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Platinum Sponsor

Danone Research

Danone is a leading global food company built on four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Advanced Medical Nutrition. Research & Innovation is at the very heart of Danone’s mission: “bringing health through food to as many people as possible”.

Danone Nutricia Research combines the research and innovation of Danone, through 1500 researchers and developers all around the world, gathered in 6 research centers and 55 R&I branches. Danone Nutricia Research delivers safe, healthy and enjoyable food products firmly rooted in scientific and technological knowledge and understanding of the consumers.



The Quaker Oats Company, headquartered in Chicago, is a unit of PepsiCo, Inc., one of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies. For over 140 years, Quaker has been the leading expert in oats, dedicated to researching this powerful grain to understand everything it has to offer. In addition to being versatile, oats are 100% whole grain, a good source of fiber and other nutrients and help support a heart healthy diet.


Golden Sponsor

International Sweeteners Association

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) AISBL is an international non-profit organisation with scientific aims representing suppliers and users of low calorie sweeteners. The ISA informs and educates on the most up-to-date nutritional and scientific information in relation to the role and benefits of low calorie sweeteners.



Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.



Nestlé, with headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé and is today the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. The Nestlé brand portfolio covers practically all food and beverage categories: milk and dairy products, nutrition (infant, healthcare, performance and weight management), ice cream, breakfast cereals, coffee and beverages, culinary products (cooking aids, sauces etc.), chocolate and confectionery, petcare, bottled water.

Nestlé’s purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company.


Cereal Partners Worldwide

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is a leading global breakfast cereal company and the maker of Nestlé Breakfast Cereals, including favourites such as NESQUIK®, FITNESS®, CHEERIOS® and CHOCAPIC. With more than 50 brands to suit all ages and lifestyles globally, CPW strives to make breakfast better with nutritious, tasty and convenient food that helps people start their day in the best possible way.

Established in 1990, CPW is a long-standing partnership between Nestlé and General Mills, bringing together the world-class capabilities of both companies. Headquartered in Switzerland, CPW has a strong global network with 4,600 employees, 17 factories, four R&D centers and sales teams in more than 130 markets.


Silver Sponsors

Alpro Foundation

Alpro Foundation is a non-profit independent organisation promoting scientific research in the field of plant-based nutrition. At Alpro Foundation we are passionate about supporting and promoting scientific knowledge and research in the areas of plant-based nutrition, its impact on human health and the sustainability of the planet.


Carezzo Nutrition

Carezzo Nutrition develops and markets protein enriched food & drinks for people with (a risk) of malnutrition. A variety of great tasting protein enriched bread, pastry, fruitdrinks, soups and ice-cream to substitute regular food. Significant increase in protein intake is confirmed in Wageningen University RCT studies in hospitals and at home.


Digest Inn

At Digest Inn we develop digital games and tools for dietitians to improve treatment adherence for their obese and overweight clients.  Digest Inn offers scientific and fun solutions, that are compatible with many different styles of treatment and diets. Our game is developed to increase and maintain intrinsic motivation over time.


FrieslandCampina Institute

FrieslandCampina Institute provides nutrition and health professionals scientific information, accredited education programs, round table debates on scientific topics and practical tools on a wide variety of nutrition and health topics, ranging from general health in all stages of life to the nutritional composition of milk and dairy products. FrieslandCampina Institute actively engages with governments, NGOs, institutes, scientists and nutrition & health professionals all over the world.


Gut Microbiota for Health

The Gut Microbiota for Health platform’s mission is to share knowledge and promote debate about gut microbiota. We are a European initiative that is also open to international experts. Both through our website and GMFH annual World Summits, our goal is to raise awareness of interest in the gut’s bacterial community and its importance for our health and quality of life both among the scientific and medical community and society in general.



