Food & Beverage Industry Outlook 2020


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Originally Recorded:   January 21, 2020

Sponsored by:              Infor

Speaker:                        Mike Edgett, Industry & Solution Strategy Director, Food & Beverage, Infor

Speakers/Moderators: Dave Fusaro, Editor-in-Chief, Food Processing
                                       Pan Demetrakakes, Senior Editor, Food Processing

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The future is now. The food and beverage industry is changing and continues to evolve with each passing innovation. 

Join Dave Fusaro as he takes a deeper dive into the future of food and beverage processing in this annual webinar event. Our Industry Outlook is packed full of forecasting information. 

In this event, we’ll cover: 

  • New labeling requirements in effect January 1, 2020. How is the industry responding so far? 
  • Meat analogs and plant-proteins: Are we trying to phase out the cow? 
  • Is cannabis still hot? 
  • Geo-political issues and how they’re impacting the U.S. food and beverage industry 
  • Increased role of sustainability

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Meet the Presenters

Mike Edgett, InforMike Edgett
Industry & Solution Strategy Director
Food & Beverage,

Mike is responsible for driving Infor’s vision and strategic direction in the Food and Beverage market.  In collaboration with Infor’s product managers he helps define the investments needed to meet these ever-changing process manufacturing industries.  Mike also works directly with Infor’s customers to help them identify how best to leverage digital technologies to overcome industry challenges and leverage new market dynamics.

Mike started his career in product development with diversified food processing company, Borden and later moved to Quaker Oats where he held roles in R&D, Business Development and Marketing.  Additionally, he served as Director of Marketing for a division of Bunge Foods.  

Mike earned an MBA in Marketing and Operations Management from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Houghton College.

Dave Fusaro, Editor-in-Chief, Food ProcessingDave Fusaro
Food Processing

A lifelong journalist, Dave was editor in chief of Dairy Foods 1996-2001 and managing editor of Prepared Foods 1993-1995. Before and after that stint, he worked at Putman's Control magazine, most recently as its executive editor. Prior to that, he covered automation for Metalworking News, and earlier was an award-winning newspaper reporter specializing in business writing. Dave has a BA in journalism from Marquette University, Milwaukee.

Pan Demetrakakes, Senior Editor, Food ProcessingPan Demetrakakes
Senior Editor

Food Processing

Pan Demetrakakes has been a business journalist since 1992, mostly covering various aspects of the food production and supply chain, including processing, packaging, distribution and retailing. He has served as chief editor of Food & Beverage Packaging and Specialty Coffee Retailer, and has also worked for Packaging and Retail Leader. He has a degree in communications from Stanford.

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