Speakers

2020 Food for Kids Interactive Online Series was hosted by the FoodNavigator-USA Editorial Team:

Elizabeth Crawford
Deputy Editor
Elaine Watson
Editor
Mary Ellen Shoup
Senior Correspondent

Introducing the speakers at the Food for Kids Summit:

The Consumer Panel

David Lemley
Retail Voodoo
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The Consumer Panel

Kids and the Plant-Based Trend

Kyle Gaan
The Good Food Institute
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Adam Lowry
Ripple Foods
Hema Reddy
Crafty Counter
Kristie Middleton
Rebellyous Foods
Mark Fahlin
Cargill
Marlena Hidlay
DSM

Beverage Trends

Danny Stepper
LA. Libations
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Tom Burkemper
Walgreens
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Andrew Ohmes
Cargill
Billy Bosch
Iconic
Brinjal Patel
Kraft Heinz
Carla Saunders
Cargill
Jennifer Pomeranz
New York University
Melanie Kahn
Poppilu

Innovation in Action… Meet the Trailblazers

 

EXPERT PANEL

 

Brad Barnhorn
Growth Stage Food & Beverage Companies
Jon Sebastiani
Sonoma Brands
Mark Rampolla
PowerPlant Ventures
 

TRAILBLAZERS

 

Benjamin Bartley
Chum Fruit Bites
Catherine and JJ Jaxon
Mission MightyMe
Phil McGrath
Good Feeding

Meeting Children’s Nutritional Needs, from Foods to Supplements

Erin Quann, PhD, RD
Nestlé/ Gerber
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jennifer Harris, PhD
Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
Shelley Balanko, PhD
The Hartman Group
Eric Ciappio, PhD, RD
IFF Health
Julie Thibeau
IFF Health
Natasha Bonhomme
Expecting Health
Sonia Hartunian-Sowa, PhD
DSM