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Vitafoods Asia

The nutraceutical event for Asia​
5-6 September 2017, Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore



About the Conference

Bridging the gap between science and industry





Co-developed with:                                                      Knowledge Partner: 

FIA  ISNFF                           F&S

Vitafoods Asia conference took place alongside the Vitafoods Asia Exhibition. The Vitafoods Asia Conference is dedicated to best practice in product development, applied science and business growth strategies. This year’s Conference was co-developed with the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF), Food Industry Asia (FIA), and Frost & Sullivan (F&S). This unique programme looked at Asia’s supplement industry from 3 core angles:

  • Know your Market - Industry knowledge/knowing the market
  • Optimise your Science - Latest development in R&D
  • Understand your Consumer – What sells/consumer insights

The Vitafoods Asia Conference brought together some of the leading names within both academia and industry, featuring over 25 global experts within 5 health categories and 3 core areas for business growth; the two-day programme focused on applied science for the purpose of successful product development and business growth strategies.

2016 Speakers included:

  • Siti Abdul Malek, Head of Science & Regulatory affairs, Food Industry Asia (FIA), Head of Science & Regulatory Affairs/Director, ASEAN Food & Beverage Alliance (AFBA), Singapore
  • Prof. Chin-Kun Wang, FIAFoST, PhD, Prof., Former President, Chung Shan Medical University, President, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF), Taiwan
  • Prof. Andrew Scholey, BSc (Hons) PhD CPsychol AFBPsS, Director, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Australia
  • Dr. Hongwei Wang, Applied Nutrition Manager, DuPont Nutrition & Health, China
  • Dr. Bejit Ideas, Specialist, Nutrition and Bio-Technology, President, Japanese Society of Anti-Ageing, Japan
  • Dr. Jörg Hager, Head of Nutrition and Metabolic Health Unit, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA, Switzerland
  • Dr. Weiguo Zhang, Director of Nutritional Science and Advocacy, DSM Nutritional Products, Human Nutrition & Science of Greater China, China
  • George Paraskevakos, Executive Director, International Probiotic Association, USA
  • Prof. Hoi Shan Kwan, School of Life Sciences, Director, Food Research Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Natasha D’Costa, Associate Director, Food & Agriculture, Frost & Sullivan, APAC

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