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Stevia Global Summit 2019 to be held on 9 November 2019

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

The Stevia Knowledge Group in association with the India Exposition Mart Ltd. brings together R&D, Innovation, Marketing, Branding and New Product Development through leaders to network and meet Stevia industry peers from across the World. This conference will prove to be a comprehensive knowledge source on the stevia value chain, with important insights covering stevia applications in the Food & Beverage sector, stevia regulatory Issues, stevia market trends, Stevia product launches, Stevia investments and new and innovative developments taking place in cultivation, processing and formulation development. 

Venue: India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida, NCR, India.

In this Summit, top executives from most renowned ingredient developers and innovations companies, stevia researchers, growers, manufacture, Quality assurer, will discuss all about stevia regulatory issues, technical challenges, latest regulations, products, technologies, tools, techniques, and services in the Stevia Value Chain and market research in this niche, but ever increasing market.

People concerned with stevia growing, processor, refiner, researcher, inventor, exporters, food ingredient dealer, confectionary, beverage manufacturer and trader is part of this global forum, to closely understand its community and to explore new opportunities, understand regulatory affairs, technical developments, patents, innovative uses, sugar substitution and other market updates. 

Largely stevia stake holders, benefit from this event to network with high content planting material suppliers, Farmers, Technologist, Stevia processing companies, Food Ingredients developers, Formulations expert, New and innovative Stevia product developers, contract manufacturers, foreign investors in Stevia Sector, consumer product marketers, government regulatory authorities and who’s who in Stevia Industry from India and different part of the world, will attended this conference. 

This Conference is offering up-to-the-minute updates on the latest developments in Stevia Sector around the world. This Summit objective is to provide a common platform for trade promotion, marketing, and sourcing of stevia products and to promote commercial farming of stevia all over the world and to establish a Global Stevia Hub and create a platform for scientists, activists, and natural health professionals those utilize stevia products.

It is commonly agreed that use of stevia in Indian food and beverages will not only give birth to more and more healthy products but also give immense opportunity to Indian small and marginal farmers to grow stevia in India as a cash crop and improve their economic condition, which will also attract foreign investment in building up new stevia processing units and generate employment. 

This summit will bring Stevia more closer to farmers, food and beverages companies, health conscious people and diabetic population by emphasizing use of stevia in food and beverages products and to bring more awareness and knowledge development .

Other key Issue to be discussed during the summit are 

Market Trends & Outlook for Stevia Natural Sweetener

Stevia’s Competitiveness & Prospects in India

Status & development of extraction & purification technologies

Stevia Project Finance, Investment & Funding Outlook

Evaluation of Stevia v/s sugar and other High Intensity Sweeteners

Food Application – Formulation Development

Taste & Flavor Modification

Stevia Supply Chain Development, Agricultural Practices for Maximum Yields, Health, Safety & Regulatory advances, Issue of delay in approval of stevia to be used in India as a food ingredient, Importance of Quality ,international Standards and Certification, Validation of different analytical method. 

Meet Delegate and Speakers From around the World 

Sessions 

Stevia - Application in Food & Beverage Industry

Evaluation of Stevia v/s sugar and other High Intensity Sweeteners and its typical characteristics

Food Application – Taste & FlavourModification 

Blending and taste profile challenges

Stevia characteristics and potential for new applications

Developing formulation with Stevia & other natural ingredients

Introducing the various forms of Stevia extract in the finished form: Reviewing the benefits of RebaudiosideA and stevioside purity levels and masking agents 

Making appropriate healthy claims for Stevia extract in F&B and health products

Establishing robust testing practices and proposed proficiency Testing Programmefor Steviol Glycosides by ISA (India Stevia Association) 

Market Trends & Outlook for stevia natural sweetener

Evaluation of Stevia v/s sugar and other High Intensity Sweeteners and its typical characteristics

Global Stevia marketplace with valuable insights from leading Sweetener Market analyst

Understanding the size of the artificial and natural sweetener market to gage the potential for Stevia extract world wide’s

Price outlook, demand and supply position, trends & directions

Stevia Competitiveness and Prospects among F&B manufacturers

Identifying the product lines where Stevia extract is currently being used and discussing diversification strategy and expectations

Trends and Directions of Stevia Industry its competitiveness & prospects

Stevia Supply Chain Development and Ensuring Sustainability

Evaluation of Stevia v/s sugar and other High Intensity Sweeteners and its typical characteristics

Discussing Stevia as a Perennial Plant, Growing Stevia via Contract Farming, and Best Agricultural Practices for Maximum Yields.

Stevia plant genetics, Tissue Culture Plant breeding, Propagation, crop management, harvesting content of SteviolGlycoside / Reb-A . 

Scaling Up Stevia Availability & Increasing Market Penetration.

How to manage out growers/small holders – contract farming terms, setting buy-back price of stevia leaves.

Understanding plant physiology, Cropping systems, agronomy and mechanization

Discussing how the supply chain is working to provide consistent supply, quality, purity and lower-cost Stevia.

Regulation Authorization

Evaluation of Stevia v/s sugar and other High Intensity Sweeteners and its typical characteristics

India FDA, Food Safety Standards Authority of India ( FSSAI) approval and uses of stevia in allowed product group as an alternative to sugar 

Impact of European Union & Canadian approval of stevia as food ingredient

Importance of Quality standards to ensure highest purity & consistency for Reb-A & otherglycoside 

Evaluating need for industry standard, method for analyses and purity levels in steviolglycosides 

Technical challenges in analyzing steviolglycosides – material properties methods 

Stevia Responsible Sourcing through internationally recognized Standards, Certification and labelling requirements

Stevia Processing Technology and Project Management

Stevia processing Technology & Refining challenges.

Patents in extraction technology

Status & development of extraction & purification technologies

How to overcome technical challenges in processing and extraction of Stevia concentrate and use of stevia as sugar replacement, tackling taste and other inconsistencies.

Stevia Project Finance, Investment & Funding outlook

Panel Discussion

Status, Issues, Potential and Future of Stevia

The Registration Fee Includes: Cost of all sessions of Conference, Welcome Tea, Networking Luncheon, Coffee/Tea Summit documents 

Indian Participants: 

Conference fee for One Delegate: Indian Rs. 18500/-

Conference fee for Three or More Delegate (Same Indian Company): Rs.16500 (Per Person)

Saving of Rs. 6000 (Terms and Condition Apply)

Foreign Participants:

Conference fee for One Delegate: Foreign Nationals USD 550

Conference fee for Three or More Delegate (Same Foreign Company) :USD500 (Per Person) 

Saving of USD 150 (Terms and condition Apply)

Terms for Discount applicable:

All Group Registrations must be done together

Group Registration must be from the same company

Payment must be done all together & before event 

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