Reformulation is where companies innovate to change the composition of a food or drink product to reduce portion-size, calories, fat, sugars and salt content or increase nutrients such as fibre or micronutrients. It can be hugely impactful.

Examples of reformulation include low fat cheese spreads, semi-skimmed milk, fibre-rich cereal and low- and no-sugar drinks where reformulation and processing innovations help to maintain taste of the product to be acceptable to the consumer.

Learn more about how your business can reformulate and innovate with our resources and best practices below.

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FoodDrinkEurope guidelines: reformulation

These guidelines outline the aspects of product innovation and reformulation that may need to be considered when undertaking reformulation work. There can be many reasons why a food and drink manufacturer would want to reformulate...

FoodDrinkEurope guidelines: reformulation