Registration & refreshments
08:30 - 09:00
Opening Ceremony – Joint Opening with CPhI South East Asia
09:00 - 10:00
Welcome Address from P3FNI and ISNFF
10:15 - 10:35
Keynote presentation - Revitalising and Repositioning Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals as Essential Indicators of Wellness
10:35 - 11:00

Revitalising and Repositioning Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals as Essential Indicators of Wellness

Plenary Session 1: A focus on the latest health market trends impacting on the South East Asian F&B industry
11:00 - 12:30

“Digestive health and functional foods

Prof Chin-Kun Wang (Chung Shan Medical University Taiwan;  President of International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods)


“2017 Food and Drink Trends: South East Asia”

Avanthi Ravindran (Senior Trend & Innovation Consultant – South East Asia, Mintel)


Functional Foods with the anti-allergy activity”

Prof. Dr. Takuya Sugahara (Faculty of Agriculture, Ehime University, Japan)

Lunch & networking
12:30 - 13:30
Plenary session 2: Exploring the latest R&D in the SEA health F&B market
13:30 - 15:00

The influence of genetic and environmental condition on the active compounds of medicinal plants”

Dr. Ir. Nurliani Bermawie (Indonesian Spices and Medicinal Crops Research Institute,  Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture)


“Developing Local Indonesian Tubers as Sources of Prebiotic for Modulating Gut Microbiota of Modern Community”

Prof. Dr. Winiati Puji Rahayu (The Indonesian Association of Food Technologist-PATPI)


“Nutraceuticals and regulations around the health supplement

Patrick A. Kalona (Chairperson of APSKI, Asosiasi Pengusaha Suplemen Kesehatan Indonesia)

Coffee Break and poster display
15:00 - 15:30
Concurrent Sessions II - Developing a successful business strategy for doing business in Asia
15:30 - 17:00
Head of Legal & Corporate Law Department
Technical Advisor
Kantar TNS Indonesia

An in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities for international companies looking to break into the

South East Asian market


Doing business in Indonesia: A regulatory update

Nurmia Agostina, Principal Consultant, Cekindo


Sensory evaluation in the development of functional food and nutraceuticals

Dr. Anton Apriyantono, Department of Food Science and Technology, Universitas Bakrie


The rise of the demanding consumer

Suresh Subramanian, Managing Director, Kantar TNS


Overcoming technical barriers to trade in South East Asia

Dr Siti Noorbaiyah Binti Abdul Malek, Executive Director, AFBA

Concurrent Sessions I - Tackling weight management issues in South East Asia
15:30 - 17:00
Policy Director
Food Industry Asia
Principal Application Specialist
DuPont Nutrition & Health
ibn360 Pte Ltd
Technical Application Manager
Friesland Campina

Tackling weight management issues in South East Asia 

New opportunities with Bifidobacteria and polydextrose in food and food supplements

Dr Anders Henriksson, Principal Application Scientist, DuPont Nutrition & Health


Balancing protein content in infant milk formula for a great start in life

Tanya Nguyen, Technical Application Manager, Friesland Campina


Development of functional ingredient and its effect on health

Yunawati Gandasasmita, Head of Innovation & Development Centre at Kalbe Nutritionals


Panel discussion:

“Balancing the double burden of malnutrition in south east

  • What is causing the increasing rates of obesity within the region, particularly among children
  • Why is there a double burden of obesity & undernutrition? What are the factors causing this?
  • What are the health implications of obesity & undernutrition?
  • What policy changes need to be implemented in order to combat this issue?
  • How can the food industry play a role in tackling this challenge?



Dr. Regina Moench-Pfanner, CEO, ibn360


Bruno Kistner, Policy Director, Food Industries Asia


P3FNI Congress (Members only)
17:30 - 18:30