Vitafoods Europe 2020 in Geneva has transitioned to a large-scale virtual event, the Vitafoods Virtual Expo taking place on 7-11 September 2020, followed by the Vitafoods Virtual Summit, on 15-17 September.

Discover how you can expand your network of suppliers and technical experts, as well as learn and connect with some of the top names in the industry this September.

11 - 15 May 2020

Vitafoods Digital Week

Stay in touch with your industry.
Access knowledge and business insights online.

Although the digital week is over, you can still learn more about the event agenda and browse through the content released during the week.

See you next time!

What is Vitafoods Digital Week?

Vitafoods is the world’s leading brand bringing together the nutraceutical supply chain through live events, digital platforms and engaging content opportunities.

As part of the continuous Vitafoods commitment to connect the industry to the latest in science and innovation, we are delighted to host Vitafoods Digital Week on 11-15 May 2020.

Over this week, a range of webinars, podcasts, downloadable reports, articles and galleries will be published and made available to support the industry professionals in finding new ways to work smarter and seek inspiration, drive conversations and connections online. 

 

Webinars

Podcasts

Product Galleries

Articles & Reports

Articles & Reports

Activities / Yoga

What's on the Agenda

Read, watch and hear about the latest in nutraceuticals from leading experts as they aim to explore market trends, consumer behaviour, and the latest in ingredients and product development within multiple health categories.

All content of the Vitafoods Digital Week is completely FREE of charge, except the Botanical Identification and Testing training provided by the Public Health and Safety Organization (NSF). 

 

Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Exploring New Ingredients Ahead of Vitafoods Europe

Customers are constantly on the lookout for the newest innovation, and this holds whether at the retail shelf or in the product development lab.

Throughout the natural and healthy products industry, companies are searching for ingredients that meet myriad criteria: supply chain transparency, scientific substantiation, unique market value, dynamic storytelling and much more.

Vitafoods Europe is the showcase for new ingredient innovation, as companies highlight their newest developments and connect around partnership opportunities. Ahead of this year’s deferred event, we took a sneak peek at some of the ingredients that companies are promoting in the sponsored New Ingredient Zone. In no particular order, these are some that seemed intriguing.


Article

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Successfully introducing KSM-66 Ashwagandha to Sweden

Tom and Maibritt Johnsson founded MedicineGarden in 2017 with one aim: to bring KSM-66 Ashwagandha to Sweden. Today the company is one of the top companies in the health food sector. In addition to selling KSM-66, the company also offers curaMIN - featuring Arjuna’s BCM95 curcumin and BosPure Boswellia. This is their story of introducing KSM-66 to Sweden.


Product Gallery

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Featured Ingredients Launches

Innovation drives finished product development, and global suppliers are investing in developing new ingredients, delivery formats and the science to substantiate their benefits. In this sponsored showcase, discover new ingredients launching this spring.


Infographic

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

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Ashwagandha Market Opportunity Supported by Research

Ashwagandha combines modern research with ancient wisdom to address consumers’ top concerns.

From stress management to mental clarity, ashwagandha helps support a range of daily needs. The Ayurvedic botanical offers significant market potential.


Infographic

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

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Understanding Human Milk Oligosaccharides

What do you know about Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs)? These are critical building blocks during the first 1000 days of life and have recently been made commercially available for supplementation.

The most abundant HMO is 2’-FL (2’-Fucosyllactose) - a human intrinsic prebiotic that fosters gut and immune health. Now, researchers are now exploring additional benefits of HMOs, proving that they are important not just for the first few years of life, but across the life stages. In this infographic, we outline the research and range of potential benefits.


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sustainability and Climate Change: Part of the Bigger Picture

Speakers: Erik Bruun Bindslev, Founder, Merika Worldwide;
Elizabeth Candelario, Partner, Merika Worldwide

  • Current sustainability challenges particular to the nutraceutical industry and how these compare to the food & beverage industry 
  • How will climate change impact ingredient supply chains over the next 10 years? 
  • What brands can do on a sourcing and supply chain level to positively impact and combat climate change
  • Integrating sustainability into brand value proposition to align with consumer demands, focusing on building trust and transparency

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Choline: The Overlooked Essential Nutrient

Speaker: Nils Hoem, Chief Scientist, Aker BioMarine

  • The role of choline in human health
  • How krill oil boosts choline levels according to latest study
  • Insight into claiming health benefits with krill oil in Europe
  • The future outlook of choline’s role in the dietary supplement market
  • Get the facts on sustainability of krill oil

White Paper

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

>Your< Iron Line: Why Launch Clinically Supported Iron Supplements & Why Now?

