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October 29-30, 2020
Presented by Ashwagandha
Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89119

Tuesday, October 15
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer & Shark Reef Foyer
  • Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, October 15
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: Attend an extensive 2-day training course on 21 CFR 111, the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in manufacturing and packaging, labeling or holding operations for dietary supplements. This course is geared to those individuals involved in the dietary supplement industry including: Manufacturing Management Packaging and Labeling Suppliers and...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course provides an overview of the current U.S. and Canadian legal and regulatory landscape in connection with Cannabis Sativa L. derivatives, including marijuana, hemp, and CBD. The course includes a discussion of current proposed legislative and regulatory activity...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  The labeling and promotion of your dietary supplement products are the most visible ways that the Food & Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission can track your compliance with federal regulations. A perfect complement to “Dietary Supplement Labeling...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course will provide an introduction to all seven new rules and regulations established by FSMA and provide insight on which rules impact dietary supplement companies. The course will also provide tools, references and ideas for implementing the changes...

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Wednesday, October 16
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer & Shark Reef Foyer
  • Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Wednesday, October 16
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  Attend an extensive 2-day training course on 21 CFR 111, the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in manufacturing and packaging, labeling or holding operations for dietary supplements. This course is geared to those individuals involved in the dietary supplement...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This one-day course is designed for any quality assurance personnel working to meet FDA compliance for Botanical ID. This course is to analyze botanical unknowns through analytical and molecular methods. This course may also support in-house testing for botanical...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  It is up to dietary supplement manufacturers to ensure their supplement labels are compliant before they go to market, however the regulations can be confusing and difficult to interpret. Label noncompliance can cause your product to be considered misbranded...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course is designed to give people who want to improve quality in their facility and who already have a basic understanding of the Dietary Supplement GMPs, the knowledge and skills necessary to qualify suppliers. Since the evaluation of...

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Wednesday, October 16
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) brought sweeping legislation designed to improve food safety for Americans with new authority for FDA, requirements for foreign imports and a shift toward prevention rather than response. Visitors will learn what the law requires, how to implement the requirements and where companies are falling short. An...
Speakers
Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Coley Anderson

Industry and Government Relations Director
Registrar Corp
Speaker

Earl Arnold

Global Manager Food Defense and FSMA
AIB International
Speaker

Bill Bremer

Principal
Kestrel Management LLC
Speaker

Claudia Lewis

Partner
Venable LLP
Speaker

Rae L. Martin

President
Continuum Partner Consulting
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
As the average lifespan continues to increase, many consumers are taking a more proactive approach to healthy aging, looking for solutions to help support well-being throughout their lives. Scientists are also unlocking the mysteries of the aging process, which has made way for some deeply engrained notions to be unseated...
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Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Michael Altman, CN, RH (AHG)

Herbalist, Nutritionist, Owner
Anthocyanins International, LLC (SeattleCancerCareAlternatives.com)
Speaker

Kieron Edwards, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer
Sibelius Natural Products
Speaker

David Heber, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FASN

Professor Emeritus and Founding Director UCLA Center for Human Nutrition
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Speaker

Katie Stage, N.D., RH (AHG)

Director, Therapeutics Division, Associate Professor
SCNM (Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine)
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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consumer demand for clean labels and food and beverage products that align with values related to health and wellness, sustainability and eco-consciousness is pushing plant-based ingredients and products into the spotlight. According to Innova Market Insights, plant-based product claims increased by 62 percent globally between 2013 and 2017 with growth...
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Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Geri Berdak

President
CloverQuest Group LLC
Speaker

Michele DeKinder-Smith

President & Founder
Linkage Research & Consulting
Speaker

Ed Dudley

Director Technical and Analytical Innovation
Griffith Foods
Speaker

Ryan Fournier

Associate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Speaker

Daniel Karsevar

CEO
PlantBased Solutions
Speaker

William McCormack Ph.D.

Business Development Manager
Synergy Flavors
Speaker

Mary C. Mulry, Ph.D.

Managing Director
Foodwise One LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 16
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas E
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cannabinoids are on everyone’s mind—consumers, industry, regulators and marketers. In particular, the ingredient cannabidiol (CBD) has gone from zero to 60 across the dietary supplement, food and beverage markets, with new product releases, marketing campaigns and much more. However, we’ve also seen major concerns crop up in areas as diverse...
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Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Chris Bourne

Co-Founder & VP Agriculture
Klersun
Speaker

Richard D. Collins, Esq.

Attorney
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC
Speaker

Jennifer Cooper

Chief Science Officer
Savant Science
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Brett Goldman

Vice President, Governement and Industry
GenCanna Global
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Karen Hufnagl

Clinical Science Director
CFH, Ltd
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Douglas S. Kalman, Ph.D, RD, FACN

Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Nutrasource
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John Mckay, Ph.D.

Director of Genetics, Founder
New West Genetics
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Claire Morton Reynolds

Senior Industry Analyst
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
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Wendy Mosher

Co-Founder & CEO
New West Genetics
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James R. Ott

Founder, CEO & General Manager
CFH, Ltd.
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Scott Propheter

Vice President
Criticality, LLC
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Justin Singer

Chief Executive Officer
Caliper Foods
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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The sports nutrition market remains one of the most vibrant, as it shifts from the traditional bodybuilder to the broader active nutrition positioning. First off, explore issues related to ideation and innovation driving the sports nutrition market, including formulation considerations, product formats, and market opportunities and whitespace identified in market...
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Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Paul R. Clayton, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Adviser
Gencor
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Richard D. Collins, Esq.

