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Agricultural Consultant Michelle Klieger Breaks Down the Needs and Wants of Today's Consumer
For decades, agriculture’s mantra has been to provide safe and affordable food. This dual-mandate resulted in a highly concentrated and specialized agricultural system that constantly improves efficiency and increases output throughout the supply chain. With this yardstick, agriculture has achieved its goal. In developed countries, food is widely available and takes up a smaller percentage of the average household budget than ever before. Yet, it’s too soon for agriculture to declare victory.
To maximize the food production system, resiliency and optimization were sacrificed...
John Manzella Talks Macro-economic Trends, Global Trade and What's Ahead
Leading up to Urner Barry’s Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit virtual event, Urner Barry’s Reporter sat down with keynote speaker John Manzella to highlight his upcoming presentations.
Manzella is a world-recognized speaker and author, as well as a nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends. He is also the founder of both ManzellaReport.com, a premier source for global business and economic analysis, and Manzella Trade Communications, Inc., a public affairs, publishing and consulting firm...
Urner Barry's Reporter Fall 2020 Issue Released; Read It Online For Free Now
A brand new issue of Urner Barry's Reporter is out! Volume 15, Number 4 features a preview of Urner Barry's upcoming Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit, set to take place from October 6-9, 2020. Check out interviews with some of the speakers from our epic online event, including Scott Rasmussen, John Manzella, Fernando Machado and more! Click here to read.
Not a subscriber? Sign up for free! Click here to subscribe to Urner Barry’s Reporter, the quarterly newsmagazine for the food industry professional.
Good Food Institute’s Alison Rabschnuk Talks About the Growing Demand for Alternative Proteins
The plant-based food industry has not been immune to the impacts of COVID-19. Just like those in poultry, beef and seafood, the shutdown of the foodservice industry forced those in the plant-based world to shift their focus to retail. Fortunately for them, plant-based proteins have seen a significant jump in retail sales growth.
According to Alison Rabschnuk, Director of Corporate Engagement of the Good Food Institute, a non-profit that provides strategic support for companies working on plant-based and cultivated meat products...
Adapt and Move Fast: A Q&A with Restaurant Brands International CMO Fernando Machado
We caught up with Fernando Machado, Global CMO at Restaurant Brands International, to talk about his perspective on the pandemic and foodservice impacts ahead of his much-anticipated appearance at Urner Barry’s upcoming Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit, broadcasting exclusively online October 6-9, 2020. Fernando’s focus is infusing Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons with purpose, improving product quality, overall sustainability, modernizing design, and inspiring the organization around tech, digital and brand development...
Scott Rasmussen Talks Politics and What You Need to Know
Long recognized as one of the world’s leading public opinion pollsters, Scott Rasmussen is constantly measuring and analyzing the mood of the nation. That’s why when it came time for Urner Barry to create a lineup of dynamic speakers for the upcoming online Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit, Scott was a must-have headliner.
This exclusive online event is set to take place October 6-9, 2020 and will feature live and on-demand sessions exploring the biggest issues facing the food industry today. Being an election year...
PODCAST: Urner Barry's Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit
Urner Barry's Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit is a can't miss, online event, combining two of the most important shows in the protein industry. In the lastest UB Market Digest Podcast, Laura Zinger and Brian Moscogiuri discuss why this event is going to be so valuable and what to expect....
Urner Barry’s Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit to be One Epic Online Experience
June 19, 2020, Toms River, NJ – Urner Barry, the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry, is excited to announce its two biggest events of the year will be merged into one online experience in 2020.
During this unprecedented time, our industry has been impacted like never before. We know you were looking forward to attending Urner Barry's Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit this year, but the safety of our customers and employees is the main priority. As Urner Barry is uniquely placed to provide you with vital information on the protein markets during this time of vast uncertainty, we remain committed to delivering the insights that you need to best navigate your business – and because of this, for 2020 only, we are combining our two events into one epic, online experience.
The wellbeing of our community and colleagues remains our number one priority so, while this decision has not been taken lightly, we feel that taking the event online this year provides...
UPDATE Mar 17, 2020: Urner Barry’s Executive Conference 2020 Postponed, New October Dates Announced
Due to the escalation of the situation concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty surrounding the latest statement from MGM on the temporary closing of their Las Vegas resorts, including the Bellagio, Urner Barry has made the decision to postpone the annual Executive Conference to October 4-6, 2020. The event was originally scheduled for April 26-28, 2020. The venue will remain the Bellagio in Las Vegas for the new dates in October.
The wellbeing of our community and colleagues remains our number one priority so, whilst this decision has not been taken lightly, we feel that moving the event further back in the year will provide the best possible opportunity for you to meet your business needs.
“Urner Barry’s decision to postpone the conference is in the best interest of all of us...
Early Bird Discount Ends Friday—Sign up for Urner Barry’s Executive Conference Now!
Urner Barry is once again hosting its Executive Conference in Las Vegas this Spring. This highly anticipated annual event will take place April 26-28, 2020 at the famed Bellagio hotel and casino.
The Executive Conference brings together the top professionals from the poultry, egg and red meat industries for three days of prime networking and unparalleled insights from renowned speakers. Exclusive opportunities await, but act fast because early bird discounts end Friday, February 28th.
Here's a sneak peak at this year’s line-up of presenters...
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