Panel: Packaging's Role in Food Safety

Thu. November 1| 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM | Engineering HQ Booth 232

Conference: MD&M Minneapolis 2018

Track: Engineering HQ

Format: 45-Minute

Pass Type: Expo Pass (Free)

Food and beverage consumers today are hyper-aware, and they are increasingly demanding healthy and hygienic food in convenient formats. These market trends present both challenges and opportunities for the packaging industry. Strict food safety regulations have led companies to focus on innovative packaging that will keep food fresh and retain its flavors longer. In this session, experts will discuss how the industry is adapting to new food safety requirements, consumer desires, and logistical challenges.

Speakers

Renee Benson

Renee Benson

Lead Packaging Engineer and Project Manager

CRB

Role: Moderator

Nicholas Kempfert

Nicholas Kempfert

Packaging Performance Laboratory Technologist

General Mills

Role: Panelist

Kristin Davidson

Kristin Davidson

President

Ultra Green Packaging

Role: Panelist

Brian Lansing

Brian Lansing

Senior Director, Global Packaging and Ingredients

Cargill

Role: Panelist