Attorney
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC
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Douglas S. Kalman, Ph.D, RD, FACN

Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Nutrasource
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Hector Lopez, MD, CSCS, FAAPMR, FISSN

Co-Founder, Supplement Safety Solutions, LLC. / THR Biosciences, LLC.
CMO, Center for Applied Health Sciences, LLC.
Speaker

Daniel Lourenco

Ghost
CEO & Co-Founder
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David Sandler

Chief Operations Officer
ProSupps USA, LLC
Speaker

Joshua Schall

President
J.Schall Consulting
Speaker

Kevin Turner, Ph.D.

R&D Innovation Project Manager
Carbery Group
Speaker

Ryan VandenBussche

Retired Professional Ice Hockey Player
Founder & President, New Leaf Canada
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Robert Wildman Ph.D., RD, LD, CISSN, FISSN

Chief Science Officer
Dymatize, PowerBar, Premier Protein
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Wednesday, October 16
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas Ballroom J
  • Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Companies and investors looking for the best innovations in nutrition science & technology are invited to register for the tenth annual investing and partnering meeting held at SupplySide West. 14-18 companies in nutritional ingredients, science, and technology will present business plans at 10-minute intervals to an audience of investors. All companies...

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Wednesday, October 16
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
It’s not a matter of using the Force; companies are increasingly finding that focusing on issues of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) create more engaged employees, attract loyal consumers and ultimately support a profitable business. Hear more about the research illustrating the business case for implementing programs that align...
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Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Ann Buchman

Vice President of Marketing & Growth
TVS/Cermount
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Lara Dickinson

Executive Director & Co-Founder
OSC2
Speaker

Zoe A. Feldman, MPH MBA

Director, Chobani Incubator
Chobani
Speaker

Alejandra Gratson, Ph.D.

R&D Director of Innovation Science & Discovery
RB
Speaker

Ted Harris

Chairman & CEO
Balchem Corp.
Speaker

Cathy Light

Chief Executive Officer
Lideranca Group, Inc.
Speaker

Carlotta Mast

Market Leader, New Hope Network
SVP Content & Insights, Health & Nutrition, Informa Markets
Speaker

Rahul Pasarnikar

President
CRED Enterprises
Speaker

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
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Rachel Sexton

Strategy & Innovation Director
RB Health, Schiff Institute
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The global beverage market is expected to exceed US$1.9 trillion by 2021; however, rising demand for convenience beverages among health-conscious consumers is driving growth in the $94 billion functional beverage category. Brands have adapted to the new norm of clean label ingredients and are now disrupting the beverage aisle with...
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James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Rob Alshuler

Managing Director
Critical Mass Group
Speaker

Scott Jost

Vice President, Innovation & Design
Berlin Packaging
Speaker

Niyati Parikh

Dirtector of Operations/R&D
Koia
Speaker

Tapan Shah

Principal
Pepsico Ventures Group
Speaker

Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., CFS

Principal
Corvus Blue LLC
Speaker

Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Today’s consumers are overstressed and under-rested, which is no surprise considering the two—stress and sleep—go hand-in-hand. Demand for sleep aids and stress support has increased in recent years as consumers look for solutions to manage stress and improve sleep. This session will look at the market for sleep and stress...
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Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Jennifer Cooper

Chief Science Officer
Savant Science
Speaker

David Foreman

President
Herbal Pharmacist Media LLC
Speaker

Susan J. Hewlings, Ph.D., RD

Director/Co-Founder
Substantiation Sciences
Speaker

Matthew Oster

Head of Consumer Health
Euromonitor International
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Wednesday, October 16
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location:  Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay
  • Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The First-Time Visitor Reception welcomes new show visitors the evening before the expo hall opens. This two-hour reception offers a fun and intimate setting for new participants to meet with industry rock stars, various members of the SupplySide team, show supporters, and other first-timers. Prepare for the upcoming expo days...

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Wednesday, October 16
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:  Topgolf at the MGM Grand
  • Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Produced by Vitamin Angels Get into the swing of things at SupplySide West by networking with executives in the industry! Have fun while helping Vitamin Angels reach millions of women and children in need worldwide. *Separate Registration Required. Purchase tickets here. Want to reserve a private booth for your group? Email events@vitaminangels.org      ...

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Thursday, October 17
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Shark Reef Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Thursday, October 17
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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Thursday, October 17
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Before you walk the aisles of this year’s expo, start your day refreshed & rejuvenated by joining the SupplySide West Wellness Yoga sessions, sponsored by Wellmune®, a Kerry Brand.  *Separate registration required. Learn more and register here. 

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Thursday, October 17
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Thursday, October 17, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Learn about the booming business of eSports and the ingredients to blow away the competition! Gamers represent a unique opportunity for supplement makers. Whether gamers are competing in a professional event or playing for the love of the sport, they are looking for a competitive edge. In fact, for gamers...

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Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by Excelvite Vitamin E tocotrienols are a highly researched class of ingredients for brain protection and cognitive health. 2020 will mark 20 years of clinical research devoted specifically to tocotrienols’ unique health benefits. Research and discovery in the late 1990s conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, funded by the U.S....

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by One Innovation Labs One Innovation Labs’ One Hemp™ CBD ingredient is created using a completely novel, proprietary continual extraction process that combines natural full spectrum phytocannabinoids derived from the hemp plant with natural lipid metabolites. The high level of bioavailability lies in its unique composition. Our proprietary extraction process,...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by: Balchem Balchem invites you to a review of the latest lifestyle trends. The Breakfast Brief is targeted to innovators seeking information on supplementation and healthy fats to optimize energy metabolism. Healthy fats are essential for energy production in endurance exercise. Join us for Breakfast to learn about the Healthy...

