Taste is the most important factor when people choose what to eat and drink - but the introduction of a sugar tax and a sugar reduction programme is challenging manufacturers to scale up their reformulation efforts. But how can they innovate quickly to reduce sugar, fat and salt in their products - without taking away the texture, shelf life, colour and appearance that consumers’ demand? And, how do retailers, the out-of-home sector and foodservice providers market ‘better-for-you’ as the best choice? 

Host: Sarah Smith, Presenter, Sunday Politics


14.30 - 15.15

Sue Gatenby, Senior Director Nutrition, PepsiCo

Peter Harding, Chief Operating Officer, Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd (LRS)

Jane Lawrie, Group Communications Director and member of the Executive Committee, Tesco

Joanna Allen, Global Brand VP, Hellmann’s


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