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.


FDA Issues First Warning Letter for Foreign Supplier Verification Program Violations under FSMA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued the first Warning Letter addressing violations of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule, one of the seven major...

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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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Hogan Lovells Publications

U.S.-China trade war escalates with new round of Section 301 tariffs and currency manipulation designation International Trade Alert

Following on the heels of U.S. trade negotiators’ return from China, on 1 August, President Trump abruptly announced via Twitter an “additional Tariff of 10 percent on the...

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Media Mention

Brand battles: Starbucks aims to sink 'Siren' trademark Law360

Starbucks Corp. asked the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to block an Alaskan company from registering "Siren's Brew" as a trademark for apparel.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

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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