Nutrition for You – IFT16 Roundtable

Nutrition for You

Watson Announces Roundtable Discussions at the 2016 IFT Food Expo


West Haven CT – Watson Inc. is proud to announce a roundtable discussion to be held at the IFT Food Expo in Chicago, Illinois.  The title of the roundtable is “Nutrition for You”.  The discussion will be held in a meeting room at the Watson booth on the IFT show floor.  Leading the discussion will be Al Vega, Research and Development Manager of the Nutrition Division at Watson.

Photo of Al VegaIn the roundtable Vega will lead a discussion exploring the opportunities afforded by taking a more personalized approach to nutrition.  Vega will discuss product formulation and design to appeal to consumers with specific health concerns, such as eye health, bone health or cardiovascular health.  Products can also be formulated based on lifestyles, fitness levels, age, and gender of the target consumer group.  Another level of consideration is market positioning and formulating products that can be certified as organic, non-GMO, or gluten free.  Food and beverage manufacturers may consider a range of consumer health concerns and positioning claims when developing new products to appeal to specific target groups.

Additional information on these events and registration can be found on the Watson website at this link:

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Watson is one of the highest quality suppliers of products and services geared towards enhancing human health and nutrition around the world. We are a leader in developing quality products and innovative ingredient systems for the food and supplement industries. Expertise in custom nutrient premixes, microencapsulation, agglomeration, micronizing, spray drying, and film technology allows us to develop unique formulations and products using Watson manufactured value-added ingredients. For more information on Watson, see


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Watson Foods Co., Inc. DBA Watson Inc.

  • Corporate headquarters: 301 Heffernan Drive, West Haven CT 06516
  • CEO: James T. Watson
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