Event Overview:

From adaptogenic ‘super-herb’ beverages to hydrated basil seed drinks, cold brew tea and coffee, peanut milk and kombucha, the beverage market is a hotbed of innovation. In our free-to-attend online Beverage Innovation conference, FoodNavigator-USA and BeverageDaily have brought together market researchers, retailers, and the founders of some of the most successful beverage brands in the trade to talk about what categories are growing, what trends they are tapping into, and what distinguishes the winners from the losers.

Who should attend?

This is a must-attend event for food & beverage entrepreneurs, general managers, marketers, formulators, brand managers, regulatory & labeling experts, retailers, ingredients suppliers, and market researchers.


Afrouz Naeini, MSc., MBA: Senior Marketing Manager – Sweetness & Beverage at Ingredion
Bryan Crowley: CEO at Soylent
Elaine Watson:
Editor at FoodNavigator-USA
Gabe Nabors: Director of Marketing & Category Management at Mustard Seed Market and Café
Greg Paul, PhD, MBA: Marketing Leader, Beverage Industry at DuPont Nutrition & Health
Greg Steltenpohl: Co-founder and CEO at Califia Farms
Howard Telford: Head of Soft Drinks at Euromonitor International
Jason Mueller: Application Specialist, Beverages at DuPont Nutrition & Health
Julie Emsing Mann: Global Protein Program Manager at Ingredion
Marshall Weston: Food Scientist – R&D, Applications Team at TIC Gums, Inc.
Ryan Kaiser: Partner at Amin Talati Upadhye LLP
Sarah Hardgrove-Koleno: Co-founder and CEO at KRā Drinks for Athletes, Inc
Simon Thorneycroft: Founder and CEO at Perspective Branding