IFT19, produced by the Institute of Food Technologists, will take place June 2 to 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This annual event is expected to attract over 17,000 attendees from across the global food industry to collaborate, share, learn and network, as well as explore the latest research and see new supply-chain innovations from ingredient, food safety, QA/QC, technology, equipment, processing and packaging companies. IFT19 will feature over 1,000 exhibiting companies, and will offer over 100 scientific sessions and over 600 research poster presentations.

The IFT19 Food Expo trade show will be open:

  • Monday, June 3: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 4: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 5: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

IFT19 will include several specialty pavilions, including:

IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley. Meet one-on-one with a select group of leading, cutting-edge entrepreneurs developing some of the most innovative products and solutions.

Organics Pavilion. The latest products and trends in organics and non-GMO products.

New Exhibitor Pavilion. This feature makes it easy for attendees to locate the newest products and technologies.

Food Safety Pavilion. Visit this area to review what’s next in food safety and quality assurance technologies, processes, services and packaging.

Traceability Central. Hear firsthand about the latest advancements, technologies, and platforms being developed to address the world’s food traceability challenges. Presentation topics explored will include data-sharing frameworks, data analytics and AI, innovations in traceability standards, blockchain advancements and more. It will also host a number of traceability solution providers who will be available to answer questions.

Innova Market Insights. This showcases the Taste the Trend Pavilion, offering up-to-date consumer information, along with daily presentations.

Mintel’s Intelligence Zone. This show feature allows attendees to interact with some of the world’s most successful and innovative products, attend small group presentations, and ask questions to help inform your future business strategy.

For complete details and to register, visit www.iftevent.org.