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Manoj Kumar

Chief Technology Officer & Vice President, Plant Proteins
Louis Dreyfus Company

Manoj is Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Louis Dreyfus Company’s Plant Proteins business since 2021. Prior to joining the Group, he was Chief Technology Officer at Ripple Foods, leading the R&D, technical and product development teams working on alternative plant proteins and dairy-free food and beverage products. He has also worked for thirteen years at DSM, in various science and technology innovation roles of increasing responsibility, and covering multiple food ingredients sectors, including food biotechnology, food and crop protection. In parallel, Manoj has led several large research projects, some of these at universities in the US and Germany, authored and contributed to large number of patents and publications, and holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India).

Day 1 - Apr 16, 2023
4:20 PM

Panel: Showcasing Canadian Innovation Across the Value Chain

Manoj Kumar

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Plant Forward has gathered one of the most concentrated groups of leading decision-makers in one room. With increased networking opportunities, Plant Forward will again be one of the best places to build relationships with key industry stakeholders.


General Admission

Access to all Plant Forward sessions in-person, including networking opportunities and breakout rooms. Seats are limited.

Important Registration Information:

  • Members of Protein Industries Canada, Pulse Canada, Plant-Based Foods of Canada and Canadian Pulse and Special Crops Trade Association receive an exclusive rate. Host member rate is applied at checkout.
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April 16-18, 2024