IFT Annual Meeting Event Info
Food Expo Dates and Times:
Monday, June 3 - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 4 - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5 - 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Experience the newest products, latest trends, and cutting-edge innovations at IFT19. Be immersed in the industry’s largest collection of food ingredient, food safety & quality, technology, equipment, processing, and packaging suppliers, all assembled under one roof to help you be the first to learn and see what’s next in the science of food. It’s the only place where you can meet face-to-face with over 1,000 exhibiting companies on the forefront of the latest global food trends, and see firsthand, the products designed to address them.There is so much to do and see at the IFT18 Food Expo!
IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley
IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley where you will get to meet one-on-one with a selected group of leading, cutting-edge entrepreneurs developing some of the most innovative products and solutions.
Showcasing the latest products and trends in organics and naturals by suppliers from around the globe.
New Exhibitor Pavilion
Designed to make it easy for attendees to locate the newest products and technologies, this program is prominently featured in event materials, on the event website, in the mobile app, and more.
Food Safety Pavilion
Looking for what’s next in food safety and quality assurance technologies, processes, services, and packaging? Then you can’t miss visiting IFT's comprehensive Food Safety Pavilion one of you must see destinations at IFT19.
Hear firsthand about the latest advancements, technologies, and platforms being developed to address the world’s food traceability challenges. Presentation topics explored will include data sharing frameworks, data analytics and AI, innovations in traceability standards, blockchain advancements and more. In addition, Traceability Central will host a number of traceability solution providers who will be available to answer questions and share their latest products and technologies to help you solve your traceability challenges.
Consumer Trend and Insights Pavilions
Innova Market Insights
Features the popular Taste the Trend Pavilion, offering up-to-date consumer information, along with daily presentations
Mintel’s Intelligence Zone
Interact with some of the world’s most successful and innovative products, attend small group presentations and ask questions to help inform your future business strategy
Ganeden BC30 Move Ya Brass! Workout Event
Tuesday June 4, 7-8:00 am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Hall C Stretch, bounce and shake to the signature sounds of New Orleans brass. You come as a stranger, but you leave feeling part of a community. Move Ya Brass’s mission is to promote a happy, positive and healthy workout environment to help participants become the best version of themselves. There is no charge for the class. It is open to all levels and there is no need to know how to dance to enjoy the class!
Who's at the Food Expo?
A sampling of participating companies:
Almond Board of CA
Idaho Milk Products
Tastepoint by IFF