The FoodNavigator Positive Nutrition Summit will run over four consecutive weekdays (22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th March) with a broadcast twice a day, each lasting for two hours.
The topics include Healthy Ageing, Infant & Childhood Nutrition, Plant-Based, Wellness Ingredients, Active Nutrition & Healthy Snacking, Reformulation & Fortification, Natural & Clean label and Free-From.

Monday 22nd March 2021

Healthy Ageing - 10.00 to 12.00 CET

By 2050 the population of over 65s is expected to reach almost 150m in the region. Gains are expected for products that cater to this older demographic by boosting immunity, bone, joint, muscle, cognitive, heart health, skin, eye and digestive health.
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Infant & Childhood Nutrition – 15.00 to 17.00 CET

Europe continues to struggle with high levels childhood obesity. From developing healthy alternatives that target children, to our growing understanding of the importance of early years nutrition, what levers can be pulled to give children the healthy start they deserve?
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Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Plant-Based – 10.00 to 12.00 CET

European plant-based protein sales are expected to exceed €250m by 2022. Supported by the category’s health halo and technological advancements, consumers are rapidly integrating plant-based substitutes into their diets. But how healthy are plant-based analogues? And how are innovators in the space driving the category forward?
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Wellness Ingredients – 15.00 to 17.00 CET

Which ingredients offer greatest potential in health and wellness? Most consumers now say they are open to trying ingredients that are perceived as delivering particular health outcomes. From Omega-3s and probiotics, to turmeric, curcumin, protein, CBD and botanicals, we’ll be profiling how the trendiest wellness ingredients can help your brand stand out.
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Wednesday 24th March 2021

Active Nutrition & Healthy Snacking - 10.00 to 12.00 CET

Research suggests that around one-quarter of our calories now come from snacks – and much of this is driven by calorie laden options that fail to satiate. The snack sector is therefore particularly important in supporting healthier lifestyles. What innovations are delivering nutritionally dense snacking that also meets consumer taste expectations? And how is active nutrition – previously the preserve of gym bunnies – translating into on-the-go snacks for health-conscious consumers?
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Reformulation & Fortification – 15.00 to 17.00 CET

Most shoppers say they want to reduce consumption of products that are high in fat, salt and sugar. But many struggle to cut HFSS foods and beverages from their diets and reformulation efforts often face the headwind of perceived quality issues. Meanwhile, the fortified food market in Europe is expected to see a CAGR of 5.2% through to 2025. While reformulation efforts take out the ‘baddies’, is there also an opportunity to add positive nutrients through fortification?
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Thursday 25th March 2021

Natural & Clean Label - 10.00 to 12.00 CET

A majority of Europeans report avoiding artificial ingredients such as flavours and colours. But does ‘natural’ really equate to ‘healthy’? How are food formulators navigating the balance between delivering clean label products that have the taste and texture that consumers expect at the price point they want? And, given finite natural resources, how can this be achieved within planetary boundaries?
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Allergens and Free-From – 15.00 to 17.00 CET

A growing number of people follow restricted diets. Data from the UK shows over one-fifth of the population avoid products containing milk. More still exclude gluten, seafood and nuts. As allergies become more common and people eliminate certain ingredients from their diets, what opportunities are opening up in the free-from space?
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Attendance is FREE and pre-registration is required. Click on the button below to register for the summit: