CONNECTING
THE WORLD OF FOOD

COVID-19 and the current Corona crisis not only created new problems, it also showed us that our current situation in the food industry needs a rethink – a #NewFoodSystem. That is why Bösch Boden Spies initiated a brand-new virtual conference format – the WeFood Future: we bring together the key decision makers of the European food world.

Inspiring speakers

Top speakers from global food companies &fast growing food startups will share more than just their knowledge

Trend-setting topics

You name it, we have it: #sustainability #plantbasedfood #upcycling #foodinnovation #healthynutrition & more

Global networking

+750 participants, +400 companies, +50 countries: we provide the perfect food networking platform

Matchmaking

Expand your food network with our new matchmaking tool and get in touch with potential customers

Live tastings

To give you an impression about the variety of uses for natural raw materials, we present live tastings. Join in!

Food innovations

Discover the latest food trends and unique food innovations that give you more than just good taste

OUR SPEAKERS

Felix Ahlers
FRoSTA AG

CEO at FRoSTA AG



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Felix Ahlers
FRoSTA AG
Mark Becker
Cherry Central

Director of International Sales at Cherry Central



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Mark Becker
Cherry Central
Herwig Bernaert
Cabosse Naturals

Managing Director at Cabosse Naturals

After 20 years in both food an specialty ingredient business, I have developed a strong passion for people management and a desire to build strong product and customer portfolios whilst being on the lookout for innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Herwig Bernaert
Cabosse Naturals
Hubertus Bessau
mymuesli

Co-Founder of mymuesli.com

I'm a cereal founder. For more than 14 years now my heart beats for mymuesli.com. My goal is to build a purpose-driven company that scales goodness. On this way I love working with extraordinarily motivated and skilled people who with I learn every day.

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Hubertus Bessau
mymuesli
Warren Cohen
Blue Diamond Growers

Vice President of Sales - Global Ingredient Division at Blue Diamond Growers

Vice President of Sales with a demonstrated history of working in the International and domestic food ingredient industry. Skilled in Sales & Marketing Management, Consumer Products, Strategic Planning and international trade. Strong sales professional with a Masters focused in International Relations and Affairs from California State University-Sacramento.

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Warren Cohen
Blue Diamond Growers
Marta Delgado del Río
Innova Market Insights

Account and Customer Success Manager at Innova Market Insights



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Marta Delgado del Río
Innova Market Insights
Prof Dr Carsten Demming
DHBW Heilbronn

Professor for BWL Food Management, DHBW Heilbronn



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Prof Dr Carsten Demming
DHBW Heilbronn
Jennifer Färber
RHO KOMBUCHA

Founder & CEO of RHO KOMBUCHA GmbH



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Jennifer Färber
RHO KOMBUCHA
Andrea Fields
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon

Inside Sales Manager at Wilco-Hazelnut, LLC dba Hazelnut Growers of Oregon



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Andrea Fields
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon
Katy Galle
Ocean Spray Cranberries

SVP R&D and Sustainability at Ocean Spray Cranberries



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Katy Galle
Ocean Spray Cranberries
Bill Glaser
Outstanding Foods

Co-Founder & CEO
at Outstanding Foods

Bill Glaser, CEO and Co-Founder of Outstanding Foods, is an entrepreneur, financier and investor who has raised over $250 Million, taken several companies public, and has been involved with 2 companies that had 9 figure exits. With his current venture and a desire to make plant-based eating tasty as hell, Outstanding Foods creates snacks that everyone - from meat lovers to herbivores - can enjoy mindfully without sacrificing taste or texture.

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Bill Glaser
Outstanding Foods
Joeri Hollink
Ojah b.v.

Head of Product Development at Ojah b.v.



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Joeri Hollink
Ojah b.v.
Prof. Dr. Carolyn Hutter
DHBW Heilbronn

Professor at DHBW Heilbronn

Sustainability Expert
and Food Enthusiast

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Prof. Dr. Carolyn Hutter
DHBW Heilbronn
Kevin Kilpatrick
Sunsweet Growers

Director of International Sales at Sunsweet Growers Inc.




