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From Birth to Later Life: Evolving Nutritional Requirements and Market Opportunities

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
(All times are CEST Europe/Berlin )

The topic:

From birth through to later life we experience several significant stages of physiological development and experience lifestyle factors that affect our health and well-being. Our nutritional requirements evolve; physical growth and development characterise our formative years, lifestyle factors (work, social life, relationships, children) characterise how we live and our health during our middle years and the ageing process characterises our health and well-being into later life. This presentation will explore our evolving nutritional requirements and take a look at current global food and drink products that are designed to help us meet our nutritional needs throughout all life stages.

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Matt Incles Leatherhead Matt Incles
Strategic Insights Manager

Matt heads up the Strategic Insights team with combined expertise in market and consumer insights. Prior to joining Leatherhead Food Research Matt worked as a Business Analyst for European Food and Farming Partnerships LLP, a consultancy business specialising in agri-food supply chain development and as a lecturer in Business and Marketing at University College Birmingham. Matt holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Birmingham and an MSc in International Business from Aston Business School.


Sarah Hull Leatherhead Sarah Hull
Principal Scientist: Nutrition Research

Sarah graduated with a Chemistry MSci degree from the University of Bristol before joining the Nutrition Research department at Leatherhead in 2004. She completed a Masters degree in Nutritional Medicine at the University of Surrey in 2011. She is heavily involved in Leatherhead’s forum research programme, both as a project leader and in her role as Forum Liaison Officer. She is responsible for the running of a variety of confidential and collaborative research projects, which involve practical human intervention studies in the areas of satiety, glycaemic response and weight management. She is also responsible for arranging nutrition conferences and training courses and responding to Member enquiries. She has extensive experience in the design and implementation of studies to assess the effects of foods on appetite and weight management.



Shane Starling Shane Starling
Senior Editor

Shane Starling is editor of and He has been writing about the global food industry since 2001 on matters such as health claims, food marketing, food science, ingredient innovation and market trends. He has a degree in History and Literature from Curtin University in Perth, Australia and works from William Reed Business Media’s Montpellier office

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