|By PR Newswire||
|April 4, 2014 05:50 AM EDT||
LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
As a result of its geostrategic position, Turkey is a natural bridge between East and West and grants access to 56 countries within a four-hour flight. Its consumer loans-to-GDP ratio is positive, as is its young population with rising spending power. This combined to a stable political and economic environment points to a bright future for the Turkish Food Industry.
The time to act is now - with new government health initiatives and consumers increasingly attracted by healthy and innovative products, the Turkish market rise as a huge opportunity for food and drink manufacturers and suppliers.
Food ingredients, the world's leading organizer of business networking and professional development events for the food ingredients industry, has put together an important meeting to bring the newest ingredients, the most advanced innovations, the latest regulatory issues and the most innovative product categories on this fast-growing market.
One of the speakers, Dr. Mehmet Çetin Duruk, President at GIDAKAT talked about the top challenges faced by the F&B industry when trying to develop innovative products: "In Turkey the main challenges faced by the F&B industry when trying to develop innovative products are: Lack of technical professionals and technical physical availabilities; lack of Financial Resources and Governments' Supports towards companies and the board members and high professionals are not motivated enough in these activities."
Fi Istanbul Conference will bring experts from companies as Pepsico, Nielsen and GNT to explore the newest trends in the F&B industry, as well as the main opportunities on Natural Flavors and Colors and the mains regulatory updates on Clean Label.
The event will also cover the main Reformulation Developments; updates and opportunities on Dairy, Bakery and Beverage categories; the current Halal guidelines; best practices in Food Safety and the hottest topics in Functional and Novel Foods.
There are limited places left. Please go to http://www.ficonferenceistanbul.com for more information.
About Fi Conferences:
Fi Conferences is an extension of Fi Exhibitions, whose world-leading food ingredients Europe event celebrated its 26th year in 2013 and attracted over 24,000 visitors. Fi Conferences runs its popular conferences alongside exhibition and offers high-level content focused on the hottest issues facing ingredient suppliers and manufacturers in the F&B ingredients industry today. Fi Conferences provide the information and insights needed by R&D, product development, innovation and marketing professionals at both ingredient suppliers and F&B manufacturers. http://www.foodingredientsglobal.com/global/conferences
For further information, please contact:
Lewis Hart, Sponsorship Sales Manager
T: +31(0)20 40 99 554
E: [email protected]
Speaker & Content enquiries:
Mirela Mellone, Conference Consultant
t: +31 (0) 687649303
e: [email protected]
Registration & Marketing enquiries:
Dominique Caron, Marketing Manager
e: [email protected]
SOURCE Fi Conferences