Leatherhead Market Research Joins Fi & Hi India 2013 to Lead the Indian Market Towards Innovation in Health and Sustainability

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MUMBAI, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today's global consumers are now demanding food and beverage products that are low in salt and calories, 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 & Hi India is pleased to announce Leatherhead Food Research as their key content partner for Fi & Hi India 2013. The Food ingredients portfolio realises the importance of bringing their customers free, relevant and up to date education sessions with the latest trends and industry information. Together with Leatherhead, Food ingredients India are hosting two new 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 health ingredients and sustainability.

Olav Messaling, Brand Director, Food ingredients India added 'Our aim is to offer our customers as much value as possible, so when they leave the show, they not only possess powerful business leads, but also to have a greater understanding of the entire industry. These features not only provide this, but also provide good networking opportunities and easy guidance through the exhibition hall. Leatherhead has fantastic expertise in the food and beverage industry and will be a very insightful and welcomed addition to Fi & Hi India!'

Steve Osborn, Business Innovation Manager to Leatherhead Food Research said: "We are increasingly aware of the growth in the food and beverage industry in India, so we had no hesitation in supporting the Fi & Hi India exhibition.  The grand challenges of the food and beverage industry are global, and through the Discovery Tours we hope that visitors will connect with some of the solutions. We will also have Food Innovation and Regulatory experts available on our stand (D29B) for Q&A. This is an exciting market and Leatherhead is delighted to be an integral part of the show."

Fi India is proven to be the most successful food ingredients platform in the entire region for companies to showcase themselves in this vibrant and ever growing market. Over 6,000 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 & Hi India are looking for solutions to further develop products in their pipeline, reformulate their existing products and pursue cost controlling solutions and the partnership with Fi & Hi India and Leatherhead, now brings even more value to the show!

To register for the show for free, visit: http://www.fi-india.com/visit

About Food ingredients

The Food ingredients portfolio hosts the world's leading food, natural and health ingredients trade shows. Since 1986, the Food ingredients exhibitions have become the established meeting place for all stakeholders in the food ingredients industry. Over the last 25 years more than 500,000 people have attended our shows across the globe and as a result have contracted billions of euros worth of business deals.  For more information about our portfolio of events and products, please visit http://www.foodingredientsglobal.com/europe/about

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, http://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

Website: http://www.fi-india.com/visit


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