Area of focus

Food and Beverages

The food and beverage team at Hogan Lovells represents some of the largest names in the industry. 

We anticipate the developments that may have an impact on your operations and are at the forefront of these issues. The rise of global consumer markets. Increased regulation in labeling and processing. Effective promotion. Supply-chain complexity. Production, packaging, and new ingredient approvals. Distribution and retailing. Recalls and health, safety, and environmental concerns. We are with you each step of...

Representative experience

Advised a dairy company on the launch of an innovative milk product, including product labelling, launch advertising campaigns, and website copy.

Advised a fruit juice manufacturer on compliance with the EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation.


Advised a global manufacturer on the interpretation and impact of the new EU Food Information to Consumers Regulation.

Advised Moet Hennessy on UK allergen labelling requirements in the context of managing a potential issue with the Foods Standards Agency.


Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Medical Foods Workshop: Science, Regulation and Practical Aspects

Xin Tao will serve as a panelist during the "Concepts around Differentiating Medical Foods and FSDU" session on 14 August.

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Regulation of cannabis in Italy: Use in food and cosmetics

In Italy the cultivation and the industrial use of hemp has a long tradition and recent changes in law have led to a revival.

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FDA announces reinspection and VQIP fees for Fiscal Year 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 fee rates, which in particular cover the fees for facility reinspections and participation in the...

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National Advertising Division issues decision on "0 g added sugars" claim for oatmilk

Oatly, Inc. has chosen to discontinue its “no added sugars” advertising claims after the Campbell Soup Company brought a challenge before the National Advertising Division...

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FDA Finalizes Guidance on How to Determine Whether a Company Meets the “Small Business” Definition under the FSMA Preventive Controls Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently finalized its “Guidance for Industry: Determining the Number of Employees for Purposes of the ‘Small Business’...

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