New Zealand products on display at Natural Products Expo Asia

New Zealand products on display at Natural Products Expo Asia

The 9th Natural Products Expo Asia will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre hosting an exhibition area of 6,000 m2 to encompass the finest natural and organic products sourced from around the world including food & beverage, dietary supplement, natural and raw ingredients, cosmetics and skin care products, spa facilities and supplies, and more.


The 9th Natural Products Expo Asia (www.naturalproductsasia.com) will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 25 – 27 August 2011, hosting an exhibition area of 6,000 m2 to encompass the finest natural and organic products sourced from around the world including food & beverage, dietary supplement, natural and raw ingredients, cosmetics and skin care products, spa facilities and supplies, and more. Staged as the region’s most acclaimed trading and sourcing platform the show is further supplemented by a series of high-profile educations, networking events, and stimulating live cooking demonstrations to gather thousands of quality visitors to excel in the buzz.

An up-close view of New Zealand’s natural products industry

Perched on the southern hemisphere New Zealand enjoys a variable climate that that nurtures high flora and fauna diversity. The country also possesses a high quality natural environment which is favorable to producing unique active ingredients for product manufacturing. Being a leading supplier of environmentally-driven natural products, New Zealand has more than120 bioactive companies/organizations producing about 6600 bioactive products generating annual revenues of approximately NZ$1 billion, through which NZ$800m is international sales exporting to Australia, UK, Europe, North America, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and other parts of Asia including India.

An introduction to New Zealand’s signature products

Derived from New Zealand indigenous flora and fauna

Derived from non-native flora and fauna

Biotechnology products/technologies

Related products/Functions - aid in curing asthma, diabetes, and cancer treatment; preventing facial eczema; controlling internal parasites and improving fertility in animals; discovering consumer favorable genetic traits such as genes that govern taste, health and fruit colour

Blackcurrants

Properties - those grown in New Zealand are richer in anthocyanins and other phytochemicals

 

Manuka honey

Properties - unique to the Manuka flower in New Zealand. Contains potent antibacterial properties.

Avocados

Properties - those grown in New Zealand are found to have higher levels of beta-sistosterol

Other bee products

Related products/Functions - Bee venom to improve blood circulation, support physical strength and joint mobility, Royal jelly to assist hormonal balances, maintain healthy cholesterol levels, and support metabolism; Propolis to enhance immune function

Colostrum

Properties - high in immunoglobins

Related products/Functions—nutritional supplements to boost immunity

 

Horopito extract

Related products/functions - topical antibacterial agent

Deer Velvet

Related products/functions - joint health and nutritional supplements

Green lipped mussel extract

Properties - anit-inflammatory

Related products/Functions - promotes joint health

Dairy

Related products/functions - includes bioactive-enriched milk and yoghurt, such as A2 milk and lactoferrin.

Totara tree extract

Related products/functions - used in skin, body and oral care products as a natural preservative

Fish oils

Related products/functions - includes Omega-3 and Omega-6 from shark and hoki liver oil

Enzogenol

Properties - a highly effective mixture of natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant compounds extracted from the bark of New Zealand grown Pinus Radiata trees

Related products/functions - relief oxidative stress, promote cardiovascular health, eye function and brain function

Others

Related products/functions - includes colloidal silver and glacial mud, used in skincare products and dietary supplements

Shellfish-derived glucosamine and seaweed products such as fucoxanthin

Related products/Functions - aid joint health and weight loss

 

Everything New Zealand at Natural Products Expo Asia

The New Zealand Pavilion will introduce a line of exquisite natural and organic products ranging from foods & beverages, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, personal care products and so on.

Here is a sneak preview of selected exhibits:

ENZO Nutraceuticals, Ltd. - ENZOGENOL®

Forest Herbs Research – Kolorex

Green New Zealand Group Limited - New Zealand Beech forest honeydew / New Zealand thyme honey

Companies who have participated in previous edition of Natural Products Expo Asia also expressed gratitude and satisfaction towards the Expo.

" As a small company from New Zealand, being part of the Natural Products New Zealand stand in the NZ Pavilion helped give our company exposure to potential customers from a number of different countries seeking quality natural products. The show became a central meeting point for a number of key business contacts with its easy location and provision of meeting places. The welcome reception and opening ceremony provide a sense of occasion as well as networking opportunities. We look forward to coming back. "

Dr. Wendy Maddocks-Jennings, Dr. Wendy's 100% Botanical Skin Care

"The Natural products expo was perfect for me. It gave me direct access to decision makers in the Asian market. I gained a distributor for my products and stimulated loads of leads for them at the same time."

Mark Dillon, Aroha Drinks Ltd.

Add-value education tracks for the health and nutrition expertise

The show also presents visitors with professional conferences held on 24 - 25 August. First time debuting in Asia the NutriCosmetic Summit 2011 (www.nutricosmeticasia.com) is rich in education value and inspirational, with keynote speaker Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda, presenting an overview of the industry covering its roots in the Asian culture and its spread through Europe, U.S. and other parts of the world. NutraCon Asia 2011 (www.nutraconasia.com), running to its third edition, continues to bring forward a platform for the health and nutrition expertise to discover the latest updates in Functional Food & Beverage, Dietary Supplement, Cosmetic Regulations and Beauty & Wellness, and Organic Certification.

Visitors’ online registration is now ready at www.naturalproductsasia.com.

Visit the show website at or contact the organizer at (852) 2975 9051 / [email protected].

Natural Products Expo Asia (www.naturalproductsasia.com) is the premier sourcing trade show for Asia’s natural, organic and healthy products industry. Executives and buyers assemble to find the newest products, information and education for maximizing business opportunities throughout the Asia Pacific region.

New Hope Natural Media (www.newhope360.com), a division of Penton Media Inc., is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate the vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis, and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.



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