Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Food Technology Innovation & Safety Forum

Attended the Food Technology Innovation & Safety Forum at Hyatt O'Hare
yesterday. Speakers included Mark Timble (president - North American
Consumer Foods at McCormick & Company), Todd Hale (SVP, consumer &
shopper insights at the Nielsen Company), Dr. Chor-San Khoo (senior
fellow, former VP global nutrition and health at Campbell Soup
Company), and Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka (president and CEO of Produce for
Better Health Foundation).

Learned about the challenges of reducing sodium in foods from Dr. Khoo.
Afternoon break refreshments included fresh fruit (appropriate after
hearing about health benefits of fruits and vegetables), biscotti, and
huge cookies. Sponsored by Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts Inc.

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