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Sponsors

Danone

Danone - one planet, one health logo

'Danone are a leading food and drink company with a health-focused portfolio in Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, and Specialised Nutrition. Our mission is to deliver health through food and drink to as many people as possible. At Danone our ‘One Planet. One Health’ vision reflects our strong belief that the health of people and the health of our planet are interconnected.

'Danone is proud to be a certified B Corp, joining other mission-driven businesses operating as a force for good, doing business in ways that are not only good for their shareholders, but good for their employees, customers, communities, suppliers and the environment.

'In 2023 we launched a range of new health commitments across our dairy, plant-based and beverages portfolio, including a commitment that at least 90% of our portfolio will not be High in Sugar, Salt or Fat (HFSS). We also have a strong research heritage with world-leading global facilities, to pioneer nutritional solutions for both everyday and special nutritional needs.'

International Sweeteners Association

International Sweeteners Association logo

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is an international non-profit organisation with scientific aims representing suppliers and users of low/no calorie sweeteners, including tabletop sweeteners manufacturers.

Established over 40 years ago, the ISA is recognised by the European Commission, national and international regulatory authorities, and the World Health Organisation, and has Non-Government Observer status with the Codex Alimentarius Commission which establishes international food standards.

The ISA aims to inform and educate on the most up-to-date nutritional and scientific information in relation to the role and benefits of low/no calorie sweeteners, and the foods and beverages that contain them.

The ISA also encourages research into, and enhances understanding of the role that low/no calorie sweeteners can play in achieving a balanced diet.

PepsiCo

PepsiCo logo

'PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

'PepsiCo generated $70 billion in net revenue in 2020, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that in the UK includes Walkers, Pepsi MAX, Doritos and Quaker. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

'Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability at the centre of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people.'

Financial support from sponsors is gratefully received: It helps defray costs, making the meeting more accessible for a diverse audience. Commercial sponsors have no influence on the programme or selection of keynote speakers, and recognition of sponsor support does not imply an endorsement for any specific products or services.