DSM Food Specialties, producer of value-added ingredient solutions, will kick off its inaugural virtual event on Nov. 2. FoodForward, DSM’s interactive platform, will remain live for three months, providing food manufacturers, distributors and others with the information needed to stay ahead in today’s dynamic food industry.

Visitors to FoodForward will gain access to an array of features, ranging from application-specific booths, webinars and exclusive product launch information to scheduled live chats and videos. Interested companies and attendees are invited to visit www.foodforward.dsm.com.

A series of interactive webinars promises to be a particular highlight. Specialists from DSM Food Specialties will share market-leading insights and technological expertise across sectors as diverse as baking, brewing, dairy, fruit processing, food preservation and savory.

“We’re always looking for faster, more innovative ways to service our customers,” says Frederika Kruythoff, global sales director of DSM Food Specialties, based in Parsippany, N.J. “By enabling visitors to interact with DSM’s experts from the comfort of their own office, FoodForward is simultaneously cost effective, sustainable and convenient.

“We feel that our virtual platform will stimulate innovation across all sectors of the global food and beverage industries,” Kruythoff adds. “Visitors will be able to learn about the next generation of baking, brewing and food preservation enzymes. Our sustainability experts will offer the latest insights into ECO+ food manufacturing, and we’ll be explaining how DSM is taking natural flavors to the next level.”

About DSM Food Specialties
DSM Food Specialties is a leading producer of value-added ingredient solutions for the international food and beverage industries. Its products contribute to the success of the world’s favourite dairy, processed food, soft drink, fruit juice, alcoholic beverage and functional food brands. With 1,400 employees active in 32 locations worldwide, DSM Food Specialties is a truly global player. More information about DSM Food Specialties can be found at www.dsm-foodspecialties.com.

DSM – the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Co.
Royal DSM N.V. creates solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance. Its end markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrical and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM manages its business with a focus on the triple bottom line of economic performance, environmental quality and social responsibility, which it pursues simultaneously and in parallel. DSM has annual net sales of about €8 billion and employs some 22,700 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. DSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information: www.dsm.com