Agri-Food Discovery Place

This world-class bio-product processing facility is a unique asset within Alberta's research environment, and is dedicated to:

  • Applied research activities in the areas of food safety, ag-industrial technologies, functional food, and natural health products, and
  • Facilitating commercializable opportunities through initial stages of the value chain >>more

NHP/FI Building Success - Industry Conference

October 21st & 22nd 

AITF Auditorium, Edmonton, Alberta.
250 Karl Clark Road NW, Edmonton, AB


Registration is Now Open

This is a must attend event for executives, entrepreneurs, buyers and professionals involved in Natural Health Product, Functional Food and Cosmetic Ingredient Industry.

Join us in Edmonton, Alberta October 21 & 22 for the natural health products, functional food and cosmetic ingredients conference. 

Be Inspired

Become immersed in discussions with your peers and beat the odds for building success!

Listen to the guest speakers who will provide relevant and timely information that work for highly successful brands.

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Sponsorship & Display Registration

If you would like to feature your company during the two days, there are many custom sponsorship options available.

Learn more about Sponsorship & Display Registration...
Sponsorship Registration Form...

Company Showcase 

We encourage growth stage companies to apply to present on stage as part of the "Emerging Company Showcase".

Download the application form...


Buyer Showcase Opportunity

If you are a retailer or buyer of NHP, FI or cosmetic ingredient and are interested in making a pitch to suppliers at the conference please let us know by contacting Susi.


Need to know More?

Susi Kosmulalage 
Office: 780.492.1171 Cell: 780.394.0759 
kosmulal@ualberta.ca




Agri-Food Discovery Place is a University owned pilot plant facility partnered with Alberta Agriculture & Alberta Rural Development.

It is a world class innovative research, training and technology transfer facility and provides education to highly qualified individuals

View our brochure for more information.

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Natural Health Products & Functional Foods Presentations:

NRC/NINT Federal NHP Initiatives
NHP Regulatory Updates
Developing botanical ingredients for Natural Health Products – From Concept to Commercialization
Natural Health Products Processing Capabilities at FPDC
Plant proteins for nutraceutical and food applications
What Equipment AFDP has to offer
Natural Health Products: State of the Industry & NRC's NHP Program Overview
NHP-FF Workshop - Supporting SME Growth through innovation and technology
NHP-FF Workshop - Industry Connects


Industry Connect Feature Presentations:

Radient Technologies – Denis Taschuk
Afinity Life Sciences Inc. – Jacqueline Shan
Three Feather Farms Ltd. – Bob Ippolito
Ceapro Inc. – Paul Moquin