CheeseExpo Global Online Announces Ideas Showcase Lineup

Posted By: Rebekah Sweeney WCMA News ,

Register now for CheeseExpo Global Online and get advanced access to our Ideas Showcase lineup and all 97 supplier partner Virtual Exhibits.

CheeseExpo Global Online runs three days, April 6-8, 2021, but if you register now, you’ll have access to these informative supplier talks and the latest industry technology beginning March 22. And the best part: dairy processors can see these Ideas Showcase talks, and the Virtual Exhibits and join our daily Spotlight Events, all for free!

“In 2021, CheeseExpo Global Online is delivering all of the educational content you’ve come to expect and value from our shows, but in a whole new way,” said John Umhoefer, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, co-host of the event with the world-renowned Center for Dairy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  “The global dairy industry’s brightest minds, latest and greatest technologies, and ideas to help build your business are just a few clicks away.”

Here’s a look at the Tuesday, April 6 lineup of Ideas Showcase presentations at CheeseExpo Global Online.

1:00-1:15 p.m. (CT)

  • DSM Food Specialties USA, Inc.: Differentiate Your Cheese with the Flavor Wheel
  • FT System North America LLC: Preserve Map Packages Cheese Shelf-Life with In-Line 100% Sealing Inspection

1:15-1:30 p.m. (CT)

  • MULTIPOND America Inc: Challenges and Solutions for Accurate Cheese Weighing
  • Amcor Flexibles North America: Elevated Consumer Experiences Begin with Packaging that Stands Out on the Shelf

2:30-2:45 p.m. (CT)

  • TC Transcontinental Packaging: Films and Resins Made Sustainable
  • Quadbeam Technologies Ltd.: Identify & Monitor Efficiency Opportunities with Multibeam NIR Sensors

2:45-3:00 p.m. (CT)

  • Foss: The Power of In-Line for Cheese
  • JLS Automation: Robotic Packaging That Helps Close the Labor Gap 

On Wednesday, April 7, Ideas Showcase presentations offer practical solutions to dairy processors’ most common challenges.

1:00-1:15 p.m. (CT)

  • Hydrite Chemical Company: Leveraging Technology into Creative Solutions
  • LETICO Inc.: Letico LT3: Portion Control That Will Transform Your Workplace

1:15-1:30 p.m. (CT)

  • Multivac, Inc.: MULTIVAC L 310 Labeler: Maximum Speed, Efficiency, and Quality
  • RELCO, A Koch Separation Solutions Company: Innovative Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Concentration of Caustic Solutions

2:30-2:45 p.m. (CT)                        

  • Harpak-Ulma Packaging, LLC.: Snackification: The Art of Turning Smaller Portions into Larger Profits
  • Diversey F&B: Diversey's Accelerated Cleaning Protocol for Dairy Processing Membranes               

2:45-3:00 p.m. (CT)

  • bioMérieux, Inc.: Support a Healthy Factory Model with Trusted Microbiology Solutions
  • POWER Engineers: Artisan Shapes in a Uniform World: How to Solve Your Unique Packaging Challenges

On Thursday, April 8, the Ideas Showcase at CheeseExpo Global Online concludes with a look at some of the best in technology, ingredients and services available to dairy processors today.  Here’s the schedule of presentations.

1:00 - 1:15 p.m. (CT)

  • Tetra Pak: Tetra Pak® Cooker Stretcher DDA – Delivering Maximum Control for your Pasta Filata Process
  • Wonderware Midwest – Operations and Performance Management in the Cloud

1:15-1:30 p.m. (CT)

  • Deville Technologies Inc.: Full Cheese-Block Reduction on the Deville FS40 Shredder
  • Chr. Hansen: Cultures and Enzymes Manufacturing: An Inside Look of Chr. Hansen

2:30-2:45 p.m. (CT)                        

  • Krohne Inc.: KROHNE Optimass: Coriolis Meters for the Cheese Industry

2:45-3:00 p.m. (CT)

  • FoodSafe Drains: FoodSafe Facility Drainage Design

Cap off each day at CheeseExpo Global Online with celebratory networking events, including the Tetra Pak Spotlight Event, the Chr. Hansen Spotlight Event, featuring the Championship Cheese Auction, and the WCMA Awards Banquet Highlights, offered to dairy manufacturers and processors with free advance registration.

Upgrade to Full Registration and gain exclusive access to keynote presentations, kicking off each day’s official programming.  Attend the RELCO® Opening Keynote, featuring cheese industry leaders reflecting on 2020 and focus on learnings and strengths that will guide dairy into the future after the largest global disruption in generations.  Join in the DSM Keynote Event: WCMA Recognition Awards and celebrate industry leaders.  And, log on for the Amcor Flexibles North America Keynote Address for a look at emerging trends in the consumer and sales channels for the dairy industry.

Also offered with Full Registration, join in a dozen educational seminars revealing new dairy processing technology and the science behind dairy quality, insights on opportunities in new market sectors and sales abroad, practical guidance for crisis management, workforce development and much more!

Complete details on Free and Full Registration options, as well as the Ideas Showcase schedule of events, are available now at CheeseExpoGO.org.