How does an iron supplement achieve the #1 position in the market during the post-2008 crisis period? >Your< Iron Line is a globally present line of clinically supported private label iron supplements. In this white paper, we examine the market, its flaws, and case studies of successful launches. We present how the advantages of our iron supplements – awarded taste, absence of typical side effects, superior bioavailability, and iron stability - enable both pharmaceutical and food supplement brands to achieve stable growth. We also dive deeper into the ingredients and the ongoing clinical trial on our liquid iron product.

Author: Veronika Pipan, Science & Research Officer, PharmaLinea Ltd.


Webinar starts at 11:00AM (BST)

Brought to you by Innova Market Insights

Stars in Sport Nutrition

Over the past few years, consumers are showing more interest in food & beverages that not only have a high nutritional value but also provide them with energy to be more physically fit and active. This has given rise to a number of new launches within the sports nutrition segment with a diverse number of ingredients.

The webinar will help you to navigate deeper into the world of sports ingredients and will introduce you to the new and innovative products sports nutrition is witnessing. While ingredients, such as BCAA, are gaining prominence, plant-based ingredients have still maintained the appeal for the consumers who want to be ethically and environmentally responsible, along with staying physically fit.

Speaker: Lu Ann Williams, Director of Insight and Innovation, Innova Market Insights


Webinar starts at 2:00PM (BST)

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Nutritional Ingredients to Support Healthy Ageing

Healthy lifestyle choices and physical activity are at the basis of increasing healthspan, thinking beyond age-related conditions and into optimal function throughout a lifetime. Explore consumer interest in healthy ageing products, and discover unique ingredients that may keep the body functioning at a higher level throughout life.

Speakers:

  • Dominik Mattern, Director - Global Innovation Marketing for Consumer Health & Nutrition, Lonza
  • Andrea Zangara, Head of Scientific Communications & Marketing, Euromed

Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

See, Touch and Taste the Latest Products at Vitafoods Europe

Retailers and consumers are constantly looking for the next big product trend and there is no better way to experience new products than to touch and taste them. All functional foods and beverages in our Vitafoods Tasting Centre are innovative and retail-ready. Be among the first to discover products at the forefront of the nutraceutical industry.


Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Vitafoods Insights Report: Immune Health

Sales within the immune health category have soared as consumers respond to the COVID-19 threat. Demand for well-researched, immune-boosting ingredients are at an all-time high as brands struggle to meet demand for existing SKUs, rush new formulations to market or top up their existing range.

Although the market is being circled by frantic consumers, it’s critical that the industry responds responsibly and with a dedicated commitment to safety, efficacy and scientific validation—now and for the long term.

How much do consumers know and what exactly do they want? What are the areas of major challenge for the supply chain, and how are brands adjusting their strategy? How can credible brands win now and in the future? This Vitafoods Insights report explores the immune health category’s response to the COVID-19 crisis – free to download for registered users.


White Paper

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

AP-Bio® for Immunity: From Ayurveda to Modern Science

Andrographis paniculata is an ancient herb used traditionally to support immune health and for the symptomatic relief from respiratory ailments. At Natural Remedies, years of research on this herb lead to the development of our clinically tested, standardized extract, AP-Bio®, for immune health. With seven different bioactives identified, AP-Bio® offers full-spectrum benefits of the herb.

