2022 Overview

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Global Food Forums’ 8th Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar (October 25-26, 2022, at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca [a northwest suburb of Chicago], Illinois, USA) is the industry’s only in-person, product development event solely dedicated to protein ingredients.

This food science and applications-oriented event is designed specifically for food scientists/product developers working with protein-enhanced, plant-based foods, dairy proteins, beverages and supplements. The 2-day Formulating with Proteins program features 16 expert speakers recruited from prestigious product development firms, consultancies, leading academia institutions, research organizations & food companies.

2022 Protein Trends Technologies Seminar-past exhibitsThe core of our 2022 Formulating with Proteins program provides attendees with practical, impartial and “how-to” formulation advice to develop plant-based, protein-enhanced consumer products. Additional topics under consideration for 2022 include  novel and future protein ingredients, supply chain challenges, regulatory updates, nutrition, sustainability and key consumer and new product trends.Attendees also have the opportunity to taste dozens of innovative protein-enhanced foods & beverages at the Product Sampling Station during breaks. (See products in the 2019 Protein Product Sampling Station).

This seminar provides a unique opportunity for product developers to invest in their professional development, learn from the industry’s top protein experts and network with good friends and knowledgeable ingredient solution providers.


Global Food Forums takes its role in addressing COVID-19 issues very seriously. We will strive to provide 2022 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar attendees with the most healthful conference experience possible. We will be following all current CDC guidelines, as well as those of the local authorities of Illinois, Cook County, and the city of Itasca, at the time of the event. This includes any requirements for proof of vaccination or negative tests for COVID and mask-wearing.


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