• 8th Nutra India Summit concludes on a Healthy Note

  • 4 Days Event witnessed inspiring sessions addressed by 65 Acclaimed Speakers
  • EOI was signed between Brazilian Society of Food Science & Technology, ISNNaN & Nutra India Summit
  • The event was attended by 500 plus Delegates
  • The event observed participation from 20 Countries
  • InterlinX Partnering Tool had over 140 B2B Meetings
  • NuFFooDS, The Health & Food Expo had showcase of 70 Exhibitors from India and overseas
  • Nutra Excellence Awards recognized contribution of immense personalities and organizations
  • Poster Session- “Walkway of Discovery” witnessed young researchers representing the best of Research and Academic Institutions from across the country
  • EOI was signed between Brazilian Society of Food Science & Technology, ISNNaN & Nutra India Summit
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Event Overview :

 

"8th Nutra India Summit concludes on a Healthy Note"

The 8th Nutra India Summit culminated amidst a glittering fanfare from the WhoÂ’s Who of global Nutraceutical, Functional Foods and Dietary Supplement industry. The Summit was held in Mumbai from March 13 to 16.


The event was inaugurated by Shri Satej Dnyandeo Patil, Hon Minister of State for Home, Rural and Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Maharashtra State. Shri Patil also is the Chief Patron of the 8th Nutra India Summit.

Minister Patil requested the organizers to submit a whitepaper on deliberations of 8th Nutra India Submit, perceiving this event as the strongest gathering of voices of the industry.

The other dignitaries who were present for the inauguration include Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari | Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India; Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Shri. I.S.N. Prasad, IAS |Principal Secretary to Government, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka Shri. K. Chandramouli, IAS | Chairperson, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Dr. Krishan Lal | President, Indian National Science Academy, Dr. Pingfan Rao | President, International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST); Vice President, Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology, China; Professor & Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Fuzhou University, Fujian, China Mr. John Ruff | President, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA, Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC | Chairman, Nutra India Summit; Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India; Council Member, IUNS , IUFoST & GHI and Fellow IFT, Shri. Jagdish Patankar | Organising Secretary, Nutra India Summit; Managing Director, MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications.

The Summit is being organized by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), The International Society for Nutraceuticals, Naturals and Nutritionals (ISNNaN) and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications. The theme of the Summit this year is “Health & Wellness through Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals and Naturals”.

Morning Mantra at 8th Nutra India Summit included key note talks of Mr. John Venardos | Member, IADSA Executive Council; Senior Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory, Government and Industry Affairs Herbalife, USA Mr. John Ruff | President, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA, Dr. Amitabh Chandra | Manager, Chromatography Sciences Group, Analytical Sciences AMWAY R&D, USA, Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar | Vice President, Research & Development and Head of Unilever R&D, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Dr. Rickey Y. Yada | Professor, Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure; Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Network (AFMNet)

CEO Summit focusing on theme “Regulation, Innovation and Validation of Claims” brought industry key leaders like Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC | Chairman, Nutra India Summit; Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India; Council Member, IUNS , IUFoST & GHI and Fellow IFT, Dr. Pingfan Rao | President, International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST); Vice President, Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology, China; Professor & Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Fuzhou University, Fujian, China, Mr. John Ruff | President, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA, Prof. Huub L. M. Lelieveld | President, Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI), GHI Association The Netherlands, Mr. Ajit Singh | President - Health Foods & Dietary Supplements Association (HADSA) and Chairman - ACG Worldwide (Formerly Associated Capsules Group), Mr. Rajesh Kumar | Director & CEO, SAMI Direct, Mr. V.S. Reddy | Managing Director, British Biologicals, Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar | Vice President, Research & Development and Head of Unilever R&D, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Mr. M. Prasad Palthur | Sr. Director - Technical Operations & Regulatory Affairs, Indigene Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA

International Conference had Special Session on Global opportunities focusing China, Japan, Brazil, Canada and Europe. The event took place in a span of four days full of inspiring sessions addressed by 65 Acclaimed Speakers and attended by 500 plus Delegates. The event observed participation from 20 Countries including China, Japan, Singapore, Brazil, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland, France, Poland, Netherlands from 300 plus Organizations. And InterlinX Partnering Tool had nearly 140 B2B Meetings.

Expression of Interest was signed between Brazilian Society of Food Science & Technology, International Society for Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals and Naturals (ISNNaN) & Nutra India Summit.

NuFFooDS, The Health & Food Expo had showcase of 70 Exhibitors from India and overseas including Corporate, Scientific Labs, Wellness Organizations and attracted around 3000 Visitors. The Expo also witnessed launch of Metagenics in India by Heal Wellness. Sami Direct also presented their just launched product, Lycopene Beta; Face Wash Cream and Under Eye Cream. Lot of Free sampling of products took place in the Expo, making this a suitable product launch & sample distribution place for a wide variety of crowd. NuFFooDS Expo also had seminars conducted by

Indian Dietetic Association, Mumbai Chapter, which included popular talks on better health for better living.  Nutra Excellence Awards recognized contribution of immense personalities and organizations. Amway, awarded for its “Outstanding contribution to Industry growth in the sector of Nutraceuticals & Nutritionals and Dietary Supplements”. Sami Labs, for “Its role in promoting the sectors of Herbal Products, Nutraceuticals & Dietary Supplements, to connect with the Global Marketplace”. British Biologicals, for “Its role in its Outstanding Contribution for Industry Growth in the sector of Nutritionals”. Internationally also Institute of Food Technologists, USA awarded for its “Outstanding contribution in Promoting Industry, Professionals and Student interface in the area of Food Science & Technology in the areas of Nutraceuticals & Nutritionals” and Dr. Pingfan Rao, for his “Outstanding contribution in promoting the sectors of Understanding of Science of Nutraceuticals and connect Research with the Global Marketplace”.


The Nutra Awards Function also awarded key exhibitors under each special category, for Content and Information Zeon Life Sciences and Enzo Nutraceuticals Ltd., for Design and Innovation Heal Wellness Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. and TCI Co. Ltd., for Interactive and Best Managed NIFTEM and Bio-Gen Extracts Pvt. Ltd. won the awards.


The summit also gave a platform for students’ engagement with Poster Session- “Walkway of Discovery” with participation of young researchers representing the best of Research and Academic Institutions from across the country.




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