Monday, March 18, 2013

Utah Food & Candy Expo on April 9

The local chapters of the American Association of Candy Technologist (AACT) and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) are hosting their annual Utah Food and Candy Expo on Tuesday, April 9 at the South Towne Expo Center. 

There will be seminars from 1-4 pm, covering such topics as:
- Flavor management, corn syrups and alternatives
- GMO in confectionary
- Water activity and shelf life
- Anti-oxidants and tableting

  Vendor booths will be open from 4-7 pm. 
  The expo provides a great opportunity for those  in the food and candy industry to meet with ingredient and packaging vendors, as well as take classes from industry leaders. 
  Students in Food Science and Culinary Arts, as well as professionals are invited to participate, along with anyone involved with food manufacturing from one-person operations to large companies.
  There is no charge for the expo. Pre-registration is requested at
  If you are a food broker and interested in participating, contact Dave Preszler at 801-451-7013.
  “Utah’s Best” display — Any food or candy company with production in the Rocky Mountain region are invited to come and display their products at no charge. Tasting samples of product are encouraged. 
   Contact Rex Infanger at before April 6 to display your products.

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