AMSTERDAM, Nov. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Food ingredients Europe and Natural ingredients opens its doors, from the 1- 3 December 2015, at Paris Nord Villepinte. The food industry's leading decision-makers, experts, buyers, producers and suppliers will be under one roof, for three days. For the past 27 years, Fi Europe is the leading platform in the industry for networking with industry professionals, sourcing high quality ingredients, learning the latest industry trends and innovations and expanding your market share. Fi Europe takes place once every two years and the 2015 edition will feature over 1,400 exhibitors with current visitor pre-registrations exceeding 22,000 from more than 145 countries.
The show will be 10% larger than the last edition and will showcase thousands of ingredients, innovations and solutions in food and natural ingredients, packaging and processing. Over 25% of all annual ingredient procurement budgets for food and beverage manufactures are influenced by a visit to Fi Europe & Ni making the most influential and important three day event for the industry.
Despite recent events in Paris, visitor registrations continue to be strong. These registrations are driven by Fi Europe's marketing activities but also through the promotions of the 1,400 exhibitors supporting the event. Currently registrations are tracking ahead of our 2013 pre-registration figures. Natasha Berrow, Group Director, Food - UBM EMEA, comments "The security, safety and comfort of all our exhibitors, visitors, staff and all personnel at Fi Europe is paramount, we're working with the venue and local authorities and have confirmed additional security and safety measures onsite. We're very encouraged by the level of visitor registrations currently and the continued support amongst our customers, we are preparing for another successful event."
Why is Fi Europe & Ni so important to the food and beverage industry?
There are ever-changing and more complex consumer trends, a greater need for safer and healthier food and beverages, and higher demands to use purely natural ingredients in today's marketplace. Today's food and beverage professionals are demanding greater access to innovative reformulation solutions, new, tastier and better quality ingredients and greater industry thought-leadership. Fi Europe & Ni provides a unique opportunity for the entire industry to meet in one place and provides a chance to learn, see, touch, and even taste the pioneering product ideas while networking with the world's leading ingredients suppliers.
Latest ingredients solution, innovation - leading suppliers & new players
Fi Europe & Ni will showcase the latest product developments and innovations from over 1,400 global, leading food and beverage ingredients suppliers and solution providers including Cargill, DSM, Beneo, Roquette, Rousselot, Nexira, JK Sucralose, GNT Group, Glanbia Nutritionals, Omya, Naturex, Hydrosol and Gelita, DMV, Brenntag and many more. Fi Europe & Ni 2015 promises more innovation, matchmaking and learning opportunities with over 85+ free presentations on the showfloor and a parallel modular conference with over 100+ industry thought-leader presentations. With over 200 new exhibitors and a brand new Expo FoodTec pavilion which will showcase exhibitors with solutions in processing, packaging, equipment and associated services, there are so many features onsite to help visitors make the most of their trip.
"Fi Europe is my company's essential opportunity to strengthen key supplier relationships and to meet with new suppliers offering high quality products. As a food industry professional, it is the must attend event." Sales Manager, Lactotecnia S.
Fi Europe is about bringing in new business, and inspirations, while providing innovative ideas and suppliers to the market and adapting the latest trends in the global food and beverage industry. No matter where you are located or in what sector you operate, Fi Europe & Ni is the must attend event for the global food and beverage ingredients industry. It is a unique platform to meet existing and potential suppliers, learn about the latest trends and developments, acquire priceless industry knowledge and explore endless networking opportunities.
Recent events Paris - Security update
We understand that the recent events in Paris are concerning for everyone. We have placed additional security measures onsite, please view these security measures here
About Food ingredients Global - The trusted route to market since 1986
Food ingredients was launched in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 1986. Its portfolio of live events, 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/PM. For more information about press and for press registration please visit: http://www.figlobal.com/fieurope/press/
About UBM EMEA
UBM EMEA 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 premier brands such as Routes, CPhI, IFSEC, Ecobuild, Seatrade, and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across seven industry sectors.
UBM EMEA is committed to the continual improvement of sustainability
To ensure long term profitability; UBM EMEA aims to be a leader in sustainable business, aligning all key business decisions with our sustainability strategy. UBM EMEA sees it as fundamental that we are conscious of the impact that our actions have on the environment and the communities in which we operate. UBM EMEA strives to manage its impact by ensuring that the principles of sustainability are at the core of all our activities. A corner stone to our journey towards sustainability is our certification to the ISO 20121 Sustainable Event Management System. UBM EMEA is one of the first major organisers to successfully implement and certify our sustainable event management system against the International Standard ISO 20121.
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