Cutting-edge Innovations at IUFoST Conference in China

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 General News J E 4

SHANGHAI, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) will bring some of the best minds in academia and industry to China, to present the latest innovations in food technology and discuss pressing issues faced by the industry. IUFoST Conference is organised as part of the trade show Food ingredients Asia-China, Health and Natural ingredients China, held on 21-23 June 2011 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

The conference brings high-level critical information essential for doing business both inside and outside of China. Issues addressed include current and future consumer trends and needs, innovative technologies and products, the development of cost effective means to move a concept to a product, regulatory and policy challenges and effective marketing.

Key speakers include professor Paul Singh, member the US National Academy of Engineering, whose work encompasses space food for the Mars mission and the artificial stomach; Dr. Rick Yada, Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure who is an expert on Nanotechnology; Dr. Michael Knowles, Vice President of Global Scientific and Regulatory Affairs for Coca-Cola, who will discuss the regulatory challenges of moving health related products into the mainstream, and Dr. Bernhard Van Lengerich, Chief Technology Officer of General Mills who will address innovations in production and marketing.

Fi Asia-China, Hi Ni China 2011 offers thousands of buyers and sellers a place to meet, network and discuss business developments in China and beyond. Together with CPhI China, the region's largest show for the pharmaceutical industry, the show provides a complete insight into the food, nutraceuticals and the pharmaceutical industries. The shows are expected to bring over 42,000 food professionals to Shanghai.

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Show detailsFi Asia-China Hi Ni China 201121 – 23 June 2011Shanghai New International Expo CentreShanghai, China

About the organiser

UBM Live is a division of UBM, which is headquartered in Ireland. The office in the Netherlands is the organiser of the world-leading Health ingredients, Food ingredients, CPhi, ICSE and Informex series of food and pharmaceutical ingredients trade shows. The Dutch office also publishes International Food Ingredients Magazine and organises related conference activities. For more information, visit




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