VIDEO SUMMARY

Hear what our sponsors said about the 2013 event

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PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Australian Lamb

    AUSTRALIAN LAMB–AUSTRALIAN BEEF, MEAT AND LIVESTOCK AUSTRALIA

    Australian Lamb-Australian Beef, Meat and Livestock Australia Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) is a rancher-funded company that provides research, marketing and market access services to the Australian beef, lamb and goat industry. In North America, working with importers, distributors and end-users’ to source product, MLA establishes and develops supply chains and assist their endeavors to promote sustainable and high quality Australian red meat products.
    Australian ranchers and processors use the world’s best practices on farm and food safety systems to produce high-yielding, safe, natural and well-trimmed beef and lamb products. www.australian-meat.com

  • Cargill

    CARGILL

    Cargill Salt, a division of Cargill Inc., provides over 1,000 different salt products/package sizes to customers and consumers across the U.S.  Cargill markets national and regional salt brands, including Diamond Crystal® branded culinary salts. In addition, Cargill is a leading provider of food processing ingredients in the U.S. including sodium reduction solutions, sea salts, and specialty salt products. www.cargillsalt.com

  • Multivac

    MULTIVAC

    A world renowned authority in packaging machinery, MULTIVAC has provided countless innovative packaging solutions across a host of industries and applications. In 2012, MULTIVAC was appointed by DuPont Teijin Films as the exclusive, authorized sales distributor of MYLAR® COOK series thermoformable films, which are designed for cooking proteins in conventional, convection and microwave ovens from high temperatures up to 425 degrees Fahrenheit to low temperature sous vide applications. The thermoformable rollstock material improves efficiencies versus cook-in-bags used at various protein packing plants. www.multivac.com

  • Multivac

    Quantum Foods

    Quantum Foods is one of the world’s largest and most advanced further-processor of protein products and custom menu solutions. Quantum takes pride in fulfilling the needs of customers, efficiently, safely and with superior quality. From the world’s largest restaurant groups and retail chains to leading food processors, Quantum Foods is committed to collaborative product development to delivering innovative custom protein solutions that meet our customers’ needs. www.quantumfoods.com

  • Winston Industries

    WINSTON

    Winston Industries, LLC is an innovative foodservice equipment manufacturer headquartered in Louisville, Ky. Winston’s brands includes Collectramatic®, the original workhorse used for frying KFC chicken; Controlled Vapor Technology; or CVap®, a breakthrough in cooking and holding foods at their optimum condition; and its newest brand, Kitchen Data Systems™, a revolutionary temperature monitoring system. www.winstonindustries.com

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Katana Company

    Excalibur Seasoning Company

    Excalibur Seasoning Company creates private seasoning blends, marinades and sauce formulations that capture a unique corner of the foodservice market. A progressive, technically-specialized company, Excalibur prides itself on customer service, continual training, and employee well-being. Technical expertise includes product duplication, flavor modification, least cost formulation, food and meat science with a focus on product development and flavor trends. Packaging capabilities are innovative and varied. Excalibur’s corporate chef and protein experts partner with clients from concept to table. Since its inception in 1986, Excaliber personalizes its service to customers offering the highest quality products. www.excaliburseasoning.com

  • Katana Company

    THE KATAMA COMPANY

    The Katama Company is a branded food company providing USDA certified organic, healthy, and sustainable foods made in the U.S.A.  Brands include Sustainable Gourmet, a grass-fed beef program featuring a delicious proprietary blend of organic marinades and dry rubs. Sustainable Gourmet provides a full flavor gourmet experience for retail consumers on a budget. www.katamaco.com

  • Kemin

    KEMIN

    For more than 50 years Kemin has been providing “inspired molecular solutions” specifically developed to provide nutrition and health benefits for humans and animals. A global, privately-held corporation headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Kemin is dedicated to keeping food safe and fresh by delivering scientifically sound, innovative ingredients through local services and supply chain assurance. Kemin’s specialty ingredients include a range of natural plant extracts, synthetic antioxidants, plant-derived antioxidants, and antimicrobials. www.kemin.com

  • Marel

    MAREL

    Marel Townsend Further Processing provides an extensive range of products for portioning, coating, heat treatment and sausage making. Integration of Marel’s wide product portfolio with Townsend production lines creates added value for customers. With food science expertise and engineering capacity, Marel Townsend Further Processing serves as a valuable resource for new product development. Innovation Centers in Des Moines, Iowa and Lenexa, Kansas, reduce time-to-market and give customers a competitive edge. www.marel.com/usa