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Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Twenty-five years after the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA), the supplement industry is larger and more robust than could be imagined. However, industry members and regulators have continued to push for reconsideration as to whether the law is working as best it can for consumers...
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Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Certifications can be a valuable tool for both brand owners and consumers. Acting as third-party “referees,” certifications provide increased transparency to business practices and standards for brands with the goal of fostering trust with consumers. But certifications often come with a weighty investment of both time and resources, begging the...
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Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Jeff Hilton

Co-Founder
BrandHive
Speaker

Lisa Mabe-Konstantopoulos

CEO & Buy-ologist
Green Purse PR
Speaker

Anne Malleau

Executive Director
Global Animal Partnership
Speaker

Marcia S. Moll

Marketing Director, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines
U.S. Pharmacopeia
Speaker

Maryellen Molyneaux

President, Founding Partner
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Artificial just won’t do any longer in foods, beverages and supplements, so formulators must look to natural sources to color and flavor products that are attractive to consumers. Both colors and flavors play an enormous role in the success or failure of a finished product, because if a product doesn’t...
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Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Suzy Badaracco

President
Culinary Tides, Inc.
Speaker

Joe Farinella

VP of R&D
Imbibe
Speaker

Smaro Kokkinidou, Ph.D.

Sr. Research and Innovation Scientist
FONA International
Speaker

Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
Speaker

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Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside B
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Thursday, October 17
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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  • Location:  Booth #5447
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The Omega-3 Resource Center is a focused knowledge hub that is run in association with internationally recognized EPA & DHA experts, GOED Omega-3. In this area of the exhibition, visitors are able to access a number of valuable resources such as iPad presentations, infographics, product showcases, and will be able to...

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  • Location:  Booth #5646
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The IPA Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Services, offers SupplySide West visitors a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics market. View more information here. 

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
New Products Zone is designed to highlight ingredients and finished products at the forefront of innovation and invention. Visit this show feature, located in the Bayside B Lobby, to source the latest offerings to hit the market and learn about the exhibitors that are producing them. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The Product Concept Center at SupplySide West showcases how brands can partner with ingredient suppliers and a contract manufacturer to create exceptional products and bring them to market. Developed in collaboration with Herbally Yours, the Product Concept Center offers real world examples of the product lifecycle.  See a product go from...

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  • Location:  Booth #5921
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tasting Bar is returning for the fourth year with a larger presence, SupplySide West is bringing back the Tasting Bar, a free-to-attend show feature that enables visitors to see, touch and sample the latest functional foods and beverages. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside D Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Back for the second year, be sure to visit The SupplySide Bookstore Presented By CRC Press in the Lobby D Main Entrance. Attendees of SupplySide West will find a variety of practical must-have books that support their work in the areas of food ingredients, natural products, botanical products, nutrition, functional foods, nutraceuticals...

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Because the evolving legal and regulatory landscape affects our industry in unprecedented ways, SupplySide West has once again partnered with Venable LLP to provide you with an opportunity to sit down with one of our attorneys in a one-on-one meeting to discuss the legal issues facing your business. Learn more and...

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Thursday, October 17
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Located in the Food ingredients North America show area, this free-to-attend program offers a Protein Spotlight with keynote speaker Mike Seldon (Finless Foods), Pat Crowley (Chapul) speaking on non-plant protein alternatives, protein trends and more by Mintel, as well as sessions on using blockchain technology for product lifecycle management, and...

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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Consumers want to see accountability, quality, safety and security in the system that provides their food. There is growing evidence that blockchain technology presents an opportunity to bring greater efficiency, transparency and more reliable traceability to the supply chains.The presentation will showcase how a blockchain-based platform can be used as...
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Riccardo Accolla

Director of Digital Food Science
Ripe.io
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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Consumer demand for clean labels in the US and globally is no longer something that ingredients suppliers and food manufacturers can afford to ignore. Health-conscious and increasingly informed consumers – from millennials through to the elderly – are looking for natural ingredients, clear packaging and product narratives that resonate. Learn about...
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Anthony Clark, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
Mycotechnology
Speaker

Riana Lynn

Chief Executive Officer
Journey Foods
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Chair: Kinga Swiderska, Senior Content Producer, Informa Markets The global protein ingredient market is booming and is driving industry innovation in the form of new protein sources, new production methods and new applications. Food and beverage manufacturers are constantly looking for novel ways to meet the growing consumer demand for protein intake....
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Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Suzy Badaracco

President
Culinary Tides, Inc.
Speaker

Patrick Crowley

Founder and CEO
Chapul Farms
Speaker

Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel
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Michael Selden

Co-Founder & CEO
Finless Foods
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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Consumers want health, but they also want flavor and experience. Increasingly, companies are finding ways to deliver both. This presentation will explore what consumers look for when they think ‘indulgence’ and what the industry is providing to them.
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Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel
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Thursday, October 17
11:00 AM - 5:20 PM
  • Location:  Booth #1266 & Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 5:20 PM
The Supplier Presentation Theater is one of the most effective ways to learn about new and innovative ingredient technologies. These exhibitor-sponsored presentations are devoted to ingredient-and service-specific science, applications, formulation and marketing and are free to all visitors. Click Here to See Sponsored Session Details!

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Peter Holocher, Head of Dietary Supplement Market Development at ESHA Research will walk through the product formulation and label creation process. He will demonstrate how Genesis R&D Supplements can significantly accelerate speed to market while mitigating commercialization risk. Peter will focus on input of new ingredients and the evaluation of scale-up formulations to generate the...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Join Elite Trail Runner Joseph Gray and AstaReal's Dr. Karen Hecht as they discuss how natural astaxanthin helps high-level athletes perform at their best. Joseph Gray is a 16-time USA National Champion, 28-time Team USA Member, 6-time USA Mountain Running National Champion, and 9-Time USA Mountain Runner of the Year. Joseph also has a passion for...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Overcoming the challenges associated with transforming vegetable proteins into meat alternative applications to match the expected mouthfeel, taste, nutritional profile, and eating experience that traditional meat eaters know and expect.  An overview of technologies for product development and innovation in the vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian marketspace. Speaker: Nancy Stachiw, Director Applications R&D, N. America 

