Skip to content

Social Media Portal

SMP » Press Releases

Reuters Events connecting industry leaders to shape the future of food

Reuters Events - 29 June 2020

Reuters Events connecting industry leaders to shape the future of food


Reuters Events launches the new Food Chain Connect virtual conference to address the big issues facing the food & agriculture industry as it aims to safeguard global food security, improve consumer health & conserve the planet. 

The food and agriculture industry is undergoing massive transformation. Companies face an increasingly complex operating environment, but have great opportunities for impact. Changes were already coming. But the impact of COVID-19 has accelerated the need for urgent action.

Faced with huge supply chain disruption, changing consumer expectations and new market demands, we are entering a new era where collaboration and shared responsibility are paramount for food industry incumbents and new entrants alike. To help navigate this landscape, Reuters Events Food Chain Connect virtual conference will unite the most influential CEOs and food industry leadership teams to participate in real business discussions and develop workable solutions.

Over two days of live broadcast on November 5-6, the conference will bring together leading corporate CEOs and senior business leaders alongside government representatives, NGOs, investors and technology providers to share insights and tangible strategies that are driving productivity, efficiency and sustainability in food production, supply and distribution.

Some of the expert speakers already confirmed include:
• Andre Nogueira, President & CEO, JBS USA
• Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation
• Uma Valeti, CEO, Memphis Meats
• Matt Carstens, CEO, Landus Cooperative
• Tina Owens, Senior Director, Food & Agriculture Impact, Danone North America
• Jack Scott, Vice President Sustainability & Responsible Sourcing, Nestlι
• Jarrod Anderson, Emerging Technology Lead, ADM
• Sanjeev Krishnan, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, S2G Ventures
• Seana Day, Partner, Better Food Ventures
• Wayne Honeycutt, President & CEO, Soil Health Institute

With the sharing of information and solutions being more
important than ever during these unprecedented times, Reuters Events have made the Food Chain Connect 2020 conference free to attend. One registration allows access to all the live and on-demand material on our online platform.

Pete Carkeek, Head of Food & Agriculture at Reuters Events, states “We’re excited to launch this new event at a critical juncture for food & ag. Consumers are demanding ever more choice and transparency and food companies are struggling to keep up. Our ambition is to bring together the greatest minds across food and agriculture to provide actionable ideas and insights to help meet these demands and redesign a food system to fit our modern needs.” 

For more details, visit the Food Chain Connect virtual conference website.

Contact for Reuters Events:
Suzannah Olanrewaju-Gabriel
Reuters Events

Comments powered by Disqus