Baby food prospects are strong as populations and economies grow. Whilst China is key in terms overall opportunity, extension across a range of markets will be paramount for manufacturers seeking to expand. High birth rates and rising disposable incomes are especially relevant in a number of Middle East and African countries.
Currently, Zenith estimates the market at over US$50 billion and it is forecast to be the fastest growing packaged food category over the next 5 years, achieving increases in excess of 7% a year.
Demand is especially buoyant for premium, fortified, functional and organic product varieties in emerging markets amongst high income consumers. Nevertheless, the industry is dealing with an acutely public environment. The importance of safety cannot be underestimated and confidence is vital.
The Early Nutrition Conference will be divided into four parts:
International market analysis including changing trends and growth potential in emerging markets and retail.
Improving early nutrition
Insights into industry best practice including better and accessible information, support for good nutrition and breast milk research.
Innovation and initiatives
A focus on emerging markets and what is needed to stay ahead in response to unprecedented demand.
Creativity and technology
Being both creative and nutritious plus a look at the newest technology and best of packaging innovation.
With 16.5 million inhabitants, the Netherlands is the most densely populated country in the world. It is also the second largest exporter of food and agricultural products, after the United States.
A major financial centre, Amsterdam is the country’s business capital and home to the world’s oldest stock exchange. The city is a popular tourist destination and renowned as an international city of culture.
Located in the canal district, the five star Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel is close to the Central Station and within walking distance of many historic sites, museums and attractions. Part of the Marriott group, the hotel has over 400 rooms and suites, a fitness centre and a choice of restaurants and bars. The Koepelkerk is a former church, providing a unique venue for meetings and events.
An allocation of rooms at discounted rates is available for delegates attending the Early Nutrition Conference. For more information and to book online, please visit www.zenithinternational.com/events
Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, Kattengat 1, 1012 SZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
t +31 20 621 2223
f +31 20 627 5245
An allocation of hotel rooms is available at negotiated rates for delegates attending the Congress.
Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel
1012 SZ Amsterdam
t: +31 20 621 2223
f: +31 20 627 5245
Deluxe room single use €219 per room per night
Deluxe room double use €219 per room per night
Rates include 6% VAT, American breakfast buffet and internet usage
Rates are subject to an additional 5% City tax (subject to change)
To reserve a room, please click here to access the dedicated room reservation booking system provided by the hotel.
Our allocation and negotiated rates are guaranteed for a limited period only until 22 May, and subject to availability. Once the allocation has been used up, rates may be liable to increase depending on availability.
Prices quoted are valid for the above mentioned nights. Reservations for other dates may be subject to higher prices depending on availability at the time of booking.