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Global Food and Beverage Manufacturers Turn to Fi Europe to Find Ingredient Solutions to Meet the Increasing Demands of Today's Consumer - Without Hindering Quality or Taste

AMSTERDAM, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today's global consumers now demand food and drinks that are low in salt and calories, meaning both sugar and fats, have added fibre, are sustainably sourced and above all use natural preservatives. Food and drinks manufacturers struggle to find local and cost-effective solutions without compromising on taste or quality.

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For this reason, Fi Global is pleased to announce Leatherhead Food Research as its key content partner for Fi Europe 2013. Fi Global realises the importance of bringing its customers free, relevant and up-to-date education sessions with the latest trends and industry information. Together with Leatherhead, Food ingredients Europe is hosting a range of features at the 2013 edition of the show, including the Ask the Expert Zone, which allows visitors to have one-to-one sessions, to ask questions about the food and beverage industry. Another initiative organised in collaboration with Leatherhead is the Discovery Tours which will allow visitors to take self-guided tours through the show on topics providing specific solutions for salt and calorie reduction, sustainability, fibre, clean labelling and preservation.

Natasha Berrow, Brand Director, Food ingredients Europe, comments, "We strive to offer our customers as much value as possible so they come away from our shows not only with business leads, but a better understanding of the whole industry and the new trends and innovation on offer. These features not only provide this, but also provide good networking opportunities and easy guidance through the 58,500 m2 of exhibition space. Leatherhead has fantastic expertise in the food and beverage industry and will be a very insightful and welcomed addition to Fi Europe!"

Steve Osborn, Business Innovation Manager at Leatherhead Food Research, said, "We're really excited about our role as content partners for FiE 2013 in Frankfurt, which we recognise as the leading food ingredients exhibition in the world.  The discovery tours in particular will be a great way for delegates to maximise the value of their visit to what is a very large show, over 3 halls! We'll apply independent technical expertise and in-depth market knowledge to provide insightful tours, but we know with the truly great range of Food Innovation that are presented at Fi Europe, the challenge will be to keep it to a manageable number!"

Jana Farkasova, Business Development Manager, Nestlé and participant at Fi Europe 2011, notes, "Fi Europe is a very useful tool to exchange information, make contacts, enhance relationships and gain information about the latest trends and innovations."

Fi Europe is proven to be the most successful platform for companies to showcase themselves in this vibrant and ever-growing market. Over 26,000 attendees will be attending the show, over the 3 days, to unearth new business partners, suppliers and the latest innovations in the marketplace. Attendees at Fi Europe are looking for solutions to further develop products in their pipeline, reformulate their existing products and pursue cost controlling solutions.

To register for free for the show, visit: http://www.fi-europe.eu/PRregister

About Fi ingredients Global - the trusted route to market since 1986

Food ingredients was launched in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 1986. Its portfolio of live events, publications, extensive data, digital solutions and high-level conferences, are now established throughout the world and provide regional and global platforms for all stakeholders, in the food ingredients industry. Over 500,000 people have attended our shows over the years with billions of Euros worth of business created, as a result. With over 25 years of excellence, our events, digital solutions and supporting products, deliver a proven route to market, with a truly global audience. For more information about the Food ingredients Portfolio please visit: http://www.fi-europe.eu/PRregister

About the Organiser

UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premiere brands such as Fi, NuW, MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors. UBM Live is a division of United Business Media (LSE: UBM.L, www.ubm.com), a leading global B2B media provider with 6,500 staff in 40 countries. Incorporated in 1918 as United Newspapers Limited, we live by the motto: "We explore, we exceed, you excel."

For more information about UBM Live, please visit: http://www.ubm.com

About Leatherhead Food Research

Founded in 1919, Leatherhead Food Research, based near London, UK, is a leading independent organisation delivering integrated scientific, technical, market and regulatory research and consultancy solutions to the global food, beverage and related industries.

Leatherhead's applied research capabilities and unique offering have delivered added value to a global client base for over ninety years. Leatherhead offers practical advice, tailored consultancy, research and business-oriented support, closely aligned to customer's strategic and everyday demands.

The company's services, built around five key platforms each representing a core area of expertise, are supported by a wealth of related and up-to-date information resources. The platforms are:

  • Food Innovation
  • Global Food Regulations
  • Sensory, Consumer & Market Insight
  • Food Safety
  • Nutrition

It is this unique portfolio of services that has attracted over 2,000 companies worldwide. They represent a who's who of the global food and beverage industry, ranging from large multi-nationals to small and medium-sized companies. Many of these enjoy additional benefits through Leatherhead's unique membership scheme. http://www.leatherheadfood.com

Press contact:
Nathalie Miller
UBM Live
De Entree 73 Toren A
1100 AS Amsterdam Z.O.
The Netherlands

Phone: +31(0)20-409-9576
E-mail: nathalie.miller@ubm.com
Website: http://www.fi-europe.eu/PRregister

SOURCE UBM Live



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