Hemp & Cannabis in Food
Specialty Immersion Program
September 17 - 18, 2019
MORE THAN A TREND: THE MOST IMPORTANT NEW INGREDIENT IN FOOD TODAY
HEMP AND CANNABIS WILL DISRUPT MANY DIFFERENT PRODUCT CATEGORIES
Cannabis and hemp are big business! Get the information you need to get in on the fastest growing food and nutrition trends today, from CBD-infused foods and drinks, to manufacturing, to chef-driven hemp and cannabis menu items, and more. Cannabis and hemp are driving other industry changes, as well, with trends in packaging, marketing, and ancillary products (snacks and meals for munchies, protein sources, health focused products).
get ready for the future, now
Cannabis & Hemp in Food is an innovative program that provides current information on the cannabis and hemp industries, insights into the future of the industries, and shows you how you can utilize your new knowledge in a variety of applications.
Laura MacPhail, President MacPhail & Associates, foodservice industry expert
Katie Thompson, hemp industry expert, former Director Product Development, Bluebird Botanticals
Kelley Fechner, Director Customer Solutions, Datassential
Ari Sherman, Founder, Evo Hemp, hemp-infused foods
Devin Jamroz, Founder/CEO, SteepFuze, hemp-infused coffee and tea
Justin J. Prochnow, Attorney, Greenburg Traurig, FDA practice
Max Montrose, Founder, Trichome Institute
Science, education, and certification in the cannabis industry, cannabis sommelier programs
Joseph DiVerdi, Associate Professor Chemistry, Colorado State University, flavor profiles and lexicons for hemp and cannabis, olfactory lexicon development
What to look for:
Hemp and cannabis industry overview
Current trends from Datassential
Nutritional and wellness aspects
Products and packaging
The research and science behind hemp and cannabis
Legal and FDA issues
Supplements: Alone, or as ingredients
Demographics: Who is the market?
Issues for food manufacturers/food developers, supply chain, and operators
Expert panel discussions
Lunch at Urban Farmer, with chef discussion, and a chance to try hemp menu items
Site visit: Grow facility
Current data and research
Current and future trends
Who should attend Cannabis & Hemp in Food:
New product developers
Hemp & Cannabis in Food is designed to convey best practices, up-to-date research, and valuable real-world lessons to marketing teams, innovation and R&D teams, insight and business development teams, food scientists, chefs and culinary teams, operations, and packaging teams.
Regardless of whether you're a longtime culinary professionals or new to the industry, Cannabis & Hemp in Food could save you years of trial and error in this emerging field.
Tuesday, September 17: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 18: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pricing, per person, each program: $1,995
Transportation will be provided to any site visits. You'll be responsible for getting back and forth from the airport, and for any evening plans you may have. We do not cover hotel expenses.
Our meet-up hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn, in downtown Denver.