This symposium features a keynote presentation on supplements and joint health from Dr. Jason Theodosakis from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Theodosakis is one of the world's foremost authorities on arthritis treatment and the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Arthritis Cure.
Other scheduled speakers include Dr. John Rathmacher of Iowa-based Metabolic Technologies, Inc. (MTI), Dr. Rodney Benjamin of Washington-based Bergstrom Nutrition, and Charles Ray of Minneapolis-based Cargill North America. MTI and Bergstrom Nutrition join key symposium sponsor TSI China as associated sponsors of the symposium.
"At TSI, we're on the leading edge of innovation in this field and we look forward to working with our international innovation partners to create a dynamic discussion around the newest research in bone, joint, and muscle health," said Joe Zhou, CEO of TSI Group Ltd.
Mr. Zhou added "This symposium is also a unique opportunity for our partners to introduce their international market leading, branded ingredients directly to China’s consumer brand partners. It is a prime audience for showcasing our market collaboration strategy with our valuable partners: MTI, Bergstrom Nutrition and Cargill North America.”
TSI China will use the symposium as a platform for the formal release of four market leading, functional ingredients that will be introduced at the symposium to the local Chinese market:
OptiMSM is the only GRAS-designated, MSM (methylsulfonylmethane). A unique four-stage distillation process is used to ensure optimal purity, quality and consistency. OptiMSM is made exclusively in the U.S., and manufactured in a dedicated cGMP-compliant, ISO-registered facility for maximum traceability.
HMB is a trademarked brand of the leucine derivative beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) is clinically proven to increase muscle protein synthesis while decreasing muscle breakdown resulting in improved strength, endurance and recovery. HMB is a leading ingredient found in sports nutrition and muscle health products, and HMB is manufactured in an NSF GMP certified facility.
PUREFLEX is a premium brand of chondroitin sulfate ingredients that are used in dietary supplement, functional food and pharmaceutical products around the world. PUREFLEX is manufactured in a world-class facility, grades of PUREFLEX are GRAS and kosher certified, as well as NSF, EDQM and TGA GMP certified.
Regenasure is the only vegetarian glucosamine produced in the U.S. in a GMP manufacturing facility, it is a shellfish free, vegetarian glucosamine ingredient, certified GRAS and kosher pareve and kosher.
The symposium will take place on March 26 from 13:00 to 20:00 in Huangpu Hall, The Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. More than 70 Chinese and foreign delegates have confirmed their participation in this symposium.