The global nutraceutical event

Event Press Releases

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 11May –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, Vitafoods Europe will hear next week. Probiotics will be a major focus at this year’s event (9-11 May, Palexpo, Geneva). The Probiotics Summit, developed in conjunction with the International Probiotics Association, will explore market and regulatory issues in the sector, as well as the latest developments in R&D.

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. The findings, from a survey by the organisers of Vitafoods Europe (9-11 May, Palexpo, Geneva), suggest that visitors to this year’s event will discover more technological innovation than ever before.

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. There has been speculation about the impact that political shocks such as Brexit will have on the industry. But research by the organisers of Vitafoods Europe (taking place between 9 and 11 May in Palexpo, Geneva) paints an overwhelmingly positive picture, with excitement about consumer awareness and developing markets on the rise.

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. The findings come from a survey* by the organisers of Vitafoods Europe 2017, which takes place from 9 to 11 May at Palexpo in Geneva. They asked Vitafoods Europe visitors what they saw as the three most important trends in the nutrition industry. For the short term (over the next 12 months) personalised nutrition was picked by one in five respondents (19%). However, when they were asked to think about the long term (the next three years) over a third (35%) identified it as an important trend.

‘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. In 2017, delegates will be given the opportunity to pick and choose from three distinct platforms and a range of topic-specific sessions, allowing them to benefit from the content that is most relevant to them.

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. The additional room was put to good use, with a total of 900 exhibitors taking part – 10% more than last year – and a host of new and original content that brought the nutraceutical industry to life.

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.