Hot Topic & Featured Session
Protein and Co-Products
Rouf Mian, PhD
Research Leader & Research Geneticist
North Carolina State University
Session Chairs: Phil Kerr, Chief Technology Officer, Prairie AquaTech, LLC, USA; Long Zou, Senior Project Leader, Bunge, USA; and Rouf Mian, Research Leader and Geneticist, USDA-ARS, USA
Plant-based proteins are trending in the food industry to meet consumers' dietary preference and sustainability pursuit. These sessions highlight research efforts focused on improving the yield, nutritional quality, flavor and functionality of proteins by conventional breeding and advanced biotechnological tools. Presentations from key speakers will be followed by live discussion panels.
These Featured Sessions will be of broad interest to attendees in the Protein and Co-Products, Edible Applications Technology and Biotechnology interest areas.