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Microbiome modulation for strategic wellness

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021:9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Lower Level, South Pacific G


The human microbiome hosts trillions of microbes and hundreds of bacterial species, it’s unique to each individual, and its composition can fluctuate regularly due to diet, stress and more. The bulk of bacterial microorganisms reside in the gut, making it a hot spot to further impact immune and brain health, weight, mental wellness and more. As science continues to unveil a range of ingredients with potential to impact the microbiome, industry is charged with developing innovative products and further educating consumers about the space.

This session will cover:

  • Emerging microbiome science and whole-body health (digestion, immunity, heart, brain, skin, etc.).
  • Researched “-biotic” ingredients and formulation synergies that may help modulate gut microbiota.
  • Related market data, challenges and opportunities, including consumer perceptions and behaviors.
  • Recent trends in microbiome-related product launches and areas with promising white space.

In partnership with:

Underwritten by:


Bruce Hamaker Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Food Science
Purdue University
Dan Harari
VP of Business Development
ClearCut Analytics
Diane Ray
Vice President, Strategic Innovation
Natural Marketing Institute (NMI)
George Paraskevakos
Executive Director
International Probiotics Association (IPA)
Ivan Wasserman
Managing Partner
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Karen Butler
Senior Managing Editor
Informa Markets
Rajiv Khatau
Managing Director