6th Nutra India Summit
The overwhelming participation from the Policy Makers, Scientist & Industry has made the 6th Nutra India Summit a Grand Success.

Day 1: February 15, Mumbai : The 6th edition of Nutra India Summit organized by Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications was inaugurated  today at the Vivanta by Taj President.  The focal theme of 6th Nutra India Summit is Innovate-Collaborate-Accelerate.  

The Summit  started with the traditional inaugural of lighting of the lamp by Shri. Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India followed by Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNS-President, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria,  Dr. V. Prakash, Chairman, International Advisory Committee, 6th Nutra India Summit; Director, CFTRI, Mysore, and Mr. Jagdish Patankar Organising Secretary, Nutra India Summit, Managing Director, MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications.  Knowledge Partner Frost & Sulivan released a report on "An Insight into Indian Nutraceutical Market" during the inaugural. The Conference Commenced with the Highlight Lecture Series  of Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa IUNS-President, Head, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria, Dr. Rickey Y. Yada Professor, CRC Food Protein Structure, Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canadaand Dr. Gert W. Meijer Global Vice-President Nutrition, Head Unilever Nutrition Network, Unilever R&D. The Netherlands.

CEO SUMMIT representing the Who's Who of the Nutraceutical, Pharma and Food Industry. The focal theme of the Panel Discussion was "EVOLVING CONSUMER TRENDS ON HEALTHY LIVING: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE INDUSTRY IN INDIA" The Panelist were: , Mr. Sanjaya J. Mariwala, Managing Director, Kancor Ingredients Ltd. Managing Director, OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd, Dr. Renuka Jain, Chief Scientific Officer - Bionutrition and Metabolomics, Avesthagen Limited ,Mr. Akkshay G. Mehta, Managing Director, Mission Vivacare Limited, Mr. William S. Pinckney, Managing Director & CEO Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Rajaram Sankaran, Business Unit Head - Medical Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition International, India ,Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar VP R&D and Site Leader Unilever R&D, Hindustan Unilever Limited,

Day 2: February 16, Mumbai : NuFFooDS Expo: B2B and B2C arm of the event was inaugurated by Mr. P.I. Suvrathan Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). NuFFooDS, B2B platform had encouraged business meetings, tie-ups, Public Private Partnership and Buyer & Seller meets. B2C brought the makers of health and food products face to face with the influential groups like Dieticians, Nutritionists and Doctors as well as large health conscious and upwardly mobile consumers of India. It attracted many leading players from the sector like like Amway, Omniactive, DSM Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition, Hindustan Unilever, Enhance protein, Cognis, KC Laboratories, Devsom Impex Pvt. Ltd., etc.

Day 3: February 17, Mumbai:  Nutra India Summit Awards  function had gracious presence of Shri. Satej Alias Bunty Patil Minister of Home (Urban & Rural) Rural Development & Foods & Drugs Administration, Govt. of Maharashtra. 6th Nutra India Summit announced 3 prestigious awards as mentioned :

1. Nutra India 2011 award for Outstanding Contribution in Synergising Science of Ayurceuticals and its applications for Health and Wellness of Society Presented to Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Director, Institute of Ayurveda and Intergrative Medicine

2. Nutra India 2011 award for Outstanding Contribution in Quality Health and Wellness Solutions through Nutraceuticals Presented to Dr. U. Y. Rege, Food & Diary Technologists Scientist and Consultant, Partner, Dr. Rege’s Laboratories, Goa


3. Nutra India 2011 International Award for Outstanding Contribution in Promoting advancement of Nutrition and Science, Research and Development through International Cooperation at global level for Networking  Presented to Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa, IUNS-President, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

The 6th Nutra India Summit thanks all our Sponsors, Speakers, Exhibitors ,Delegates for participating and making this Summit as the Voice of the Industry, it has set the right stage for next edition to come. The 7th Nutra India  Summit will be held from 15-17th February 2012.