Author: Natural Remedies

 


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Ashwagandha: Powerful Adaptogen for Challenging Times

Speaker: Chris Kilham, Medicine Hunter

  • Understanding the basics of adaptogens and their ability to support the body and mind
  • Ashwagandha’s traditional use in Ayurveda, and applications in modern times
  • What clinical research shows about the use of KSM-66 Ashwagandha for stress, anxiety and physical health
  • Considerations for formulators, retailers and consumers when purchasing ashwagandha products

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Facilitating Supplier Connections and Exploring Digital Solutions

Speaker: Rebecca Marks, Digital Program Manager for Vitafoods Connect, Informa Markets

This podcast introduces our new online directory. Vitafoods Connect gives you direct access to all the experts, suppliers, manufacturers and produces across the Nutraceutical supply chain. Join our Digital Program Manager as she discusses the leading features of the platform, why you need it and how it can enhance both your digital and live event experiences. 


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

QUERCEFIT®: Unlocking Quercetin Benefits in Respiratory Health

Speakers: Elisabetta Frattini, Senior Research Scientist Formulation Development, Indena S.p.A.

  • Understand how multi-action properties of quercetin flavonol can support respiratory health, including its latest antiviral evidences
  • Explore the need for bioavailable ingredients to exploit health benefits of botanicals
  • Attend the first presentation of QUERCEFIT® as a natural ingredient for allergy-prone individuals, as demonstrated in published human studies
  • Discover QUERCEFIT® as a new health food ingredient that unlocks quercetin benefits for respiratory health

Infographic

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

LalDéfense 85% Yeast Beta Glucan

When it comes to respiratory health, Lallemand Bio-Ingredients' LalDéfense is a breath of fresh air. Yeast beta glucan has been extensively studied in clinical trials and LalDéfense is 85% yeast beta glucan - which means results.

This infographic explores what it is and how it works to support respiratory health. Plus, it outline sother key ingredient attributes: LalDéfense is a highly concentrated, natural, gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO food ingredient that can be used in dietary supplements or functional foods.


Webinar starts at 11:00AM (BST)

Protein and Protein Alternatives

The protein market has been transformed over the last decade, driven by consumer demand for healthier, more sustainable and ethically sourced products. Learn more about traditional and alternative protein sources, selection criteria and regulatory considerations in this Vitafoods Europe Summit sneak peek webinar.

Speakers:

  • Carole Bingley, Technical Specialist, Reading Scientific Service Ltd.
  • Karin Verzijden, Food Lawyer, Axon Lawyers

Session starts at 12:00PM (BST)

Yoga-lates Core Fusion

A nourishing and energetic fun vinyasa flow to allow you to connect to your breath, raise your heartrate and work every muscle group in your body. We also include a short HIIT segment using a Tabata timer (20 segment bursts with 10 second rests for 8 rounds). We close off our practice with a relaxing and replenishing cool down.

Yoga Instructor: Narisa Wild


Webinar starts at 2:00PM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

 

Immune Health Market Opportunity

Speakers:

  • Dr. Chyn Boon Wong, Research Associate, Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.;
  • Maja Orešnik, Science & Research Director, PharmaLinea Ltd.

Sales may be spiking in the immune health category, but now is the time for brands to ensure they are providing scientifically substantiated products marketed responsibly that can support lifelong wellness. Explore the opportunities and ingredients characterising the immune health market.


Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Innovative Products for the European Market

Vitafoods Europe is synonymous with new product launches, and each year we see a wide range of innovative new products on offer. These vary from products promising more efficient forms of delivery which increases bioavailability, to products that offer a newly research, highly functional ingredient.

This innovation can be attributed to several factors within the industry; new technology, investment, increased research and development, updated regulation and collaboration between academia and industry.

However, the single biggest driver is the consumer. Consumers are becoming increasingly demanding about the products they consume, partly due to increased awareness around several different factors; scientific validation, clean label demand, ethical sourcing requirements, competitive pricing, product functionality and more diverse product offerings.


Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Exhibitor Spotlight: Vitafoods Europe 2020 – Online Guide

The Exhibitor Spotlight is an online guide dedicated to product launches, new initiatives, and company profiles. Explore the latest in science and innovation and discover how the industry is meeting market need through revolutionary product development.


White Paper

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

The Effect of Probiotics on Adult GI Symptoms

As consumer awareness and interest around the probiotic space continues to grow, probiotic manufacturers must focus on clinical research to support their offerings. UAS Labs has been investing in research for over 40 years and recently completed one of the world’s largest probiotic-digestive health studies.

