Get ready for Branchfood's 2nd Future of Food Series Panel: The Future of Food Products Flavor Clouds, Gelato with zero added sugar, and prickly pear water are just a few examples of the new food products, trends, and businesses that are emerging daily. Though we're seeing innovative consumer packaged goods startups launching around the world, Boston is home to some of the most progressive food product innovations out there. In the 2nd Future of Food Series panel, the discussion will include Boston's leading startup founders, investors, and manufacturers to discuss the latest trends in food product innovation, development and marketing.
Presenters Adam Melonas, Founder & CEO at Chew LLC and Nursery Adam is one of the worlds most respected innovators in the experimental culinary arts. In 2013 he founded Chew, a food innovation lab in Cambridge, MA that redefines what is possible in the world of packaged food by creating game-changing products that are not only delicious but also nutritious and sustainable. Adam's latest venture, the Nursery, is a Food and Beverage incubator designed to build and scale both new Food and beverage products, as well as Food and Beverage Technology. Risa Sherman, Philanthropy, Social Impact and Cause Marketing at The Boston Beer Company Risa's role at The Boston Beer Company is to oversee all philanthropy across multiple brands including the company’s award-winning initiative, Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream, a program she helped to create in 2007. The program connects hard-working entrepreneurs in the food, beverage and brewing areas with working capital, coaching and networks they need to start, strengthen and grow their small businesses. MODERATOR Janelle Nanos, Reporter at The Boston Globe Janelle is a writer, editor, and journalism professor in Boston. She is currently a business reporter at the Boston Globe, where she writes about retail, e-commerce, the food industry and consumer culture. She thrives on diving deep into the ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s economy.
Branchfood Presents: The Future of Food Products is on Thursday, March 22, 2018 6:00 - 8:30PM at the Lighthouse 20th Floor of CIC Boston, 50 Milk St., Boston, MA 02110. Schedule Event Networking & Demos begins at 6:00 pm, panel Discussion starts at 6:30 pm Event ends at 8:30 pm