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Kevin Kilpatrick
Sunsweet Growers
Nicole Laliberte
Ocean Spray

Business Development Manager-EMEA & Asia Pacific at Ocean Spray Cranberries

Established professional with the proven ability to lead and interact productively and effectively with team members of varying size organizations. Able to build consensus and acquire support for change initiatives.

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Nicole Laliberte
Ocean Spray
Lucio Macedo Regis
Niagro

International Sales & General Manager at Niagro at Niagro - Nichirei do Brasil Agrícola Ltda.





Lucio Macedo Regis
Niagro
Chloé Merz
Bartender, Creator & Teacher

Creating her ideology of beverage consumption, Chloé focuses on ‘simplexity’ – simple taste with a complex depth. She’s a huge advocate of diversifying the bar space and spirit industry.

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Chloé Merz
Bartender, Creator & Teacher
Joerg Meyer
Trinkabenteuer & Highballer

Business Owner at Trinkabenteuer
& CEO at Highballer Network

Jörg Meyer is one of the few bartenders who has succeeded in inventing a cocktail that is drunk all over the world: the Gin Basil Smash. His bar Le Lion near Hamburg’s City Hall was voted the best new opening in the world in 2008 and remains a top address to this day.

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Joerg Meyer
Trinkabenteuer & Highballer
Knud Meyer
Kuehne + Nagel

Sales Executive at Kuehne + Nagel

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Knud Meyer
Kuehne + Nagel
Moritz Möller
Veganz Group AG

CMO and CPO at Veganz Group AG

Concepter and team lead for strategic marketing and PR with focus on storytelling and content for integrated campaigns.
Award winning photographer and writer on photography.

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Moritz Möller
Veganz Group AG
Tomo Naito
Sun-Maid Growers of California

Vice President Sales at Sun-Maid Growers of California at Sun-Maid Growers of California




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Tomo Naito
Sun-Maid Growers of California
Isabel Paz
Peace of Meat/MeaTech

Food Science Project Manager at Peace of Meat/MeaTech

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Isabel Paz
Peace of Meat/MeaTech
T.K. Pillan
Veggie Grill & Powerplant Ventures

Executive Chairman at Veggie Grill
& Partner at Powerplant Ventures

With the launch of Veggie Grill in 2006, T.K. Pillan developed a restaurant concept with dishes that are 100% plant-based. Nowadays it is the largest vegan and vegetarian restaurant company in the U.S. In 2015, he launched PowerPlant Ventures, a growth equity fund that invests in emerging food, beverage and foodservice companies.

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T.K. Pillan
Veggie Grill & Powerplant Ventures
Hanni Rützler
futurefoodstudio

Founder & CEO at futurefoodstudio

As a pioneer in nutritional science, as a consultant and researcher with her multidisciplinary approach to questions of eating and drinking behaviour, Hanni Rützler has made a name for herself far beyond the German-speaking world, not only since her legendary tasting of the first in-vitro burger in London.

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Hanni Rützler
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Jacob (Jaap) C Seidell
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Professor for nutrition and health at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam



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Jacob (Jaap) C Seidell
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Dr. Daniel Sonke
Blue Diamond Growers

Director of Sustainability at Blue Diamond Growers

With more than 20 years of professional sustainable agriculture experience, he has developed sustainable agriculture programs for fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, and nuts, including a key role in starting the California Almond Sustainability Program.

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Dr. Daniel Sonke
Blue Diamond Growers
Marcin Sosnicki
Zarecki Foods

Managing Director at Zarecki Foods




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Marcin Sosnicki
Zarecki Foods
Dr. Philipp Stradtmann
Bösch Boden Spies

General Manager at Bösch Boden Spies

As General manager in the management board of Bösch Boden Spies Philipp is responsible for Sales, Supply, Development and Logistics. He’s an entrepreneurial senior executive with experience in various industries (Food, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, e-Business) in combination with global players and hidden champions.

