BDA Corporate Members

We ask two things of our corporate members: that they show commitment to evidence based nutrition communications and the sustainability of the profession, and that they are open to two-way dialogue with the BDA office and our members. 

Current Strategic Partners

Abbott Nutrition


As a long-established innovator of healthcare products and services, Abbott Nutrition continues to translate leading-edge science into nutritional solutions for people of all ages around the world. With expertise in the science of nutrition, Abbott has long been a pioneer in nutritional healthcare products that advance quality of life.

Working in partnership with healthcare professionals and organisations, we provide structured nutritional care to ensure patients are supported throughout their treatment programme.



Danone is a leading food and drink company with a health focussed portfolio in essential Dairy & Plant-based products, Waters and Specialised Nutrition. Everything we do is guided by our long established principle of balancing economic success and social progress. At our heart is a conviction that people’s health and the health of the plant are intrinsically connect. This is our vision of ‘One Planet. One Health.’ To deliver this we focus on bringing health through food and drinks to as many people as possible. Our top brands include Activia, Actimel and Alpro. See more on Danone's health commitments here.

Mead Johnson Nutrition / Reckitt

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The Mead Johnson Paediatric Nutrition Institute - part of Reckitt - pursues a healthier world by working closely with global experts to advance nutrition science and share it with Healthcare Professionals who can use it to make a real difference for their patients. With our global network of research and development scientists, research laboratories, and facilities that put us at the forefront of pediatric nutrition science, we continue to build upon decades of innovation and collaboration to positively impact the future. MJPNI puts Reckitt's purpose to protect, heal and nurture into practice through shared success with our partners.    


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Nutricia specialises in the delivery of advanced medical nutrition for the very young, the old and the sick. As well as being the largest specialist nutrition company in Europe, Nutricia is the market leader in the UK.

Nutricia supply high quality feeds, systems and support services to patients and health care professionals. Through Nutricia Homeward service, they deliver nutritional feeds, enteral feeding systems and nursing care directly to patients’ homes.

Quorn Foods

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Quorn Foods believes the world needs a more sustainable diet that is healthier for its people and kinder to our planet. They believe excessive meat consumption is a major driver of unsustainable diets. Their purpose at Quorn Foods is to provide the world with healthier and more sustainable protein alternatives to meat.

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Wiltshire Farm Foods


Wiltshire Farm Foods is a frozen ready meal provider with a range of over 330 dishes, including over 85 world-leading texture modified meals for those living with dysphagia.  All of the dishes in its range have been developed with the company’s in-house RDs and team of Chefs, resulting in food which is not only delicious and nutritious, it is also safe to eat.  

Meeting the requirements set out by the IDDSI framework, the Softer Foods range provides Level 4 Puréed, Level 5 Minced and Moist and Level 6 Soft & Bite-Sized.  Other specialist ranges also include Mini Meals and Mini Meals Extra, catering to those with smaller appetites who may be at risk of malnutrition.

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Current Supporters


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Benecol® products include a range of tasty foods such as yoghurt drinks, yoghurts and spreads, which contain a unique cholesterol lowering ingredient - plant stanol ester. Plant stanols are recommended as part of a cholesterol-lowering diet in international guidelines. To find out more and download our free resources for healthcare professionals and patients, please visit the healthcare professional website or sign up to the free quarterly newsletter

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Clasado Ltd:


Clasado is the developer and manufacturer of ‘Bimuno, a commercial prebiotic with specific properties’.

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Dr Schär




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Dr Schaer are is a specialist nutrition company with brands including Schaer, Glutafin and more recently, Mevalia. They have been working with the coeliac community for over 20 years in the UK.

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Heights, a UK-based start-up in the daily biotic and multivitamin space, is working with a dietitian to promote informed consumer choices with research-backed products.

Heights is the developer and manufacturer of both a daily biotic and multivitamin, and use vegan ingredients to offer more choice for consumers to complement their lifestyles.

Heights is eager to engage with our community on preventative health strategies. Their commitment to this partnership reflects their vision of a future where informed dietary and lifestyle decisions lead to better health for everyone.

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Oatly Healthcare Professional website:

We are the world’s original and largest oat drink company. For over 25 years, we have exclusively focused on developing expertise around oats: a global power crop with inherent properties suited for sustainability and human health.

Our commitment to oats has resulted in core technical advancements that enabled us to unlock the breadth of the dairy portfolio, including alternatives to milks, ice cream, yoghurt, cooking creams, and spreads.

We aim to help drive a systemic shift in society to a more plant-based food system to tackle climate change and public health challenges. We always aim for our products to have as good as or better nutritional profile than the dairy benchmark

More information for members: coming soon



PrecisionBiotics® (part of Novozymes OneHealth) work with human health centres of excellence across the world. Over 20 years ago, their scientists began researching thousands of bacterial cultures together with experts from one of the world's leading centres of microbiome research, the APC Microbiome Institute. They have access to the world’s largest collection of bacterial strains and thousands of enzymes that power their mission to find sustainable health solutions for future generations. From the very start, they have been dedicated to understanding unique bacterial strains and their role in specific areas of health. 

In addition to developing high quality supplements containing unique bacterial strains to support specific health needs, they are dedicated to providing a wealth of information and resources to support you and your patients.

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Founded in 2002, Symprove Ltd is committed to developing the understanding of the role of the gut microbiome through extensive research and testing. Their water-based food supplement called Symprove was launched in 2010 and contains four strains of live and active bacteria to support a healthy microbiome within the context of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Vitaflo International



Vitaflo are developers of specialised clinical nutrition products for Metabolic Disorders, Nutrition Support and specific conditions such as Kidney Disease.


Yakult UK Ltd

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Science has remained firmly at the core of the Yakult company since the scientist Dr Shirota succeeded in discovering a unique strain of bacteria robust enough to survive the intestines, Lactobacillus casei Shirota, which he used to make the first bottle of Yakult in 1935.

Yakult has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research.  The company is committed to sponsoring independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes throughout the world, including the UK, to further investigate the benefits and applications of the unique strain of bacteria.

To date, over 100 human studies on Lactobacillus casei Shirota have now been published in peer-reviewed journals, across a wide range of health areas including antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, infectious disease, constipation, IBS and cancer.  


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