Sustainable and Nutrition Solutions With Kerry @ Fi Asia Thailand 2023

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Join industry experts as they discuss industry insights at Kerry @ Fi Asia Thailand 2023 | Showcasing creative concepts in sustainable taste and nutrition solutions 


Day 1: 20 September 2023


Functional Health Trends and Formats Driving Growth in Food, Beverage and Dietary Supplements | Time: 12:00–13:30

Find out more about key consumer health needs and the food, beverage and supplement formats that will unlock growth.

Anakkapan Danjarern, Regional Business Development Manager, Kerry
Catarina Rodrigues, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Supplements, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa


Left on the Shelf: The Case for Better Preservation | Time: 14:30–15:00

A third of all food produced globally goes to waste, impacting the economics of food production and consumption, as well as the planet. Hear tips on fighting food waste, extending shelf life, while maintaining product quality and appeal.

Dr Pornpun Theinsathid, Business Development Manager, Food Protection & Preservation, Meat, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa


Igniting Innovation in Meat With Smoke & Grill  | Time: 15.15–15:45

Smoky barbecue flavours remain a favourite among consumers. The challenge for manufacturers is how to capture the crave-able flavours of smoke and grill safely, sustainably, and at scale. We share the insights you need to know.

Marcus Verkerk, Senior Technical Manager, Smoke & Grill, Kerry



DAY 2: 21 September 2023


Innovating for Microbiome: The Rise of Pro- and Post-biotics | Time: 12:00–12:30

From immunity, sports nutrition to infant health, there’s growing interest and research in the connection between microbiome and human health. Learn why stability and survivability are issues in probiotics and post-biotics, and how science-backed products hold the key.

Monica Maria Olivares, RDA Director, Women & Infant Health, Kerry
Catarina Rodrigues, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Supplements, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa


Embracing the Dairy Alternative Market Evolution | Time: 13:00–13:30

Asia Pacific’s fast-growing dairy alternative industry is projected to reach USD12bn by 2028. Given this strong potential, industry leaders need to continue developing solutions to meet growing demand for nutritious, sustainable and delicious plant-based beverages. A plant-based expertise ecosystem could just be the exciting way forward for category growth.

Didier Chanove, Business Development Director, Plant Alternatives, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa


Are Consumers’ Sweetness Preference Being Met? Going Beyond Sugar Reduction to Sweetness Satisfaction | Time: 10:00–10:30/11:15–11:45

People love their sweet treats and indulgences. But with rising awareness of the health risks that come with too much sugar, consumers are now seeking less sugar in what they choose to eat and drink. The question is: Are brands meeting this need?

Jie Ying Lee, Senior Marketing Manager, Taste, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
Preenawan Rattananupap, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Beverages, Southeast Asia, Kerry



DAY 3: 22 September 2023


Healthy Ageing: Addressing Adult Nutrition & Format Innovation Trends | Time: 12:00–12:30

By 2050, 1 in 4 people in Asia and the Pacific will be age 60 and above. Healthy ageing presents an important innovation opportunity as people strive to make healthier choices to enjoy the quality of life in their later years.

Innovating for Women’s Health: Optimistic Wellness Across Lifestage | Time: 13:00–13:30

Women’s health is complex. Learn about their unique health and nutritional needs as they age, as well as advancements in nutritional research and technology to improve and support women’s health across all ages.

Monica Maria Olivares, RDA Director, Women & Infant Health, Kerry
Catarina Rodrigues, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Supplements, Kerry Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa


Happy Hour: Technology-driven Innovation in Flavoured Alcoholic Drinks | Time: 14:30–15:00

Consumers want new flavours, ingredients and experiences from their alcoholic beverages. And, they want high-quality beverages, with the base alcohol being important. Kerry research found that 89% of young millennials and of-age Gen Z like new and experimental flavours when drinking alcohol. We pinpoint key alcoholic beverage insights.

Harsch Koshti, EUM Lead, Beverages, Business Development, Southeast Asia, Kerry

Kerry @ Fi Asia Thailand 2023

Kerry will unveil exciting concepts and capabilities in beverage, meat, snacks and proactive health at Fi Asia Thailand, ASEAN’s largest food and beverage ingredients event, from 20–22 September.


Kerry’s presence at Fi Asia Thailand will demonstrate how our solutions bring sustainable nutrition to life, address key
consumer need states and challenges in the food and beverage landscape, with the goal to enhance customers’ product


The Kerry booth is located at J21 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) Bangkok, Thailand. Visitors can
explore Kerry’s latest innovative concepts centred on its Taste, Proactive Health, Plant-based, and Food Protection &
Preservation technologies, enjoy live cooking and mixology demos, and talk to our experts.


Kerry experts will also be presenting their insights at various technical seminar sessions, discussing a range of topics from
healthy ageing, women’s health and sugar reduction to dairy alternatives, smoke and grill, food protection and
preservation, and flavoured alcoholic beverages.

“We are proud to be part of this year’s Fi Asia in Bangkok. Kerry’s participation is a great opportunity to highlight our taste and nutrition solutions that help meet increasing consumer demand for authentic taste and better nutrition in their food and beverage choices. As always, we continue to innovate with our customers through our market leading expertise in taste and nutrition, our breadth of applications knowledge, and consumer insights, to help them create delicious, sustainable food and beverage products with better nutrition and functionality, so people can eat better, live better and feel better.”

— Vegin Dhiravegin, General Manager, Kerry Thailand


Kerry @ Fi Asia Thailand 2023



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