5th Global Feed & Food Congress will feature world-class speakers and sponsors

Mar 23, 2016

The 5th anniversary edition of the Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held for the first time ever in Turkey and will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya on 18-20 April 2016. With over 65 world-class speakers confirmed, including CEOs, leaders, and experts from global feed & food companies, international organizations and the scientific community, the 5th GFFC is attended by delegates from around the world.

GFFC speakers will provide their insights and expertise in exceptional sessions & workshops that cover the whole feed manufacturing and food processing value chain, with a special focus on Sustainability, Markets & Trade, Global Regulations & Trade Facilitation, Biosecurity along the Feed & Food Chain, Animal Nutrition, Innovation and R&D.

Organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) and hosted by the Turkish Feed Manufacturers' Association (TURKIYEM BIR), with technical support provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the GFFC has established itself as the leading global event of its kind.

“We are delighted that the 5th GFFC will be held in Turkey, which is at the heart of a fast growing region for the feed & food sector, and we are honoured that the Honourable Faruk Çelik, Minister for Agriculture, will open our proceedings on Monday afternoon, 18 April 2016” said Joel Newman, IFIF Chairman.

Mr. Newman added “the theme of the 5th GFFC, ‘Equity and Prosperity for all’, reflects our shared vision to provide safe, affordable, nutritious and sustainable animal protein sources for an expanding global population of 9 billion people by 2050.  Together with our host, the Turkish Feed Manufacturers' Association, we look forward to welcoming delegates from around the world to Antalya.”

The 5th GFFC will also feature an international exhibition which will bring together over 60 world-class organizations from the feed & food chain as sponsors and exhibitors who will showcase their products and services in the dedicated Congress Facility in parallel to the GFFC plenaries and workshops.

For more information and to secure your place at the 5th GFFC please visit www.gffc2016.com.

About GFFC

The Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) series was launched in 2005 by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide a global platform for scientists, industry, governments, civil society and intergovernmental organizations to come together to discuss critical issues of food and feed safety, technology, innovation and sustainability. The tri-annual Congress has established itself as the leading global event of its kind and was last held in Sun City, South Africa in 2013. For more information please visit www.gffc2016.com.

About IFIF

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) is made up of national and regional feed associations, feed related organizations, and corporate members from around the globe, representing over 80% of the feed production worldwide. IFIF provides a unified voice and leadership to represent and promote the global feed industry as an essential participant in the food chain that provides sustainable, safe, nutritious and affordable food for a growing world population. For more information on IFIF please visit www.ifif.org or contact Alexandra de Athayde, Executive Director, at info@ifif.org.

Issued by:  IFIF

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