This white paper shares the results of a study that used a unique, parallel-arm design to assess the effect of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains on problematic gastrointestinal symptoms in over 300 subjects.

Collaborator: Dr. Greg Leyer, Chief Scientific Officer, UAS Laboratories LLC played a critical role in this clinical study.


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

How COVID-19 is Affecting Ingredient Supply and Manufacturing

Speakers: Bora Turan, group development EMEA director, IMCD UK;
Stan Bijsterveld, global supply chain director, IMCD Netherlands

  • Greatest challenges felt across the supply chain and how businesses are addressing 
  • The impact on ingredient supply and demand, and how this reflects overall category performance as well as long-term product development 
  • How manufacturers are adapting to main supply to Europe amidst paused manufacturing sites, reduced workforce and restricted transport 
  • How combined challenges have affected cost and price changes across the supply chain

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Adapting New Product Launch and Marketing Strategy to the Crisis

Speaker: Blaž Gorjup, Chairman and Founder, PharmaLinea

  • Learn about successful cases of business strategies from the 2008 financial crisis
  • Receive specific suggestions for new product launches to fit the situation 
  • Find out upcoming health areas of predicted growth within PharmaLinea’s portfolio
  • See how PharmaLinea’s most agile partners have been successful in adapting their marketing strategies and maintaining a vision for the future

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Diversity & Inclusion Opportunities Across the Industry

Speaker: Carlotta Mast, SVP Content and Market Leader, New Hope Network, Informa Markets

  • The vision for the industry to embrace Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI)
  • Updates from the JEDI Collaborative and new CEO initiatives with OSC2
  • Opportunities for companies to make commitments to JEDI principles 
  • How an emphasis on JEDI can positively impact corporate culture and business growth

Infographic

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

Superior Nutrition for Gamers

What makes for a high-performing gamer? Connect with the innovators behind superior gamer nutrition. In this infographic, Kemin outlines the most sought-after gamer attributes—from visual processing speed to reaction time.


Webinar starts at 2:00PM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Sports Nutrition and the Active Consumer Market

Whether it’s weekend warriors or committed athletes, solid nutrition is the key base to optimising performance, enhancing recovery and sustaining athletic endeavors. From protein and aminos to specialty compounds and formulations, the sports market is a booming category with continued market potential.

Speakers: 

  • Mindy Leveille, Global Strategic Marketing Manager - Proteins, Kerry
  • Tony Gay, Head of Technical Sales & NPD, Nutrition, Prinova Europe Limited
  • Crawford Currie, Medical R&D, Hofseth BioCare

Webinar starts at 3:00PM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Ashwagandha and Covid-19 Blues

Speaker: Chris Kilham, Medicine Hunter

COVID-19 has changed life for everyone. People are stressed and seeking ways to defend and protect their heath. While no remedy is known to prevent, treat or cure COVID-19, there are ways to reduce stress, manage inflammation and promote healthy immune function. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) demonstrates efficacy in these areas.

  • How ashwagandha reduces stress
  • How ashwagandha helps to control inflammation, a major factor in COVID-19
  • How ashwagandha helps promote healthy immune function and personal defense

Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Probiotics in the Spotlight at Vitafoods Europe

An already established category, the probiotics dietary supplement market is expected to grow by 7.8% by 2026, according to Polaris Market Research. Rising awareness of the health benefits of probiotics continues to drive demand in the market, while the development of new strains, advances in clinical research trials and application of unique technology is driving innovation across the probiotic category.

Vitafoods Europe is the showcase for innovation supporting the global nutraceutical market. Probiotics are a key component of growth, and an area of focus across the European market. Ahead of this year’s event, we explored the breadth of resources available around the growing probiotics market, including the Vitafoods Probiotic Guide.

More than 20 companies are showcasing their probiotics expertise within the Probiotic Guide, a digital resource allowing visitors to plan their expo hall exploration. These featured exhibitors discuss their points of differentiation including unique proprietary blends; focus on research into specific health effects; outline manufacturing areas of expertise; and detail investments in new technologies and packaging to optimise delivery.


