Top 10 Functional Food Trends 2012

Session Track: Opening Session
Date: Wednesday, Wednesday, March 28, 2012; 8:20 – 9:05 a.m.

Session Description:

In 2012, Food Technology magazine will publish its 6th biannual Top 10 Functional Food Trends State-of-the Industry report which identifies and details the most important up-and-coming functional food trends for the next two years. The objective of this session is to provide conference participants with a preview of these trends and supporting data, including a detailed data deck that illustrates the cutting-edge market research that went into the development of the report.

Speaker Information:

A. Elizabeth SloanA. Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D., President, Sloan Trends, Inc., and Contributing Editor, Food Technology
Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan is the former Editor-in-Chief of McCall’s magazine, former Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, and former Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Good Housekeeping magazine. Dr. Sloan served as Senior Vice President and International Director of Food and Nutritionfor Hill and Knowlton, Inc. Public Relations, and has received two John W. Hill Awards for the Kraft General Foods Fat-Free Communications program and the Wendy’s International Inc., R.D. Thomas platform.