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  • 3-5 November 2020 
  • Dubai world trade centre

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yummex co located show Gulfood Manufacturing     1     yummex co located show private label

Munch! Stage

Munch! Stage

Health, wellbeing, salt and sugar levels, fair trade, traceability, quality, novelty… Heightened consumers expectations are disrupting confectionery and bring their lot of challenges to be tackled together with brand new opportunities to be seized.

This is an exciting time for the confectionery & snacks landscape! This October, join the crème of the industry at Munch! stage to hear about the latest trends, developments, regulatory updates and innovations to help you sustain your competitive edge and have your products sell like hot cakes!

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*Registered visitors gain free access to the conference

2019 agenda

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11:00
  1. 30 mins
    Get expert updates about the sweets and snacks industry with a view to gain a competitive edge as well as adjust or strategize for a profitable future.
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    Delving into snacks premiumization and flavor adultification methods – from ingredients to packaging- to develop and retain customer base well into their adulthood.
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    Beyond the stigma of quality and taste when it comes to snacking, practicality and healthier options are what consumers are looking for at the dawn of the 21st Century. Join this session to know more ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    Brand Licensing and co-branding are powerful tools when it comes to reaching to new customers and creating new revenue streams. Join this session to find out how you can leverage these practices in th ...
13:00
  1. 30 mins
    An open conversation covering the different trends in confectionery and snacks and how they impact the market. Find out what brands are doing to keep up the pace in a landscape that, while set in ston ...
13:30
  1. 30 mins
    The Middle East nurtures its history and tradition, including culinary arts. Let us talk about the virtues of camel milk and how a whole new type of chocolate made in UAE is storming the shelves or st ...
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    In this session, we discuss the challenges and share tips in making sure ice cream enthusiasts stay healthy and fit as they indulge.
14:30
  1. 30 mins
    Leading trends driving development in snacks and confectionery are “Discovery: the Adventurous Consumer”, “Alternatives to All” “Eating for Me” and “I Feel Good”. Discover the latest market trends by ...
15:00
  1. 30 mins
    This session, while taking us to the stars will explain the strategic importance to send great food into space with astronauts and discuss the technical challenges that come with creating tasty snacks ...
15:30
  1. 30 mins
    Ceremony honouring the most innovative new product ideas submitted by yummex exhibitors for the award at yummex Middle East.
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    For most consumers, snacking is a part of daily life and always has been. What is changing, however, is the way people think about snacking and what is considered a snack. Snacking is no longer the op ...
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    Global confectionery sales boast a positive forecast over 2019-2024. Growth is picking up pace as consumers in developed countries seek greater quality credentials from their chocolate treats. Yet con ...
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    Customers are increasingly regarding and sometimes critical on ingredients provenance. Here is a business owner and wholesomeness wizard joining Munch! To explain how important it is to source the rig ...
13:00
  1. 30 mins
    Healthy snacking is on the rise and is expected to keep growing in the MENA region ' As currently most products are imported, there could be large commercial opportunities for regional players to take ...
13:30
  1. 30 mins
    Reviewing trends in brand-building, marketing for confectionery and snacks brands to weather a challenging context and stay ahead of the curve.
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    A lot of businesses strive to achieve the clean label status because there is a huge push from better informed and more demanding customers for authenticity and transparency. But what is it exactly an ...
14:30
  1. 60 mins
    From the frozen peaks of Switzerland to the Argentinian pampa, Dancoise Koechler has been baking all around the world and is sharing her findings in an inspiring session explaining the concept of valu ...
15:00
  1. 30 mins
    Our final session will explore the added value and strategic importance of sweets and snacks in cinemas. Find out which food categories get the Oscar for Movie-Goers Favorite.

*The agenda will be updated on a regular basis and is subject to change. 

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