Gold sponsor


Fytexia creates opportunities in every day nutrition through synergies of polyphenols providing the benefits of Mediterranean health. Located in the middle of vineyards and orchards of the South of France, Fytexia picks up inspiration from the fields and turns botanicals into clinically proven solutions for dietary supplement development.

In order to bring added value to innovative supplement and functional food formulas, Fytexia invests yearly in new clinical studies designed to meet the top rated scientific journal’s expectations.

Silver sponsors


Capsugel is a global leader in delivering high-quality, innovative dosage forms and solutions to its customers in the health care industry. The company’s Hard Capsule business offers customers the broadest portfolio of gelatin, vegetarian, and other specialized capsule technologies. Capsugel’s Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business utilizes an array of proprietary technologies and specialized manufacturing capabilities to solve customers’ most pressing product development challenges, including bioavailability enhancement, modified release and specialized applications. The company’s fast-to-clinic program streamlines product development from pre-formulation through clinical and commercial supply for finished dosage forms.


nutrineo – the health food unit of Uelzena, offers private label solutions for sports nutrition, weight management and contract processing of health food products. Drawing on its development expertise, state-of-the-art production and packaging, scientific findings, market insights and professional networking skills, nutrineo offers all services needed for tailor-made products such as powders and ready-to-drink solutions. Added to that, nutrineo supports its customers with trend-relevant ideas and concepts for innovative sports nutrition and weight management products.

The Uelzena Group with its head office in Uelzen and several subsidiaries in Germany and in the EU generates a turnover of 557m Euro and has more than 655 employees.
Uelzena is a leading European company for customized product solutions and ingredients for the food processing and food ingredients industry.

Bronze sponsors


Evolva discovers and provides innovative, high-value, sustainable ingredients, with an emphasis on health, wellness and nutrition.

Why we exist
Nature, notably food, contains a treasure trove of ingredients that can improve health, wellness and nutrition.
But, most of these ingredients have “issues”. The plant or animal that makes the ingredient is too rare, too hard to grow or does not make enough of it. Hence, the ingredient is not available at the right quality or price that allows most of us to benefit from it in a sustainable manner.
Indeed, sometimes the constraints are so severe that the ingredient, for all intents and purposes, does not exist. For example, none of the many promising ingredients found in corals are in use today for the simple reason that no one knows how to sustainably and affordably farm coral.

What we do
By combining modern genetics with traditional brewing, Evolva removes these issues. We take every day baker’s yeast and give it the same ability to make the ingredient as the original plant or animal. Now, we can make the ingredient as if it was bread or beer (minus the alcohol). The better quality, lower price and improved sustainability mean far more of us can enjoy the ingredient and its benefits.
We are a specialist brewer for the 21st century.

Evolva is a business to business company, providing ingredients (and technologies for making ingredients) to other companies, in particular in the food and beverage, personal care and consumer health sectors. We aim to be excellent at both the production of ingredients and the discovery and improvement of the benefits they bring.
We focus on high-value ingredients with relatively low production volumes where our approach can provide significant health, wellness and nutrition benefits. This both fits our strengths as an innovative, entrepreneurial company and is in line with global macro-trends (increased wealth, growing and ageing populations, climate change) that mean sustainable ways to provide healthy and attractive ingredients will remain in strong demand.

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Verdure Sciences® is a supplier of plant based ingredients with an emphasis on ingredient solutions with intrinsic synergies and clinically backed tangible health applications. Through the integration of agricultural, production, and research platforms, Verdure brings innovation to an arena rich in tradition. Our focus is on developing botanical solutions founded in rigorous scientific validation through the collaborative efforts of an extensive research network.

Gee Lawson is a supplier and distributor of active ingredients and branded raw materials, mainly to the Health Food Supplement Industry but also to the Functional Food and Sports Nutrition industries.

Gee Lawson endeavour to be a solutions provider, offering answers to ingredient problems, with the help of our key exclusive partners like Verdure Sciences.

As an accredited ISO 9001:2000 Company, we believe in our commitment to the services and products we offer. Our product portfolio covers areas from Wellbeing, Superfoods, Joint Care and Heart Care to Energy, Sport Nutrition, Weight Management and Organic.

Gee Lawson is a division of Levhoss UK.



Kemin Human Nutrition and Health develops high quality, science-based ingredients for use in the dietary supplement, and functional food and beverage markets.
The global company offers a diverse line of clinically-tested ingredients to support cognitive function, eye health, sports performance and overall wellness. All ingredients are naturally-sourced and held to rigorous quality standards.
Kemin’s innovative leadership in the dietary ingredients industry helps to improve human health and nutrition globally.

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Pea protein pioneer since 1990.

Cosucra has been processing natural ingredients since 1852. But we are not just a supplier. We partner with our customers, providing market expertise, extensive clinical research, and experience in regulatory affairs to help them improve existing products and develop new ones.


Algatech is a global biotechnology company specializing in the commercial cultivation of microalgae. Algatech’ proprietary process of the AstaPure® brand, employs a closed system, ensuring a fully controlled process, a high active-ingredient content, an extremely pure product and consistently reliable quality. The use of supercritical CO2 extraction technology guarantees solvent-free products.
The company’s proprietary production methods make it possible to standardize natural astaxanthin to almost any requested concentration. All AstaPure products can be used across multiple forms of dietary supplements, cosmeceuticals, foods and beverages.

Astaxanthin, a dark red functional pigment, is a member of the carotenoid family. It is the main carotenoid found in algae, the food source for fish and crustaceans. Astaxanthin is an extremely powerful antioxidant, more than 500 times stronger than tocopherol (Vitamin E), and much more potent than other carotenoids such as lutein, lycopene and β-carotene.

Algatechnolgies, holds Kosher, Halal ISO 9001-2008, HACCP and GMP international certifications, and is a member of the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA).


With more than 170 years of experience in the field of collagen protein, Weishardt is a French supplier for competitively priced, high-quality fish collagen peptides, fish and pig skin gelatine and also texturizing systems dedicated to the food and pharmacy industries. The group employs 450 people across 7 countries in 3 continents. It is headquartered  in Graulhet, in the Southwest of France.

Innovation is the key force of the company to provide the best answer to the customers. Interest in proteins across functional food and beverages continues to grow, with a rising demand for natural and healthy ingredients particularly in beauty, sports, weight management and sarcopenia prevention and Weishardt, a world leader in health protein production, innovates by offering pure fish collagen peptides Naticol® for the functional market.