FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members

Tackling the Health Challenge


FDF Member £200.00 (Saving £50)

Non Member £250.00

All prices exclude VAT.


FDF's annual nutrition event will focus on the health challenge, and how food and drink manufacturers can tackle it.

This whole-day event will include speeches from our experts as well as case studies and panel discussions.

Learn about:

  • Sugars reduction guidelines and what will the government be focusing on next
  • Practical advice & manufacturers’ experiences on how to approach reformulation
  • The dietary concerns beyond sugar in the UK and what this means for food producers
  • Extended restrictions on marketing to children that came into force in 2017
  • When can you claim reduced fat or increased fibre – the FDF best practice guidance on comparative claims

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists, dietitians and nutrition managers
  • Health and wellbeing professionals
  • Food policy colleagues
  • Communications and public affairs, marketing
  • Product development / R&D 

Speakers Include:

  • Dr Alison Tedstone, Deputy Director of Diet, Nutrition and Obesity / Chief Nutritionist, Public Health England
  • Jennifer Arthur, Head of Nutrition & Product Development, Leatherhead Food Research
  • Claudine Cognat, Research and Development Technologist, MacPhie UK 
  • Bridget Benelam, Nutrition Communications Director, British Nutrition Foundation
  • Nicky Gillett, Nutrition & Health Development Manager, Allied Bakeries
  • Anna Taylor, Executive Director, Food Foundation
  • Will Smithard, Strategic Projects Director, UK Active
  • Dr Glenys Jones, Communications Manager & Project Research Lead, Association for Nutrition
  • Kate Arthur, External Scientific Affairs and Nutrition Manager, and Rachel Cranston, Media Marketing Manager, Alpro UK
  • Dr Alexa Hoyland, Senior Nutrition Manager, Kellogg
  • Ed Morrow, External Affairs Manager, Royal Society for Public Health
  • Charlie Parker, Nutrition & Scientific Affairs Manager, IGD
  • Andy Taylor, Regulatory Policy Executive, Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP)
  • Liz Read, Company Nutritionist, Nestlé UK