Food Matters Live 2019: Discover the global innovators transforming the nutraceutical market

Join a global community of nutraceutical innovators in 2019 as they introduce new products and take a fresh look at the opportunities and challenges facing the supplements industry

Visitors to the Nutraceutical Showcase at ExCeL London on 19 and 20 November can experience for themselves the most exciting supplements and nutraceuticals on the market in terms of health claims, functional ingredients, sustainability, efficacy, bioavailability and delivery mechanisms.

Supported by the UK Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Health Food Manufacturers Association, nutraceutical companies from around the world will be showcasing the very latest inventive new products. Amongst them is Herbalife Nutrition, which sells its range of vitamins and nutritional supplements in more than 90 countries. And if you have an innovative idea for a new nutraceutical product the team from Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation will be on hand to explain how they can provide integrated solutions to develop, test and bring your product to market.

The development of innovative nutraceutical products has taken the consumer market by storm, and the UK's appetite for healthy natural supplements shows no sign of abating. In 2016 46% of the UK population were using supplements daily, and markets analysts are expecting a 30% growth in supplement sales between 2016 and 2020.

One of the most exciting new areas of market interest the emerging science of nutricosmetics

Identifying emerging trends and new markets is vital for nutraceutical professionals who want to stay ahead of the game, and Food Matters Live 2019 has invited leading supplement innovators, nutritionists and industry experts to speak at its exciting seminar programme examining key areas of growth in the industry. 

One of the most exciting new areas of market interest the emerging is the science of nutricosmetics and Caroline Cummins, scientific claims and communication manager and David Jameson, principal scientist at Oriflame will be exploring this skin health market and how nutraceutical companies can benefit from the emerging trend.

Meanwhile, one of the fastest-growing and most promising markets for nutrition products and supplements is for mainstream health and fitness enthusiasts. Food Matters Live 2019 seminar programme features extensive and wide-ranging sessions with industry experts, academics and nutritionists exploring the very latest innovations and trends.

Chaired by Dr Glenys Jones, the deputy chief executive and communications manager for the Association for Nutrition, the seminar sessions will explore the drivers behind this rapidly growing market.

Among the speakers will be Dr Neil Williams, senior lecturer in exercise physiology and nutrition at Department of Sport Science, Nottingham Trent University and Professor James Morton, director of performance solutions at Science in Sport and professor of exercise metabolism at Liverpool John Moores University.

Stefan Gates will host a podcast called ‘What’s Next for Nutraceuticals’

For an exclusive taste of what to expect at the Nutraceutical Showcase join host Stefan Gates for a thought-provoking podcast on the future of the industry as he’s joined by an expert panel including Nick Bennett, head of nutrition at Brunel Healthcare and chair of the Council for Responsible Nutrition UK, Miriam Ferrer, PhD, head of new product development at Cambridge Nutraceuticals and David Crooks, nutrition, science and communications manager at The Nature's Bounty. The podcast will be called ‘What’s Next for Nutraceuticals’.

Food Matters Live 2019 takes place at ExCeL London on 19 and 20 November 2019. Further details of the event are available here.

Food Matters Summit

Running in parallel with Food Matters Live this year, in ExCeL's prestigious Platinum Suite, the new Food Matters Summit will bring together more than 100 top-level international speakers to lead the debate on the key issues for the global food and drink sector.

From a session celebrating the top 30 disruptors rethinking the way we source, produce, package and distribute food to the race to develop alternative proteins as more people reduce their meat intake, the Food Matters Summit offers delegates unique learning and networking opportunities.

Among speakers confirmed so far in the nutraceutical session are Dr Gyorgy Scrinis, Food Policy Research Group, School of Agriculture and Food, The University of Melbourne (Australia), Hilary Leam, Group Director of Trading, Holland & Barrett International (UK), Dr Charles Brenner, Charles Brenner Laboratory, Iowa University (US), Chris Kilham, author, educator and ambassador and Dr Charles Brenner, Charles Brenner Laboratory, Iowa University (US).

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