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Wednesday, March 07
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Marquis Ballroom NE/NW
  • Wednesday, March 07, 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Natural Products Business School is a full day of learning and networking purpose-built for emerging brands. The Business School provides an opportunity to connect with an ecosystem of service providers and potential investors, as well as gain impactful insights from a fantastic line-up of industry experts on scaling your brand and...
Speaker(s)s
Chris Fenster

Founder & CEO
Propeller Industries
Master of Ceremonies

Shazi Visram

Founder & ChairMom
Happy Family Organics
Keynote

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Wednesday, March 07
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Marquis Ballroom South/Central
  • Wednesday, March 07, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tracks: 
Concerned about climate change but not sure what your company can do? Already taking action but seeking to make new commitments and a larger impact? Join industry leaders at Climate Day 2018 for inspirational keynotes, breakout sessions, networking, a rockin' reception, film screening and more! Get the tools, information, and inspiration...
Speaker(s)s
Erin Callahan

Director
The Climate Collaborative
Speaker

Joel Makower

Chairman & Executive Editor
GreenBiz Group Inc.
Master of Ceremonies

Katharine Hayhoe

Co-Director, Climate Science Center
Texas Tech University
Keynote

Katherine DiMatteo

Executive Director
Sustainable Food Trade Association
Speaker

Lara Dickinson

Executive Director, OSC2
Partner, Pluot Consulting
Speaker

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Thursday, March 08
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Thursday, March 08, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us on the Grand Plaza each morning for an early morning yoga session to start the day centered and rejuvenated.

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Thursday, March 08
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Marquis Ballroom South/Central
  • Thursday, March 08, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
The natural products industry is experience lots of growth and massive amounts of change. Whole Foods Market is now owned by Amazon, the availability of natural products in every channel is creating ubiquitous shoppers and consumers are demanding more from brands and retailers. How do you survive in such an...
Speaker(s)
Carlotta Mast

Senior Vice President of Content
New Hope Network
Keynote

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Thursday, March 08
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Grand Ballroom F
  • Thursday, March 08, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The retail and distribution landscape is changing extraordinarily fast, quickly exposing brands to new challenges and also many exciting new opportunities to get healthy products into the hands of consumers.  To better understand changing consumer purchasing habits and opportunities at retail and online, we've enlisted the help of natural and organic...
Speaker(s)
Walter Robb

Chairman
The Whole Kids Foundation
Keynote

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Thursday, March 08
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, March 08, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
New this year: The Hot Products Pavilion will be located in the beautiful new North Hall of the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center. This new space features two levels of the hottest natural and organic products, and is accessible via skybridge.

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Thursday, March 08
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Big White Tent
  • Thursday, March 08, 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Network and meet the leading organic producers and manufacturers in a lively outdoor setting. Enjoy a wide range of certified organic products.

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Thursday, March 08
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 1-2
  • Thursday, March 08, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Approaches to Enhance Stability, Delivery and Antimicrobial Activity of Natural Bioactives The significance of this work is the development of natural antimicrobial systems that will preserve self life of natural products without the use of artificial preservatives.  Because natural products have not be able to use effective preservatives they faces shorter...
Speaker(s)s
Alyson Mitchell Ph.D.

Professor & Food Chemist
Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis
Speaker

Carl Winter Ph.D.

Specialist
Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis
Moderator

Christopher Simmons Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis
Speaker

Juliana Maria Leite Nobrega de Moura Bell Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis
Speaker

Nitin Nitin Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis
Speaker

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Thursday, March 08
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Thursday, March 08, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herb Walk will visit the nearby Fullerton Arboretum for a guided tour of this beautiful 26-acre botanical garden on the campus of California State University. Cost: $75

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Thursday, March 08
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 3-4
  • Thursday, March 08, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Seleyn DeYarus

Co-founder & Executive Director
At the Epicenter
Facilitator

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Thursday, March 08
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Thursday, March 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Thursday, March 08
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Thursday, March 08, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Thursday, March 08
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 3-4
  • Thursday, March 08, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Speaker(s)
Christine Kapperman

Editor in Chief, Natural Foods Merchandiser
New Hope Natural Media
Moderator

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Thursday, March 08
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room:   Hilton, Sunset Deck
  • Thursday, March 08, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Please join us to celebrate this year's winners of the NutrAward. At this event we will recognize the winners of the 2018 Best Functional Ingredient category and Best Finished Product category. Click To RSVP For Reception!

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Thursday, March 08
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Thursday, March 08, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maybe you're just arriving in Anaheim, or perhaps you came in early for some stellar education. Either way, what better way to really settle in and get comfortable than to relax with great music, food and drinks!

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Friday, March 09
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Big White Tent
  • Friday, March 09, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us on the Grand Plaza each morning for an early morning yoga session to start the day centered and rejuvenated.

