Wellfood Ingredients Congress

The WellFood Ingredients Congress will be held on April 3 and 4 in one of the Pro Magno auditoriums and has the ITAL partnership to deliver relevant, up-to-date and unprecedented content.


Airton Vialta

Airton holds a degree in Biology (Unicamp, 1982), PhD in Genetics (Unicamp, 1994), ITAL Scientific Researcher since 1994. He is currently a Deputy Director of ITAL and takes part in ITAL’s Technological Innovation Platform.


Beth Nieman Hacker
Head of Marketing Intelligence at Tate & Lyle

Beth Nieman Hacker will speak about food trends and the role ingredients companies can play in helping the food and beverage industry find solutions to meet growing consumer needs.


Carolina Godoy
New Businesses - Equilibrium

Nutritionist, food technician and MBA in Marketing. She has been working with the food industry for more than 18 years, including companies such as Habib’s, Sara Lee and Unilever in the areas of quality, R & D and nutrition. He was responsible for the Minha Escolha Institute in Brazil, a global program that grants food seals with controlled levels of fats, sodium and sugars.


Elaine Guaraldo

Elaine is currently Managing Partner of the company Vigna Brasil Consultoria and Director of the Health Division. She holds a Master’s in Nutrition Science at UNICAMP. Professor in Regulatory Affairs and Food Labeling post-graduation programme.


Luis Madi

Luis has a Food Engineer degree from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Master’s degree in Food Packaging from the Michigan State University (USA) and has been working as a scientific researcher for 46 years at the Institute of Food Technology (ITAL), from the Agriculture and Supplies Department of São Paulo. He is currently Director of Institutional Affairs at ITAL, after holding a position as director general of the Institute for 19 years and coordinator of the São Paulo Agribusiness Technology Agency (APTA) from 2004 to 2007.


Natália Cristina Ferreira Ramos Marques
VP Consulting

Nutritionist graduated from Centro Universitário São Camilo. Specialist in Maternal and Child Nutrition. Postgraduate in Functional Sports Nutrition and Phytotherapy. She holds a degree from the Institute for Functional Medicine. Master in Health Sciences, Nephrology sector of the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). ). PhD student in Cosmiatry at UNIFESP. 


Raul Amaral Rego

Raul holds a Doctorate and a Master’s in Marketing Administration (USP), in Economics (USP), as well as Food Engineering (UNICAMP). Professor of marketing in post-graduation programs at Insper. Director of Honne Comunicação e Marketing and Technical Coordinator of ITAL’s Technological Innovation Platform. 


Lamine Lahouasnia
Head of Packaged Food, Euromonitor International

Lamine leads the researches of the packaged food industry at Euromonitor International on more than 100 markets. Lamine manages a team of experienced food analysts in the produce of studies regarding global, regional and local trends of a specific sector. Lamine has also been part of the retailers’ team of Euromonitor, in which she has specialised in the most up-to-date models of food retail and developed detailed analysis on the largest retail companies in the packaged food industry.


Ana María Carvajal

Ana María Carvajal has a degree as Chemical Engineer from the Universidad América de Colombia – specialization in Quality Management Systems and has worked for more than 15 years in the areas of R&D, sales and marketing. Manager – Food and Beverage Segment for Latin America – DSM Nutritional Products. She has worked on the  implementation of strategies for growth in regions of Latin America in the Food and Beverage, Supplements and Child Nutrition segments with special focus on the Andean Region, as well as in the design of consumer surveys and analysis of market trends for the creation of functional concepts.


Claire Isabel Grigoli de Luca Sarantopoulos

Claire is a researcher at the Packaging Technology Centre (CETEA) at the Institute of Food Technology (ITAL), where she has developed a solid career in RD&I and education. Her research focuses on plastic packaging for food and beverages. Chief Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Food Technology scientific publication. She has organized numerous seminars, courses and trainings. She has participated in national and international packaging awards as a judge. Claire holds a degree in food engineering from FEA/UNICAMP.


Tatiana Pires, PhD

Tatiana holds a degree in Food Engineering from Escola de Engenharia Mauá (EEM / SP) (1998), master’s degree (2002) and Ph.D. (2005) in Food Science – University of São Paulo (FCF/USP). She has been working in regulatory, scientific, corporate and government affairs at companies such as Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and DSM Nutritional Products. Currently, as well as Regional Director of Corporate Affairs for Herbalife Nutrition in South and Central America and she has been working as a Coordinator and Lecturer of the Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations Module of the Postgraduate Course in Food Engineering, Escola de Engenharia Mauá (EEM/SP).


Kathia Schmider

Kathia has a BSc in Nutrition from Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde São Camilo and holds a specialization in Nutrition in Public Health from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). She developed her professional career in Clinical Nutrition at Hospital São Paulo and in Public Health at the Department of Preventive Medicine / Nutrition Discipline of UNIFESP. She has worked for 26 years in the Regulatory and Scientific Area in Nutrition for the food industry by participating in activities at ILSI (International Life Sciences Institute) and has coordinated the Child Nutrition Task Force and also has participated as a member of the Board of the above-mentioned institution . Currently, she is Technical – Scientific Coordinator at ABIAD (Brazilian Association of Food Industries for Special Purposes and Congenial Similar).


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