Gold sponsor

Glico Nutrition Co, Ltd.

Over the past 13 years, Mitsubishi International Food Ingredients, Inc. (“MIFI”) has enhanced its international supply chain, drawing on Mitsubishi Corporation’s worldwide network to better service its customer base through global sourcing, delivery quality and steadfast solutions for product developers.
MIFI manages $1.9 billion global ingredient manufacturer, ingredient innovator, solution provider, and supply chain leader.
These enhancements include integrating the operations of some of Mitsubishi Corporation’s affiliates, including highly experiential Clinically Proven Nutritional Ingredients from MIFI’s Japanese supplier partners with established brands.

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Silver sponsor

Kyowa Hakko


Kyowa Hakko USA, Inc. is the North American sales office for KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD, a world leader in the research and manufacturing of high-quality ingredients for use in dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages.
Key products for sports nutrition include: Setria® Glutathione for immune support, Setria® Performance Blend for nitric oxide and heart health support, Cognizin® Citicoline supporting focus and attention, and Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine for hydration/sports performance.

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BENEO supplies naturally-sourced, functional ingredients that support food manufacturers in the development of foods and drinks for energy and weight management, improved digestive, bone and dental health as well as mental & physical performance. Our range consists of prebiotic fibres Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose; PalatinoseTM, the only fully-digestible and low-glycaemic sugar; Isomalt, the no. one sugar replacer for hard candies; speciality rice ingredients and functional proteins. The multiple nutritional and technical benefits of these ingredients are an asset to a balanced diet and can cover multiple applications such as dairy, confectionery, bakery and cereals, soups and sauces, meat and vegetables, baby food and beverages.

BENEO is a subsidiary of the Südzucker Group and employs almost 900 people across production units in Belgium, Chile, Germany and Italy.

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Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals. Sabinsa’s mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. For the past 30 years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 100 standardized botanical extracts, several with clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. Present operations have grown to employ 1000 people worldwide in ten manufacturing, R&D and distribution facilities. Additionally, botanical cultivation efforts by Sabinsa now total 40,000 acres to ensure sustainable supplies on its key products. Products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher and Halal.

Sabinsa has established marketing offices in the USA, Australia, China, Europe, Japan, S. Korea and S. Africa. Sabinsa also has agents that represent its product line throughout South America and Far East Asia.

Presently Sabinsa currently owns over 170 USA & International patents, and has 170 pending patent applications worldwide. For an Active Nutrition lifestyle, Sabinsa has many recognized trademarked ingredients such as BioPerine®, Boswellin®, Citrin®, Cococin, Curcumin C3Complex®, DigeZyme®, Fabenol®, FenuFibers®, Fenusterols®, ForsLean®, LactoSpore®, LactoWise®, Resvenox®, Sabeet®, and Saberry®.

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Nutrition 21

Nutrition 21, a wholly owned subsidiary of JDS Therapeutics, is a leader in the nutritional supplement industry. With many years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical experience, the Company’s scientific platform has created unique, patented products that are safe & clinically effective. Rigorous preclinical & clinical trials are a key part of its product development strategy to ensure product safety & consumer trust. Nutrition 21 currently holds over 100 domestic & internationally issued & pending patents for products, many of which support unique claims associated with, among others, glucose metabolism, weight management, cognition, & sports nutrition.

Nutrition 21’s branded ingredients include: Velositol®, a dietary complex of amylopectin & chromium, which has been clinically shown to double the effects of whey protein — significantly increasing muscle protein synthesis, the key to muscle growth; Chromax® chromium picolinate, with clinically substantiated benefits for glucose metabolism, weight management, & brain health; and Nitrosigine® bonded arginine silicate, clinically shown to significantly boost nitric oxide levels supporting mental acuity/focus & sports nutrition.

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Atlantia Food Clinical Trials

Atlantia Food Clinical Trials specialises in studies on functional foods, beverages and supplements to validate ingredient efficacy and proof of concept and tolerance. We also do EFSA, FDA and Product Marketing Claims. Working with world-leading scientists (among the top cited 1% internationally on digestive health and functional foods) at the APC Microbiome Institute; Teagasc and centres of excellence globally.
The team includes physician and clinical experts in digestive, mental and cardiovascular health, sports performance, metabolic disease and more. Atlantia now operates from its state of the art custom fitted facility and runs all studies to ICH-GCP standard. We manage protocol design, placebo manufacture, recruitment and study execution, full analysis and report preparation providing a technically, scientifically and clinically superior service.

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TSI Group Ltd.

TSI – Bringing Health to Life.

TSI is a world-class manufacturer of innovative and functional health products. Combining expertise from our Innovative Products, Bioactive Ingredients and Contract Manufacturing Divisions, we strive to create the highest quality products that maximize and maintain active, healthy lifestyles for consumers.

TSI was founded in 1996 on the principle that quality must be the highest priority – both for our company’s success and for the benefit and integrity of an entire industry. Our continued commitment is to employ state-of-the-art operations and infrastructure to deliver best-in-class proprietary products that are functional, safe, and efficacious.
These capabilities partnered with our expertise allow us to create and commercialize solutions for a broad spectrum of health applications – ranging from muscle, bone and joint health to healthy ageing and sports performance.

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