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Dr. Philipp Stradtmann
Bösch Boden Spies
Ana Maria Vallejo
Anabana (Lazos)

Marketing & Design for Anabana (Lazos)





Ana Maria Vallejo
Anabana (Lazos)
Will Van den Tweel
Those Vegan Cowboys

Project Director at Those Vegan Cowboys

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Will Van den Tweel
Those Vegan Cowboys
Ynzo van Zanten
Tony's Chocolonely

Chief Evangelist at Tony's Chocolonely

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Ynzo van Zanten
Tony's Chocolonely
Volker Weinlein
Food Entrepreneur, Brand Builder & Investor

As a highly motivated Food Brand Builder Volker is considered as one of the most influential German CMOs. He successfully reactivated & launched popular brands like Giotto, Treets & Schoko Bons. With Katjesgreenfood he established the first food impact investor in Europe.
Currently Volker is preparing the launch of his own clean & sustainable food brands as well as an VC to invest in the Food Revolution.

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Volker Weinlein
Food Entrepreneur, Brand Builder & Investor
Hauke Will
Ritter Sport

Head of agricultural production at Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG



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Hauke Will
Ritter Sport
Caroline Zimmer
Simply V (E.V.A. GmbH)

Managing Director at E.V.A. GmbH

Caroline Zimmer loves challenges and is always curious about new things - perfect prerequisites for developing new products and leading them to success. With Simply V, the graduate dairy engineer and industrial engineer has impressively demonstrated just that.

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Caroline Zimmer
Simply V (E.V.A. GmbH)
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Global players and fast growing startups

AGENDA

WeFood Future 4.0 provides a wide range of trend-setting topics within the food industry – and beyond. You don’t have a ticket yet? Don’t miss the chance to save your free spot and join our live discussions with top speakers from global food companies and fast growing food startups.

9.00 AM - 9.15 AM

A warm welcome & short intro

Speakers:
- Dirk Schmidt, Patrick Bösch & Philipp Stradtmann, Bösch Boden Spies

9.15 AM - 10.00 AM

Speaker:
- Hanni Rützler, Founder & CEO at futurefoodstudio

10.30 AM - 11.00 AM

How do next gen customers fulfill their need for clean and healthy food?

Speakers:
- Jennifer Färber, Founder & CEO of RHO KOMBUCHA GmbH
- Hubertus Bessau, Co-Founder of mymuesli.com

Host:
- Jochen Matzer, Managing Partner, Red Rabbit GmbH

Off to new horizons

Speakers:
- Dirk Naujoks, Christoph Hensel & Kay Schumacher, Bösch Boden Spies

1.30 AM - 2.00 AM

How to adapt your business through vertical integration along the supply chain

Speakers:
- TBA

Host:
- Philipp Stradtmann, Bösch Boden Spies

2.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Status quo and update from the freight forwarder’s perspective

Speakers:
- Knud Meyer, Sales Executive at Kuehne + Nagel

Host:
- Philipp Stradtmann, Bösch Boden Spies

Taking responsibility: the most disrupting transformation of traditional food companies

Speakers:
- Prof. Dr. Carolyn Hutter, Director of Studies at DHBW Heilbronn
- Prof Dr Carsten Demming, Professor for BWL Food Management, DHBW Heilbronn
- Ynzo van Zanten, Chief Evangelist at Tonys Chocolonelys

Host:
- Philipp Stradtmann

4.30 PM - 5.00 PM

Recap of Day 1

Speakers:
- Philipp Stradtmann & Viviane Alsmeier, Bösch Boden Spies

Brandnew!
Featuring our Bridge 2 California extended evening program

What does sustainability really mean in the supply chain?

Speakers:
- Dr. Daniel Sonke, Director of Sustainability at Blue Diamond Growers
- Katy Galle, Senior Vice President of Research & Development and Sustainability, at Ocean Spray

Host:
- Lars Bründel, Bösch Boden Spies

6.30 PM - 7.00 PM

How Europe can learn from USA Food and Food Tech Players?

