AIFN (The General Incorporated Association of International Foods & Nutrition) is a trade organization of the dietary/food supplements,
acting from global perspective.
We contribute to the sound development of dietary/food supplements market in Japan making consumer satisfaction and reassurance of safety in a primary concern.
We exchange opinions frequently with U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Embassy and ACCJ (American Chamber of Commerce in Japan), and has made joint proposals to Japanese Government.
Furthermore, AIFN announced collaborative partnership with CRN-US (Council for Responsible Nutrition) and NPA (Natural Products Association), and has started supportive activities for deregulation of the market and realization of fundamental law of dietary/food supplements.
AIFN seeks overseas companies and organizations to join the
our global members.
Announcement: AIFN got registered as a general incorporated association
The Association of International Foods and Nutrition ("AIFN") announces that it got registered as a general incorporated association on April 1, 2011.
It is also announced that the office was relocated on April 1;
New name of the organization:
The General Incorporated Association of International Foods and Nutrition(AIFN)
SHINJUKU i-LAND moboff 20F, 6-5-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo 163-1320
Phone: +81-3-6365-0424 Fax: +81-3-3348-7515
AIFN Annual Assembly in 2009 was held on May 27 at the Foreign
Correspondent’s Club of Japan.
Annual Assembly and Conference summary:
New organization name was approved, and Chairman and President were newly elected.
The theory of “Health GDP”, one of the strategic plans in AIFN, was presented.
“Global Affairs of Dietary /Food Supplements”
John Venardos, Chairman of AIFN, and Director of CRN-US(Council for Responsible Nutrition) and NPA(Natural Products Association)
“The impact of Dietary /Food Supplements (Integrated Medicine) on Health Care Expenditure”
Masakazu Furukawa, Ph.D. (Economics), Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University.
＊Health GDPmouse over here!
“Health GDP” is a new term advocated by AIFN. It is calculated by “GDP – total loss caused by disease”. In order to increase Health GDP, reduction of medical care cost is essential, and for that purpose, taking dietary/food supplements are one of the most effective ways.AIFN will precede the academic research project of Health GDP, to verify economic impact of dietary/food supplements cutting cost of medical care in Japan.