'Prioritising women’s wellbeing': Huge market opportunities to be addressed at our Growth Asia Summit 2023

By Gary Scattergood

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The summit takes place from September 26-28.
The summit takes place from September 26-28.

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The huge opportunities for innovating across women’s health for all life stages will be discussed by a leading industry expert at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.

Under the theme of Trends and Innovation Opportunities Across the Life Stages, ​the summit will ​explore the very latest market opportunities across the region that is driving the growth of the global food, beverage and nutrition industries – Asia!

The summit will once again take place again in Singapore, at the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel and conference centre, from 26-28 September 2023.​ 

On day one, we will be assessing Infant and Maternal Nutrition, and Women’s Health

On day two, we will be focusing on Active Nutrition​, Protein Innovation, and Men’s Health.

And on day three we’ll be shining the spotlight on Healthy Ageing and Personalised Nutrition​ and Future Food Innovation.

Throughout the three-day summit, FoodNavigator-Asia.com​ and NutraIngredients-Asia.com​ will help you understand how the industry can best navigate the region’s highly diverse consumer, regulatory, cultural and economic landscape in order to reap the substantial food, beverage and nutrition rewards on offer across all life stages.

On day one, Mónica Olivares Martin, RD&A Director Women & Infant's Health at Kerry Ingredients, will deliver a talk titles 'Innovating for Women’s Health – Optimising Wellness Across Lifestages'

Key takeaways will include:

  • Learn the unique health and nutritional needs of females throughout the various stages of life.
  • Uncover the latest advancements in nutrition research & technology for improving women’s health outcomes.
  • Case studies on innovations in fertility, breast care and menopause.

Olivier De Salmiech, VP, Nutritional Supplements, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, said: "Recognition is growing over women’s unique health needs. Until recently, the complexities of women’s health have been under-researched and overlooked, but we are now seeing a shift towards d. Greater awareness and education about their health issues have led more women to advocate for their wellness, leading to a demand for deeper understanding and tailored healthcare solutions. The market for women’s health is ripe for exploring new approaches and challenging traditional norms in meeting their many health needs across all ages."

The Advanced Programme is available for download.

Speakers Include:

  • Gregg Ward VP, Science Nutrition & Digital Health, China, North Asia & Oceania, Head of Danone Open Science Research Center, Danone Early Life Nutrition
  • Jorg Hager, ​Expert in Genetics and Nutrigenomics, Nestle Institute of Health Sciences
  • Prof Lesley Braun, Executive Director, Blackmores Institute
  • Sachin Prasad, Vice President, Commercial Strategy, Mondelēz 
  • Angela Brady, External Innovation & Partnering Director, H&H Group
  • Bejit Ideas, President, Japanese Society of Anti-Ageing Nutrition 
  • Andy Huang, Head of Formula Design, Junlebao Dairy Group
  • Deepapriya Velumani, NPD Brand Lead, Wellness, Haleon
  • Dr Zhanyou Yun, Assistant President, Yili Group
  • Nathan Cheong, Chief Executive Officer, Melrose Health Group
  • Mikio Aoki, Senior General Manager, Future Business Development Department, Suntory
  • Celia Yibing Ning, Director, Junlebao Dairy Group
  • Dr Tsz-Ning Mak, Head, Nestle Institute of Health Sciences Singapore Hub
  • Dr Yang Hee Cho, Vice President, Innovation & Science Korea & Japan, Amway
  • Ashley Chung, Chief Marketing Officer, Yuhan Care
  • Prof Christiani Jeyakumar Henry, Deputy Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) at A*STAR
  • Astrid Prajogo, Founder & CEO, Haofood
  • Dr Sumanto Haldar, Principal Investigator, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) at A*STAR

Sponsors for the event to date are: Morinaga, SynbioTech, Kerry, Valio, Friesland Campina, Symrise, Beneo, Roquette, Kyowa Hakko, Epicor, IFF, Winclove Probiotics, Probiotical, AAK, GMP and ProDigest.

Check out last year's highlights video here.

Gary Scattergood, Editor-in-Chief and Regional Head: APAC, said: "We are thrilled to announce the return of the Growth Asia Summit for 2023, after such a successful return to live face-to-face events last year.

"By broadening our content themes to span all life-stages, we will be able to drill down into the key opportunities, innovations, ingredients and trends that are propelling growth across the region.

"We are also delighted to announce the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards​ will be held on the evening of the opening day, as we recognise the brightest and best nutrition companies, individuals and initiatives alongside our flagship summit."

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, contact fhrnaa.cru@jeoz.pbz

Register to attend here.

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