4 & 5 OCTOBER 2017 ANTWERP - BELGIUM

See you next year
17 – 18 October 2018

The speakers

Juice Summit 2017

The Juice Summit is the leading, annual conference for fruit juice executives from all over the world. It started in 2013, as a way to provide a genuine and dynamic forum for all industry players and their suppliers worldwide. The Juice Summit is organised by and for the industry, which makes it a unique experience in this field.

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Larissa POPP ABRAHÃO

Antonio Juliano AYRES

François BAUWENS

Kees COOLS

Philip COVERDALE

Agenda

  • 19:00 - 23:00

    Welcome evening

    VENUE:  De Serre

    ADDRESS:  Lange Gasthuisstraat 29-31, Antwerp

  • 08:00 - 17:30

    Juice Summit day 1
    08:00 - 13:45 WELCOME & REGISTRATION FOR THE TECHNICAL STREAM & CSR SESSION
    09:00 - 12:45 TECHNICAL SESSION
    09:00 - 12:45 CSR SESSION
    09:00 - 13:30 REGISTRATION JUICE SUMMIT
    12:30 -13:30 LUNCH SPONSORED BY DÖHLER
    13:30 - 14:00 WELCOME ADDRESSES

    Dirk LANSBERGEN : IFU President, Commercial Director Worldwide, Citrosuco, Austria

    Joachim TRETZEL : SGF President, Döhler Group, Germany

    José JORDÃO : AIJN President, Strategic Director Sumol + Compal, Portugal

    14:00 - 15:30 SESSION 1: DYNAMICS OF THE GLOBAL FRUIT JUICE MARKET
    • Europe

    Philip COVERDALE : Director of Consulting, GlobalData, United Kingdom

    • Asia

    Aoki HIROSHI : Assistant General Manager Processed Foods and Beverages, Family Mart, Japan

    • USA - Future Shock: California's Impact on Beverage Innovation

    Greg STELTENPOHL : Director & co-founder, Califia Farms, USA

    • Africa

    Roy DEEPANJAN : Managing Director, CHI - Nigeria, Africa

    15:30 - 16:00 JUICE BREAK
    16:00 - 17:30 SESSION 2: TAPPING INTO THE MIND OF THE CONSUMER
    • Using Social Media as a Business Association : Opportunities and Pitfalls 

    Peter SENNEKAMP : Director of Communications, Business Europe, Belgium

    • Understanding female consumers to build a stronger relation

    Aljan DE BOER : Brand Strategist, Trends Active, The Netherlands

    • Adding Value to Juice Through Digitalization 

    Giulia PELLICCIONI : Marketing Services Manager, Tetra Pak, Italy

    • Changing Consumer Behaviour

    Richard ROBINSON : V.P. Commercial, Cambridge Analytica, United Kingdom

    17:30 END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1
  • 09:00 - 12:45

    CSR Stream
    09:00 - 09:10 Welcome & introduction

    Béràngere MAGARINOS-RUCHAT : Global Head of Sustainability, Firmenich, Switzerland

    09:10 - 10:50 Session 1 The rise of CSR and sustainability awareness on the public agenda
    • 09:10 - 09:30 Consumer Perceptions and Innovation Opportunities

    Matthew PERRY : Associate Analyst - Consumer, GlobalData, United Kingdom

    • 09:30 - 09:50 Importer's Perspective on CSR - Plan, Program, or (never ending) Process?

    Don GIAMPETRO : Vice President & Quality, ITItropicals, USA

    • 09:50 - 10:10 Retail approach to CSR
    • 10:10 - 10:30 Applying the EU Directive on non-financial reporting at national level - What you need to know

    Willem WASSINK : Manager Sustainability, PwC, The Netherlands

    • 10:30 - 10:50 Panel discussion
    10:50 - 11:20 Juice Break
    11:20 - 13:00 Session 2: Taking the industry responsibility seriously
    • 11:20 - 11:40 Juice CSR Platform - A pre-competitive collaboration that works

    Marjoleine MOTZ : Consultant, Value Chain Development and Certification, Fair & Sustainable Advisory Services, NL

    • 11:40 - 12:10 Fundecitrus - a 40 year history of succesful support to Brazilian citrus growers

    Antonio Juliano AYRES : General Manager, Fundecitrus, Brazil

    • 12:10 - 12:40 Aiming for 100 % sustainable juice 

    Bernd ISENBERG : Senior Program Officer, IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative, The Netherlands

    • 12:40 - 13:00 Panel discussion and conclusions
  • 09:00 - 12:45

    Technical Session
    09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Remarks

    Helmut DIETRICH : Director, Wine Analysis and Beverage Technology, Germany

    CHALLENGES FOR THE INDUSTRY
    09:10 - 09:30
    • Food Fraud: cases - law - measures

    Alfred HAGEN :

    09:30 - 09:50
    • Challenges of growing pineapple

    Eugenia VALLE : Commercial Manager, Florida Products

    09:50 - 10:10
    • Water Related Risk in Food Supply Chain

     

    Tim HESS : Associate Professor, Water Management, Cranfield Water Science Institute, United Kingdom

