Changing consumer buying and communication behavior, environmental issues such as sustainability, compliance with environmental and social standards along the supply chain, and ever shorter innovation cycles are some of the key challenges in todays confectionery and snack industry. These issues are present at all stages of the value chain and networking is increasingly becoming a success factor. A radical change is taking place in which digitalization is creating new framework conditions. And opportunities?
ProSweets Cologne and ISM brought together the players from prepress, industry and trade in a joint event on 04.02.2020 and created networks for the future together!
The innovation expert Nick Sohnemann, Future Candy, asked the important questions and led through the evening. Among others, Dr. Ulf Merbold, physicist and former astronaut, set the tone with his Key Note. Discover concrete new opportunities? You can do that with the business cases from the various value-added stages of the confectionery industry. The research project EVAREST, for example, investigates the production and utilisation of data products in the context of food production. A member of the project consortium presented current results from the project, which will enable new business models in the future.