October 12th 2017
2nd Starch World Europe, October 30th – 31st 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.
Topics being addressed:
- Starch industry in EU is more dynamic than ever as the region will see an end to restrictions come October 2017.
- Rabobank believes that isoglucose production could take off, particularly in grain and starch-rich but sugar-poor countries such as Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.
- How much demand will there be for starch-based sweeteners after the lifting of quotas ?
- Would it replace sugar and what then will the impact be on sugar beet producers ?
- How would the EU biobased economy present opportunities for sugar and starch producers and what are the new value added streams including biobased plastics and polymers ?
- What novel enzymes are currently in development to produce new generation of starch derivatives ?
- Starches play a vital role in our everyday life. It is the most common carbohydrate in the human diet and is contained in many staple foods.
- Starches are can-do ingredients, delivering thickening and binding, freeze-thaw stability.
- Whether it’s creating cakes that don’t crumble, ice-cream with indulgent texture, manufacturers need starches to deliver the food experiences consumers demand.
- Starch is also used in paper coating as one of the binders for the coating formulation, and in many other industrial applications from textiles to oil drilling.
- With growing calls for naturality and transparency in the supply chain, what does this mean for starch processors ? If processed it out, what is next for clean label?