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
CBD oil in combination products with any ingredients, including herbal extracts, is an exciting possibility that allows for targeted and improved impact. However, CBD cannot always be directly combined nor, can it always be delivered in high enough, efficacious dosages. ComboCap’s dual-delivery technology is an elegant solution that allows CBD oil to be delivered side-by-side...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Cranberry PACs are increasingly recognized for their powerful antioxidant properties and their benefits in urinary tract health. Recent AUA guidelines recommend soluble PACs in cranberry as an effective alternative to antibiotics for preventing UTIs. However, adulteration remains a significant concern in the marketplace. Simmons will provide examples of common adulterants, explain how to authenticate...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Maintaining healthy circulation is critical, and supplementation with vasoactive nutrients like resveratrol is a key strategy for healthy living. Evolva, a health ingredients innovator, will present new results from RESHAW (Resveratrol for Healthy Aging in Women), the largest trial of its kind studying post-menopausal women.  Learn the benefits of Veri-te™ resveratrol...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
In the recent years, there has been an increasing number of scientific publications on the potential health and performance benefits of collagen. To provide a deeper insight into this topic, PB Leiner has invited Professor Michael Ormsbee (Associate Director at Florida State University Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine), to talk about the effectiveness of...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Christian Krueger (CEO) of Complete Phytochemical Solutions and Derek Timm, (nutrition scientist) with Taiyo International present exciting science-based advances in cranberry ingredients. You will discover how your company can benefit with quality cranberry ingredients - taken every day by everyone. You will learn the sales and growth opportunities cutting edge innovation that take cranberry beyond UTI. The seminar...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
The complex biochemical processes of aging, the major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, relates to endothelial dysfunction, high blood pressure, hyperglycemia leading to diabetes and altered gut-microbiota. Inspired by the healthy aging benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, Euromed fruit extracts from pomegranate (Pomanox®), olive (Mediteanox®), artichoke (Cynamed™) and fig (ABAlife®) are obtained with innovative extraction technologies...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
In a preclinical study, a delphinidin-rich maqui berry extract (Delphinol®) demonstrated beneficial effects on bone metabolism - both in vitro and in vivo. Delphinol® stimulated osteoblastic differentiation and in parallel, it inhibited osteoclast genesis through downregulation of specific genes. In addition, micro-CT analyses showed that daily oral administration of the...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes prevalence  Milk and diabetes prevention Pep2Dia, an innovative dairy bioactive Pre-clinical and clinical study results on glycaemia  Ingredia, the leader in dairy bioactives, will showcase its new bioactive ingredient to prevent type 2 diabetes onset: Pep2Dia®. In 2017, 352 million people were at risk of developing type 2 diabetes....

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Dr. Sven Rohmann, our Chief Medical Officer will talk about how we have the number one immune additive. We have new data to share with you, proprietary. Our immune additive is sold as a stand-alone or in combination with one of your existing products, putting you ahead of your competition....

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
In the last year, black elderberry has experienced a boom of popularity and awareness for its notable immune support benefits.  However, not all elderberry ingredients are created equal and Artemis International, in conjunction with Iprona, is proud to officially launch the ElderCraft® brand of premium European black elderberry extract offerings. ...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
The role of omega-3 in sports performance is explored in a recent clinical trial. Effects of Move3 – a blend of KD-Pür® Omega-3 EPA/DHA and NEM® brand natural eggshell membrane - on pain, stiffness and cartilage damage in healthy men and women following exercise are examined. Improvements were seen after 3 days and a marker...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
The study published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods confirmed the 5-day benefits for joint health using 450 mg BiovaFlex. The study showed statistically significant improvement in performance in 5-days as measured by the 6-minute walk test. The WOMAC stiffness score also significantly improved for BiovaFlex subjects over placebo within 5 days.  Daily consumption of...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
The evidence base describing the benefits of psychoactive, non-intoxicating cannabidiol (CBD) has contributed to the rabid enthusiasm for “CBD”. However, the CBD used in these studies is modestly to dramatically different from “CBD” and hemp extracts. Can the “entourage effect” from “partial spectrum” extracts explain anecdotes of efficacy? How is...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
All minerals are not created equal. Join us to understand the characterization of chelated minerals and how they offer multiple functional advantages over non-chelated minerals. More notably, learn to distinguish the differences between various minerals and understand the quality of the products you are buying. Dr. Mitchell will explain the methods used to prove chelation and...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Vitamin K2 Supplements: Combining Science of Product Formulation with Art of Product Design Description: Join this speaking event to learn about a range of market-ready formulations that combine the science of vitamin K2 formulation with the art of delivering it in innovative dose forms. key learnings include: Ready-to-market vitamin K2 formulations for a faster product launch Formulating unique supplements in...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Turmeric is one of the ancient herbs used for various purposes with significance in medicine, culinary and cosmetics. Most of the studies on Turmeric emphasized on curcuminoids, whereas, during our research appreciable benefits were observed in the water-soluble components of Turmeric, called Turmerosaccharides™. This formed the basis to develop a...

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Thursday, October 17
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsoed by: BASF FDA approved qualified claims related to Hypertension and Coronary heart disease. Find out how clinically proven Accelon Omega-3 absorption technology, a consumer tested new delivery experience can help you address consumer needs and grow your Omega-3 segment.  Additionally, introducing the brand new chewable format of Omega-3, with...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by: Beneo What is the gut microbiota and how does it affect health and wellbeing?  The human gut is home to the largest community of microbes that play a key role in maintaining our health and metabolic balance. Prebiotics can selectively promote the growth of beneficial microbes, e.g. Bifidobacteria, and...