    10:10 - 10:30
    • Making it easier to choose more sustainable packaging solutions

    Anna PALMINGER : Sustainability Manager, Ecolean, Sweden

    10:30 - 10:40
    • Questions & Answers

    Helmut DIETRICH : Director, Wine Analysis and Beverage Technology, Germany

    10:40 - 11:00 JUICE BREAK
    NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND METHODS
    11:00 - 11:20
    • Pressure Change Technology: a new promising process technology for non-thermal pasteurization of fruit juices

    Ana Lucía VASQUEZ-CAICEDO : Physical Process Technology, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Ger

    11:20 - 11:40
    • Low heat shelf life extension by pulsed electric fields – process design and validation in commercial scale

    Stefan TOEPFL : Managing Director, Elea GmbH & Professor Food Process Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Os

    11:40 - 12:00
    • Vitamin C retention in orange juice production - Getting past the myths and doing more with less

     

    Maria NORLIN : Global Category Manager Juice, Nectars & Still Drinks, Tetra Pak

    12:00 - 12:20
    • An innovative DNA analysis to control raw materials and finished products : the Metabarcoding analysis

    Fabienne MOREAU : Scientific Manager, Qualtech Groupe, France

    12:20 - 12:30
    • Quality Juice Award winner
    12:30 - 12:40
    • Questions & Remarks

    Helmut DIETRICH : Director, Wine Analysis and Beverage Technology, Germany

    12:40
    • Closing Remarks

    Helmut DIETRICH : Director, Wine Analysis and Beverage Technology, Germany

  • 19:00 - 23:00

    Cocktail & Gala dinner

    VENUE: Zuiderkroon

    ADDRESS: Vlaamsekaai 81, Antwerp

  • 09:00 - 16:45

    Juice Summit day 2
    09:00 - 10:30 SESSION 3: TRENDS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE AGRI-FOOD & FRUIT JUICE INDUSTRY
    • The impact of BREXIT on the food and drinks/fruit juice industry

    François SONNEVILLE : Senior Analyst Beverages, Rabobank, United Kingdom

    • European Program on Food waste

    Lettemieke MULDER : Director Sustainability & Product Policy, EuroCommerce, Belgium

    • Presentation on the IDH covenant (CSR) - Refresco

    Ralph ALTING : Central Procurement Manager, Refresco, The Netherlands

    • Organic 2017: "from roots to suits..."

    Ronald VAN MARLEN : Director and Founder Timeli, business advise on organic supply chains, Director Toppas Organic Serbi

    10:30 - 11:00 JUICE BREAK
    11:00 - 12:45 SESSION 4: THE JUICE SUPPLY CHAIN – OUTLOOK AND CHALLENGES
    Introduction by the Chairman

    Kees COOLS : Executive Director Business Unit Fruits & Vegetables, Döhler Group, Germany

    • Orange

    Larissa POPP ABRAHÃO : International Relations Director, Brazilian Association of Citrus Exporters Citrus BR, Brazil

    • Apple

    Roman ZUZOK : Vice President Sales & Corporate Development, T.B. Fruit, Poland

    • Lemon

    Santiago MARTINEZ : Founder, U-Citrus, Argentina

    • Pineapple Juice : PJC Versus NFC

    Daniel LEVY : Vice-Président, Levy Group International, France

    Supply Chain Panel Discussion

    Kees COOLS : Executive Director Business Unit Fruits & Vegetables, Döhler Group, Germany

    12:45 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
    14:00 - 15:15 SESSION 5: FRUIT JUICE MATTERS PROGRAM
    • UPDATE on the Fruit Juice Matters Programme

    François BAUWENS : Director, Fruit Juice Matters Programme, Belgium

    • Presentations

    1. Strategic Scientific Way Forward 

    Johan DE RYCKER : Fruit Juice Matters Programme Scientific Adviser, ULB, Belgium

    2. Preliminary Results 

    John SIEVENPIPER : Associate Professor Departement of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada

    3. Young High Potentials Scientists : the Future

    Rui HAI LIU : Professor, Departement of Food Science, Cornell University, United States

    15:15 - 15:45 JUICE BREAK
    15:45 - 16:30 SESSION 6: FRUIT JUICE MATTERS - COUNTRY UPDATES
    • Country Cases:
    • Poland

    Marta RADOMSKA : Communication Manager, Michael Bridge Communication, Poland

    • Belgium

    David MARQUENIE : Secretary General, AJUNEC, Belgium

    • France

    Emmanuel MANICHON : General Manager, Eckes-Granini, France

    Anne-Sophie ROYANT : Secretary General, UNIJUS, France

    16:30 CLOSING ADDRESS
    16:45 END OF CONFERENCE
  • 18:00 - 23:00

    Networking Evening

    VENUE: Brasserie De Markt

    ADDRESS: Graanmarkt 6, Antwerpen

  • 11:00 - 13:00

    SGF General Assembly
  • “We at SIG are looking forward to participate in the Juice Summit 2017, a key event in our partnership with AIJN and the Fruit Juice matters campaign. The summit in 2016 was an enormous success with relevant themes and engaging discussions with industry colleagues!”

