2018 Global Color Conference Materials

The 2018 IACM Global Color Conference, “Explore the Future of Food Color,” was held November 6–8, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.

Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Keynote: The Psychology of Color for Flavor Beyond Taste
Mikel Cirkus, Firmenich

The New Normal: Keeping up With the Rapid Pace of Change in Food and Beverage
Keith Nunes, Food Business News

Emerging Issues in Color: Growing International Challenge
Kevin C. Kenny, Decernis

Is the Paradigm Shifting? A Look at How Litigation and Regulatory Challenges are Shaping the Food and Food Ingredient Industries
Joanna Drake, Verto Legal Solutions

Application and Regulation of Natural Food Colors in China
Wenjin Zhang, Hengyuan Biotechnology Stock Co., Ltd

Dynamism of the EU Regulatory Framework
Valerie Rayner, NATCOL

Current and Future Direction of Regulations Applicable to the Use of Nanomaterials in the EU and UK with a Focus on Nano-TiO2
Dr. Neil Hunt, Yordas Group

Why Codex Alimentarius is Important in the Future of Food Color
Dr. P. Vincent Hegarty, Institute for Food Laws and Regulations

Evolution of Natural Colors in the World
Jens Birrer, NATCOL

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Supply Chain Expectations
Mindee Fernando, Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Issues Affecting Sustainability
Chris Savage, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Biological Activity of Anthocyanins
Dr. Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia, University of Illinois

Balancing Technology Innovation and Consumer Acceptance
Moderated by: David Carpenter, Chr. Hansen
Greg Horn, ADM Nutrition (view presentation)
Brian Finrow, Lumen Bioscience (view presentation)