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Thursday, October 17
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Booth # 5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SupplySide Central is where science & strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Located in the expo hall, SupplySide Central offers a variety of interactive, quick-paced programming, designed to delve into some of the hot topics facing the industry. From the SupplySide Launchpad, where exhibitors will highlight their new products,...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The pre-workout product category is booming, but undesirable side effects associated with beta-alanine are resulting in formulations with less than efficacious doses. Join Dr. Hector Lopez, MS, as he unveils the science behind CarnoPrime, a new patented ingredient that unleashes the full potential of beta-alanine by reducing paresthesia, or “tingles”,...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Presented by the Climate Collaborative, American Botanical Council and American Herbal Products Association Climate change presents a huge opportunity--and risk--for companies with agricultural supply chains, and more than ever, consumers want to see the businesses they purchase do more to reduce their footprint. In this panel, you'll hear from experts like...
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Ann Armbrecht

Director, Sustainable Herbs Program
American Botanical Council
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Erin Callahan

Director
The Climate Collaborative
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Matt Dybala

Farm Manager
HerbPharm
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Sara Newmark

VP of Social Impact
MegaFood
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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Today’s values-driven consumers expect more from the brands and products they use. As consumers seek products that help them live longer, healthier lives, manufacturers need product strategy that guides them from “now” to “next” - thoughtfully designed, relevant products that delight consumers and respect the planet, and help them build...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saw Palmetto extract market has been challenged with adulterated and fake extract products sold worldwide straining the supplier/consumer relationship. USPlus® Saw Palmetto has successfully completed USP's rigorous Dietary Ingredient Verification Program, which evaluated adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and officially recognized quality standards. USP DIVP helps ingredient manufacturers ensure...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Presented by Innova Market Insights Speaker: Tom Vierhile, VP Strategic Insights, North America Innovation around specific health conditions, need states, novel ingredients, and diverse delivery systems are driving growth and opportunity in supplements and nutraceuticals. This presentation will examine the industry’s growing focus on cognitive health, rising interest in herbal and botanical...
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Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Ardythe L. Morrow, PhD, MSC, Professor Emerita Epidemiology, Pediatrics and Nutrition, University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Children's Hospital Interested in carving out a unique niche in the digestive health space? 2’-FL is a human prebiotic, along with some other human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), that most people have ingested at...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Join BrandHive to preview emerging branded ingredients driving consumer interest in improved health and daily performance. These science-backed nutrients are fueling supply channel innovation. Speakers: Jeff Hilton, Co-founder, BrandHive Rob Brewster, President, Ingredients by Nature™ Vaughn DuBow, Brand Manager, MitoCarn™

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
SupplySide Launchpad showcases some of the latest innovative launches from across the global health and nutrition space. Stop in for these short, quick-hitting talks covering: What is the product/ingredient? What are its benefits? What is the science behind it? What are the applications and opportunities for product development?

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The ocean covers 70% of our planet, and is a unique, diverse system with a critical role to play in the world’s future. It is also the source of myriad unique ingredients with health-promoting capabilities. However, we are facing a crisis in ocean biodiversity, and only by banding together can...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Cargill presents the world premiere of a new documentary, developed with Food Insider Journal, exploring the stevia supply chain and the innovations the company has put into place to enhance sustainability through the lifecycle. Join Cargill’s executive team for a special Q&A along with the documentary screening to explore how...

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Thursday, October 17
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The nearly US$3 trillion food and beverage market are experiencing phenomenal growth, due in part to consumer demand for innovative offerings and healthier products, which means brands will be bringing innovative products to market faster than ever. But the process from ideation to final product isn’t easy, partnering with a...
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Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Brandon Hernandez

Senior Partner/Owner
Whole Brain Consulting
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Gregory Miller

Partner
Rivkin Radler LLP
Speaker

Glenn Steiner

Sr. Vice President, Supply Chain
Fresca Foods
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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contract laboratories play a critical role in the dietary supplement industry. However, selecting the right lab and working together to deliver safe, efficacious products to market demands cooperation. Understanding the issues affecting how a lab performs and the services they provide is critical to making the best selection. Topics include: Good...
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Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Tara Lin Couch, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Dietary Supplement and Tobacco Services
EAS Consulting Group, LLC
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Jen Johansen

Vice President of Quality, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Cyanotech Corporation
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Catherine Rimmer, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
National Insititute of Standards and Technology
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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Think of it as GMO 2.0, this evolution of the rapidly emerging, often under-the-radar technologies that are impacting the supply chain for foods and dietary supplements, challenging traditional thinking on ingredient pricing, sustainability, safety, labeling and transparency. Join us for an overview of the taxonomy of biotechnology, the global regulatory...
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Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Alan Lewis

Director of Government Affairs
Natural Grocers
Speaker

Davey McHenry

Vice President, Consulting Services
The Hartman Group
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Dana Perls

Senior Food Policy Campaigner
Friends of the Earth
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Megan Westgate

Executive Director
Non-GMO Project
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Thursday, October 17
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:  Lower Level, Tradewinds E
  • Thursday, October 17, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join the LGBTQ+ allies for an evening of networking and fun! This event is a benefit for The Trevor Project, dedicated to crisis intervention and suicide prevention with LGBTQ+ youth. 

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Friday, October 18
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Before you walk the aisles of this year’s expo, start your day refreshed & rejuvenated by joining the SupplySide West Wellness Yoga sessions, sponsored by Wellmune®, a Kerry brand. *Separate registration required. Learn more and register here. 

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Friday, October 18
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by: SR CarnoSyn Consumers are more focused than ever on health and wellness. Help them live their best life with SR CarnoSyn®, a patented, sustained-release version of beta-alanine clinically proven to support: brain function, muscle fitness, heart health, systemic support and strong bones. Dr. Jay R. Hoffman, Ph.D., FACSM, FNSCA,...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by: Watson The sports nutrition sector continues to expand and diversify. There is no longer a narrowly defined “typical” sports nutrition consumer, but there are a few distinguishable categories: “Hardcore” endurance athletes and bodybuilders, casual athletes, and “lifestyle” consumers who are not necessarily interested in sports, but use sports nutrition...