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Friday, March 09
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Big White Tent
  • Friday, March 09, 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Come and get your fuel for the day and connect with your peers as well as clients at the Boulder Brands Breakfast! This is a free breakfast open to all attendees and exhibitors of the show! Many vegan and gluten-free options will be available.

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Friday, March 09
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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Friday, March 09
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Friday, March 09
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Grand Ballroom F
  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The CBD Summit is your chance to better understand the opportunities and challenges that exist for the cannabidiol market in the United States.  Join supply chain, manufacturing, retail and legal experts as they take you through a market and scientific overview, as well as a deep dive into the supply chain,...
Speaker(s)s
Michelle Zerbib

Standards Director
New Hope Network
Speaker

Todd Runestad

Editor in Chief, Engredea
New Hope Network
Master of Ceremonies

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Friday, March 09
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Friday, March 09, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
New this year: The Hot Products Pavilion will be located in the beautiful new North Hall of the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center. This new space features two levels of the hottest natural and organic products, and is accessible via skybridge.

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Friday, March 09
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Friday, March 09
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Friday, March 09
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Friday, March 09
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Marquis Ballroom South/Central
  • Friday, March 09, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Once Upon a Farm was founded with the dream of providing nutritious “farm-to- family” foods to kids of all ages. Soon after the company’s launch, award-winning actress, social advocate & mom of three, Jennifer Garner, and organic industry pioneer, John Foraker, came on-board as co-founders alongside Cassandra Curtis and Ari...
Speaker(s)s
Jennifer Garner

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer
Once Upon a Farm
Keynote

John Foraker

Co- Founder & CEO
Once Upon A Farm
Keynote

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Friday, March 09
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Speaker(s)
Lara Dickinson

Executive Director, OSC2
Partner, Pluot Consulting
Moderator

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Friday, March 09
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 3-4
  • Friday, March 09, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some lunch, pull up a chair, and prepare to engage! We've packed this Retail Lunch & Learn with a fast-paced agenda that includes a networking lunch and interactive workshop designed to help you stock to sell.  As a local community retailer, you are the backbone of the natural products industry...

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Friday, March 09
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Friday, March 09
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Friday, March 09, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Friday, March 09
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Friday, March 09, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Friday, March 09
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Friday, March 09, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us for the fifth annual Hall of Legends ceremony where we’ll celebrate and honor the individuals who have made significant contributions to the natural products industry. 

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Friday, March 09
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Friday, March 09, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maybe you're just arriving in Anaheim, or perhaps you came in early for some stellar education. Either way, what better way to really settle in and get comfortable than to relax with great music, food and drinks!

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Saturday, March 10
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Saturday, March 10, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us on the Grand Plaza each morning for an early morning yoga session to start the day centered and rejuvenated.

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Saturday, March 10
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 2
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 3
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Saturday, March 10
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
New this year: The Hot Products Pavilion will be located in the beautiful new North Hall of the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center. This new space features two levels of the hottest natural and organic products, and is accessible via skybridge.

...read more...


Saturday, March 10
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Saturday, March 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Saturday, March 10
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Saturday, March 10
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Saturday, March 10
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4
  • Saturday, March 10, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law is scheduled to take effect this summer, the Whole Foods Market deadline for GMO labeling transparency is coming up in the fall, and non-GMO certification is rapidly going mainstream. Meanwhile, international regulations are struggling to keep pace with the swift emergence of new genetic...
Speaker(s)
Megan Westgate

Executive Director
Non-GMO Project
Speaker

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Saturday, March 10
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
  • Saturday, March 10, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Saturday, March 10
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   Arena Stage
  • Saturday, March 10, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Food is not going to fix itself. Let's rewrite the next decade together. Join us at the Arena Stage on Saturday afternoon to hear inspiring stories from a growing community of regenerative agriculturalists, conscious business leaders, poets, food funders, disruptive entrepreneurs and dreamers. Together, we will create a new food landscape...
Speaker(s)
Rose Marcario

CEO
Patagonia
Keynote

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Saturday, March 10
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Saturday, March 10, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Women in Naturals Networking event is the coming together of women and men alike, dedicated to women in the natural products industry looking to network and learn from other professionals. Don’t miss this chance to be among a group of powerful women who are changing the world.

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Saturday, March 10
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Saturday, March 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maybe you're just arriving in Anaheim, or perhaps you came in early for some stellar education. Either way, what better way to really settle in and get comfortable than to relax with great music, food and drinks!

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Sunday, March 11
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room:   Grand Plaza
  • Sunday, March 11, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Join us on the Grand Plaza each morning for an early morning yoga session to start the day centered and rejuvenated.

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Sunday, March 11
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Sunday, March 11
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM