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SNACKEX features a comprehensive two-day programme of expert speaker sessions designed to give industry executives insight into what’s driving the market, together with information and contacts that you can take back to your business to make an immediate impact.

Please visit this page regularly for news and updates about the conference programme content and guest speakers.

All conference sessions are held in the Beylerbeyi Room, ICC level B2.

All workshops are held in the ESA Knowledge Centre on the show floor, level B5.

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Tuesday 09 June

13:00 19:30

Conference delegate registration

Istanbul Congress Centre (ICC) Main Foyer

19:30 22:30

Welcome reception networking dinner

Hotel Hilton Bosphorus Pool Deck

Reception kindly sponsored by PepsiCo Türkiye



Wednesday 10 June

08:30 10:00

The SNACKEX Kick-off breakfast

Emirgan Room, ICC Level B2

Guest Speaker: Dr. David Bosshart

CEO European Think Tank - Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, Zurich

11:00 12:00


Grocery retail trends and their impact on the savoury snacks industry

Himanshu Pal Director of Retail Insights – Kantar Retail

Workshop     12:00 12:25     Show Floor

Extrusion technology – latest innovations in direct expanded savoury snacks

Anne-Sophie Le Corre-Lechevin – Key Market Manager, Clextral

12:30 13:15

Quo vadis the savoury snacks industry: health halo or fun for you – Is indulgence without guilt the way ahead?

David Jago – Director of Innovation & Insight, MINTEL

Workshop      14:00 14:25     Show Floor

Saving water whilst maximising potato washing efficiency

Magnus Kalling – Engineering Manager, Rosenqvists Food Technologies

14:30 15:30

Digital marketing – Building long-term loyalty, creating brand ambassadors and using social media to increase sales

Jeremy Shute – V-P Marketing, McCormick Flavour Group

Brand building in the social era

Leane Bramhall Marketing Director, Optimus Performance Marketing

Workshop       15:45 16:10     Show Floor

Flexi lines and other innovations in savoury snack processing

Joseph Zaleski – President, Reading Bakery Systems

Workshop       16:30 17:00    Show Floor

What does the future hold for the Turkish snack nut and dried fruit market – Is Turkey’s relationship with the EU driving or stifling growth?

Mehmet Er – Director, Tadim Gida



Thursday 11 June

09:00 10:00

State of the snacks industry – 2015. The future of savoury snacks: impulse, innovation and convenience

Pinar Hosafci – Senior Analyst Bakery & Snacks, Euromonitor International

10:30 12:00

Winning through the supply chain: challenges and opportunities in snack nuts

Cyrille Filott – Global Strategist (Consumer Foods), Rabobank International

Solving nut supply chain challenges through public-private partnerships

Rita Weidinger – Executive Director, African Cashew Initiative

Panel discussion – the speakers will be joined by the following to discuss how the challenges identified can be addressed:

Brijesh Krishnaswamy – Senior Vice-President (Edible Nuts), Olam International
Arie Endendijk – Managing Director Procurement, Intersnack

Workshop     10:30 10:55    Show Floor

Regulatory developments relating to the reduction of acrylamide in savoury snacks

Andrew Curtis – Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, European Snacks Association

Workshop     12:00 12:25    Show Floor

Tortilla chips made with new masa flours for innovative tastes, textures and colours

Laurent Vulliermet – Commercial Manager, Limagrain Céréales, Ingrédients

12:30 13:15

Obesity – bringing back the balance

Annalisa Belloni, Health Policy Analyst – The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Workshop      14:00 14:25    Show Floor

Nut pasteurisation solutions that improve food safety and shelf life
Maik Schneider – Manager Market Segment Nuts, Bühler Barth GmbH

14:30 15:15

How nuts deliver on key drivers that revolutionise snacking

Özden Kilic – Manager Market Analysis, Innova Market Insights

19:30 till late

President's closing dinner & party

Park Bosphorus hotel

(Buses leave Hilton Bosphorus hotel at 19:00 sharp)





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informative workshop sessions presented in the ESA Knowledge Centre on the show floor:

• Best practice
• Practical advice
• New processes

• Emerging technologies


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