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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sales of organic products topped $52 billion in the United States last year, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), while global sales of organic foods and beverages were more than $100 billion, per Ecovia Intelligence. Continued consumer interest in and demand for organic products...
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Sophie Ackoff

VP of Policy & Campaigns
National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Almost 9 in 10 Americans believe they live in a wasteful society, reflecting the majority impression (71%) who stated they think many products are overpackaged, according to 2018 data from the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI). Additionally, 3 in 10 Americans said they look for something else to buy if a product...
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Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Lara Dickinson

Executive Director & Co-Founder
OSC2
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Steve French

Managing Partner
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)
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Stacey Gillespie

Director of Product Strategy
Gaia Herbs, Inc.
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Jeremiah McElwee

SVP Merchandising & Product Development
Thrive Market
Speaker

Derek A. McNamara

Senior Purchasing Manager
Nutiva
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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside B
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Friday, October 18
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • Location:  Booth #5447
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Omega-3 Resource Center is a focused knowledge hub that is run in association with internationally recognized EPA & DHA experts, GOED Omega-3. In this area of the exhibition, visitors are able to access a number of valuable resources such as iPad presentations, infographics, product showcases, and will be able to...

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  • Location:  Booth #5646
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The IPA Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Services, offers SupplySide West visitors a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics market. View more information here. 

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Products Zone is designed to highlight ingredients and finished products at the forefront of innovation and invention. Visit this show feature, located in the Bayside B Lobby, to source the latest offerings to hit the market and learn about the exhibitors that are producing them. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Product Concept Center at SupplySide West showcases how brands can partner with ingredient suppliers and a contract manufacturer to create exceptional products and bring them to market. Developed in collaboration with Herbally Yours, the Product Concept Center offers real world examples of the product lifecycle.  See a product go from idea to sourcing to formulation to testing to manufacturing, and finally packaging. Visit...

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  • Location:  Booth #5921
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tasting Bar is returning for the fourth year with a larger presence, SupplySide West is bringing back the Tasting Bar, a free-to-attend show feature that enables visitors to see, touch and sample the latest functional foods and beverages. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside D Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Back for the second year, be sure to visit The SupplySide Bookstore Presented By CRC Press in the Lobby D Main Entrance. Attendees of SupplySide West will find a variety of practical must-have books that support their work in the areas of food ingredients, natural products, botanical products, nutrition, functional foods, nutraceuticals...

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Because the evolving legal and regulatory landscape affects our industry in unprecedented ways, SupplySide West has once again partnered with Venable LLP to provide you with an opportunity to sit down with one of our attorneys in a one-on-one meeting to discuss the legal issues facing your business. Learn more and...

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Friday, October 18
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Booth # 5759
  • Friday, October 18, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SupplySide Central is where science & strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Located in the expo hall, SupplySide Central offers a variety of interactive, quick-paced programming, designed to delve into some of the hot topics facing the industry. From the SupplySide Launchpad, where exhibitors will highlight their new products,...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by the American Botanical Council, NOW Health and Pharmavite Session details to come...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Presented by Chris Rawlings, Judolaunch Most brands don’t realize the impact that images and product descriptions have on a customer's decision-making process. This presentation will teach you how to take advantage of the expensive real estate that is your Amazon product listing. 
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Chris Rawlings

Co-Founder, CEO
Judolaunch
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Presented by TraceGains With major shifts in consumer priorities and changing sales channels, pressure for food, beverage, and supplement companies to innovate is at an all-time high. Yet the new product development process is rife with challenges from poor collaboration to fragmented supply chains and internal silos. Old school ways of...
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Dana Johnson Downing

Director of Partnerships and Public Policy
TraceGains
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This session will break down NEXT Data & Insights and Inside the Bottle research that reveals why transparency and traceability are the most important supplement industry practices—and how to make them a reality for your business. 

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by Innova Market Insights Speaker: Tom Vierhile, VP Strategic Insights, North America Today’s consumer recognizes that food and beverage choices directly impact physical and mental health. This mindset is driving innovation around specific health conditions and desired outcomes, like disease prevention, stress relief, and emotional wellbeing. See how innovators are using...
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Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
The NEXTY Awards at SupplySide West recognize innovation, inspiration and integrity across a range of finished product categories—from condition-specific supplements and nutrient delivery innovation to functional food/beverage and brand storytelling. One winner in each category will be honored on stage at the NEXTY SupplySide Awards presentation!

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Presented by: Amanda Hartt, Data Analyst, NEXT Data & Insights Eric Pierce, VP, Business Insights, NEXT Data & Insights Data is a key component that helps companies elevate their decision making prowess and drive business growth. Myriad challenges from supply chain complexity and shifting distribution channels make accessing reliable data about the natural...
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Amanda Hartt

Market Research Manager-Trends
Informa Markets, NEXT Data & Insights Team
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Consumers today are listening to influencers online, taking advice on what to buy, what to eat, what to avoid and much more. But what are these influencers saying about the nutrition and food ingredients in the SupplySide space? Two leading nutrition industry influencers—Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN (@djblatner) and Jason Wrobel...
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Dawn Jackson Blatner

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
DawnJacksonBlatner.com
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Jason Wrobel

Celebrity Chef and Co-Founder of Wellevatr
Wellevatr
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Presented by the Climate Collaborative, American Botanical Council and American Herbal Products Association  Speakers:  Josef A. Brinckmann, Research Fellow, Traditional Medicinals, Inc. Rupa Das, Vice President of Global Quality & Compliance, BI Nutraceuticals In this panel, Josef Brinckmann, Traditional Medicinals Research Fellow, and Rupa Das, VP of Global Quality & Compliance for BI Nutraceuticals,...
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Josef A. Brinckmann

