THE MEAT AND PLANT-BASED MEAT ALTERNATIVES CONGRESS 2023

08:30-09:00 a.m. Registration

INAUGURATION SESSION 

9.00-9:30 a.m. Market of meat, cured meat and plant-based meat alternatives. Forecasts for tough times

09.30-10.30 a.m. DEBATE: Meat industry and plant-based food sector: trends, innovation and challenges
– Poles are changing their shopping behaviour. Pricing strategies in the face of crisis
– How to get to consumers who reduce meat consumption?
– Private labels. Cooperation with chains – an opportunity for rapid business development?
– Investments. Marketing and modern technologies an opportunity to develop in difficult times

10.30-10.45 a.m. Current consumer sentiment. How much are Poles willing to pay for meat products?

10.45-11.00 a.m. How are buyers’ expectations and choices changing?

11.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK | BUSINESS MIXER | JURY DELIBERATIONS

SECTION I

12.00-12.15 p.m. Market development directions. Transparency, sustainable development, novelties

12.15-12.30 p.m. Lab-grown meat. Food of the future or a dead end?

12.30-12:45 p.m. Mergers and acquisitions in the meat industry. No more rapid organic growth?

12.45-1.00 p.m. Presentation of the partner

1.00-2.00 p.m. LUNCH | BUSINESS MIXER

SECTION II

2.10-2.50 p.m. DEBATE: Climate crisis. Green transformation in the meat and plant-based alternatives strategies
– Environmentally friendly meat and plant-based food production
– Climate crisis and the future of beef sector
– Investments in renewable energy sources and water saving. Zero waste trend
– Sustainable development strategies. Environmental initiatives of the companies

2.50-3.05 p.m. Snacks and prepared dishes market. Meat versus plant-based alternatives

3.05-3.20 p.m. Plant-based alternatives /The most innovative market in the food industry?

3.20-3:35 p.m. New challenges for the meat industry

3:35-3:50 p.m. Poultry market. Will Poland maintain its position of the European leader?

3.50-4.30 p.m. DEBATE: Will the food industry come out of the crisis stronger?
– Cooperation or consolidation? Relationship strategies between producers and processors
– Building value for meat and cured meats consumers
– Gas, electricity and fuels, and the security of supply of meat products
– Increased production costs. How to improve the competitiveness of the industry?

4:30-6.00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

6.00 p.m.-0:00 a.m. Gala with presenting the awards in the competitions for the Best Meat/Cured Meat Department 2023

The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the program.