Seminars | IFEX Philippines NXTFOOD ASIA | MAY 2021 |

24 MAY 2019, FRIDAY

TIME SEMINAR VENUE
9:00AM – 3:00PM DA-AMAS AGRIBUSINESS INVESTMENT FORUM

Title: Investment Opportunities on Pig Husbandry
Speaker: Ms. Rhea Carandang
Training Specialist II, ATI-International Training Center on Pig Husbandry

Title: Investment Opportunities on Agri-Technologies for Goat Production
Speaker: Dr. Edgar A. Orden
University Professor/ Vice President for Agribusiness Affairs, Central Luzon State University

Title: Investment Opportunities on Natural Farming Using Flavonoids
Speaker: Mr. Christopher J. Webb
President, Cocowild Philippines Incorporated
LUNA Room
10:00AM – 12:00PM KOSHER: Your Tool for Opening New Markets & Adding Value to Existing Ones
Speaker: Rabbi Joel Weinberger
Director, PS Kosher Food Works, Inc.
HIDALGO Room
1:00PM – 2:30PM HOW TO SUCESSFULLY LAUNCH YOUR FOOD BRAND IN THE UK MARKET
Speaker: Mr. Nigel Parrott
Director, Grocery Accelerator Ltd.
HIDALGO Room
2:30PM – 6:00PM HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH YOUR FOOD BRAND IN THE CHINA MARKET
(Forum and Panel Discussion)


Topic: Key Food Trends in China
Speaker: Mr. Qi Yilong
President, Guangdong Imported Food Association

Topic: How to Successfully Launch Your Food Brand in the China Market
Speaker: Ms. Xia Xian Fang (Snow Xia)
Managing Director, Shanghai Ginko Organic Co., Ltd.

Forum Topic: Selling for the Chinese Market
Moderator: Mr. Austin Ong, Integrated Development Studies Institute

Panelists:
  1. Mr. Li Guang Jian
    Purchasing Director, Goodfarmer Foods Holding (Group) Co.,Ltd
  2. Mr. Ju Yijiu
    Fruit &Vegetable Department Manager, Ahcof Industrial Development Co., Ltd
  3. Mr. Wei Wenzhong
    General Manager, Shanghai Maxmile International Trading Co.,Ltd.
HIDALGO Room

25 MAY 2019, SATURDAY

TIME SEMINAR VENUE
9:00AM – 3:00PM DA-AMAS AGRIBUSINESS INVESTMENT FORUM

Topic: Investment Opportunities on High Value Crops
Speaker: Mr. Crispin Muyrong, Jr.
Operations Manager, Sunlight Foods Corporation

Topic: Investment Opportunities on Agri-Technologies for Aquaculture
Speaker: Ms. Irma Ortiz
Senior Aquaculturist, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

Topic: Investment Opportunities on Cacao Production
Speaker: Mr. Rex Puentespina
Chocolate Maker/Farmer, Malagos Agri-Ventures Incorporated
LUNA Room
9:30AM – 1:00PM THE BUSINESS OF CACAO: PREMIUM CACAO AND FINE CHOCOLATE FORUM

Panel 1: Cacao Moderator: DTI-Assistant Secretary Blesila A. Lantayona
Topics:
  • State of Philippine Cacao Industry
  • Importance of Origin/Traceability & Post-harvest processing
  • What Makes Cacao Premium: The Mexican and African Experience
  • Role/Contribution of Women in Cacao Farming & Rural Agri-Enterprise Development
  • Entering the European and American Markets
Panelists:
  1. Undersecretary Evelyn Laviña, Department of Agriculture
  2. Mr. Valente Turtur, Exec. Director of the Cacao Industry Devt. Assn of Mindanao, Inc. and Chairperson of the National Cacao Industry-TWG
  3. Ms. Sylvie Guillaume, Founder, Silva Cacao
  4. Philippine Commission on Women (tbc)
  5. Ms. Katrien Delaet, Chief Cacaopreneur, Silva Cacao
Panel 2: Chocolates
Moderator: DTI-Assistant Regional Director Edwin Banquerigo (tbc)
Topics:
  • The Bean-to-Bar Business Model
  • Craft Chocolate Trends in Europe
  • “Ingredients” of a Great Chocolate
  • Going Global
Panelists:
  1. Mr. Bjorn Becker, Mike & Becky’s
  2. Mr. Richard Seve, Chocolat Seve
  3. Mr. Valentine Tiberius, “Chocolatologist”
  4. Mark M. Ocampo, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Auro Chocolate
  5. Mr. Rex Victor Puentespina, Marketing Head, Malagos Chocolates
HIDALGO Room
1:00PM – 3:00PM AUSTRALIA’S FOOD REGULATORY SYSTEM AND EXPORT REQUIREMENTS
Speaker: Michael Gillis
Managing Director, Castleglen Filipino Foods
HIDALGO Room
3:00PM – 5:00PM LEAP IP: Learn, be Empowered, Adopt, and Profit from your Intellectual Property Rights Speaker: Maria Minda G. Del Rio Information Officer V, Innovation Bureau, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines HIDALGO Room