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February 1, 2021

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All Short Courses will be In-Person

and available to any registered attendee. IFT Florida can also provide a certificate of attendance/completion upon request to those who register and participate.


Virtual links will also be provided for those who require virtual.


8:00 - 8:30 AM: Short Course 1

“Cold Brew Trends and Tasting”
by Rebecca Shurhay

Marketing Analyst and Blake Wester, Innovation and Technology Manager.
Sponsored by Flavorchem

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8:45 - 9:15 AM: Short Course 2

“How to scale up from lab to full-sale with OMVE equipment”
by Gerard Leenders, Consultant.
Sponsored by OMVE

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9:30 - 10:00 AM: Short Course 3

“How to validate formulations with new proteins and challenges in plant-based processing”
by Hennie Mastwijk, PhD. Principal Scientist.
Sponsored by OMVE

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10:15 - 10:45 AM: Short Course 4

“Open-Source Innovation. Fostering greater collaboration, advancements and possibilities in the development of food”
by Shannon O’Shields, Director of Marketing

and Luis Martinez, VP of Research and Innovation.
Sponsored by Darifair Foods

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11:00 - 11:30 AM: Short Course 5

“Challenges and Successes in the development of New Wave’s unique plant-based shrimp”
by Michelle Wolf, CEO.
Sponsored by New Wave Foods