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Vitafoods Europe 2019 set to close the loop on a greener future for the global nutraceutical industry

Vitafoods Europe 2019 (7-9 May, Palexpo, Geneva) will this year explore the collaboration required to shape a more sustainable future for the nutraceutical industry.

Success of Vitafoods Europe reflects strength of nutraceutical industry

The success of Vitafoods Europe 2018, which attracted over 20,000 visitors for the first time, reflects the strength of the industry, the organisers say.

From Essential Oils to Ashwagandha: Vitafoods Europe to highlight up-and-coming ingredients

Emerging ingredients for health and nutrition will be a key focus at the 2018 edition of Vitafoods Europe which takes place in Palexpo, Geneva next week.

Surge in industry interest in nutrigenomics, research finds

Industry interest in personalised genetic testing and nutrigenomics is growing, a survey ahead of Vitafoods Europe suggests


Focusing on the Future – Vitafoods Europe 2018

With consumer awareness of functional nutrition higher than ever, and science and technology driving exciting new innovations, the future for nutraceuticals is looking bright.

Regulation frustration: One in three industry professionals find EU framework unhelful

The number of nutrition industry professionals who find the EU regulatory framework unhelpful has risen sharply over the past year, research shows.

Gut feeling: Digestive health tops nutraceutical agenda

Digestive health has hit the top of the nutraceutical industry’s agenda for the first time, a new survey shows. Experts have attributed the findings to growing consumer awareness of the importance of healthy gut microbiota, and of the potential of probiotics.

Nutrition industry gives its verdict on new rules for novel foods

Many people working in the nutrition industry feel positive about the EU’s new process for the approval of novel foods, new research by the organisers of Vitafoods Europe shows. However, experts are warning that there could be adverse implications for some companies’ intellectual property portfolios.

Vitafoods Europe to tackle the personalised nutrition challenge

How can personalised nutrition break out of its niche and achieve mass market appeal? This will be one of the major questions tackled at next year’s Vitafoods Europe, which returns to Palexpo, Geneva between 15 and
17 May 2018.

Record Breakers: Vitafoods Europe enjoys big surge in visitors and exhibitors

Vitafoods Europe has enjoyed another record-breaking year, with visitor and exhibitor numbers both significantly up on 2016. Almost 20,000 (19,951) visitors attended the global nutraceutical event in Geneva between 9 and 11 May – 13% more than last year. Furthermore, a record 1,034 companies exhibited – up 15% on 2016.    

Industry head warns European probiotic market could miss further opportunities

Europe’s probiotics market will continue to miss opportunities without a comprehensive approach that gives consumers accurate information. Probiotics will be a major focus at this year’s event (9 - 11 May, Palexpo, Geneva).  

Industry gets smart: Nutrition companies embracing new technology,  survey shows

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, new research has shown. 

Health claims regulation is top challenge for nutrition companies, survey shows

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is not widely expected to have a major impact on the European nutrition industry.

Vitafoods Europe 2017 – Official Event Preview

Political and economic uncertainties have failed to dent optimism in the nutrition industry, research carried out exclusively for Vitafoods Europe 2017, the global nutraceutical event, has shown. 

This time it’s personal: personalised nutrition emerging as next big industry trend

Personalised nutrition is rapidly emerging as a key issue for the long term future of the industry, new research has shown. Vitafoods Europe visitors where asked what they saw as the three most important trends in the nutrition industry. 

‘Have it your way’ – Vitafoods Europe 2017 will  deliver new tailored Education Programme

Vitafoods Europe, the global nutraceutical event, has announced a major shake-up of its Education Programme, which will enable delegates to tailor their experience to their own business objectives. 

Bigger, better, busier – Vitafoods Europe breaks visitor records in its 20th year

Vitafoods Europe 2016 welcomed a total of 17,666 visitors through its doors – an increase of 13% over last year, and an all-time high. For the first time this year Vitafoods Europe took place across four halls at Palexpo, creating extra exhibition space for more stands and visitor attractions. 

Vitafoods Asia relocates to Singapore for 2017 

Vitafoods Asia, the world’s leading pan-Asian nutraceutical event, will be held in Singapore in 2017, it has been announced. Following extensive consultation with exhibitors and visitors, event organiser Informa Exhibitions has taken the decision to move Vitafoods Asia out of Hong Kong for the first time, in order to broaden its appeal further within the Asia Pacific region and worldwide.