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Product claims and nutrition information labelling, live online tutor-led training course


6 October 2020


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



Benefits of attending

This half day course provides essential guidance on understanding the legal requirements (EU harmonised and UK) and current best practice relating to provision of compliant nutrition information and product claims. The course covers statutory nutrition and health claims, voluntary marketing and lifestyle claims including ‘Plant based’ and ‘Vegan’ claims and also provides detailed guidance on all aspects of mandatory and voluntary nutrition labelling information including front of pack nutrition statements.  Where specific legislative obligations are not defined, the course imparts crucial knowledge of best practice and considers potential developments and changes as a result of the UK leaving the EU.


Who is the target audience for the remote Product Claims and Nutrition Information course?

  • Designed for those responsible for generating accurate and compliant nutritional product and claims information.
  • Employees involved in specification functions or approving artwork
  • Technical Managers who have responsibility for labelling functions
  • Marketing personnel involved with the communication of product information, brand awareness and promotional marketing materials either on pack or in commercial communications such as advertising, websites or social media platforms.  


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. Electronic materials will be issued in advance of the course.


Courses are limited to 12 people to ensure an interactive and engaging course for all participants.   

Training Course content

The course will provide the ‘need to know’ elements for provision of product claims and nutrition information, including:


  • Statutory requirements for making nutrition and health claims;
  • Considerations for the use of voluntary marketing claims in food information;
  • Consideration of the commercial context is included.
  • Content and presentation of mandatory nutrition information;  
  • Presentation and considerations for voluntary repetition of nutrition information.


Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will:


  • Understand how to comply with relevant requirements of legislation regarding product claims and nutrition information;
  • Be aware of best practice in provision of product claims where there are no specific legislative obligations ;
  • Be able to recognise compliant and non-compliant product claims in the context of a commercial communication;
  • Understand the requirements for the provision of compliant nutrition information;
  • Be aware of best practice for the provision of voluntary nutrition information.
  • The course contributes towards delegates continuing professional development


Delegate Feedback (July & August 2020):

  • Tutors were very knowledgeable in their field and communicated this very well.  Clear and concise, with good explanations to questions.
  • Excellent training course - really enjoyed it, very well formatted and good interactive questions.  Good overview on key legislation, especially clearing up areas where marketing claims or vague product statements are made.
  • Exellent at keeping an online audience engaged and responding to questions promptly, delivered very clearly and ran at a good pace by both tutors

This course can be customised and is available in house

Event Director - Sharon Morey

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Further information

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