Essential additives & flavourings, live online tutor-led training course

2025 Dates will be released at the end of September 2024


10 September 2024


Members - £470 + VAT
Non-members - £599 + VAT



Delegate feedback (2023&2024):

  • Very good tutors! Very clear and concise information.
  • New regulations updates very well done in such a short time!
  • Tutors were very knowledgeable and explained everything in a simple way.
  • The tutors were so knowledgeable, and informative. They were extremely successful in delivering this course. 
  • Tutors very knowledgeable and helpful, presented clearly.
  • Excellent course, very useful, learned a lot today.
  • Session worked well, good pace, sufficient breaks, use of examples.

Benefits of attending

This online course provides the essential details to understand the legal framework relating to food additives and flavourings and covers the changes that the Food Information to Consumers Regulation has brought about for additives labelling.

The ½ day morning session is aimed at those with responsibility for technical aspects of product development and those involved in the approval of artwork for pre-packed foods containing additives and flavourings.  

Who should attend:
• New product development technologists
• Specification technologists & artwork approvers
• Technical managers
• Regulatory Affairs teams

The course will be delivered live online over the course of one morning (0900 - 1300 hours), participants will be sent log in details for a Microsoft Teams session.


Training Course content

  • Food Additives Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 and the Food Categorisation system
  • Flavourings Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2008, including the new definitions, ‘Natural’, Union List and Smoke flavourings
  • Enforcement and labelling aspects under Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 (FIC)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Search for and locate additives in different food categories;
• Understand the conditions of additive use and where restrictions apply;
• Apply the knowledge of the additives legislation during development of new products. 

Contributes towards delegates continuing professional development

Event Director - Helen French

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Further information

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