While food scares have been hitting the headlines in China, the government, retailers, restaurants & hotels industry, food inspectors, researchers, academics and even customers are striving to find solutions and make China a better place to export, import, buy and eat food.
swissnex China and the Food & Beverage Industry Chair of Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) would like to invite you to an evening on the future of food safety in China. Following an expert workshop on this topic, our speakers will share their ideas on Food Safety Solutions 2025 and exchange their views with the audience on the collaborative efforts under way.
The event will take place on Wednesday November 27 at the Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen on the bund 22 owned by EHL Alumni Philippe Huser. A standing dinner and various international wines will follow the presentation.
18:30 – 19:00 Arrival and registration
19:00 – 19:05 Welcome remarks by Pascal Marmier swissnex China Executive Director / Vice Consul General
19:05 – 19:25 Presentation of the EHL study “Food Purchasing in Shanghai 2025” by Dr. Christine Demen Meier, Head of the innovation and entrepreneurship department at EHL, holder of the F&B Chair
19:25 – 19:45 Presentation of the food safety workshops results by Kai Kottenstede, food safety researcher
19.45 – 20:00 Keynote speech by Hans Peter Reust, Managing Director, Star Farm Consulting Co., Ltd., China.
Since Hans Peter Reust, joined Star Farm Consulting, a China-based subsidiary of Metro Group, he has carried out 2064 suppliers’ quality assessments and trained 323. 1535 food products from China are now covered by Star Farm’s traceability system. Prior to Star Farm, Mr. Reust worked for a dairy company in Switzerland and managed project for numerous international organizations.
20:00– 22:00 Cocktail dinner
RSVP (register here) required before November 22 – Place are limited！
Registration fee at the door: 200 RMB
We need exact count for the dinner please let us know if you need to cancel beforehand.
Contact Ms. Isabel Götz, HR, Projects and Events / firstname.lastname@example.org / +86 21 62 35 18 89 ext. 103
Venue detail Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen – 22 Zhongshan East 2nd Rd, Huangpu /tel +86 21 6318 0057 – www.napawinebarandkitchen.com
We are looking forward to seeing you at our event!