Forums & Summit

  • Driven by new consumption trends, prefabricated food has gradually been extended from the B-end Market to C-end Market, and gradually becoming a new trend in the retail industry. Food and catering enterprises are flocking to this industry with a market potential of three trillion yuan.
  • The supply chain is the lifeline of economic globalization and global trade. The global economy is recovering this year, along with the emerging problem of global supply chain shortages. More and more enterprises begin to build their own supply chain systems to tackle the crisis in the overall situation. Meanwhile, the research and production of alternative food can be another way to solve the shortages of the supply chain.
  • In the period of the exponential growth of the emerging consumer brands, start-ups in the food industry have begun to accelerate the process of building brands. How can enterprises be favored by investors and achieve sustainable development? How should investors find out the investment target so as to achieve "win-win" between the start-ups and capitals?
  • People's attention on nutrition and health has expanded from improving immunity to intestinal health, personal emotions, sleep quality, maintaining beauty and keeping young, etc., which has also promoted the development of related nutritional and healthy food and food additives markets. What is the direction of research and promotion of nutrition and health products? What standards, laws and regulations need to be closely watched in progress?
  • According to the latest customs data, meat and meat products, aquatic products, and dairy products are the top three categories of food imports in 2021, of which meat and meat products imports have grown rapidly. As the COVID-19 has stepped into a new normalization stage, some countries have tried to gradually lift the lockdown. More and more international freight terminals have undergone restructuring and are expected to be reopened.
  • Dairy has received unprecedented attention as a livelihood industry. It is also mentioned in the released in April 2022 that it is recommended residents ensure the daily intake of milk or dairy products reaches more than 300g. Driven by strong domestic demand and support and requirements from the government, dairy enterprises are developing towards the direction of health, nutrition, and high quality, and promoting digital transformation at the same time.
  • In recent years, China catering industry is developing in amazing paces。The emergence of the Covid-19 has also stimulated the business model transformation. Many catering restaurants choose to go online by expanding the sales channels through Take-out platforms, WeChat applet, group purchases, and build own platforms to attract consumers to their offline restaurants. Some catering restaurants are no longer stuck on a single product and choose to conduct a multi-category strategy, focusing on the development of new products to meet consumers' dining needs at different times and consumption scenarios.
  • global meat consumption will continue to rise at an annual rate of 1.4%, the main driving factor is with the growth of the population in developing countries, the demand for meat products will increase, and the trade scale will continue to expand. Asia, the world's most populous continent, is expected to account for 51% of the global meat trade by 2031 and become the center of global meat consumption. Affected by animal epidemics such as ASF, HPAI, FMD, etc., animal protein is becoming more and more expensive, food security around the world is the focus for today.
  • With the upgrading of the consumption structure and the emergence of Generation Z, consumer needs have gradually shifted from previous "Eat Enough, Eat Well" to paying more attention to the functionality and convenience of beverages, which has also become a driving force for enterprise product innovation, quality upgrade, and marketing optimization. And it has also made the beverage industry gradually aware of the importance of digital transformation.
  • The traditional agriculture and food production models are unable to meet the needs of the growing population in the world, and technological innovation has gradually become the key factor to reshape the global agricultural and food production landscape. In the process of digital and intelligent transformation, the Agri-food industry has also ushered in more and more new opportunities, accelerating the inflow of capital into the Agri-food sector.
  • Forecast by the report of Bloomberg Intelligence, phytogenic food market will exceed 162 billion US dollars (1.05 trillion yuan) in the next ten years, which shows great development potential of phytogenic food. Phytogenic food will become one of the main development trends in the future.
  • The SIAL Global Food Industry Summit, which will be held in the form of online Chinese & English live streaming from May 18 to 20, will deliver the professional, cutting-edge, in-depth and international perspective thinking and inspiration in the food industry.