Food Ingredients North America trade show to debut at SupplySide West in 2019

16 Oct 2018

Informa announces combination of two leading global events to create U.S. “super show” for food, nutrition and health market

Informa announced that it will launch Food ingredients North America (FiNA) in 2019, co-located with the SupplySide West trade show Oct 15-19 in Las Vegas. The combined trade show will bring together two key events serving the global food, beverage and dietary supplement markets. The Food ingredients (Fi) events around the world offer food and beverage manufacturers access to a wide range of ingredient suppliers, and Fi North America will bring this event to the United States for the first time.

In addition to attracting visitors from large food and beverage brands, the event will also serve the fast growing natural, organic and functional food and beverage companies that are driving significant innovation in the market. Thousands of these brands participate in the Natural Products Expo West/East trade shows to promote and sell their consumer products. With sourcing and supply among the top challenges for many of these fast-growing companies, Fi North America and SupplySide West promise to offer access to the ingredients and services they need.

“Consumer demand for healthy, natural, sustainable and authentic products is driving the next wave of food and beverage innovation and causing significant evolution in how companies develop their products and manage their supply chains,” said Jon Benninger, Vice President of Health & Nutrition at Informa. “Fi North America, combined with SupplySide West, offers a one-stop opportunity for discovering ingredients and solutions, sourcing from leading suppliers around the world, gaining insight into market opportunities, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and consumer expectations.”

SupplySide West and Fi North America will aim at connecting and educating professionals responsible for developing finished foods, health, and nutritional products with ingredient suppliers across the food and beverage industry; providing a platform for doing business, with high quality content and digital services, for the complete vertical value chain.

Matthias Baur (Interim Group Brand Director) explains “for many years we have taken pride in serving the global food ingredients market through our global show portfolio from Europe to Asia and South America. Our strength has always been to offer the best route to market wherever our customer’s wish to make business, in the food ingredients industry globally. Launching the Fi brand into North America means that we have now successfully completed this unique offer to the industry. Combining our strength with the prestigious SupplySide West event will create a strong platform for our exhibitors and visitors to do business in North America”.

Fi North America will include educational content to provide food and beverage brands with the latest market, scientific and regulatory insights, as well as ample networking opportunities, aimed at connecting and educating professionals responsible for developing finished foods and beverages.

For information about exhibiting at Fi North America and SupplySide West, contact Danica Cullins ([email protected]).

About Food ingredients (https://www.figlobal.com/) & SupplySide (www.supplysideshow.com)
Since 1986, the Food Ingredients events have brought together communities of food and beverage professionals. Introduced in 1997, SupplySide events have brought together communities of dietary supplement, functional food and beverage, and natural product professionals. The events offer opportunities to meet suppliers and buyers, discover new ingredients, learn about the latest innovations, and hear from leading experts.

Food Ingredients North America trade show to debut at SupplySide West in 2019

Find out more

Related news

Quest for anti-ageing ingredients boosts collagen demand

Quest for anti-ageing ingredients boosts collagen demand

13 Jan 2020

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, but production slows down with ageing, leading to weaker joints and skin wrinkles – and increased demand for collagen as an ingredient in food, drinks and supplements.

Read more 
Taking an innovative approach to sugar reduction

Taking an innovative approach to sugar reduction

13 Jan 2020

The trend toward lower sugar products continues to grow – but manufacturers should be aware of the limits on consumer acceptance of reduced sugar foods and drinks.

Read more 
The macro trends fuelling industry’s mega deals

The macro trends fuelling industry’s mega deals

6 Jan 2020

The world’s biggest food and ingredients companies are keen to tap into the industry’s latest trends, and many are opting to do so through partnerships, rather than starting from scratch in their own R&D departments.

Read more 
Out of Africa: Bringing age-old ingredients to the west

Out of Africa: Bringing age-old ingredients to the west

6 Jan 2020

Successfully introducing nutritious and appealing ingredients to western markets is a major prize, and the continent of Africa is a promising region for grains, fruits and vegetables with connotations of adventurous eating.

Read more 
Using botanicals to boost flavour in functional foods

Using botanicals to boost flavour in functional foods

2 Jan 2020

Functional ingredients are often synonymous with bitter and unpleasant flavours, but some suppliers are using botanicals to help bridge the gap between good taste and good health.

Read more 
What does the future hold for CBD in Europe?

What does the future hold for CBD in Europe?

2 Jan 2020

Foods, drinks and supplements containing CBD oil are taking off in North America, despite uncertainty surrounding its regulatory status, but even in Europe foods containing hemp-derived ingredients are on the rise.

Read more 
Health concerns drive interest in alternative flours

Health concerns drive interest in alternative flours

1 Jan 2020

Alternatives to wheat flour were once driven primarily by demand for gluten-free foods, but an increasing number of consumers is buying foods enriched with vegetables, pulses and ancient grains in a bid to improve their overall nutrition.

Read more 
Algal oil demand surges in specialised nutrition

Algal oil demand surges in specialised nutrition

16 Dec 2019

The potential of microalgae continues to expand, including as a source of protein and as a food colouring – and the market for algal oil in particular is growing fast.

Read more 
How does microbiome research affect NPD?

How does microbiome research affect NPD?

16 Dec 2019

The microbiome’s role in overall health has been in the spotlight, and now research investments from major food and drink companies signal that the concept is entering the mainstream. What does this mean for new product development?

Read more 
What’s new in milk alternative ingredients?

What’s new in milk alternative ingredients?

9 Dec 2019

Ingredient suppliers have been scrambling to keep up with soaring growth in the plant-based milk alternatives market, with new solutions emerging for better texture, taste and nutrition.

Read more