Latest Marketing Opportunities For Food And Beverage Manufacturers To Be Presented At IFT Food EXPO

(July 28, 2007, Chicago, IL) With health and wellness the #1 driver of today’s global food industry, many new market opportunities are now open to the food and beverage industry.

July 31st at the IFT Food Expo in Chicago, DSM Nutritional Products will sponsor a timely and informative panel session that will spotlight these market opportunities for food manufacturers and marketers.

Entitled ”Food Technology Presents: Where Do We Go From Here? The Experts Speak Out!,” initial presentation will be given by Barbara Katz, President of HealthFocus International™, the full-service consumer health and nutrition-based research company that operates the highly regarded syndicated USA and international consumers trend surveys, which spans more than 30 countries worldwide.

Dr. Liz Sloan, contributing editor of Food Technology Magazine and President of Sloan Trends, Inc., is the session moderator. Ms. Katz commences the session with HealthFocus™ 2007 survey highlights on changing consumers’ health and will provide insights into marketing to today’s generational markets, prioritizing key issues, and identifying emerging opportunities.

DSM Nutritional Products is the world’s premier nutritional ingredient supplier to producers of foods, beverages, and dietary supplements. The company has an international network of technical service, production and distribution facilities as well as sales and marketing presence in more than 100 countries. In addition to its vast ingredient portfolio, DSM provides unparalleled processing and manufacturing expertise in developing innovative formulations that provide optimum performance and health appeal.

Visitors to the IFT Food Expo may attend Ms. Katz’s presentation on July 31st at 8:30 a.m. — 10 a.m.

In addition, visitors to the DSM Booth #4148 can receive information on health and nutrition trends and will be eligible to win a 2007 HealthFocus™ Trend Report, which contains today’s most sought-after market research data on health and nutrition trends over the past 16 years. Included is coverage of such key topics as Functional Nutrition, Children’s Health, Shopping and Eating Patterns, and the widely-used HealthFocus™ Proprietary Segments.

For more information, please visit us at the 2007 IFT Food Expo in Chicago (Booth #4148). Or contact DSM Nutritional Products, Inc., at 45 Waterview Boulevard, Parsippany, NJ, 07054-1298. Phone: 1-800-526-0189. Website:

For more information on HealthFocus™ International, contact Doug Healy, Project Director, at 1011 East Touhy Ave., Suite 450, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Phone: 847-297-7515.

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