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  • “This event provided a very informative overview of the current state of innovation and marketing from industry leaders. I found it to be well worth my time.” Richard Walton, R&D Manager, Meiji Co., Ltd."
  • Benefit from the Early Bird Discount: Register on or before 10 October 2014 and save up to €350!

Shifting trends, emerging science, new ingredients… 

2013 was a record year for the EU dairy industry & for sales of dairy products, benefiting from 500 million consumers & capitalising on the global demand not just for ‘pure’ dairy products but also qualitative & value-added dairy products – & increasingly lactose free dairy alternatives. To help fuel consumer demand & to cover new ingredient developments, consumer trends & product development, FI have developed Driving Dairy Innovation.

Featuring International Industry experts including:

Steve FortnerCategory Strategy and Insights Manager, The Dannon Company (US)
Tania Porsgaard BayerRegulatory Affairs Consultant, Arla Foods
Richard WaltonR&D Manager, Meiji Co. Ltd
David YoungMarketing Director, First Milk

Click here for the complete speaker list

Why Attend

  • Benefit from the perfect showcase for dairy innovation from new products & ingredients to regulatory updates & consumer trends around dairy
  • Take advantage of the premium networking on offer with delegates who have already registered interest – ranging from major dairy companies to small entrepreneurs looking to reshape the category across key product categories including yogurt, butter, dairy drinks, functional products – & dairy alternatives
  • Profit from in-depth coverage of European & non-European markets with a specific focus on growth opportunities – with growth projections in countries like China, which according to recent estimates by Arla Foods will need to import 19m tons of milk this year alone, this is a key area of focus for any company looking to expand reach & be on the mark around ingredient innovation

With innovation seen as a key driver in the dairy industry, this is one of the most exciting food & beverage categories – and this event is not to be missed!

Click here for the agenda

Who Will Attend

Dairy & Dairy Alternative Manufacturers, Dairy Suppliers & Ingredient Manufacturers, and Retailer with job titles ranging across:

  • Product Development Managers
  • Application Specialists
  • Technical Heads
  • Innovation Heads
  • R&D Heads
  • Regulatory, Marketing and Sales Managers
  • Buyers

Join us at Hi Europe 2014 in Amsterdam as well

Hi Europe 2014 is conveniently organised next to Driving Dairy Innovation and is taking place on 2 – 4 December 2014  at the Amsterdam RAI. Don’t miss the Hi Europe modules on Protein challenges and Lactose-Free Dairy and take part in an interactive Dairy Innovation tour on the exhibition floor! Bookable in combination with the Driving Dairy Innovation Conference!

Here what past attendees have said about the 2012 event:

This event provided a very informative overview of the current state of innovation and marketing from industry leaders. I found it to be well worth my time. Richard Walton, R&D Manager, Meiji Co., Ltd.

Simply excellent!!!! Atul Mehra, MD, Tasty Dairy

Interesting palet of subjects and good speakers. I did take in some new angles and some good networking opportunities. Kirsten Holm Svendsen, Dairy Policy Director, Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.

Very valuable in terms of updating market situation of dairy products and developments for customers and legislation. A broad spectrum of subjects which covers many market and product aspects. Good moment to discuss the situation with participants. Judith Lunter, Product Manager, CSK food enrichment

Good for networking & to hear challenges affecting the dairy industry. Jonathan Thomas, Principal Market Analyst, Leatherhead Food Research

Good quality of the presentations, lots of market data and figures and a lot of examples to think about. Natalie Moreau, Senior application specialist Dairy, Givaudan