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21 - 25 FEBRUARY 2021

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

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Gulfood Innovation Summit

Gulfood Innovation Summit

The brightest brains in the business are coming to Gulfood!

As brightest minds in the F&B business walk up to take their seats, the audience is presented with a lineup of superstars, and 2020 was overwhelmingly rich in speakers and content all Rethinking Food.

3 days of high-level, curated content

Gulfood is bringing together the world’s most influential chefs, food scientists, government officials and industry leaders who are at the forefront of innovation to discuss and shape the future of food and gastronomy as we will delve into topics revolving around:

•    Governments’ role in shaping the future of food
•    Adapting to healthier, sustainable lifestyles
•    F&B Marketing, Tourism and Retail
•    Leveraging emerging and future food technologies

The 2021 conference agenda coming soon...!

2021 Innovation Summit Agenda

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12:40
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13:05
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    While the UAE consistently rank among the top countries on the World Bank's ease of doing business, recent months have been challenging for global trade - yet the emirate cemented its claim as a strat ...
14:25
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    Dubai's exports to Israel could reach $4 billion annually as businesses on both sides tap into synergies and build partnerships. The UAE and Israel are sparing no effort in capitalising on the tremend ...
15:05
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    Deep dive into the complex issues linking trade agreements and policies to food security and the solutions available to avoid pitfalls due to vulnerability of being dependent on imports. Understand th ...
15:45
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    Outlining the state of the world's food security and highlight the technological advances that will help end world hunger, ensure sustainable agriculture and availability of affordable food for all.
16:30
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    The total amount of investments raised by cultured meat start-ups since 2015 is more than $300 million. How can this potentially planet-saving alternative grow to scale at consumer-affordable prices
17:00
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    Consumers are increasingly turning towards food, not just to ease their hunger, but also to cure a number of ailments and boost their immunity. As a result, there are healthier ingredients in packaged ...
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    The whole world came to almost a complete halt earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The food industry is particularly susceptible to experiencing a duel impact from such a global outbreak, ...
12:15
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    The hydroponics market size is expected to grow to USD 627.93 Million by 2023. Who will be the market leaders? What are the opportunities and challenges? How can this sector be accelerated to offer fo ...
12:40
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    The global vertical farming market size is anticipated to reach USD 9.96 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It offers hope for urban areas and countries with littl ...
13:00
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    Biotechnology holds tremendous possibilities for the developing world. The use of high-yielding, disease- and pest-resistant crops will have a direct bearing on improved food security, poverty allevia ...
13:30
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    Changes in how consumers want their food to be packaged, prepared, sourced, delivered and available are all affecting how processors approach both new and existing products. This session will dissect ...
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    Health and wellness food market and it is poised to grow by USD 235.94 during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period
15:10
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    Some of the highest revenue-generating grocery stores in the world are facing sweeping changes to their customer bases and their ability to deliver value to brands as people change where they shop'a c ...
15:40
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    Product innovation and differentiation is one of the fastest routes to business growth in the food industry. How are companies innovating in their ingredients and flavours to keep up with consumer dem ...
16:10
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    Africa is a giant landmass home to diverse communities with different needs, buying habits, culinary traditions and purchasing powers. Many majors have been attempting to seize shares of a market that ...
16:50
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    Travel and tourism worldwide have suffered from global stay-at-home orders. As the city was among the first to implement strict safety and hygiene initiatives, it has been among the first ones to welc ...
11:55
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    Saudi Arabia's new vision is transforming the country into a sought-out destination for tourism and business. This session will equip HORECA professionals with the necessary keys and insights to enter ...
12:35
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    When it comes to future growth for the hospitality and tourism industry, Africa is a continent abundant with opportunity and as a result, there is a lot of interest from investors in the GCC and beyon ...
13:15
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    The boom in off-premises business has some restaurants considering the virtual kitchen model. As counter-service brands grapple with rising rents and shrinking margins amid a crush of off-premises dem ...
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    The pandemic has seen an increase in the ghost kitchens all over the world, from the States to Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia This trend was a long time coming, thanks to pioneering cloud ki ...
14:10
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    In 2018, Frost & Sullivan estimated the gross revenue bookings for online food delivery market at $82 billion and is set to more than double by 2025 to reach approximately 200 billion. Everybody acros ...
15:00
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    Review the past few months, the new landscape for food service and the legacy of global stay at home orders for f&b industry. Understand how the Abraham accords are opening an entire new segment for f ...
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    Running a successful restaurant is a bit more than loving food and serving guests. It is critical to have streamlined operations to support your business, and everyday operations can be taxing for res ...
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    In 2020 a lot of people just stopped eating out ' whether because they had more time to cook, less income to spend, or because of lockdowns, the fact remains that restaurants, especially fine dining r ...

*Agenda subject to change

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