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Food Evolution: A forum on the future of food, APAC

Enterprise Ireland’s Food Forum APAC took place in November 2021. Moderated by Karina Pierce, Associate Professor of Dairy Production and Director of External Relations, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, watch back to hear from distinguished speakers and contributors.

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Introduction – Leo Clancy, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Ireland

Official Opening – Charlie McConalogue TD. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Ireland’s Success in the Food and Drink Industry – Orla Battersby, Divisional Manager Food, Enterprise Ireland

Keynote Speaker

Digitalisation of Research and Development (R&D) in Food & Beverages – Cliona Murphy, Vice President Global Quality Assurance, PepsiCo

Panel Discussion

Ireland – a European Hub for Innovation?

  • Mark Fenlon, Head of Food Research, Teagasc
  • Paul Ross, Director at APC Microbiome Ireland
  • Professor Alice Staunton, Professor in Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Director of Human Health at Devenish Nutrition
  • Jason Whooley, Chief Executive Officer, Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland

Emerging Megatrends: 
Cyrille Filott, Global Strategist Consumer Foods, Rabobank

C-Level Discussion: Sustainable Growth, the key to long-term success?

  • Khaled Zitoun, Chief Technical Officer APMEA Region, Kerry Taste and Nutrition
  • Orlaigh Matthews, Market and Strategy Development Manager, Carbery Milk Products
  • Michael Connolly, Global Business Development Director, Connolly’s Red Mills
  • Micheál Briody, Managing Director, Silver Hill Duck

Closing Remarks:
Ann Derwin, Ambassador of Ireland to China

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