    Katja Lassila

    Marketing Manager Nordics.

  • “Urschel is Global Leader in Fruit Processing Technology and likes to present itself to the world leaders of Juice producing plants. Since they are all together on the annual Juice Summit it is the perfect place to show the advantages of the Comitrol Fruit Processing machines as well as fruit dicers and slicers. We welcome all participants to our stand to show how we can work together…”

    Luc Van Buynder

    Area Service and Sales Manager

  • “We at Goodpack have been going to the Juice Summit for many years, this is one of the key events where we meet many of the Goodpack users from all over the world! We have the sustainable and cost saving packaging solution for the juice industry.

    For the 2017 Juice Summit we will introduce a new innovative development, and we are looking forward to show this to everyone! ”

    Julien Le Sauter

    Regional Head of Sales Food & Liquids EMEA

  • “Digitalization is revolutionizing every industry and offers excellent opportunities for enhanced efficiency, cost reduction, increased food safety and most importantly business growth.

    It’s exciting for us to showcase the essence of what digitalization means for the juice industry with practical examples at the Summit this year. Being a highly dynamic and continuously evolving event, we are looking for a new stunning edition to network with our partner from the industry and to exchange ideas with pioneering thinkers from around the world!”

    Birgit Kamp

    Communications Director

  • “The Juice Summit in Antwerp is a must-go-to destination for the entire Fruit/Vegs industry. The lectures and presentations are extremely informative. They provide great insights into supply, product and consumer trends. Networking events are very well attended, and a great way to connect with customers and suppliers alike.

    See you all at the Juice Summit 2017 in Antwerp, and don’t forget to visit the Kerry booth!

    Ton Mesters

    Vice President Business Development Natural Products Kerry – The Taste and Nutrition Company

  • “KSY Group has been a great supporter of The Juice Summit since the beginning and will keep on supporting and sponsoring this unique juice platform.
    Being a highly dynamic and continuously evolving group of quality industrial juice, blends and natural solutions, with operations and facilities in Greece, Egypt, UK, Holland, Korea, USA, Brazil and S. Africa, we visualize to become your partner for juices sourced from all over the world and The Juice Summit is the ultimate juice high class gathering of the year!

    Tim Kaden

    CEO of KSY Group

  • “Ecolean has been a proud sponsor of the Juice Summit for several years and we are happy to sponsor this year as well. The Juice Summit is a perfect forum for us to meet key players in the industry as well as to catch up on the latest trends and innovations. In addition to our usual participation in the exhibiting area, Ecolean will share insights on making it easier to choose more sustainable packaging solutions, at the technical stream. See you there! ”

    Anna Annerås

    Marketing Director

  • “Citadelle is one of the top 3 cranberry processors in Canada, as well as being the only cranberry Coop in the Country. Citadelle's 100% natural NFC cranberry juice is made by pressing clean, first quality mature cranberries for a single-strength, undiluted juice bursting with cranberry goodness.

    We decided this year to sponsor the Juice Summit because we sincerely believe it is the most important event in the juice industry and we believe to have a very appealing and value-driven proposal to the market.”

    Simon Laliberté

    Business Development Director

  • “We at Elea are proud to be one of the sponsors of the Juice Summit 2017. In our opinion, the Juice Summit is one of THE top events to network with potential business partners from all over the world within the juice industry and beyond. This is exactly the right place to show you in which way our innovative Pulsed Electric Field systems can improve your juice yield and quality.

    The Elea Pulsed Electric Field SafeJuice system can on one hand enhance the extraction of valuable compounds, antioxidants, colour pigments and even the whole juice yield from your fruit mashes. On the other hand, our systems can be used for preservation purposes with a gentle and safe inactivation of microbes at low processing temperatures to retain highest quality and freshness in your juices over a massively extended shelf-life.

    We are looking forward to meeting you at the Juice Summit 2017 and discuss the latest research and industrial insights!”

    Stefan Töpfl

    Managing Director

  • “From the field to the shelves, Juice Summit gets together people involved to meet other, to develop or deepen business relationships, to optimize the precious time each of us chase daily.

    No technology substitutes the face to face and this is the reason we all are here now but in between our shaking hands the Wi-Fi helps us to stay connected into this nonstop world. Sponsoring WIFI here is part of our today’s support on keep serving you. Atlântica Foods from Brazil serves you since 1989.

    Flávia Breternitz

    Commercial Director

  • “The JUICE SUMMIT is the place to be and be seen! Thanks to the organizers for a wonderful and incredibly professional experience. You kept us on task and on time, and all of your activities had a natural flow that encouraged learning and reflection to come to the surface for us as participants.

    Thanks for being the catalyst for all of this enlightenment, networking and awareness. What you are doing is invaluable for our business.”

    Bernhard Frei

    CEO Quicornac

  • “We have decided to participate in the Juice Summit 2017 as a Silver Sponsor because we find this event a great opportunity to make the market familiar with our products / hydraulic juice presses / which are very well known in our country but not yet in Europe and worldwide.
    We are glad to be part of this fantastic event.

    Jakub Karzewnik

    Commercial Director