Fi Conferences presents the 3rd Annual Two-Day Strategic Conference, Functional Food and Beverages (FF&B) India 2012, taking place from July 26-27 in Mumbai, India. The event also includes an exclusive workshop on women's health and infant nutrition, taking place on 25 July. More than 80 heads of F&B and ingredient product manufacturers have confirmed their attendance at the 3-day event, including S S Ghonkrokta, Director, Enforcement, FSSAI; Sunil Adsule, Director, Scientific Regulatory Affairs, Coca-Cola India; D B Ananthnarayana, Head (Herbal), Hindustan Unilever Research; Prabodh Halde, Head, Regulatory, Marico; Brijesh Regal, CEO, Apothecaries; and many more.
This event will feature in-depth discussions and updates on the functional regulatory landscape as per the new Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006, the impact of nutraceuticals to increase opportunities in the functional scenario, assessing opportunities in the usage of traditional ingredients, understanding the ingredient approval process to gain speedy entry and successfully launching F&B products, forecasting the Indian trends in functional foods, overcoming multiple marketing challenges and much more.
This year's event will also feature an exclusive new workshop focussed on women's health and infant nutrition to evaluate the type of functional food and beverages targeted towards women health, overcome challenges in product development for infants and understand the nutritional science (requirements and specifications) behind women's health products. This interactive workshop will be led by expert industry leaders including Sanjeev Ganguly, Medical Director South Asia, Region, Nestle India; Priti Baijal, Associate Director, Regulatory and Medical Affairs, Ranbaxy Global Consumer Healthcare and Ruchika Mehra, Head New Product Research, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.