How to Facilitate Food and Beverage Product Development in a Global Regulatory Environment

The food and beverage industry must comply with an increasingly number of country-specific guidelines and restrictions. From regulated substances to claims, to the origin of ingredients, to labeling to packaging food contact, etc.,every step of a product life cycle is impacted by those regulations, therefore, it is important for all departments, from marketing, R&D to regulatory, to always stay up-to-date with the latest rules.

This white paper explains some of the most important regulations using an international approach. In addition, you will discover four best practices to ensure product compliance and facilitate new product development.

Food and Beverage Product Development Regulations

Table of Contents:


Product development: an increasingly regulated framework

  • Regulated substance (ingredients & additives)
  • Labeling
  • Nutrition & health claims
  • Ingredients origin
  • Packaging eco-design
  • Food Contact Materials

What are the new challenges?

  • Inter-country product compliance: from marketing to production
  • Risks associated with non-conformity

Best practices

  • Relying on an international network of regulatory experts
  • A single source of information in a complex regulatory environment
  • Compliance by design – information from raw material to packaged goods
  • Compliance by collaboration – facilitate communication with all external stakeholders