Tasting Centre

See, touch and taste a wide range of the latest functional food and beverages to make informed purchasing decisions.

Visitors explored different tastes and textures to be inspired by innovative delivery options and unique product concepts to further grow and develop their portfolio.

Tasting Centre Awards

Visitors were invited to vote for the best tasting favourite functional food and functional beverage, to enter them into the Annual Tasting Centre Awards. 

The winners for the Vitafoods Asia 2017 Tasting Centre Awards were:

Best Tasting Functional Beverage

TCI Co. Ltd

Phytanics™ - Vita-Bontanico Liquid Concentrate

“I think visitors who are interested in making good tasting supplements have taken notice of us, because of our presence at the Tasting Centre. Winning the award is an affirmation of
our company’s strength as an ODM contract manufacturer.”

Aaron CHEN, Marketing Manager, TCI Co. Ltd, Taiwan

Best Tasting Functional Food

OptiPharm Pty Ltd

Culinary Co - Premium Vegan Dairy Free Smoked Cheese

“We’re very happy to have won the award! We made it to Top 3 last year, so winning this year is a big step forward. Putting our product in the Tasting Centre has definitely helped bring some visitors over to our booth. We’ve met people from Cambodia and gathered more leads from Korea and Taiwan this year, so that's really good for us.”

Garry McDonald, Managing Director, OptiPharm Pty Ltd, Australia

The runners up for best tasting functional beverage were:

  • COSMAX BIO - Multi-vitamin jelly
  • Laboratoires SVM - Meal replacement banana dessert for healthy diet and weight management

The runners up for best tasting functional food were:

  • Dong - A Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. - Bacchus Energy Drink
  • AstaReal Pte. Ltd. - Mojo 


“This is my first time at Vitafoods Asia. The idea of a Tasting Centre is very fresh, and I’ve never seen something like this before. The exhibitors’ varied offerings are impressive, and it is a great chance for me to compare different products all at once.”

Kambric YIN Tsui Min, Sun Ten Pharmaceutical

"The Tasting Bar is an excellent show feature because it gives visitors the opportunity to try some of our dietary supplements. While the efficacy of a product is key, the taste and texture might be the all-important determining factor for consumers.

Laurie LEE, Cosmax Bio