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Decision Tree and Calculator for Determining Food Product Reformulation Baseline

Wednesday, 05 April 2023

Over four years (2021-2025), the Department of Health aims to reduce calories, saturated fat, sugar and salt in the Irish diet.

The food industry (including food manufacturers and foodservice providers) are being asked to use less of these target nutrients in many everyday foods. The voluntary goals finalised in December 2021 are intended to help people improve their diet and their overall health.

This decision tree and calculator for determining food product reformulation baseline will support food businesses in achieving these targets.


Food reformulation is an opportunity to provide healthier and more nutritious food choices to consumers.