First International Forum about Nuts and Dried Fruits 

During the TUTTOFOOD show in Milan on Monday 6th May, over 30 buyers from the domestic and international distribution sector as well as major players from the production and marketing-services sector will be taking part in the first all-day event dedicated to the world of nuts and dried fruits.

The sector data in Italy

Turnover 2018 in Millions Euros

Tons sold

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Nut and dried fruits gone up

A day of study and advisory services

This unique opportunity will give a good look at the sector from a domestic and international perspective by:

  • sharing a global overview of the sector in order to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date vision of the business landscape
  • identifying concrete management paths for the sector by listening to Italian-national and international operators who will report real cases to illustrate market trends
  • presenting the results of SGMARKETING’s trade-and-consumer survey which analyses the main developments on the domestic market from different perspectives
  • setting up a large-scale-distribution round table in order to tackle the issues arising from the analysis session and provide the attendees with some ideas for business development
  • a networking opportunity within the forum and trade fair

Nut Forum Agenda

6th May 2019

10:30
Check-In

Forum registration

11:00 – 11:20
Worldwide sector overview

Alessandro Annibali
Ambassador I.N.C.

Worldwide sector overview by I.N.C. (International Nut & Dried fruit Council) who will give to attendees a vision of global business with an eye to the future

11:20 – 11:30
International Case Histories

Dariela Roffe-Rackind
Director Europe and Global Public Relations, Almond Board of California

Programs of almond’s development in Europe

11:30 – 11:40
International Case Histories

Tom Hazelof
Senior Director Retail Europe and Middle East, Wonderful Brands

Programs of pistachios’ development in Europe

11:40 – 11:50
International Case Histories

Umit Ergin
General Manager Europe Marketing Cashews & Peanuts, Olam International Ltd

Programs of peanuts‘ development in Europe

11:50 – 12:20
Italian sector overview

SGMARKETING

Trade and consumer survey presentation

12:20 – 13:30
Round Table

with guests from the Italian large-scale-distribution sector focusing on how to tackle the issues arising from the analysis session and provide the attendees with some ideas for business development

13:30
Light lunch

Light lunch and networking

Speakers

Umit Ergin

General Manager Europe Marketing Cashews & Peanuts, Olam International Ltd

Programs of peanut’s development in Europe

Dariela Roffe-Rackind

European Director at the Almond Board of California

Programs of almond’s development in Europe

Tom Hazelof

Senior Director Retail Europe and Middle East, Wonderful Brands

Programs of pistachio’s development in Europe

Annibali Alessandro

Ambassador I.N.C.

Worldwide sector overview by I.N.C.

Cristina Lazzati

Gdoweek, Mark Up, Fresh Point Magazine‘s Executive Director.

Round table’s moderator with guests from Italian-large-scale-distribution sector

Claudio Mazzini 

Responsabile Commerciale Settore Freschissimi, Coop Italia

Round table with guests from Italian-large-scale-distribution sector

Fabio Cafaro

Responsabile filiera Ortofrutta e Carni, Auchan Retail

Round table with guests from Italian-large-scale-distribution sector

Massimo Silvestrini

Responsabile Acquisti Ortofrutta, Carrefour Italia

Round table with guests from Italian-large-scale-distribution sector

The Meeting place

TUTTOFOOD | Fiera Milano SpA
S.S. SEMPIONE 28 – 20017 RHO (MI)