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Arpad Csay

Senior Director New Food NA
GEA Group

Arpad leads GEA’s alternative protein (New Food) business in North America. His global experience in industrial plant building and process technology solutions spans two decades across industries including food, beverage, chemical and metals. Prior to joining GEA, he oversaw the expansion of Danieli Group in China as Director of Strategy, where he headed M&A and led the Operational Excellence program driving significant revenue and profitability gains for the company. Arpad holds engineering degrees from the University of Colorado and lives with his family in Charlotte, North Carolina. GEA GEA is one of the world’s largest systems suppliers for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors with market-leading solutions in growing industries. Our New Food business helps start-ups, ingredient suppliers and food processors to develop, scale-up and produce the nutritious new foods consumers look for. Our extensive knowledge from food and beverage, brewery and biopharma systems makes us the leader in precision fermentation. GEA test centers let you test processes, machines, ingredients and recipes with support from our expert engineers, food scientists and technicians. These sessions and machine trainings are available on-site or remotely and are key to getting high-quality goods to market quicker. Contact us to get started.

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Panel Discussion: Horizontal collaboration that could supercharge progress by breaking down silos

Isolated efforts hinder the full potential of alt-proteins, creating bottlenecks and slowing down advancement. Traditional, vertical industry structures impede knowledge sharing, resource...

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April 25, 2024
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