Technology Snapshots Overview

Originally Published: July 28, 2021
Last Updated: August 2, 2021

Clean Label Conference Technology Snapshots Overview

Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products

May 24 – 25, 2022  Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois USA

https://cleanlabel.globalfoodforums.com/overview/

Clean Label Conference logoThe Clean Label Conference is an in-person event developed to assist and educate food scientists & packaged food and beverage companies with the formulation of products created with simple, consumer- and export-friendly ingredient statements.

The Technology Snapshot sessions are an excellent way for ingredient suppliers to showcase their NEW clean label ingredients to an audience of product developer decision-makers.

 

What is a Technology Snapshot?

Technology Snapshots are 15-minute PowerPoint presentations on the technical benefits of a “clean label” ingredient. They provide R&D with useful, hard-to-obtain technical information.
To see examples of Technology Snapshots (as permitted by the presenters) from Clean Label Conferences going back to 2013, please scroll down through our Clean Label Conference Library.

How are Technology Snapshots Chosen?

Presentations are chosen by an independent Advisory Panel, all with advanced degrees in Food Science (Panelists listed: www.globalfoodforums.com/technology-snapshot-advisory-panel )

What is the Cost of a Technology Snapshot?

If invited to present, there is a modest $795 registration fee for the presenter only to help cover administrative and food costs. [Note: The full-rate registration fee is $1,195.]

What is the Advisory Panel Looking For?

The Advisory panel evaluates Technology Snapshot Submissions on a number of factors as follows:

  1. How new the ingredient is to the market or a particular application.
  2. The ingredient’s uniqueness in the marketplace due to physiochemical or other characteristics.
  3. Details of an ingredient’s technical/functional benefits.
  4. Will the ingredient make a label declaration shorter and/or simpler (i.e., “cleaner”)?
  5. How well each presentation would contribute to a more diverse selection of ingredient categories at the conference.

For more detailed information on the criteria used to  judge submissions, go to https://cleanlabel.globalfoodforums.com/technology-snapshots-information/criteria-used-to-judge-technology-snapshot-submissions/

Due to the concise nature of the presentation and focus on the technical merits of an ingredient, it is not beneficial to include information on consumer trends, company profile information and sales sheets/PR pitches.

How Does One Apply & What are the Deadlines?

Submission forms (in PDF and Microsoft Word format) are available at https://cleanlabel.globalfoodforums.com/technology-snapshots-information/technology-snapshot-submission-forms/

Submission forms along with supporting materials are to be emailed to techsnapshot@globalfoodforums.com or mailed to Global Food Forums, Inc., C/O Techology Snapshots, P.O. Box 686, Farmington, CT 06034

Panelists will begin evaluating all submissions by the  December 13, 2021 deadline. Winning companies will be notified by February 3, 2022.

Formore information, see https://cleanlabel.globalfoodforums.com/technology-snapshots-information/technology-snapshot-advisory-panel/  or Claudia Dziuk O’Donnell at Claudia@GlobalFoodForums.com  

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