InBody is a medical device that helps healthcare professionals in assessing the body composition of their patients. Body composition analysis is essential to completely understand health and goes beyond the traditional methods of assessing health, such as BMI. Based on the result sheet that gets printed after an InBody test, a personal treatment plan can be created for the patient. In addition to the usual full body analysis, InBody also provides body composition information in segments: the two arms, two legs, and the trunk. The InBody is widely used in various research and professional fields.

Do you want to join the millions of professionals that trust InBody? Visit our booth at EFAD 2018, see how InBody can help your profession and how to make the right choice!


IPSSA – International Plant Sterols and Stanols Association

We are an association of global companies in the sector of plant sterols and stanols and our members are: Arboris, BASF, Cargill, Raisio, and Unilever (until June 2018) / Upfield (from July 2018).

Plant sterols and stanols are abundant in nature and provide cholesterol-lowering properties. It has been scientifically proven and recognized by regulatory authorities around the world that a daily consumption of foods and food supplements with 1.5 – 3.0g of added plant sterols or stanols can lower blood LDL-cholesterol dose-dependently by 7-12.5% in 2-3 weeks as part of the daily diet.

Our mission is to educate media, health influencers, policy makers, and the public about the efficacy and safety of eating plant sterols and stanols as part of a balanced diet to lower raised blood cholesterol.


Bronze Sponsors

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. Danone aims to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with its vision – Danone, One Planet. One Health – which reflects a strong belief that the health of people and the health of the planet are interconnected. Building on health-focused categories, Danone commits to operating in an efficient and responsible manner to create and share sustainable value. Danone holds itself to the highest standards in doing business, as reflected by its ambition to become one of the first multinationals certified as B Corp. With products sold in over 120 markets, Danone generated sales of €24.7 billion in 2017. Danone’s portfolio includes leading international brands (Actimel, Activia, Alpro, Aptamil, Danette, Danio, Danonino, evian, Nutricia, Nutrilon, Volvic, among others) as well as strong local and regional brands (including AQUA, Blédina, Bonafont, Cow & Gate, Horizon, Mizone, Oikos, Prostokvashino, Silk, Vega). Listed on Euronext Paris and on the OTCQX market via an ADR (American Depositary Receipt) program, Danone is a component stock of leading social responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, Vigeo Eiris, the Ethibel Sustainability Index, MSCI Global Sustainability, MSCI Global SRI Indexes and the FTSE4Good Index.


At Kellogg Company, we strive to make foods people love. This includes our beloved brands – Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg’s Frosties®, All-Bran®, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Coco Pops® and more – that nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. We’re a company with a heart and soul, committing to help create 3 billion Better Days by 2025 through our Breakfasts for Better Days global purpose platform.

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The HEALTHGRAIN Forum is an association founded as the follow-up organisation of the EU 6th Framework Programme Integrated Project HEALTHGRAIN – “Exploiting Bioactivity of European Cereal Grains for Improved Nutrition and Health Benefits”. The mission of the forum is to promote science based concepts fully unlocking the health promoting potential in the entire grain food production chain to obtain healthy, convenient and appealing foods


Nutrition Care Professionals

Nutrition Care Professionals provide dietetic students/educators with a comprehensive resource for teaching the Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (NCPT) using a case study approach. The NCPro Virtual Learning Environment provides patient history, videos of patients, up to 20 downloadable word/excel student assignments per case, and ability for students record/submit videos.


California Prune Board

The California Prune Board represents the entire 800 prune growers and 29 prune packers of California, the largest producer of prunes in the world. California Prune Board leads the way in supporting world class, cutting edge research on the extensive health and nutrition benefits associated with incorporating prunes in the diet.




The European Food Information Council, is a non-profit organisation, which stands up for science-based information on food and health. Our mission is to offer accessible, appealing and actionable science based information on food and health to inspire and empower people to make better decisions about diet and lifestyle.

At EUFIC, we are a group of passionate science and communication experts who believe in the power of informed consumers and in a world where people choose to live healthily because they know how to.