Food ingredients Asia 2014

JAKARTA, 1 October 2014 – The most important regional gateway to the food and beverage ingredients industry in the South East Asian region is back in Jakarta for the third time. Taking place at Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran – Jakarta, Food ingredients (Fi) Asia 2014 will showcase various ingredients, raw materials and solutions for food and beverage manufacturing from 15 – 17 October 2014. This trade show will be a valuable channel to connect companies in Asia with what’s happening in the market and what to look out for next. It is a good opportunity for local industries to source ingredients and network to gain business growth.

Opportunity for industry to source sustainable, reliable, safe ingredients and network with the leading ingredient suppliers to gain business growth

Rungphech Rose Chitanuwat, Business Director of UBM Asia (Thailand) , Food Ingredients Asia organiser said “With an expected of more than 650 companies from 46 countries as far as Brazil and as close as Singapore and more than 13,000 visitors, Food ingredients Asia 2014 are three days full of innovation, inspiration and education. Key ingredient suppliers from around the world will be showcasing their products which creates opportunity for local industries to source sustainable, reliable and cost effective products and services directly from world class suppliers and network with international industry professionals.”

“Some of the key highlights of Fi Asia this year will be Food For Quality Life International Conference which covers innovations in food processing, novel approaches in ensuring food safety and quality, trends and regulation. Innovation Zone is a chance to discover new product launches from exhibitors who are at the forefront of the industry and Guided Ingredient Tours, a daily tour where a guide from our partner at Nutrimarketing will take you around the show floor to meet with exhibitors and discover an extensive selection of the most innovative products”.

“Innovative Product Award – Fi Asia 2014 will recognise and honour innovation and excellence in new product development using the most innovative approach and creative ideas. Every show day, visitors will be able to attend free technical seminars on various attractive topics over 30 sessions delivered by the well-known ingredient suppliers to know more about how and what ingredients can help boost their productivity and efficiency without compromising quality, safety and affordability. In principal, professionals, practitioners, observers, enthusiasts

in the F & B industry should be in Fi Asia 2014, benefiting from all the values, within one event, under one roof. And we are excited to expect the privilege of being inaugurated by the Minister of Industry, as well as attention from ambassadors and dignitaries to support their country’s presence in the show,” Rose added.

Purwiyatno Hariyadi, PhD., Professor and Director of South East Asian Food and Agricultural Science and Technology – SEAFAST Center, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) said that,During Fi Asia 2014, SEAFAST Center IPB and PATPI play a significant role in delivering an international scale conference which will present hottest issues under the theme of Food for A Quality Life. The conference will be relevant to all stakeholders in the industry, from corporations in private sectors, government bodies and academics each fitting uniquely through both plenary and parallel sessions. Notably, a keynote speech to start the conference will be delivered by Dr Roy A Sparringa, MApp Sc, Head of the National Agency for Drug and Food Control – BPOM RI. This International conference will be the avenue where results of recent research developments, trade and business, advances, and all other food related issues and ideas are discussed and exchanged involving all parties involved in driving the global food production.”

“In addition to the conference, we are also organising graduate student paper competition – an important channel for graduate students to express their knowledge and compete in a global way beyond campus; new addition this year, the Innovative Product Award – encouraging students from numerous universities across Indonesia to put their best effort and mind into a prototype and presentation of innovative products which have never been introduced before. One more exciting happening this time will be the 50th anniversary of Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (FATETA), Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), BOGOR. The Dean is inviting deans from peer department in all universities across South East Asia to gather in Jakarta to commemorate this achievement of golden year. It is planned that we will all meet in Fi Asia 2014,” he added.

Lena Prawira, Vice President on Program and Cooperation – Program Committee of Indonesian Food & Beverage Association (GAPMMI) said,” This third edition of Fi Asia in Indonesia is welcomed with high anticipation for new products, new experience, new ideas by our members. GAPMMI members include home-industry scale to large-multinational enterprises and each of the members yearn for similar need: sustainable, reliable and safe ingredients to help their businesses grow. Fi Asia has proven to be the place where we can find ingredients with those three qualities. And we are pampered with the options available. We have no doubt that Fi Asia 2014 will see crowd of F & B producers busy attending the show. GAPMMI has also prepared a special gathering as our communication forum to bring new updates in the regulations and policies.”

Food Ingredient Asia (Fi Asia) was held for the first time in the South East Asian region in Singapore in 1997, followed by Thailand in 2002. Meanwhile, Indonesia hosted Fi Asia for the first time in 2010. Every time, Fi Asia 2014 is supported by the Ministry of Industry, Indonesian Food and Beverages Association (GAPMMI), Indonesia Association of Food Technologists (IAFT – PATPI) and South East Asian Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (SEAFAST) Center IPB.

About UBM Asia

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia’s leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia.

Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 24 major cities with 30 offices and 1,300 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 20 market sectors with 230 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions and high-level professional conferences, 23 targeted trade publications, 20 round-the-clock online products for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world’s fastest growing B2B events markets. In Indonesia, UBM operates through its office PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia and its joint-venture company PT Dyandra UBM International to bring quality events to Indonesia.

We deliver high value to our partners and customers through our:

  • 30-year trackrecord of operating large-scale international exhibitions, conferences and major publications in Asia.
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  • Highlyprofessional management team with years of practical experience in the exhibition industry.
  • Strongglobal network with wholly-owned subsidiary companies in major cities including Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou,  Guzhen, Shenzhen, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Manila, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Istanbul in Asia, New York and San Francisco in the USA. 

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