Research Fellow
Traditional Medicinals, Inc.
Speaker

Rupa Das

VP of Global Quality & Compliance
BI Nutraceuticals
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Presented by Roy Bingham, CEO, BDS Analytics With the growing interest and popularity of hemp-derived cannabinoids within CPG industries, understanding the legal cannabis market and the consumer has quickly become essential for developing successful market strategies. This presentation will focus on the U.S. cannabinoid market scale and growth, the rise of...
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Roy Bingham

CEO
BDS Analytics
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Presented by Tracey Landau, President + Partner, MarketPlace  Wellness consumers find touch points throughout the day to make time for their personal health. To better understand consumers’ awareness, attitudes, and behaviors related to supplements and the wellness economy, MarketPlace conducted a survey of supplement users. To deepen our understanding of the...
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Tracy Landau

Owner & CMO
Marketplace
Speaker

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Friday, October 18
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Booth #3009
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Located in the Food ingredients North America show area, this free-to-attend program offers an Organic Spotlight with special guest Kim Dietz (President of OTA) on opportunities in organic, Amishi Takalkar (Nailbiter) on shopper behavior in organic and clean label, as well as sessions exploring successful innovation in the food space,...

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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Friday, October 18, 3:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Consumer demand for clean labels in the US and globally is no longer something that ingredients suppliers and food manufacturers can afford to ignore. Health-conscious and increasingly informed consumers – from millennials through to the elderly – are looking for natural ingredients, clear packaging and product narratives that resonate. Learn how...
Speakers
Amishi Takalkar

CEO
NAILBITER
Speaker

Alex Woo, Ph.D.

CEO
W20 Food Innovation
Speaker

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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 12:10 PM
The pace of innovation is mind boggling today. A record number of start-ups are popping up in all corners of the world, ready to tackle bigger challenges in novel ways that resonate with consumers. How are large CPG and ingredient companies responding to this? What models are they using to...
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Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

Rahul Shinde

Global Director, Open Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
Naturex, part of Givaudan
Speaker

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  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Friday, October 18, 12:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Sustained strong growth in consumer demand for organic food products has caused the organic food ingredients market to evolve beyond a focus on production methods in accordance with organic standards. Organically sourced ingredients are increasingly in demand from consumers seeking products they perceive to be natural, ethical and sustainable. As...
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Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Kim Dietz

Government Relations & Corporate Sustainability
The J.M. Smucker Company
Speaker

Erin Heitkamp

Senior Vice President - Agriculture & Public Affairs
Pipeline Foods
Speaker

Carlotta Mast

Market Leader, New Hope Network
SVP Content & Insights, Health & Nutrition, Informa Markets
Speaker

Amishi Takalkar

CEO
NAILBITER
Speaker

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Friday, October 18
11:00 AM - 4:50 PM
  • Location:  Booth #1266 & Booth #1467
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 4:50 PM
The Supplier Presentation Theater is one of the most effective ways to learn about new and innovative ingredient technologies. These exhibitor-sponsored presentations are devoted to ingredient-and service-specific science, applications, formulation and marketing and are free to all visitors. Click Here to see Sponsored Session Details! 

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Friday, October 18, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
The NDI notified Rexflavone® is composed of a natural extract of the Sophora japonica linne fruit. This clinically proven Rexflavone® had shown excellent effectiveness for women’s menopause symptoms and exhibited significantly decreasing Kupperman Index (KI) score compared to placebo group as well as total change of menopausal symptoms (p < 0.05) without significant adverse effects in...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Friday, October 18, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Crystal E® maintains the original form of α-tocopherol, cocrystallized to a stable, crystalline powder without any chemical modification (typically ethyl esters) or encapsulation process.  This invention avoids drawbacks of the traditional process, such as using animal sourced gelatin, oil leakage and low drug loading (<45%). Crystal E® contains 85% tocopherol with superior stability,...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Canomiks is at the intersection of genomics, bioinformatics and nutrition whose technology has been developed by Harvard Medical School researchers. Using AI and bioinformatics, Canomiks is developing a platform to help standardize the biological effect of botanicals and micronutrients. Canomiks is also helping companies test their ingredients/formulations for a complete human...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
The immune health market continues to boom as more consumers are looking for ways to enhance their immune system and stay healthy throughout the year.  In this session learn about the newest, never before seen approach that supports the immune system.  IMMUSE™ (Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma) is a lactic acid bacteria...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Friday, October 18, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Learn about the unique, new, four-ingredient MuscleGuard™ formulation from Lonza – a precise ratio of three amino-acid derived ingredients: Carnipure® L-carnitine, creatine and leucine along with vitamin D. Delivering clinically-studied benefits for sports performance and recovery, discover how MuscleGuard™ formulation increases muscle mass, strength and activity, and delivers twice as...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Friday, October 18, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Session details to come... 

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Friday, October 18, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
PureForm Global, a cutting-edge biotechnology company specializing in the development and production of cannabinoids, not derived from hemp/cannabis. PureForm is currently producing CBD at commercial scale and is available for broad scale application. The patent-pending process for CBD production starts with natural citrus terpenes and yields pure molecular CBD, identical to CBD produced by the...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Substantial evidence links declining NAD and the aging process. BLS spent several years developing RiaGev, a unique combination of Bioenergy Ribose and Vitamin B3, which utilizes the preferred pathway and increases both NAD and ATP. This is important because NAD and ATP must be in relative concentrations for any cell to survive and to...

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Friday, October 18
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by: Gelita Next to muscle, connective tissue is a major component determining athletic performance.  It is a key element for translating muscle mass into movement and strength – so, collagen peptides supplementation helps us stay flexible, mobile, strong and beautiful – for longer.  Here, GELITA’s roster of Bioactive Collagen Peptides®...

