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


23 February 2021


Members - £375 + VAT
Non-members - £485 + VAT



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, participants will be sent log in details for a WebEx Training 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

Delegate feedback (October 2020):

  • Well worth attending. Three hours well spent.
  • Excellent tutors. Very knowledgeable.
Event Director - Helen French

Further information

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