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General Mills, Inc.

“Met a variety of contacts from a diverse group of industries and learned some Best Practices from Industry Leaders”

Director Quality & Food Safety – Kellogg’s

“Excellent, one of the best most productive Summits I have attended, well organized, timely topics, great format which allowed for good networking opportunities and engagement with speakers”

Vice President Quality, Food Safety – Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, Inc.

“The summit meeting provided a well rounded forum of experienced speakers on topics that will impact our business”

Executive Director Distribution – Associated Food Stores

“Excellent conference with a good balance of speakers and networking, I was impressed with the level of engagement and focus of the group”

Vice President Logistics – Maple Leaf Foods

“A great learning and networking opportunity”

QA Auditor & Product Release – Isagenix

“NLS did an excellent job at organizing the event”

Vice President Operations Support – Mclane Foodservice

“The conference was well organized with high quality Delegates”

Director of Supply Chain planning – Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

“Very focused on industry group and well organized, kept to schedule Very Professional”

Vice President Product Supply – Ralcorp/Ralston Foods

“Great opportunity to share learning with peers while gaining prospective on relevant Supply Chain topics through talented presenters and candid discussions during networking sessions”

Vice President Supply Chain – Ferrero Canada

“Well organized insightful and a great opportunity to network, well worth the 2 days out of the office”

Director of Operations – CH Guenther & Sons

“Exceptional effective approach, where I left with high quality takeaways, exceeded my expectations and provided great insight into key industry concerns and issues, more effective than any other conference I have attended”

Vice President Marketing – Grain Processing Corporation

"FMS provided a good environment for learning and for making new connections in the industry."

Vice President Marketing – Wholly Guacamole

"We have to take time as marketers to refresh, share & grow and sitting with your colleagues is the best way to do it. You can learn something from smaller brands - equal brands and bigger brands."

President – H2O Associates

"Very productive event, allowed for one on one conversations and meaningful dialogue."

Vice President – Just Kid Inc. /Family Room

“Wonderfully organized conference with great networking opportunities”

Partner – Initiator

“A Perfect blend of networking and insightful presentations, in a relatively intimate conference setting.”

Vice President Business Development – Intrapromote

“Incredibly well orchestrated series of events & one on one meeting’s with key decision makers, Kudos to the NLS team BIG time!”

Senior Vice President Food Marketing – Miller Zell, Inc.

“The format of seminars combined with 1 on 1 meeting putting people together is a model for the future”

Director Quality Operations – Abbott

“Excellent opportunity to benchmark with peer companies and spend some one on one times with past & current high ranking FDA officials”

Vice President Food Safety & Quality – Pinnacle Foods Group

“The program was excellent and the topics were timely and very relevant to industry Issues and my role and a food safety professional”

Director Technical Services – Sunkist

“Good, timely information regarding today’s challenges”

Director Quality & Food Safety – The Wornick Company

“Great opportunity to connect with government and industry colleagues and hear about emerging issues and current best practices, glad I came”

Vice President Global Food Safety and Quality Systems – Griffith Laboratories

“Current topics covered in a concise, candid manner, great use of time, focus on Food Safety was spot on!”

PPG Industries

“Networking at its best! More efficient use of time than a traditional trade show”

Silliker, Inc.

“The format and discussions were good and well balanced. Very well organized and managed meetings an excellent allotment of talks v. show time”


“High level speakers, with real firsthand knowledge and experience”

Director of Research and Development – Snyder's of Hanover

“Presenters were great. They provided up to date information in a timely manner”

Senior Manager R&D Food Service – Heinz North America

“Far exceeding my expectations, appreciate balance between marketing and foods science. The networking sessions (especially dinner) were well structured to encourage group movements & meetings”

Vice President Sales Processed Meat USA – Olymel S.E.C.

“Very educational, a good experience”

Vice President Research & Development – ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston

“Very informative, lectures were very timely appropriate and thought provoking”

Director of Nutritional Sciences – Isagenix International

“This year was enjoyable and great opportunity to discuss new ingredients / packaging options. Thank you guys - really good, concentrated (2 days) with time to think!!”

Team Leader/Food Technologist – US Army

“Far exceeded my expectations. Was able to interact / network with a number of people”

CEO – Ingredients Solutions

“Better Networking opportunities than I expected”