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The Fermentation Association (TFA) is a trade association with the mission of getting more people to enjoy more fermented products.

Consumer Appreciation
Educate consumers about the benefits of fermentation

The Science of Fermentation
Support scientific understanding and state-of-the-art techniques of fermentation

Business Best Practices
Help producers of fermented foods and products grow their businesses

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Upcoming Events

february

04feballday05American Food Sure SummitChicago, IL

Event Details

Join food & beverage industry leaders from across America and beyond to discuss, share and learn about:

  • Establishing a food defense plan
  • Dealing effectively with product recalls
  • Risk assessment of the supply chain
  • Tools for achieving compliance with food safety laws and regulations
  • Achieving, maintaining and improving quality
  • Engaging with workforce in a culture of safety and quality

Time

february 4 (Monday) - 5 (Tuesday)

Location

Chicago, IL

07feballday09NAFEM ShowOrlando, FL

Event Details

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show will be Feb. 7-9, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Everything you need to fine-tune your foodservice machine — or build one from the ground up — is at The NAFEM Show. With direct access to cutting-edge equipment and supplies, you’re sure to find a catalyst for your next success. Meanwhile, invaluable insights and connections can really get the wheels turning. So from spurring diner delight to cutting costs, the end result is always satisfying.

Time

february 7 (Thursday) - 9 (Saturday)

Location

Orlando, FL

12feballday14International Production and Processing ExpoAtlanta, GA

Event Details

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is the largest annual trade show for the eggs, poultry, meat and feed industries. The expo focuses on innovation, education, global reach, and networking. Over 1,200 exhibitors will be on hand, and there are dozens of seminars and workshops for further industry education and training.

Time

february 12 (Tuesday) - 14 (Thursday)

Location

Atlanta, GA

12feballday13Food Processing ExpoSanta Clara, CA

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Event Details

With more than 280 exhibitors and 2600 attendees, Food Processing Expo is the largest trade show in California devoted exclusively to food processing. The Expo brings the industry together by offering a trade show floor with exhibits featuring machinery, equipment, supplies, services and other vendors with innovative industry products. The Expo also features informative, topical educational sessions, dynamic speakers and networking events, offering something for everyone in the food processing industry. The Expo is produced by the California League of Food Producers (CLFP).

Time

february 12 (Tuesday) - 13 (Wednesday)

Location

Santa Clara, CA

17feballdayFerment PittsburghPittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Event Details

The Fourth Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival 2019. Local, small business fermentation artisans featuring fermented foods and hand-made goods. Other events: Fermented Food Contest and Awards, Culture Swap, “Let’s Get Comfortable with Mold” table, Fermenter Olympics, Fermenting with the Seasons, gardening for food production, sausage making, make you own kraut and miso, workshops.

Time

All Day (Sunday)

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

17feballdaySan Diego Fermentation FestivalSan Diego, California

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Event Details

The San Diego Fermentation Festival is a family-friendly outdoor festival featuring:

  • Workshops and presentations given by fermentation experts covering how and why to make and eat fermented foods and beverages.
  • Keynote presentation panel about the human microbiome by Dr. Rob Knight, Center for Microbiome Innovation.
  • DIY Pickling Station – A curated hands-on lesson in making your own jar of fresh, organic veggies to take home and ferment!
  • Wellness pavilion – Yoga, massage, acupuncture, sound healing and other alternative healing modalities to keep your whole self healthy!
  • Makers Marketplace & Ambrosia Garden showcasing the southern California bounty of artisanal foodmakers and brewers (21+) featuring 10 tasters of fermented adult craft beverages such as mead, beer, cider, kombucha and wine.

Time

All Day (Sunday)

Location

San Diego, California

23feballday24Cultured Food FestivalCherry Valley, California

Event Details

Join us for our Second Annual Cultured Food Festival. Learn about the health benefits of fermented foods, taste the wide ranging types of fermented foods and learn how to make your own at home with hands on classes.

Time

february 23 (Saturday) - 24 (Sunday)

Location

Cherry Valley, California

march

05marallday09Natural Products Expo WestAnaheim, CA

Event Details

Natural Products Expo West is part of the world’s largest natural, organic, and healthy products trade show produced by the New Hope Network. Over 3,000 companies from more than 100 countries were represented last year. The entire event includes the trade show and education conference with breakout sessions led by industry leaders.

Time

march 5 (Tuesday) - 9 (Saturday)

Location

Anaheim, CA

11marallday13Midwest Foodservice ExpoMilwaukee, WI

Event Details

The Midwest Foodservice Expo features educational seminars on operations, restaurant marketing, workforce solutions, business building, and more. Hundreds of exhibitors attend every year, making it the perfect opportunity to network with the best vendors in foodservice.

Time

march 11 (Monday) - 13 (Wednesday)

Location

Milwaukee, WI

17marallday19Seafood Expo North AmericaBoston, MA

Event Details

This is North America’s largest seafood expo. 1,200 exhibitors from over 40 countries will demonstrate the latest in fish and seafood products, services, equipment, processing, and packaging. Network with industry professionals, attend more than 20 seminars, and be sure to catch the Oyster Shucking Competition.

Time

march 17 (Sunday) - 19 (Tuesday)

Location

Boston, MA

26marallday28ProFood TechChicago, IL

Event Details

Covering the gamut of the food and beverage sector, ProFood Tech brings together 450 processing and equipment supplier exhibitors and 7,000 attendees in their biennial event. Show attendees explore industry innovations, see full-scale machinery in action, and gain valuable insight into trends, best practices, and safety and regulatory concerns. The show covers 150,000 square feet and includes expert-led educational sessions for attendees.

Time

march 26 (Tuesday) - 28 (Thursday)

Location

Chicago, IL

31marallday02aprSNAXPOOrlando, FL

Event Details

SNAXPO brings innovation and imagination together as they showcase the newest technology and tools in the snack industry. 2017’s show drew nearly 150 vendors and over 1,000 industry professionals. The show doesn’t end at the expo room floor: educational opportunities are available as well.

Time

March 31 (Sunday) - April 2 (Tuesday)

Location

Orlando, FL

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