Singapore to host Asian functional foods seminar

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Related tags: Functional foods, Nutrition

Regulatory experts will convene in Singapore on June 5 to discuss functional foods marketing, with a focus on health claims rules in the Asian region.

The event is hosted by the Asian arm of Brussels-based consultancy, EAS, and “aims to guide companies through the key aspects to consider when planning regional regulatory strategies”.

Focus markets include China, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan.

The impact on Asia of health claims regulations in the US and the EU as well as guidelines laid down by the international regulatory agency, from Codex, will be discussed.

“The different national regulatory systems pose significant

challenges for food companies wanting to market functional foods with claims

in the region,”​ said Wai Mun Poon, EAS Asia regional regulatory affairs manager. “With this seminar we aim to clarify these differences, helping companies

successfully place products on their chosen markets.”

Related topics: Suppliers, Functional foods

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