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Friday, October 18
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Friday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
As clean label continues to adapt in mainstream food and beverages, gluten-free, keto, vegan and even low-FODMAPs are blurring the lines of what defines trend versus fad and whether they have potential to impact the market long-term. Key to successful product development is understanding whether a product is part of...
Speakers
Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel
Speaker

Carlotta Mast

Market Leader, New Hope Network
SVP Content & Insights, Health & Nutrition, Informa Markets
Speaker

Rachel B. Zemser, BS, MS, CCS, CFS

Food Scientist
A LA Carte Connections, LLC
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Friday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Athletes and active consumers are increasingly interested in maximizing their cognitive function and health relative to exercise and competition. This session will outline nutrients, from phospholipids to CBD, shown to improve cognitive performance and protect the brain from oxidative stress and injury in various populations, including active consumers, athletes, military...
Speakers
Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Richard Kreider, Ph.D., FACSM, FASEP, FISSN, FACN, FNAK

Executive Director, Human Clinical Research Facility Director, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab
Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University
Speaker

Michael Lewis, M.D.

Founder
Brain Health Education & Research Institute
Speaker

Rooban Princely

Sales & Marketing Director
FMCG Gurus
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Friday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
With the U.S. supplement market for prebiotics and synbiotics expected to double each year over the next several years, and more prebiotics being introduced into functional foods like bars, beverages and powders, the market opportunity is as vast as the category. Consumer awareness is on the rise, and new microbiome...
Speakers
Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Kara Landau

CEO and Head Dietitian
Uplift Food
Speaker

Claire Morton Reynolds

Senior Industry Analyst
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Speaker

Hariom Yadov Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Speaker

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Saturday, October 19
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, Jasmine Registration Office North
  • Saturday, October 19, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baggage left after 12pm can be picked up at the Mandalay Bay Bell Desk.

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Saturday, October 19
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas E
  • Saturday, October 19, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The 2019 American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA) Botanical Congress provides a unique opportunity for the herbal industry to explore issues directly impacting businesses, such as regulatory considerations facing the botanical market, and many more of the diverse opportunities and challenges that are shared by the worldwide herbal products industry. AHPA's 8th...

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Saturday, October 19
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, Jasmine Registration Desk
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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  • Location:  Level 3, Jasmine Registration Desk
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Saturday, October 19
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Market look at players in food/beverage space and specific cannabis applications in food/beverages. Massive players in the F&B space are starting to invest in the cannabis/CBD space as regulators liberalize their policies—led by Constellation Brands with its $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth. What are the opportunities and challenges? Market overview...
Speakers
Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Roy Bingham

CEO
BDS Analytics
Speaker

Keith Butler

President & Lead Hemp Researcher
LifePatent, Inc.
Speaker

Paul Frantellizzi

Co-Founder & CEO | Chief Innovation Officer
Joyful Hemp Co. Inc.
Speaker

Todd Halpern

Partner
Venable LLP
Speaker

Courtney N. Moran, LL. M.

Founding Principal, Attorney and Counselor at Law
Earth Law, LLC
Speaker

Justin Prochnow

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig
Speaker

Jourdan Samel

CEO
Evo Hemp
Speaker

Ari Sherman

President
Evo Hemp
Speaker

Perteet Spencer

Principal, Strategic Partners Group
SPINS, LLC
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Contract manufacturers are essential to the dietary supplement industry, as they offer expertise and production capabilities to help brand owners bring safe, quality products to market. Forming and fostering a mutually beneficial partnership with a contract manufacturer is critical to ensuring a brand’s success, but requires due diligence, industry knowledge...
Speakers
Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Duncan-Fairman

EAS Independent Consultant, EAS Consulting Group, LLC;
Technical Advisor, SIDS DOCK/SIDS DOCK IWON
Speaker

Blake Ebersole

President
NaturPro Scientific LLC
Speaker

Kurt Schneider

President
Tech Bridge West
Speaker

Andy Swenson

VP of Quality
Dietary Supplement Experts
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Consumers are increasingly aware of the microbiome and probiotics, but behind the scenes there is an important need to stay up-to-date on the market trends, scientific considerations and regulatory shifts that will impact your business. In this year’s Probiotics Workshop, you’ll get insight into the sales and consumer trends in...
Speakers
Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Solange Henoud

Global Regulatory Affairs Director
Lallemand Health Solutions
Speaker

George Paraskevakos

Executive Director
International Probiotics Association (IPA)
Speaker

Diane Ray

Vice President, Strategic Innovation
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)
Speaker

Chistopher Shanahan

Global Director-Chemicals, Materials & Nutrition
Frost & Sullivan
Speaker

Jessica ter haar, Ph.D.

Scientific Director
International Probiotics Association
Speaker

Anthony Thomas, Ph.D.

Director of Scientific Affairs
Jarrow Formulas
Speaker

Nina Vinot

Area Sales Manager
Probiotical
Speaker

Ivan Wasserman

Managing Partner
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Speaker

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Saturday, October 19, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
According to recent findings from IFIC’s Food & Health Survey, 80 percent of Americans say they are taking steps to limit or avoid sugars in their diet, and 59 percent view added sugars negatively. In addition, the mandatory compliance date for labeling “added sugars” on the Nutrition Facts label on food...
Speakers
Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Ben Goodwin

Co-Founder and Formulator
OliPop
Speaker

Amanda Hartt

Market Research Manager-Trends
Informa Markets, NEXT Data & Insights Team
Speaker

Sarah Meis

SVP Marketing and Innovation
Lily's Sweets
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

Darren Seifer

Food & Beverage Industry Analyst
The NPD Group
Speaker

Ali Webster, Ph.D., RD.

Associate Director, Nutrition Communications
International Food Information Council
Speaker

Alex Woo, Ph.D.

CEO
W20 Food Innovation
Speaker

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