CIFST ALT Supplier Showcase Series - Berentz

By CFIN Newsdesk posted 09-15-2022 08:05


CFIN is partnering with the Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) to present CIFST ALT on September 28, 2022 at the Delta Toronto Airport Hotel & Convention Centre.  


Companies participating in the show also have the opportunity to present a Supplier Showcase Session during the CIFST ALT Innovation Showcase. Here’s a preview of one of the companies and speakers you’ll see at the show. 

Jessie To, technical development manager, Berentz 



Jessie To 

Technical development manager 



Q: What solutions do your products or services offer food manufacturers? 

A: We supply strategically curated ingredients from world-class manufacturers so we can offer the best. We apply the expertise and know-how of our principals and our experienced food technologists to support food manufacturers in creating delicious products that consumers will love. We also have ingredient manufacturing companies under Barentz and so we are able to offer cost-efficiency.  


Q: What makes your product or services unique and an alternative in the market?  

A: We work closely with global market leaders and powerful niche suppliers and we have a global network of Barentz application laboratories that are ready to find the best solutions for our customers. Also, we have a dedicated focus on being leaders in the alternatives market, ranging from alternative functional ingredients to nutritional, to ingredients being processed in alternatively sustainable ways. 


Q: How do you maintain innovation as a priority in your company?  

A: We are built on an entrepreneurial spirit and we continue to cultivate that. We apply our global market and technological knowledge to source complementary ingredients for local markets and do local applications work that help us provide value to our partners. We continue to invest in innovation and talent. Barentz North America is proudly EcoVadis Gold recognized. This award reflects Barentz’ commitment towards our customers and communities.  


Q: What are you most looking forward to about CIFST Alt?  

A: Being able to learn from others and seeing the innovation that will be making a difference in this world. 

Ready to register for CIFST ALT? Click here to find out more.




10-03-2022 13:35

Jessie's presentation was a great overview on some emerging ingredients, it was really neat to see the various options profiled from across the globe.