Infographic

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D3 & K2 ‘The Perfect Pair’– K2VITAL® Infographic

Vitamins D3 & K2 are powerful on their own - and when they unite in Kappa Bioscience’s K2VITAL®, they pack an even more powerful punch, working synergistically to support bone and heart health. This infographic breaks down why this duo is the perfect pair and the science that proves it.


Product Gallery

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Featured Finished Product Launches

Around the world, unique finished products are attracting consumer interest; in an increasingly global market, shoppers are seeking valuable natural products that can bolster their health and wellness. In this sponsored showcase, discover ten new retail-ready products launching into new markets this spring that will also be showcased at Vitafoods Europe this fall.


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Overcoming Challenges to Enter the US Nutraceutical Market

Speaker: Shelley Sapsin, Program Director, MarketReady Insights, Informa

  • The common challenges that companies encounter when looking to launch new products into the U.S. market.
  • Insights for market success, including case studies that offer best practices.
  • Why understanding whitespace market opportunities is critical when developing a pathway toward entry.

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Demystifying Collagen for Joint Health

Speakers: Daniel Martínez Puig, PhD, Head of Late Development & Product Support, Bioiberica; Mónica Gómez Navarro, Product Manager - Healthcare, Bioiberica

  • Discover the latest market trends in collagen for joint health
  • Learn about the different collagen ingredients available and the differences in their mechanism of action
  • Understand how native (undenatured) type II collagen supports joint health in line with the latest consumer preferences
  • Explore scientific data and evidence of the efficacy of native type II collagen, referencing c-2cool®

White Paper

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

EXPERT’Biotics for Babies

Meet the latest addition to Lallemand Health Solutions’ family

Lallemand Health Solutions (LHS) has a large portfolio of EXPERT’Biotics solutions, including Lacidofil®, Probiokid®, Lafti B94®, S. boulardii, L. rhamnosus GG, and L. reuteri Rosell®-444 strains, with clinical evidences to prove their safety and efficacy, especially for babies and children.

LHS has completed two new safety studies in healthy infants, aged less than 1 year old, in addition to over 30 studies performed in infants and young children, showing these particular probiotic supplements support gut health and natural defenses and provide health benefits such as baby-specific microflora balance, maintenance of standard IgA levels and increased stool frequency in formula-fed babies.

Four LHS strains have the GRAS status. It is therefore possible to add them as a direct probiotic in infant formula. LHS strains also have been manufactured according to the highest standards to produce probiotic solutions dedicated to babies. Formulas are available in various convenient delivery forms suitable for babies and children.

Author: Morgane Maillard, Marketing Manager, Lallemand Health Solutions


Session starts at 12:00PM (BST)

Yoga Flow: Core Ladder Sequence 

A fun and challenging ladder flow sequence focused on toning the core with some HIIT bursts sprinkled in for fun! Prepare to move and breathe and sweat as we flow through core-firing exercises!

Yoga Instructor: Narisa Wild


Webinar starts at 2:00PM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

Delivering the Power of Natural Extracts and Botanicals

Botanicals and natural extracts are a cornerstone of the nutraceutical market, with thousands of years of practical use and great consumer interest in the healing power of herbs. Explore the considerations involved in developing efficacious, bioavailable botanical products.

Speakers: 

  • Isabel Gomez, Global Marketing Manager, Lubrizol Life Science
  • Alexis Manfré, Global Product Manager, Naturex SA

Training starts at 3:00PM (BST)

Cost: $420 USD
(Part 1 & 2)

Botanical Identification and Testing Part 1

The Public Health and Safety Organization NSF will be hosting a paid training session designed to provide an overview of the guidance on testing methodology, specifications, and ingredient identification for botanicals. Combining extensive industry experience and real-world case studies.

  • Identify Botanical Unknowns
  • Investigate the characterization of botanicals
  • Differentiate between natural and adulterated botanicals
  • Review organoleptic characterization
  • Learn how High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) can be used for testing adulterated botanical identification
  • Make sense of complex steps to ensure testing methods are scientifically valid for species identification

Proceed to NSF website to register >>


Article

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

The Evolution of Omega-3s

While already an established market, omega-3 specialists continue to innovate to meet consumer trends - especially as demand picks up for plant-based and sustainable alternatives. Research investment and growing awareness of the health benefits of omega-3s continue to support this prominent market’s growth. The Omega-3 Resource Centre is dedicated to the latest ingredients, product development, delivery formats and equipment.

