Gold sponsor


Fytexia develops ingredients for the Health & Wellness industry. With headquarters located in the Mediterranean seashore, the French company takes inspiration on local fruit and vegetables to concentrate the Mediterranean health benefits. Fytexia’s expertise relies on sciences of polyphenols to deliver specialty ingredients targeting the leading health applications. The R&D team focus on bringing proves of efficacy by setting up and running human clinical studies designed to meet the top rated scientific journal’s expectations.

Drawing on this experience, the French company now unleashes the polyphenols benefits to optimize sports nutrition. In October 2016, 4 clinically proven ingredients have been launched into the market to naturally enhance physical activity. Designed to address specific athlete needs, the new range offers a full spectrum of solutions for each step of the training: performance, endurance and recovery.

Silver sponsors

The KD Pharma Group

Omega 3’s are one of the most clinically researched ingredients with over 20,000 published clinical papers. The benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids for numerous indications make it an essential supplement for people of all diets all over the world. The KD Pharma Group specializes in creating custom concepts that address the many needs of the global marketplace.

The KD Pharma Group employs  superior technology, unparalleled customer service, global support and a staff of industry leading scientists always on the cutting edge in research and development, making the KD Pharma Group the Omega 3 Solutions Experts.

From Catch to Capsule

The KD Pharma Group begins with natural marine oils sourced predominantly from anchovies, sardines and cod liver, and processed at factories in Norway and Alaska, making high concentrates in Germany, finishing in making capsules in USA and specialized bottles in Norway. The KD Pharma Group is a true solutions expert.

The KD Pharma Group is the only company in the world to combine the breadth of manufacturing technology offering concentrates up to 99%, with a global research and development team whose sole focus is Omega 3. This synergy allows the KD Pharma Group to offer its customers tailored solutions allowing each customer the ability to differentiate in the competitive global marketplace.



Indena is the leading company dedicated to the identification, development and production of high quality botanical active principles for the pharmaceutical, health food and personal care industries. Backed up by over 90 years of experience, the company has more than 120 primary patents, has published more than 700 scientific studies and co-operates with the world’s most prestigious universities and private research institutions.

Indena employs about 800 staff, investing around 10% of its annual turnover in research, making this activity the key to its success. Based in Milan, Indena has 5 production sites and 5 international branches in the world and manages sales in more than 70 countries.


Rousselot and Peptan are both brands of Darling Ingredients Inc. Rousselot is the global leader* in gelatin and collagen peptides. Rousselot’s wide range of collagen peptides are marketed under the Peptan brand.

One Peptan, a world of health benefits
At Peptan, we believe in our science. Peptan provides multiple health benefits by acting as building blocks for healthy joints, bones and muscles as well as skin. Globally recognized as the leading collagen peptides brand, Peptan consistently delivers the highest quality and support to meet your innovation and formulation needs. Peptan is the one bioactive ingredient that brings you a step closer to a healthier tomorrow.

*Grand View Research, Gelatin Market Analysis and Segments Forecasts to 2024, 2014

Bronze sponsors

Arla Foods Ingredients

Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in natural whey ingredients for products in a range of categories – from sports nutrition, beverages, bakery, dairy and ice cream to clinical and infant nutrition. The cornerstones of our business are innovative ingredients, world-class facilities and a staff of dedicated experts. Drawing on our portfolio of functional and nutritional whey proteins, milk minerals, lactose and permeate, our expert team delivers solutions that bring new food products quickly and efficiently to market.


Capsugel designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of innovative dosage forms for the consumer health and nutrition industries. Our unique combination of science, engineering, formulation and capsule expertise enables our customers to optimize the targeted delivery and overall performance of their products. We partner with more than 4,000 customers in over 100 countries to create novel, high-quality and customized solutions that align with our customers’ evolving needs and benefit patients and consumers.


Cambridge Commodities

Cambridge Commodities specialises in supplying nutritional ingredients and finished products to the sports nutrition, health & wellbeing, pet & equine and food industries. We are dedicated to helping our customers create market-leading products using the highest quality ingredients through our commitment to quality, service and innovation.

Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd

Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd is a world class dynamic company providing clinical studies expertise for the food, beverage and supplements sector. We conduct studies in functional ingredients, nutraceuticals, and dietary supplements.

We work with scientists and medics across a variety of partner institutions and provide our clients with options based on their clinical research, regulatory or validation needs.
We have capability right across the spectrum of functional food and beverage categories, such as dairy, probiotic, proteins, vitamins/minerals and beverage.
We have extensive expertise, in the areas of- digestive health, sports performance, healthy ageing, nutrient uptake, mental health (stress, cognition), cardiovascular, bone and immune health. We have a database of over 10,000 subjects.