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3rd Nutraceutical and Functional Food Asia Pacific Summit & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018 · Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, Singapore

Duxes hosted the 3rd Nutraceutical and Functional Food Asia Pacific Summit & Exhibition 2018 on June 6-8 in Singapore. The summit gathered industry professionals, representing government agencies, non-profit associations, in addition to functional food, dietary supplement, and pharmaceutical companies, to address leading issues affecting the market across Asia.

The event opened with a half-day pre-event special on human health and nutrition, which featured presentations addressing dietary trends in Southeast Asia, the impact of e-commerce on the market, regulatory compliance, and the relationship between functional foods and daily life. A panel discussion explored opportunities for pharmaceutical companies in the supplement and medical food industry.

The following day featured in-depth analysis of regulatory regimes for functional foods in Indonesia, Thailand, China, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines, with testimony from experienced professionals and policymakers in each jurisdiction. Further content looked into the stevia extract market in China, comparatively analyzed growth rates across the APAC region, and shed light on the growing trend of global regulatory harmonization.

The final day delved into product and ingredient specific-analysis of functional coffee, tea, and bifidobacteria in dairy, as well as other popular ingredients that have hit the market. Speakers also tackled challenges related to ingredient protection, market entry, and coping with regulatory changes, highlighting the latest market conditions and business models. The summit concluded with a panel composed of industry insiders analyzing the functional food market segment-by-segment, drawing attention to sectors with enormous growth potential.

The 3rd Nutraceutical and Functional Food Asia Pacific Summit & Exhibition 2018 concluded as a success, following up on the foundation of events of the previous two years. Delegates praised the wide range of topics addressing important issues faced by companies, and the impressive slate of expert speakers from distinguished institutions and leading food and supplement companies. Duxes would like to thank all presenters, panelists, sponsors: Damin, Sirio Pharma, Skyherb, and collaborating organizations, for their contributions to a successful event.

Contact Information:
Ms. Cindy Cui
Tel.: +86 21 5258 8005 Ext. 8253
E-mail: cindy.cui@duxes.cn