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15th Annual West Coast Flavor Industry Forum

  • 05 Mar 2015
  • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Wyndham Anaheim Resort


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15th Annual West Coast Flavor Industry Forum
Thursday, March 5 - 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
At the Wyndham Anaheim Resort
12021 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove (Anaheim) CA
Phone: 714-867-5555

Unlocking the Future of Healthful Beverages With Flavor, Texture and Nutrition

With consumers increasingly concerned about health, the demand for healthful beverages is on the rise. And whether consumers are looking to improve their immunity system, gain a boost of energy, aid their digestive system, improve their heart health or simply quench their thirst, beverages are uniquely positioned to offer enhanced nutrition to the health-minded consumer. But formulating healthier beverages is not without challenges. How does one mask the graininess, improve mouthfeel and add flavor to overcome bitterness and other issues? And what about the trends? Are your beverages positioned to capitalize on the emerging trends in this market?

Please join us for an interactive, educational program focusing on the challenges and opportunities presented by consumers’ ever-growing interest in healthy, natural and fortified beverages.

Confirmed speakers include:

Where Do We Go From Here?
Bob Weeks, Consultant, Weeks Communications

Nutritional Ingredients in Fortified Beverages
Jeremy Bartos, Ph.D., Glanbia Nutritionals, Inc.

Texturing Trends and Techniques for Healthful Beverages
Dan Grazaitis, CFS, TIC Gums

NAFFS thanks the following sponsors who helped underwrite the cost of this event:
ACS International, Inc.
Advanced Biotech
Bontoux, Inc.
Citrus & Allied Essences Ltd.
Global Essence, Inc.
iniTECH Inc.
Mission Flavors & Fragrances
Nexira, Inc.
Renessenz LLC
Sethness Products Company
TIC Gums, Inc.

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Travel Info

For hotel reservations, members are advised to go to and use the ExpoWest block. That block is filling up fast, so reservations should be made as soon as possible.

For those traveling by air, a travel discount has been negotiated with United Airlines. United offers discounts off published fares of 2 percent to 10 percent or zone fares. To save an additional 3 percent, book online at and enter your Offer Code ZTX9412097 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. Booking online avoids the $25 service fee collected per ticket through United Meetings Reservations. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please refer to Z-Code ZTX9 and Agreement Code 412097. 

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