Free From Functional Food Expo

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28 May 2019 to 29 May 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fira Barcelona Gran Via Conference Centre


Growing Industry Sectors Explored by Leading Experts in Barcelona

Free From Functional & Health Ingredients 2019, Europe’s leading innovation platform for the free from, organic, vegan, functional and ingredient food industries has announced its speaker line up.


Visitors to this year’s exhibition, at Gran Via Fira de Barcelona on 28th – 29th May, can plan their schedule around a packed conference programme. To reflect the evolution of this burgeoning market, this year’s expo introduces two additional speaker stages. These platforms will host wide ranging presentations that reveal the latest industry research, analysis and key trends that are shaping the sector.


Four Conferences in One!

FFF&HI continues to bring together the world’s most eminent food and drink professionals. Over two days, the event brings together leading experts to share their insight across four dedicated conference programmes covering the following areas: Free From, Vegan, Health Ingredients and the Lactose & Dairy Free. These will be supported with extensive networking opportunities and the latest product developments from key exhibitors.


Free From Conference

    • The Future of Clean Label for Food, Drink and Ingredient Producers – Mintel


  • What are the USA Export Markets Offer European Free From Trading Partners – Utah Dept. Of Agriculture and Food
  • The Future of Free From in Europe – The Next 5 Years – HRA Global
  • Free From Foods: Global Overview And Trends – Euromonitor International
  • Solving the Gluten Free Oat Dilemma – R-Biopharm AG
  • Gluten Free Product Developments in Science and Food Technology – CERPTA-UAB
  • The Future of Free From Diet Trends – Mintel


Vegan Conference

  • Identifying the New Opportunities in Plant Based Products – HRA Global
  • A Rich Harvest: The Plant-Based Market is Blooming – ProVeg International
  • Cashing in on Plant-Based Products – ProVeg International
  • Analogue of Meat Made from Vegetable Sources with any Type of Allergens & Free From Additives – CTi – CIT
  • More Than Vegan! Labelling and Assessment for Vegan Products – ProVeg International
  • Meat Substitutes in Europe: Market Overview and Trends – Euromonitor International
  • Identifying the New Opportunities in Plant Based Products – HRA Global


Health Ingredients Conference

  • The Importance of Validating Nutritional Arguments Before Launching a New Product – Alimmenta
  • Gluten Free with Rice Ingredients – BENEO Ibérica S.L.U.
  • Legal Framework, Market Trends, Challenges and Opportunities – Centact Group
  • Customized Nutrition: Personalized Nutrition as a Tool for Preventing Chronic Diseases – EURECAT


Lactose & Dairy Free Conference

  • Debate: Lactose Free Market Update – Moderator: Manager of Knowledge Management at The Public Health Agency of Catalonia. Participants:  AECOC / DSM / ALDI / ADILAC
  • Gut Microbiome and its Implications on Nutrition: An Insight on the Role of Gut Microbiota in Nutrients Absorption – Neglected Organ
  • Challenges and Opportunities for The Dairy Sector – Lantern
  • Lactose Free – The Future Direction of the European Market – HRA Global

Up to 4,500 visitors, including international trade buyers, 350 producers, manufacturers, and key global industry figures are expected over the two days in Barcelona to take advantage of opportunities in this vibrant and established market.

Pre-Registration is now open including a Social Network function, that encourages visitors to connect with their peers through Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook in advance of the show.  For more information and to receive the latest updates, please visit


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