March 10 - 12, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN

A two-day event on everything pulse flours.

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Immerse yourself in the world of pulse flours.

Explore the opportunities for bean, pea and lentil flours in a wide range of food categories to improve the nutrition and environmental footprints of your products. You’ll hear the latest in research, market trends and applications for pulse flours.


Plus, get an overview of the current knowledge on pulse milling, emerging technologies and a thorough discussion of pulse and flour quality.


Discover the brand new

Bühler Food Application Center.

The Pulse Flour Summit takes you to Bühler's brand new Food Application Center (FAC) in Minneapolis for a unique, hands-on learning experience. Discuss the latest in pulse processing and applications as you tour the facility and watch demonstrations.

Have you registered yet? Space is limited!

$199 USD

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Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday, March 10

Bühler Food Application Center Tour and Demonstration (Group A)

1:00 - 5:00 PM

Visit Bühler’s brand new Food Application Center for pulse processing demonstrations and discuss pre-milling, milling and extrusion technologies as well as the influence of processing on flour quality.


Note: Registrants must select between 1 of 2 available timeslots (March 10 afternoon or March 12 morning) on a first come, first served basis.

Opening Reception

6:30 PM

Day 2: Wednesday, March 11

Session facilitator: Dr. Martin Scanlon, PhD, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences, University of Manitoba

Breakfast

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM


Welcome and Opening Remarks


Sessions


Andy Sharpe, CEO, Buhler North America

Gordon Bacon, CEO, Pulse Canada

Tim McGreevy, CEO, American Pulse Association

8:30 - 9:45 AM

The growing global demand for pulse flour ingredients.


Matt Tripodi, Global Accounts Director, Euromonitor International

Designing climate-smart food: Innovative solutions to meet the growing demand for sustainable products.


Denis Tremorin, Director of Sustainability, Pulse Canada

9:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Pulse milling 101: Learning from existing technologies to optimize for the future

Aidin Milani, Sales Manager, Special Grains & Pulses, Bühler

Clifford Hall, Ph.D., Associate Professor, South Dakota State University

Understanding pulse quality and milling approaches

Refining the milling process: How mill parameters influence pulse flour functionality and performance

Break

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM


Carol Ann Patterson, Ph.D., The Pathfinder's Research & Management

The landscape of opportunities for pulse flours in food products

Lunch

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Pasta and Breading

Eric Bartsch, Division Head, Food & Ingredients, AGT


Blended meat products

Bakery products

Margaret Hughes, VP of Sales & Marketing, Avena Foods

Texturized vegetable protein (TVP)

Jenni Harrington, Director of Sales & Technology - Extrusion, Bühler

Networking Reception

4:30 PM


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Session 1: Emerging trends and opportunities for pulse flours


Session 2: Milling technologies and pulse quality

Session 3: Pulse flour performance across food applications

Join us in a panel discussion where food and ingredient specialists present their perspectives on pulse utilization.

Find out how pulse flour quality is defined when formulating different foods.

Snacks

Nick Desai, CEO, Snack It Forward


Day 3: Thursday, March 12

Bühler Food Application Center Tour and Demonstration (Group B)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Visit Bühler’s brand new Food Application Center for pulse processing demonstrations and discuss pre-milling, milling and extrusion technologies as well as the influence of processing on flour quality.


Note: Registrants must select between 1 of 2 available timeslots (March 10 afternoon or March 12 morning) on a first come, first served basis.

Register Now

Have you registered yet? Space is limited!

$199 USD

Venue Information

Buhler Tour

Bühler Food Application Center

13105 12th Avenue North

Plymouth, MN

Receptions & Sessions

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

3131 Campus Drive

Plymouth, Minnesota

Hotel Room Block

A block of rooms has been reserved

for registrants at the Crowne Plaza. Book by February 24.


Book your room.

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