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The Asian Food & Beverage Manufacturing and Packaging Summit will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on May 7-8, 2019.


The conference will focus on these three main topics:


Food manufacturing efficiency 

Applications of functional ingredients 

Innovative packaging and their applications


How to economically manufacture sustainable packaging that will attract customers?

  • How to meet rising demand for single serve, smaller packaging
  • Increased label scrutiny and ingredient list simplicity
  • Positioning improvement, by use of eco-friendly bioplastics
  • How to reduce costs of PET bottling
  • Best trends to exploit in packaging: limited editions, on-the-go and bulk.
  • Flexible equipment for the SKU explosion
  • Perfecting synchronization between packaging and processing operations
  • Roasting-enabling packaging for seafood


How to meet new clean-label stringent trends and become trending brand yourself?

  • Bio protection
  • Organic substitutes for white sugar
  • Growing interest in plant-based F&B substitutes in ingredients, flavourings, sweeteners and protein sources
  • How to deal with increase of gluten allergies by using non-wheat functional flower
  • Innovative plant source hydrocolloids
  • How to substitute fructose in juice concentrate market


How to increase value added while lowering the production cost?

  • Improved F&B food safety and hygienic preparation
  • Ethical positioning, such as Halal, recycled, eco-friendly or organic
  • Additive-free product formulations
  • Advancements on the field of mycotoxins binders
  • Reduced the use of artificial colors and flavors