Sustainable Foods Summit North America 2018 Agenda Announced

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Following the success of the previous seven editions, Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor) is announcing the agenda of the North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit. Taking place in San Francisco on January 30 and 31, 2018, the executive summit will feature sessions on the health impacts of sustainable foods, food ingredients, and organic and eco-labels.
The two-day summit will bring together leading organizations involved in eco-labels and sustainability in the regional food industry. There are four distinct sessions that will cover the following topics:

Session 1: Sustainability Developments
  • Conscious capitalism for sustainable development
  • Measuring impacts of food and beverages
  • Disrupting the sustainable food market through technology
  • Novel approaches to urban farming
  • Developments in packaging materials
Session 2: Food Ingredients for Sustainability
  • Advances in sustainable seafood
  • Innovating with seaweeds
  • Ancient grains in modern foods
  • Creating slave-free chocolate
  • Outlook for clean label ingredients
Session 3: Health Impacts
  • Healthy food and beverage trends
  • GMO labeling & certification update
  • Advances in meat analogs
  • Consumer insights into health foods
  • Encouraging healthy consumption
Session 4: Organic & Eco-Labels Outlook
  • The United States in global market for organic foods
  • Fair trade in the food industry
  • Developing a sustainability certification scheme
  • Eco-labels: brands’ perspectives
  • Retailing organic & sustainable foods
  • Targeting the millennials
Confirmed speakers include CCOF’s Executive Director/CEO Cathy Calfo, Doug Rauch (co-CEO of Conscious Capitalism), Amarjit Sahota (Founder and President, Ecovia Intelligence), Chef Mareya Ibrahim (The Fit Foodie), Ahmed Rahim (CEO of Numi Tea), Amit Hooda (CEO of Heavenly Organics), Shauna Sadowski (Sustainability & Industry Relations VP, Annie’s), Christopher Mitchell (Commercial VP of Americas, Futamura), Courtney Pineau (Associate Director, Non-GMO Project), Monica Hadarits (Programs and Verification Director, Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef), and many more.  
Registration is now open for this North American event. A limited number of sponsorship and speaking opportunities remain.  
About the Sustainable Foods Summit 
The aim of the Sustainable Foods Summit is to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry by discussing key industry issues in a high-level forum. The Asia-Pacific edition will be hosted in Singapore on November 28-29, and the North American edition will take place in San Francisco on January 30-31, 2018. More information is available at
Further Information  
For further information, please contact: 
Ms. Katie Giorgadze 
PR & Marketing Events Assistant 
Ecovia Intelligence  
Tel: +44 20 8567 0788 
This article was submitted by Ecovia Intelligence.
Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor) is a London-based specialist research, consulting, and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries. Since 2001, we have been encouraging sustainable development via our services portfolio: market research publications, business and sustainability consulting, technical research, seminars and workshops, and sustainability summits. Visit us at