With the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis across many states in the U.S., processors are finding the need to update and buy quality equipment to help meet demand and maintain compliance. At PROCESS EXPO, food and beverage processing suppliers will have access to several education sessions offering insights from cannabis experts discussing food safety, government regulations, sustainability, and cost savings that can be implemented for immediate returns.

Sessions focused on cannabis, include:

Cannabinoids as Functional Ingredients: featuring Justin Singer, Stillwater Foods (Tuesday, October 8 from 12:00 pm -12:45 pm)

How to Break into Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages Product Development: Mike Hennesy, Wana Brands will discuss legal cannabis edibles and beverages brands, including confectionery, bakery and beverage segments (Tuesday, October 8  from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm)

Improving the Supply Chain for Development of Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages: Lindsay Wisener, WiseBev will offer insights from an equipment and ingredient company working in the legal cannabis edibles and beverages market (Wednesday, October 9 from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm)

The Future of Integrated End to End Extraction Technology: featuring Matthew Anderson, Vanguard Scientific Systems (Wednesday, October 9 from 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm)

Unique QA/QC and Food Safety Considerations in Legal Cannabis Edibles and Beverages R&D: will be led by seasoned experts actively working in legal cannabis edibles and beverages R&D (Thursday, October 9 from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm)

To register for PROCESS EXPO, visit myprocessexpo.com.

PROCESS EXPO also recently sponsored a webinar on Cannabis Products: A Discussion Of The Challenges In Production, Sale, And Marketing. Sharon Mayl of the FDA and Thuy Vu of Hammer Enterprises discussed how the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill has fueled competitive innovation of cannabis products derived from hemp among food and beverage manufacturers. For access to the webinar click here

Additionally, The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), the organizers of PROCESS EXPO, will be hosting an additional webinar, Medical and Recreational Marijuana: Strategies to Keep Up With Rapidly-Changing Laws on Wednesday, August 28. Register for this free webinar here.