Vitafoods Asia 2018, 11-12 September 2018, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre.

Aug 27, 2018
Vitafoods Asia is the only event dedicated to the growing nutraceutical, functional food & beverages, and dietary supplement market in Asia. It is the ideal place to build a network amongst the leading manufacturers, distributors, buyers and the industry leading suppliers from the entire supply chain: Ingredients & Raw Materials; Branded Finished Products; Contract Manufacturing & Private Labelling as well as Services & Equipment, representing brands such as Nestlé, AS Watson, Abbott Nutrition, Bayer Healthcare, DKSH, Pfizer Consumer, Herbalife, PepsiCo, Blackmores, Yakult and many more.
 
There are 30 exhibitors at this event from India, including Shashi Phytochemical Industries, Unique Biotech Limited and Venkatesh Natural Extracts Pvt. Ltd.

Some 5,500 visitors from over 60 countries will meet at Vitafoods Asia to discover the latest innovations from over 300 global suppliers. The exhibition will deliver 9 international pavilions, and 11 visitor attractions, such as: 

  • Omega-3 Resource Centre and a Tasting Centre on the exhibition floor to learn more about ingredients
  • A showcase of the latest breakthroughs in probiotic technology, the Probiotic Resource Centre for the first time in Asia
  • The Life Stages Theatre, which addresses matters of healthy ageing by delivering expertise on the specific nutrition requirements, and includes sessions on regulatory guidance and marketing strategies, as they relate to specific life stages, such as infancy and aging
  • Global Health Theatre, which explores the impact of the modern lifestyle on nutrition and diseases, and presents information on how food fortification is can address such issues, with discussions led by industry experts
  • A dedicated Industry Advice Zone, which allows visitors to meet with industry experts in one to one consultation sessions for regulatory advice, market access information and strategies, and marketing and innovation profiling

At the Vitafoods Asia conference, a comprehensive programme with tracks including a Consumer Insights and Marketing Strategies Forum, a Digestive Health Forum, a Market Entry and Regulation Forum and a Personalised Nutrition Forum, will feature industry experts from research, associations, regulators, and companies, including the following speakers:

  • Dr. Dilip Ghosh, Director, Nutriconnect (Australia)
  • Professor Liu Shao Quan, Associate Professor, Food Science and Technology Programme – National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Dr. Naaznin Husein, President, Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) (India)
  • Dr. Bejit Ideas, Specialist, Nutrition and Bio-Technology, President – Japanese Society of Anti-Ageing Nutrition (Japan)
  • Prof. Ying-Chieh Tsai, Professor, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Director, Microbiome Research Centre, National Yang-Ming University (Taiwan)
  • Dr. Jörg Hager, Head of Nutrition and Metabolic Health Unit, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA (Switzerland)

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