Advantages, concerns and nutritional solutions for plant-based foods


Join us at the FENS European Nutrition Conference in Belgrade to discuss this topic.

13-14 November 2023 

Join us at FENS 2023  

The 14th European Nutrition Conference is here, themed as "Food, Nutrition and Health: Translating science into practice." Brace yourself for an outstanding program featuring international speakers, plenary sessions, symposia, discussions, debates, industry symposia, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

At dsm-firmenich, we're excited to play our part in this conference. We extend a warm invitation to you to be part of our engaging sessions:

Monday, 13 November; 15:30-17:00 

Workshop: Exploring the Path to Healthier & More Sustainable Food and Drinks 

Embark on a journey towards healthier and more sustainable diets with us. Together, we'll unlock new consumer behaviors, set standards for labeling and nutrition, and discuss how to create nutritious, delicious, and sustainable foods and beverages.

Tuesday, 14 November; 16:30-18:00 

Symposium: The Advantages and Unintentional Nutritional Concerns of Plant-Based Foods and Potential Solutions

Gain invaluable insights into plant-based diets by joining our industry symposium. Guided by our distinguished chair, Helene McNulty from Ulster University, Coleraine, United Kingdom.


  • Welcome and Introduction by Helene McNulty, Ulster University, Coleraine, United Kingdom.

  • Explore the positive aspects and unintentional health concerns of shifting to plant-based diets with Julia Bird from Bird Scientific Writing, Wassenaar, The Netherlands.

  • Delve into the challenges and potential solutions for developing micronutrient-adequate diets within planetary boundaries with Flaminia Ortenzi from the Global Alliance of Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Learn about the mineral bioavailability of plant-based alternatives from Ann-Sofie Sandberg, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Discover the significance of nutrient standards for plant-based alternatives with insights from Adam Drewnowski, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. 

  • Engaging panel discussion and interactive Q&A

View the full event program here:

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Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to be part of our symposium during 14th European Nutrition Conference and explore the future of food, nutrition, and health. We eagerly anticipate your presence!

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