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April 2019

ProFood Tech hit its stride March 26-28 welcoming a who’s who of food and beverage companies to McCormick Place, Chicago, with three out of four of the nearly 5,000 attendees being executive-level decision makers with significant influence and purchasing power.

March 2019

The second edition of ProFood Tech (March 26-28, 2019; McCormick Place, Chicago) opens today amidst on-going technology developments and increasing levels of automation in the food and beverage processing machinery market, according to the Taste of Processing Trends Around the World

With two weeks until the return of ProFood Tech (March 26–28, 2019; McCormick Place, Chicago), the most comprehensive food and beverage processing show in North America, it’s time to start preparing to capitalize on everything offered during this three-day event.  

The Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network (PPWLN) — sponsored by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies — is excited to announce its “Leading Change” breakfast during ProFood Tech (8:00 a.m., March 27; McCormick Place; Chicago).

The Association Partner Program returns to ProFood Tech (March 26-28 McCormick Place, Chicago) with many familiar faces and some new key organizations endorsing the event.

February 2019

Industrial robot sales in the food and beverage processing market continue to grow and now represent the second largest growth sector behind automotive, according to the new Rapid Growth Ahead for Industrial Robots in Food and Beverage Processing infographic released by PMMI, The Association

What to expect at the most comprehensive food and beverage processing show in North America this year

January 2019

Environmental and economic factors are having a significant impact on the global food and beverage processing market, according to the newly released Global Trends Influencing Food and Beverage Processing report and infographic from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

December 2018

Comprehensive North American event provides one-stop-shop for snack solutions processors

November 2018

Where the Processing Industry Convenes

Registration is now open for ProFood Tech 2019 (March 26–28, 2019; McCormick Place, Chicago), the only event in North America focused exclusively on all food and beverage sectors, featuring 7,000 processing professionals and 450 of the world’s top suppliers with booths covering 150,000 net square feet of exhibit floor.

ProFood Tech, the processing trade show that showcases cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions, will take place March 26-28, 2019, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

May 2018

Produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders, PACK EXPO, Anuga, and the International Dairy Food Association (IDFA), the three-day event showcases cutting-edge crossover technologies and innovative solutions from 450 exhibitors over 150,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

October 2017

ProFood World Set to Honor Consumer Packaged Goods Companies with Improved Performance in Sustainability.

ProFood World, a publication of PMMI Media Group, part of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce submissions for the second annual Manufacturing Innovation Awards are now open.

September 2017

Fresh off a successful 2017 debut that brought together nearly 10,000 food and beverage professionals, ProFood Tech 2019 returns with the support of the Exhibitor Advisory Council.

May 2017

PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network Honors Consumer Packaged Goods Companies that Improved Sustainability in Production Operations.

April 2017

Nearly 6,500 attendees with buying power and 3,000 exhibitor personnel came together last week to make the first-ever ProFood Tech a huge success. Held April 4-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago, ProFood Tech showcased cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions within the ever-evolving food and beverage industry.

ProFood Tech, the new food and beverage processing show produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders - PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) - opened its show floor to attendees for the very first time this morning.

Tuesday, April 4

Keynote Session featuring Peyton Manning

8–9:15 AM; Room E450

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting

9:30 AM; Exhibit Hall entrance

Tetra Pak Press Briefing

WHAT:                       Cold Pressure Council Breakfast

WHERE:                     Room E-253A

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will exhibit at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10) and showcase our ability to help the packaging supply chain succeed in the critical North American market.

March 2017

 

ProFood Tech Media Luncheon Highlights 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations Report and Updates on PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017 

WHAT: ProFood Tech 2017 Media Luncheon

WHERE: Room E-353A

WHEN: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

With the onset of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the rising cost of recalls and the increase in counterfeit products, food and beverage processors seek brand protection solutions.

The first-ever ProFood Tech is less than two weeks away (April 4–6; McCormick Place, Chicago) which means it’s time to download the ProFood Tech Mobile App.

Solidifying its position as the premier event in North America for food and beverage processing, ProFood Tech (April 4-6; McCormick Place, Chicago) will host Delkor Systems, Inc.’s exclusive insider’s perspective from two of Walmart’s former Directors of Packaging.

The Partner Program at the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4-6 McCormick Place, Chicago) will pair leading food and beverage associations dedicated to advancing this industry, with ProFood Tech attendees and exhibitors, bringing important resources, connections and expertise to the most comprehensive food and beverage show in North America.

Council aims to advance High Pressure Processing (HPP) as a critical technology for the food and beverage industry.

ProFood Tech is produced in partnership by PMMI, Koelnmesse and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).

February 2017

With the first-ever ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) quickly approaching, food processing machinery continues significant annual growth, increasing 11.3 percent, according to the 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations

January 2017

Thanks to a cooperation agreement with the event organizers, registration for the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017) also includes admission to both the ProMat and Automate events being held April 3–6 at McCormick Place, Chicago.

Five-time National Football League (NFL) MVP Peyton Manning will give the keynote speech at the first-ever ProFood Tech Conference Program, led by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), one of the three trade show leaders powering ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), along with PACK EXPO and Anuga.

Registering for the inaugural ProFood Tech (Apr. 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) means more than access to the most comprehensive food and beverage show in North America. Powered by three of the world’s trade show leaders – PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) – this biennial show is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address the key issues facing food and beverage processing operators in North America.

December 2016

With an eye toward the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), show partner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports a 25 percent increase in vegetarian and a 257 percent rise in vegan global food and drink product launches between Sept. 2010–Aug. 2011 and Sept. 2015–Aug. 2016.

November 2016

Registration is now open for the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), the only event in North America focused exclusively on all food and beverage sectors, featuring 6,000 processing professionals, more than 400 of the world’s top suppliers, 150,000 net square feet of exhibit floor and 45 hours of blockbuster educational programming.

July 2016

With nine months until its debut, leading international food and beverage corporations are lining up to support the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) powered by PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). PACK EXPO producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, considers the commitments of these influential companies an affirmation of the market’s need for a comprehensive processing event in North America.

March 2015

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, has entered into an agreement to co-produce a new U.S.-based trade show with Koelnmesse GmbH, the leading producer of nutrition-related trade fairs in Europe and Asia, including the Cologne-based Anuga FoodTec, the international supplier fair for the food and beverage industry. The event will focus on processing and packaging technologies serving the food and beverage marketplace.