IDDSI would like to acknowledge the help of our sponsors.  Click here for more information on how to become a sponsor or to inquire about sponsorship.

Platinum sponsor


At Nestlé Health Science, we are focused on pioneering science-based nutritional solutions to achieve better health outcomes, helping society and the healthcare sector change the course of health management through nutritional therapies.


Hormel Foods Corporation is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name food and meat products for consumers throughout the world.

Gold sponsors


App Data Room is the leading enterprise mobile sales enablement platform that assists global sales and marketing teams in organizing, storing, sharing, presenting and tracking content. Designed to be highly intuitive, it integrates with core enterprise software systems for an entirely seamless experience. Marketing teams appreciate the analytics, and the ability to easily push content to their networks of sales reps, distributors and channel partners. Today, App Data Room services tens of thousands of users globally.BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD’s associates in 50 countries work with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health.


Campbell’s Foodservice is a healthcare market leader in providing a full range of creative menu solutions for acute care hospitals, long term care and retirement homes.   In addition to the full portfolio of soup, entrees, and healthy beverages, we are leaders in providing innovative texture modified products and concepts to support dysphagia management.


SimplyThick is based in St. Louis, MO. SimplyThick LLC is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies serving people with swallowing problems. SimplyThick®, the company’s patented thickening agent, was introduced in October 2001. It is the next-generation food and beverage thickener designed specifically for people who have difficulties swallowing. SimplyThick® is a thickening gel which is fully hydrated, easy to mix, pour, store and maintains consistency.

SPC ProVital® is committed to delivering accessible, delicious and nutritious food solutions for the healthcare channel.Our easy-open portion controlled fruit cups ensure consumers can continue to obtain nutrition and enjoyment from the delicious tastes of fruits and includes the following ranges:

  • Fruit puree range
  • Fibre Right™ fruit puree range
  • Diced fruit in juice range

Thick-It is a registered trademark of Kent Precision Foods Group with the goal of continually researching, innovating and educating on dysphagia nutrition products. Thick-It offers xanthan- and starch-based food and beverage thickeners as well as ready-to-drink, pre-thickened beverages available in water, juice, coffee and tea varieties.

Silver sponsor

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apetito is an award winning, global organisation with 50 years’ experience in providing frozen food and catering solutions to some of the most vulnerable people in society. Apetito is committed to producing great tasting, nutritionally balanced food for both the nutritionally well and the nutritionally vulnerable and developing innovative meals for specialist diets- including our award winning texture-modified range.

Berthelet Food Products is a family owned company involved in the healthcare market since 1998. Berthelet is known as a key ally in the Canadian food industry.
Burlodge is an international company who manufactures meal delivery equipment for healthcare, corrections, and schools. Its equipment ensures food is delivered safely, on time, and at the correct temperatures.

As a Complete Purchasing Services member, you’ll experience benefits that extend beyond products & services – you have a partner who cares about the people you serve.

Since its establishment in 1997, Food Care Co., Ltd. has fostered business with its corporate philosophy “Creating happiness through food for nursing care and medical institutions “. Their main business is the development and sales of food products that assist with the swallowing of those with dysphagia; with over 10,000 facilities in Japan use their food thickener products. Food Care will continue to develop new products, not only for the Japan market, but for the global market by addressing its needs.

Maple Leaf Foodservice is the leading protein supplier to the Canadian Healthcare & Retirement markets offering over 400 delicious pork, poultry and beef options.

At McCain we know potatoes and we understand your needs – nutrition, patient satisfaction and cost efficient solutions are essential requirements when planning your menu.  McCain products meet these requirements.  Let McCain be part of your menu solution today.

As leading innovators in the healthcare industry since 1988, Medtrition Inc. has developed a family of effective, clinically proven medical foods that repair and nourish the body to enhance quality of care, speed recovery, reduce costs and lessen reliance on pharmacological interventions.

NUTRI is a manufacturer of thickener and nutritional supplement food for people with swallowing disorder. NUTRI promotes and advocates nutritional therapy and our quality products are garnering immense praise.

Feeding the world and thinking about tomorrow means placing healthcare clients’ needs first by offering pork and poultry solutions that are healthy, balanced and safe.

Sysco is dedicated to delivering great products to our customers with exceptional service. Our innovative food products and software solutions meet the needs of the Canadian Healthcare & Hospitality marketplace.

Bronze sponsors

Leahy IFP

Shalit Foods

Basic American Foods

Bevolution Group

Dr. Oetker Professional

Flavour Creations

Gordon Food Service

Lyons Magnus

Precise Thick-N

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Past Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
Nutricia (2013 – 2014)
Thick & Easy (2014 – 2015)

Silver Sponsor
Trisco Foods (2013 – 2015)

Bronze Sponsor
Pulmuone Co., Ltd.