F&B – What’s Next

An event held around today’s and tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities in the food and beverage industry.

Event Details


Café des Stagiaires
1085 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu (武定路路1085号, 近胶州路), Shanghai, China


February 09, 2017 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Asia/Shanghai (UTC+08:00)


120 RMB by YooPay / 150 RMB at the door


18:30 – 19:00:    Networking Session (Finger Food + Drinks)
19:00 – 19:05:    Opening Speech
19:05 – 19:30:    Guest Speaker Lilian Forbach
19:30 – 19:40:    Start-Ups Pitches
19:40 – 20:10:    Discussion Panel (Q&A Session)
20:10 – 20:15:    Closing Remarks
20:15 – 20:30:    Networking (Drinks Happy Hour till 10PM)



F&B –What’s Next event will be held around the theme of food and beverage with our speaker, Mr. Lilian Forbach, Deputy Managing Director at Bühler Insect Technology Solution, who will present the future trends of the F&B industry and show how his company will revolutionize the industry. Moreover, the following start-ups; Saucepan, Sherpa’s and Scantrust will present their ideas and give you insights into the current market trends. The session will be ended with a Q&A and an open talk about the trends and challenges of the industry.


Additional Information:

Two drinks and some finger food are included in the price. All guests will receive a stamp that will give them an extended happy hour until 10pm if they want to stay in the Café des Stagiaires after the event.



  • Lilian Forbach (Deputy Managing Director) Bühler Insect Technology Solutions


  • Sherpa’s: Peng Shi (General Manager)
  • Saucepan: Simon Vogel (Co-Founder)
  • ScanTrust: Tobias Kars (VP, Product-Management & Client Services)

Start-Ups descriptions:

Saucepan: Saucepan is a Food delivery service which focuses on delivering delicious and healthy meals using honest ingredients in Shanghai.

Sherpa’s: Our mission is to get food from top restaurants and varying cuisine types to hungry folk in Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou.

ScanTrust: ScanTrust is a leading provider of secure cloud-based product authentication and supply chain traceability solutions focused on ensuring every person is able to know if the products they use are genuine or not.


Contact: Daniela Derendinger daniela.derendinger@nullswissnexchina.org / Wechat: dan_deren


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