To provide the latest guidance for marketers and product developers in the food industry, Ms. Guild’s presentation will:
· Outline the current regulatory framework governing the use of natural colours, caramel and colouring foodstuffs in key global markets, including the EU, the US and Asia.
· Compare the accepted use of language across different markets to understand the limitations placed on food products by legislation.
· Examine the decision tree of colouring foodstuffs and additives within Europe and discuss the timeline and expected guidance from the European Commission on the classification of food extracts with colouring properties.
Jennifer Guild is Global Food Science and Regulatory Manager for D.D. Williamson.
Over the past 13 years, Jennifer has evaluated the regulations of colours for 70+ countries to clarify labeling, allergens, genetically modified organisms, organic foods and more. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
DDW’s mission is to enhance the visual appeal of food and beverages. The Colour House is a place where creativity blends with advanced technical capability to bring colour ideas to life for customers. DDW’s wide array of natural colouring, along with its sought after caramel colour and burnt sugar, helps sell 2 billion servings every day. A trusted and recognized provider of colour solutions for the food and beverage industry, the company operates 9 manufacturing sites on 5 continents. Visit http://www.ddwilliamson.com and follow us on Twitter @ddwcolor for more info.
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A trusted and recognized provider of color solutions for the food and beverage industry, DDW operates nine manufacturing sites on five continents.