Cargill has announced it will also be exhibiting and presenting at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) 2013, the international food and beverage ingredients trade show taking place in Frankfurt, Germany.
Cargill's stand (J07, hall 8) will be open to visitors and media under the "Helping customers thrive" theme. It will demonstrate how Cargill works to develop innovative products that meet the industry's needs, while operating efficient and responsible supply chains, managing risk and developing business sustainably.
Cargill's experts will also be actively participating in the FiE conference program with three speaking sessions: Thorsten Bornholdt, Fluid Lecithin product manager, will explain the evolutions in the lecithin markets and discuss the increasing importance of non-GM sunflower lecithin as a reliable alternative to soy lecithin, on Tuesday 19th November, 12 PM.
Caroline Chabot, marketing manager health and nutrition, will share the latest market insights on consumers' acceptance of stevia in naturally sweetened beverages, on Wednesday 20th November, 11 AM.
In addition, on Tuesday from 2 PM onward, Saskia Samama, marketing manager Sustainable Cocoa, will hold a focus session on the positive impact of sustainability on cocoa farmers, their communities, suppliers and manufacturers, outlining the most effective ways of increasing the volume of certified sustainable cocoa. This focus session builds on Cargill's Cocoa Promise initiative, a finalist for the FiE Sustainability Excellence Award.
Cargill's own stand will also feature a dynamic and interactive presentation corner, livened by technical demonstrations and knowledge-sharing sessions. Johan Peremans, Application Technology Manager: "We look forward to meeting our customers and supporting their strategic and financial goals by discussing the many ways we can jointly develop healthier, cost-optimized and sustainable solutions that meet the changing expectations of consumers around the world."
Cargill is committed to operating responsibly wherever it does business, being a trustworthy partner to its customers, communities and governments. "The world faces bigger challenges, and expectations are higher than ever. Today, companies aiming for enduring success must deliver results across many dimensions," said Frank van Lierde, executive vice-president Cargill Food Ingredients and Systems.
"This is why, at Cargill, we strive to make a difference for all our stakeholders in tackling economic, environmental and social challenges. We do that by conducting business with integrity, operating responsible supply chains, enriching our communities and working to feed the world: in a word, by delivering results that help the world thrive."