Event Name: Vitafoods Europe
Event Date: 10th – 12th May 2016
Event Link: http://www.vitafoods.eu.com/
Event Location: Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland
Description: Vitafoods Europe provides visitors the opportunity to source ingredients, raw materials, dietary supplements and services & equipment to help grow their business. No other event offers the opportunity to do business with 900+ global suppliers providing 1,000’s of innovative products, plus gain crucial advice and expertise to make better strategic business decisions.
Conference: CHANGING THE FACE OF WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AS CONSUMERS DEMAND NATURAL, NUTRITIOUS AND CONVENIENT
Speaker: Ewa Hudson, Global Head of Health and Wellness Research, Euromonitor International, UK
Presentation Time: Tuesday 10th May, 9.30am – 9.55am
Weight management remains the second largest health platform for health and wellness foods and beverages, but it undergoes major modifications as consumers move towards healthier lifestyles and nutrient rich foods at the expense of pure calorie reduction or pills. At the same time snacking comes to prominence as meal replacements are being adapted as healthy snacks. This presentation will explore the global trends driving sales of weight management products. It will highlight different market strategies needed for the growing consumer base in emerging markets that regards the consumption of processed food and drinks as a mark of affluence, versus the growing millennial consumer group seeking proteins and snack options in developed markets.
Conference: MARKET OVERVIEW: IDENTIFYING NEW TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GLOBAL INFANT FORMULA MARKET
Speaker: Maria Mascaraque, Associate Health and Wellness Research, Euromonitor International, UK
Presentation time: Tuesday 10th May, 12.45pm – 13.10pm
Baby food manufacturers rely heavily on nutritional science as a driver of innovation. In many geographies, the addition of probiotics, prebiotics and fatty acids is becoming the industry standard in milk formula products. Euromonitor International casts the spotlight on a number of more recent and still emerging health and wellness-driven trends in the baby milk category which show that the nutrition issue is as powerful as ever.
Conference: FOCUS ON CLEAN LABELLING: INSTILLING CONSUMER CONFIDENCE AND BOOSTING SALES IN GLOBAL FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Speaker: Alan Rownan, Ethical Labels Analyst, Euromonitor International, UK
Presentation Time: Wednesday 11th May, 11.55am – 12.20pm
In a world where value is eroding increasingly quickly, food industry players cannot take their eyes off evolving consumer preferences, nor relax on the innovation front if they want to continue to thrive. By combining key research findings with meaningful insight, this session will provide a valuable platform from which to view the ever evolving clean label landscape. As the demand for clean label continues to grow in the food and drink industry and companies look to simplify their ingredients, Euromonitor International will showcase its new Passport Ethical Labels system, a key feature of which will offer detailed coverage and insight into the growing value of clean label products across 26,000 brands.
Conference: PROTEIN CONUSMPTION IN WESTERN EUROPE: BREAKING OUT OF SPORTS NUTRITION?
Speaker: Alexander Kottke, Research Analyst, Euromonitor International, UK
Presentation Time: Tuesday 10th May, 12.20pm – 12.40pm
- Exploration of the burgeoning popularity of protein among mainstream consumers
- Analysis of marketing material and products to understand the contemporary image of protein in packaged food
- Outlook: Can protein become a mainstay in packaged food products and not just within sports nutrition?
Conference: HEALTH AND WELLNESS TRENDS IN FOODS AND DRINKS IN EASTERN EUROPE
Speaker: Joana Sokolnik, Foods and Nutrition Analyst in Eastern Europe, Euromonitor International, Lithuania
Presentation Time: Wednesday 11th May, 12.10pm – 12.30pm
- Eastern Europe VS Western Europe: trends and developments
- Eastern Europe in details: country trends and comparisons
- Future perspectives: drivers and constraints.