Speakers:
- T.K. Pillan, Executive Chairman at Veggie Grill & Partner at Powerplant Ventures
- Bill Glaser, Co-Founder & CEO at Outstanding Foods

Host:
- Volker Weinlein, Food Entrepreneur, Brand Builder & Investor

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

New ingredient categories using side streams of agro and food industry production.

Speakers:
- Hauke Will, Head of agricultural production at Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG
- Herwig Bernaert, Managing Director at Cabosse Naturals

Host:
- Nadine Plüschau, Bösch Boden Spies

10.00 AM - 10.30 AM

the next generation of meat: where are we heading to in the future?

Speakers:
- Moritz Möller, CMO and CPO at Veganz Group AG
- Joeri Hollink, Head of Product Development at Ojah b.v.
- Isabel Paz, Food Science Project Manager at Peace of Meat/MeaTech

Host:
- Martijn Bosmans, Bösch Boden Spies

11.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Speakers:
- Prof. Jacob (Jaap) C Seidell, Professor of nutrition and health at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
- Marta Delgado del Río, Account & Customer Success Manager at Innova Market Insights

Host:
- Tiphaine Brüggemann, Bösch Boden Spies

taste and texture experiences of plant-based food

Speakers:
- Martijn Bosmans, Kerstin Schwanitz & Stefan Wagemans, Bösch Boden Spies

1.30 AM - 2.00 PM

Speed and collaboration: the new currency in the in the NPD world

Speakers:
- Caroline Zimmer, Managing Director at E.V.A. GmbH
- Will Van den Tweel, Project Director at Those Vegan Cowboys

Host:
- Kay Schumacher, Bösch Boden Spies

2.30 PM - 3.00 PM

From zero to hero with cacaofruit: kiu kiu

Speakers:
- Chloé Merz, Bartender, Creator & Teacher
- Jörg Meyer, Business Owner at Trinkabenteuer & CEO at Highballer Network
- Volker Weinlein, Food Entrepreneur, Brand Builder & Investor

3.30 AM - 4.00 PM

Challenge ahead: future-safe transformation of traditional food companies

Speakers & Hosts:
- TBA

Wrap-up of Day 1 & Day 2

Speakers:
- Philipp Stradtmann & Viviane Alsmeier, Bösch Boden Spies

REGISTER NOW

And get your FREE TICKET for the
WeFood Future 4.0 on September 29/30, 2021.

OUR WFF PARTNERS

There is a lot that the Corona crisis has shown us, solidarity and a good cooperation stand out from all of this. It is not about competition, it is about networking and building new partnerships. ​​​​​Being a WeFood Future Partner means to be part of a network that is significantly involved in the creation of a #NewFoodSystem.

MATCHMAKING

With our new matchmaking platform, we offer you targeted contacting based on matching interests.
Thus, you can effectively expand your network and find new partners, as well as win potential customers for yourself.

Find new partners & clients

Reach important contacts in the food industry with your products and expand your customer base.

Save time

Instead of cold calling we offer you an effective and easy way to start directly with a warm lead.

Guaranteed quality

Thanks to detailed participants information you will be get connected with qualified contacts.

REVIEW

In every crisis there is a chance to rethink and create something new. This is why we implemented our virtual event format – the WeFood Future Conference. Started in May 2020, the WFF became one of the most important virtual events in the European food industry bringing key decision makers together.

In need of inspiration? See what we did during our last editions!

WeFood Future 1.0

+3.500 Booked Slots
+550 Participants
+300 Companies
9 challenging topics
15 Inspiring speakers
10 world leading suppliers

WeFood Future 2.0

+4.000 Booked Slots
+650 Participants
+400 Companies
11 challenging topics
15 Inspiring speakers
20 world leading suppliers

WeFood Future 3.0

+4.200 Booked Slots
+750 Participants
+400 Companies
10 challenging topics
18 Inspiring speakers
20 world leading suppliers

Contact us

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Claudia Stuhrmann
Marketing Manager
claudia.stuhrmann@boeschbodenspies.com

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