OCTOBER 2-4, 2018

Quebec City Convention Centre, Canada

Words of Welcome


With your hectic days, do you find it difficult to keep up with the most recent advances in health food and ingredients science? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the speed at which consumer demands and desires are changing? Stop for 3 days and stock up on knowledge, insight and new contacts at BÉNÉFIQ.

Strengthened by the engagement of its loyal research and industry partners, and the strategic support provided by Créneau ACCORD Aliments Santé, Québec International, Ville de Québec and of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, BÉNÉFIQ has proven to be a structuring platform for many research and business partnerships. With each edition, the acknowledgement of BÉNÉFIQ as a driving force for the promotion and development of collaborative research in the Agri-Food sector gains in significance.

Under the broad theme of the Future of Food, BÉNÉFIQ 2018 proposes an all-around vision of the industry, from ingredient to product marketing. Indeed, whether in research or in business, this conference program co-created with key industry stakeholders promises to be inspiring, insightful and meaningful to everyone.

  • Top Ingredients, Foods and Trends
  • Health Targets
  • Business Development Workshops
  • Showcase of startups
  • B2B / R2B
  • Networking in a friendly atmosphere
  • Joint event “Green Food Tech” on sustainable technologies for the future

It is with pleasure that we invite you to join us for the 4th edition of BÉNÉFIQ. A peek at the program and the other planned activities will convince you that whether you are in research or business, there is something for you!

Looking forward to seeing you in October.


Renée Michaud, Sylvie Turgeon and Yves Desjardins, Respectively Co-Chairs of BÉNÉFIQ 2018 and President of the Program Committee

Implementing Partners

The international rendezvous on health ingredients that will be held from October 2 to 4, 2018, at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Canada. Anchored in Quebec City’s reputation for excellence in food and health, BENEFIQ is a must-attend event sparking synergy among scientists and industry professionals from this rapidly evolving sector.
An initiative of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF)

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