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We extend an open invitation for you to consider us as speakers at your upcoming event. Our experts are eager to share insights into the dynamic world of upcycled foods, shedding light on the transformative potential of sustainable practices and cutting-edge advancements. Collaborating with Upcycled Foods Inc. guarantees an engaging and informative addition to your event that will leave attendees inspired and informed.

Together, let’s pave the way for a future of sustainable innovation and responsible practices. Contact today to explore the possibilities of having Upcycled Foods Inc. as featured speakers at your event.

Past Speaking Events

American Society for Baking “BakingTECH” Conference

Culinary Advancement for Foodservice Educators Leadership Conference

Food Ingredients Europe

FoodNavigator Europe “Climate Smart Food” Summit

FoodValley NL Brewers Spent Grain (BSG) Webinar

International Bread Symposium

International Food Technologists (IFT) FIRST

International Food Technologists (IFT) Food Waste Roundtable

International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference

Natural Products Expo West

SupplySide West 365

Sustainable Foods Summit North America

Our Speakers

Dan Kurzrock

Food System Transformation
Upcycled Food Industry Insights
Impact Entrepreneurship
Sustainable Business

Dan is the Founder & CEO of Upcycled Foods Inc., a leading platform for innovative upcycled food. The company utilizes patented technology to create unique ingredients from overlooked supply chains. In collaboration with food makers, they develop new products featuring certified upcycled ingredients. Dan co-founded the Upcycled Food Association and Upcycled Food Foundation, actively championing the movement. A prominent upcycling food advocate, he speaks at conferences and media events. Dan holds a bachelor’s from UCLA and an MBA in sustainable business from Presidio Graduate School.

Lara Ramdin
Dr. Lara Ramdin

Innovation Leadership (including design thinking)
Human Health (including accessible nutrition)
Consumer/Sensory Insight
Inclusive Leadership

Lara’s distinguished international background spans R&D, product development, and innovation across renowned entities like Unilever, Estee Lauder, and Molson Coors Beverages Company. An avid innovator and design thinking instructor, she’s devoted to advocating for young women in STEM and spearheading the “zero food waste” initiative. As a member of the Upcycled Food Foundation board, she collaborates with fellow pioneers to revolutionize food system design holistically. On a personal mission, Lara aims to elevate science communication, empowering consumers to make informed, health-conscious dietary decisions for enhanced longevity.

Antoinette Bruno
Antoinette Bruno

Culinary Development
Menu Innovation
Foodservice Industry Insights

Antoinette, Chief Commercial Officer at Upcycled Foods, Inc, is dedicated to reducing food waste and advancing sustainability in the industry. With a background at StarChefs advocating eco-friendly practices, Antoinette believes in aligning food choices with environmental health. She manages partnerships, growth, and commercial strategies, drawing from her extensive career collaborating with food media, suppliers, and businesses. Her journey began at The Body Shop, emphasizing business-driven change. Antoinette, a graduate of the London School of Economics and Harvard University, is enthusiastic about fostering a sustainable food sector from her base in Brooklyn, NY.

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