OUR SPEAKERS

Felix Ahlers
FRoSTA AG

CEO at FRoSTA AG

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Felix Ahlers
FRoSTA AG
Axel Bachmann
Coca-Cola

General Manager Sustainability, Coca-Cola European Partners

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Axel Bachmann
Coca-Cola
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.





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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
futurefoodstudio
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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