December 30, 2019

Northwest Food and Beverage World to focus on cutting-edge technology

Northwest Food and Beverage World 2020, the largest regional food and beverage industry conference in North America, will take place Feb. 17-19, at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Washington.

Hosted by Food Northwest, the conference offers dynamic educational content focused on best practices and continuous improvement for the food industry. The 120,000-square foot exhibit hall will showcase cutting-edge technology, production line equipment, packaging, hygienic solutions, and construction services plus new innovations to support the industry’s continued success. Networking and peer-to-peer collaboration add immeasurable value for attendees.

Expanded educational offerings in 2020 will concentrate on best practices and continuous improvement. Gary Hirshberg of Stonyfield Farm will deliver the keynote, sharing how a business can realize success by embracing sustainability.  Breakout sessions will address Sanitary Design, Intentional Adulteration, Traceability, Transcritical CO2 Refrigeration Systems, Energy Savings, and Prop 65, and much more.  Attendees include every sector of the food industry including fresh, dry, packaged, canned, frozen, beverage, dairy, bakery, fish, seafood, meat, produce and specialty, as well as industry-focused suppliers.

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Food Northwest, formerly the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA), is a trade association whose mission is to advance the future of wholesome, safe and delicious food from the Pacific Northwest to the world. Organized in 1914, Food Northwest supports the food processing industry in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Our member companies include international brand names, producers of private label and institutional products, well-regarded regional brands, and locally run family businesses. Food Northwest is one of the nation’s largest food processing trade associations, with 150 processor members and over 300 suppliers.


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