global food ingredient supplier for leading food manufacturers. We strive to be the leader in keeping food tasty, consistent and fully safe from date of production to day of consumption. With our proven food solutions based on conscious choices, we work side by side and empower our customers to grow and to create affordable food, in the markets of meat, beverage, bakery, confectionery, and dairy, that people love and can safely enjoy with their friends and family, just as we enjoy with ours. Learn more at



evergreenEvergreen Packaging is a global leader in creating fiber-based packaging solutions customized to deliver product freshness and brand distinction. Evergreen Packaging makes and supplies paper and paperboard products globally with manufacturing facilities in the US, Asia, Central America and the Middle East/North Africa. Evergreen Packaging is the number one supplier of liquid packaging board in the world. All of the fiber used in Evergreen Packaging products comes from forests in the US where responsible forestry practices are used and where overall growth exceeds harvest. Learn more at



Cutting-edge flavours, seasoning blends and a unique expertise for designing sweet to savoury products, combined with an unrivalled knowledge of natural raw materials to bring you the best of nature.

A mix of precious natural essential oils and innovative molecules, resulting from a century of know-how and state-of-the-art extraction technologies, observing trends, giving shape to creation and finding answers to consumer needs.

Synthetic molecules and natural Ingredients coming from remote parts of the world are further elaborated thanks to our in-house technology, partnerships with local producers or internal fundamental research and constitute a comprehensive collection for the most qualitative and thrilling creations.



MULTIVAC understands your desire to produce a more perfect package that matches your brand promise. Engineering integrated packaging equipment for brands across the globe is our strength. Each and every day we set new benchmarks for our customers in creative package design, production efficiency and machine reliability. Our packaging equipment line-up includes: thermoformers, traysealers, chambers, printers, labelers, checkweighers, metal detectors and robotics.  At MULTIVAC, we know that developing brand value is an essential goal and that a great package design enhances the overall consumer experience. Bring us your challenge. We’re ready to get started. Learn more at



process expo


October 8–11, 2019 McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA

Whether you bake it, bottle it, grill it, slice it, package it, sanitize it, pasteurize it, or treat it, you’ll profit from time spent at PROCESS EXPO 2019 getting practical, proven advances for your plant and company directly from experts who know your business. You can prepare your capital budgets for next year by seeing firsthand the latest equipment and technology on the market from 500+ suppliers. Come join 15,000 colleagues from all segments of the food and beverage industry. Register today at



treetop  Tree Top Fruit Ingredients

With our headquarters in the heart of Washington state’s bountiful fruit country, Tree Top remains committed to our co-op’s small town roots and rural values. Hardworking and caring growers and employees are what make Tree Top special. Since 1960, we’ve been producing delicious fruit products and ingredients.

Today, Tree Top is one of the world's largest producers of fruit ingredient products (from dried apples, fruit juice concentrates to fruit purees and formulated fruit preps) and the primary supplier to the U.S. market, providing food ingredients to over 20 of the nation's top 25 food companies. A key element of the growth of our business has been our superior technical support capabilities. Our experienced scientists and food technologists are readily available to work with customers on the development of new products and unique applications. Visit us at and explore our complete list of capabilities and fruit ingredient offerings.


Silver Sponsors


 comaxComax Flavors is a world leader in proprietary flavors technology. We offer a full range of traditional flavors, but we are also flavor innovators, specializing in flavor improvements for healthy foods and customized solutions to every food and beverage flavor challenge.

Ours is an organization driven by passionate, talented people who work diligently and with great determination to deliver what our customers require.

We offer highly-advanced quality control protocols, exemplary customer service practices, a strong commitment to ongoing research and development and a focus on marketability. To keep our flavors in tune with our customers’ application needs, we continuously conduct consumer sensory research studies to stay ahead of flavor trends and consumer flavor preferences and interests.


edlong  Experience the science and art of authentic taste. With over 100 years in business, Edlong has the broadest global portfolio of dairy flavors and is the only certified woman-owned flavor house in the food manufacturing industry (WBENC). Our dairy flavors improve classic cheese, butter, cream and milk profiles in all applications. We also provide unique functions that enhance mouthfeel and taste of reduced sugar or fat formulations, while masking the flavor of plant proteins and nutritional ingredients. Edlong is one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® (2014-2017). Let’s Innovate together. Contact us at or visit


fdiFlavor Dynamics is a leading provider of high-quality food and beverage flavors developed by a team dedicated to innovative products and personalized customer support. We are committed to the technical mastery of the art and science of flavor chemistry, creative product innovation and the kind of service that you deserve.

From working with you on your initial flavor applications to making sure that every order is of consistent, reliable quality, our experienced team is up to any challenge. Contact a salesperson today to find out how we can help make your products better - to help make your business grow.


 roxlor  The Roxlor Group headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware with operations in the United States, Europe and Asia, manufactures high quality two-piece hard gelatin capsules for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement markets AND manufacturers innovative nutraceutical and cosmeceutical ingredients for the North American, European and Asian dietary supplement and food markets.

Roxlor specializes in identifying innovative ingredients and bringing them to market around the world either by partnering with manufacturers or through its own manufacturing resources. The product line is limited to unique ingredients that offer innovative and versatile solutions to the food or dietary supplement industry. All products offered by Roxlor are backed by sound scientific evidence proving their safety, quality and efficacy.


Knowledge Partner
Platinum Sponsor
Tastepoint by IFF
Gold Sponsors
Ardent Mills Brenntag Cargill Corbion Evergreen Packaging MANE Multivac Process Expo Blueberries TreeTop
Silver Sponsors
Comax Edlong Flavor Dynamics, Inc Roxlor International