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Our next conference — titled Whole Grains Away from Home — will be held September 25-27, 2016 in Chicago. It will focus on getting more whole grains into foodservice, with program highlights including:

  • Why Consumers Choose Whole Grains (or Don't!) -- the behavioral psychology of whole grains / current attitudes

  • Nudging Restaurants and Diners toward Healthier Choices -- dining advocacy programs

  • Top Chicago chefs share their passion for whole grains

  • Using Whole Grains to Improve Your Dishes ("It's not a bug – it's a feature") performance & taste benefits of whole grains

  • Lessons from the Lunchroom – restaurants benefit from the successes of schools

  • Sourcing Whole Grains – How to buy quality whole grains; support services vendors offer for whole grain development.

  • Tips for Scaling Up and Cutting Costs

  • Searching for the Next Quinoa: Whole Grain Trend Watch

  • Demos: Artisan Baking with Whole Grains / Sprouted Grains

  • Demos: Chefs' showcase… Creative Applications for Ancient Grains

  • Food Court – Sponsors share realworld solutions for foodservice

  • Menu Movers – Case studies from chain restaurants on implementing whole grains

Online registration for the conference is now open; check out all the details and/or register here.

We'll post additional information here as planning progresses. In the meantime, want general information on Oldways / WGC conferences? Click on the links below.

THANKS TO OUR EARLY SPONSORS OF THE
WHOLE GRAINS AWAY FROM HOME CONFERENCE

Project Sponsors

EVENT SPONSORS
 

BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

 


All of our conferences feature top-notch speakers, delicious whole grain foods, lively audiences and plenty of networking, plus great opportunities for sponsors to showcase their whole grain creativity.

 


Access Past Conference Proceedings

You can access a wealth of materials — presentations, reports, handouts, photos, even videos — from our previous whole grains conferences by clicking here

 


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