Infographic

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

 

IFF Health’s Top Ingredients for Empowering Healthy Ageing

When it comes to supporting consumers on their lifelong health and wellness journey, it’s critical to consider everything from heart, urinary tract and bone and joint health to overall immunity and cognition. In this infographic, IFF Health explores top conditions associated with ageing and the science-backed ingredients that will help consumers thrive.


Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Brought to you by FMCG Gurus

The Vitafoods State of the Nation Launch Preview

Speaker: Mike Hughes, Head of data and insights, FMCG Gurus

  • Overview of the current nutraceutical landscape and key market trends
  • Changing consumer attitudes and purchasing decision trends 
  • What shifts in consumer behaviour mean for future product development 
  • The State of the Nation report launching at Vitafoods Europe: What it is, the mission, data to expect and how insights will inform industry development

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Collagen for Sports Nutrition

Speakers: Frank Engel, Global Market Development Manager, Health & Nutrition, Rousselot

  • Explore growing categories within the sports and performance nutrition market
  • Discover the various ingredients answering demand driven by market trends
  • Know how collagen peptides accelerate sports recovery, promote joint health and facilitate protein enrichment 
  • Understand how to formulate with collagen and experience collagen in action with the Papendal’s pro athletes

Podcast

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Bringing Traceability to Life for Nutraceutical Brands 

Speaker: Runa Haug Khoury, Director of Sustainability, Aker BioMarine

  • The state of traceability within the nutraceutical industry 
  • The wider commitment to life cycle analysis of finished products, and accountability to meet reduced CO2 and water waste footprint 
  • How traceability can boost businesses from an environmental, financial and social responsibility perspective 
  • Building traceability into brand value: practical steps forward and key considerations for change

White Paper

Available from 9:00AM (BST)

Sponsored by:

Natural Solutions from the Mediterranean to Boost Immunity

Pharmactive Biotech Products, S.L., is a privately-owned Spanish company that offers you a wide range of innovative and patented natural ingredients backed by our scientific studies and with a characterized mechanism of action. We are worldwide leaders in high-quality saffron extracts, continually launching new botanical ingredients endorsed by science to boost your formulations. We invite you to check out our white paper to discover how to get an extra immunity boost using all-natural and innovative approaches from the ancient medicinal heritage from the Mediterranean region. Our premium category scientifically backed ingredients, Isenolic® and Olivactive®, will build consumers' trust as natural and effective extract.

Authors:
Alberto Espinel, PhD, Head of R&D
Elena Hurtado, PhD, R&D Project Manager


Webinar starts at 2:00PM (BST)

Sponsored by:

 

 

Gut Balance and Immune Health

An increasing focus on the health and critical role of the microbiome and gut function in immune health has put ingredients including probiotics and prebiotics on consumers' radars.

Speakers:

  • Adam Baker, Director of Science, Human Health, Chr. Hansen
  • John Goebel, Chief Executive Officer, CSL ASIA PACIFIC a company of Sacco System

  • Nathan Gray, Science and Technical Director, Global Prebiotic Association (GPA) 
  • George Paraskevakos, MBA, Executive Director, International Probiotics Association


Training starts at 3:00PM (BST)

Cost: $420 USD
(Part 1 & 2)

Botanical Identification and Testing Part 2

The Public Health and Safety Organization NSF will be hosting a paid training session designed to provide an overview of the guidance on testing methodology, specifications, and ingredient identification for botanicals. Combining extensive industry experience and real-world case studies.

  • Identify Botanical Unknowns
  • Investigate the characterization of botanicals
  • Differentiate between natural and adulterated botanicals
  • Review organoleptic characterization
  • Learn how High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) can be used for testing adulterated botanical identification
  • Make sense of complex steps to ensure testing methods are scientifically valid for species identification

Proceed to NSF website to register >>


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