Gold sponsors


Fonterra is a global leader in dairy nutrition – the preferred supplier of dairy ingredients to many of the world’s leading food companies. Fonterra is also a market leader with our own consumer dairy brands in Australia/New Zealand, Asia/Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

The farmer-owned New Zealand co-operative is the largest processor of milk in the world, producing more than two million tonnes of dairy ingredients, value added dairy ingredients, specialty ingredients and consumer products every year. Drawing on generations of dairy expertise, Fonterra is one of the largest investors in dairy based research and innovation in the world. Our more than 16,000 staff work across the dairy spectrum from advising farmers on sustainable farming and milk production, to ensuring we live up to exacting quality standards and delivering every day on our customer promise in more than 100 markets around the world.

Silver sponsors


Arla Foods Ingredients Group P/S is the global leader in natural whey ingredients for all areas of the milk-based ingredients industry. Arla Foods Ingredients covers the following application areas: fresh dairy products, cheese, bakery, ice cream, infant nutrition, clinical nutrition, functional foods, beverages and sports nutrition. Our functional milk proteins are a source of endless opportunity to optimise food and beverage products and production efficiency. On the side of nutritional ingredients our whey-derived bioactive ingredients are the natural way to optimise the nutritional profile of your food products. For the bakery and the functional milk proteins business, Arla Foods Ingredients runs two main application centres, located in Argentina and Denmark. The centres are used for both research and product trials. Arla Foods Ingredients also produces a range of lactose products and permeate powder for food.


Roquette, a French family group with an international dimension, processes renewable plant-based raw materials: maize, wheat, potatoes, peas and micro-algae. One of the 5 world leaders in the starch manufacturing industry, it offers its customers a wide range of products and solutions in the fields of human nutrition, pharmacy-cosmetology, paper/board, chemistry-bioindustry and animal nutrition. Present in over 100 countries, Roquette has a turnover of over 3 billion euros. The Group today employs 7,800 staff. Its development focused on plant-based chemistry and nutrition health is based on a strategy giving preference to the long-term, innovation and the commitment to achieve. Its mission: “Serving men and women by offering the best of nature”.


Atlantia Food Clinical Trials

Atlantia Food Clinical Trials is a company with capabilities across the spectrum of functional foods, beverages and medical foods. We have a wide range of clinical trials expertise, in cardiovascular, gut, bone, mental and immune health as well as sports performance and healthy ageing. We have extensive databases of healthy volunteers, the elderly, subjects with mild GI conditions and athletes.