Bangkok, Thailand - Friday, 19th February, 2016
Mr. Romain Marselli, business development director and Ms. Sabrina Hoang, project manager of Minh Vi Exhibition and Advertising Services Exhibition Co., Ltd. together with key figures in food supplement innovation, Dr. Than ThanSein, Vice Chairman of Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association held a press conference presenting trends and prospects of food supplement industry in the Asian market and announcing the FUNCTIONAL FOOD MYANMAR 2016 to more than 40 leading operators in Thailand who are interested in attending the trade show.
Dr. Than ThanSein - Vice Chairman of Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Associationsaid that“The International Food Information Council or IFICdefines functional food as foods and food components that may provide benefits beyond basic nutrition. For example, a substance in garlic can reduce the level of cholesterol in blood and boost immunity while other substances from other food items can prevent the development of cancer, obesity, diabetes, and so on. This type of food supplements encompasses food products and nutritional additives such as vitamins, tonic, beverages, bread, dairy products and yogurt. The bread group is growing substantially in Asia Pacificwith a market share of 4.8 percent in 2004, and is expected to grow by 5.4% or about 3.7 billion US dollars in 2019. Meanwhile, the dairy and yogurt supplement products especially in Japan, South Korea, and Thailand are expected to reach 115 growth or about 7.7 billion US dollars in 2019 due toinnovative manufacturing processes, resulting in nutritionally unique ingredients that are beneficial to consumers.
Mr. Romain Marselli stated about this event that “TheFUNCTIONAL FOOD MYANMAR 2016 is a place where products and services infood supplement industry, biomedicine for health and beauty, laboratory equipment, research and development ideas, processes and methods of treatment, raw materials, vegetables and clean food as well as food and health-related service are brought from all around the world to entrepreneurs. The event will also be a platform for trade negotiation for entrepreneurs in the food industry in the Asian region.”
Yangon, Myanmar – Tuesday, 23rd February 2016
The Kick-off Conference for “FUNCTIONAL FOOD MYANMAR 2016” closed successfully this evening and gave all attendees an opportunity to understand and share valuable business experience, market information and show organization. This was also the chance for VEAS to thank all companies, organizations, associations who are always trust and support in our projects.
The conference had the honor to welcome prominent representatives in the industry including Dr. Than ThanSein, Vice Chairman - Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association; New Lifestyle Medical & Foods Business Co., Ltd; Wellness Magazine; Health Care Journal; Mr. Romain Marselli, Business Development Director, Ms. Sabrina Hoang, project manager of Minh Vi Advertising and Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.
According to Dr. Than Than Sein, Myanmar could cultivate both tropical and temperate fruits and vegetable in different area. The Government of Myanmar recognizes health as a fundamental right for all its citizens and at large for all human beings. One of the fastest growing industries in Myanmar is the Health and Fitness industry. In addition to, the hospitality and tourism sector is growing strongly; this is driving demand for premium food and beverages from hotels and restaurants that cater to tourists, business travelers, expatriates and the middle class. Due to rising consumer incomes, changing lifestyles and increasing awareness and demand for organic personal care products, the market for functional food and health supplements in Myanmar is totally promising and growing.”
Mr. Romain Marselli and Ms. Sabrina Hoang have shared some general trend of functional food consumption in the world and region, as well as introduced and answered all questions related to the show scale, exhibitor benefits, and organizer information. Mr. Romain Marselli said: “With 65 exhibitors and more than 2,000 trade visitors, FFM 2016 is a perfect platform that helps exhibitors can gain the multi-targets successfully at the same time. Also, Myanmar now opens for business, government has pushed the door wide open for foreign investments into this resource rich country with many investment incentives, special in tax exemption policy.”
With topic “From Raw Materials to Healthy Products”, representative from New Lifestyle Medical & Foods Business Co., Ltd., gives more helpful information on definition, components and health benefits of some certain healthy products and supplements as well as consumption trend in Myanmar.
FUNCTIONAL FOOD MYANMAR 2016 will also be a platform for trade negotiation for entrepreneurs in the food industry in the Asian region.This event has received such positive responses from operators around the world that is now almost fully booked by more than 50 leading global organizations and enterprises. It is estimated that there will be more than 2,000 visitors from 10 countries, including Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, USA, UK and more.
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Minh Vi Advertisement Service & Exhibition Company Limited (VEAS Co., Ltd) is one of leading professional trade shows in Vietnam and regions. We have organized many successful specialized exhibitions including Aqua Fisheries Myanmar, Aqua Fisheries Cambodia, Myanmar Phar-Med Expo, Bangladesh Phar-Med Expo, ILDEX, etc which have been contributed to trade development, technology transfer and attracting investment.
About Myanmar Functional Food 2016
Time: 20 – 22 May 2016
Venue: Rose Garden Hotel
Address: 171 Upper Pansodan Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
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