Long Island IFT Dinner Meetings

The Long Island IFT is a separate Section of IFT. Visit their website at www.longislandift.org.
We will post their upcoming dinner meetings on this page.

Long Island IFT Dinner Meeting
Monday, October 2, 2017

Networking & Cash Bar 6:00 pm | Dinner 7:00 pm  | Speaker Presentation 7:45 pm

Date:          Monday, October 2, 2017
Title:          Vegetable Proteins – Trends, Types and Applications
Speaker:   Amy Gilliland – Batory Foods
Venue:      Inn at New Hyde Park,  214 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Protein is the largest growing segment in the global health ingredients market. According to Global Industry Analysis, Inc., the global market for protein is projected to reach $40.8 billion by 2022. This growth is driven by increasing demand for protein fortified food products. More and
more consumers are looking to plant proteins to meet their health and wellness goals. The presentation will discuss current market trends, types of
plant proteins and their features and benefits, as well as, an over view of plant protein applications.

About Amy Gilliland
Amy Gilliland is a food scientist with over 25 years experience in the food industry. She hold a B.S. in Chemistry, Foods and Nutrition from Rutgers University and an M.S. in Applied Chemistry, from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. A former employee of Ingredion, Inc., National Starch and Chemical, Pinnacle Foods Inc., Beneo Inc., and Celanese Corp., Amy has held various, regional, national and global positions in analytical chemistry, product development , research and development management and regional, national, and global technical service. She is currently employed as a Technical Service Manager for Batory Foods, in Des Plaines, IL. Amy supports the Northeast, Southeast and Southwest Account Management team,
from a technical capacity, in their sales and distribution of food ingredients, with a special interest in proteins, starches, and hydrocolloids. A professional member of the Institute of Food Technologists, she has served as the “Program Development Lead for the Food, Health and Nutrition
Track” for IFT16 and ‘17. A classic car enthusiast, Amy spends here free time attending car shows with her 1965 Corvette Sting Ray or 1968 Pontiac Firebird in her native state of New Jersey and surrounding states.

$40 – per person with a reservation
$50 – per person at the door

MAKE A RESERVATION by contacting  Carol Zamojcin at 516-352-5772, anytime before Fri. Sept. 29.

Upcoming Long Island IFT Dinner Meetings — Save the Dates!

Monday, December 4, 2017  |  Monday, January 29, 2018  |  Monday, April 9, 2018  |  Monday, June 4, 2018