This conference, hosted by Harper Adams University and supported by the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, will explore nutritional food opportunities that farmers could be capitalising on. Nuffield Scholars Caroline Drummond MBE and David Northcroft will present their findings after 12 months of research into how farming can learn from science to optimise the nutritional value of food.New National Farmers Union president Meurig Raymond and experts in the field of nutrition, farming and food security will also speak on the day.
This seminar brings together policymakers with the UK food and drink industry to discuss government’s focus on making the sector more competitive. Attention will be paid to increasing exports, developing new food technologies, meeting environmental challenges and encouraging young people into the industry.Speakers will include Justine Fosh, chief executive of Improve and the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, Melanie Leech, director general of the Food & Drink Federation and Mark Driscoll, head of food at Forum for the Future.
This event will look at the real evidence behind claims that sugar influences health and what has led to it suddenly becoming a hotly talked about issue. Organised by the Food & Drink Innovation Network, this one-day seminar will address alternatives for replacing sugar in products, potential new regulations, consumers’ opinion, and how to counter some of the extreme opinions.Speakers will include, Dr Aseem Malhotra on the new Action on Sugar campaign, Dr Julian Cooper of British Sugar and David Jago of the Global New Products Database and Mintel.
This two-day conference, organised by the Institute of Food Science & Technology, will look at how the food and drink sector has evolved over the last 50 years and towards the developments that will shape it in the future. Sessions will span across food science and technology, covering food engineering, food law, sensory science, nutrition and food safety as well as the very latest in agri-food and processing technologies.
This event will address water politics, climate change, agricultural water management and water allocation, to provide attendees with a chance to acquire an understanding of this global issue and how it might impact on their business. It will discuss the links between water security and food, energy and human and national security. Speakers will include the London Water Research Group, WaterAid, WWF, and a number of representatives from the University of East Anglia.
This half-day event, organised by the British Nutrition Foundation, will review the current evidence base on Vitamin D. Topics will include European wide intake, status and recommendations, the role and type of fortification and the importance of maternal intake.Professor Roger Bouillon from KU Leuven university, Professor Christel Lamberg-Allardt from the University of Helsinki, Professor Susan Lanham-New from the University of Surrey, Dr Mairead Kiely from the University College Corkand Dr Nicholas Harvey from the University of Southampton will all speak on the day.
With new EU food information regulation set to apply from December 2014, this seminar will address challenges for its implementation. Speakers will discuss nutrition information on processed foods, origin labelling, allergen labelling, public health and legibility. Speakers will include representatives from the British Frozen Food Federation, Leatherhead Food Research, Food and Drink Federation and the British Retail Consortium.
This two-day conference, organised by Campden BRI, will bring attendees up to date on the latest developments in commercial heat preserved food production – covering packaging, production, quality standards and legislation.Speakers will include representatives from Heinz, Holmach, the Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists and Campden BRI.
Food Manufacture's one-day food safety conference - ‘Safe and legal food in a changing world' - will look at emerging food safety issues and the changing regulatory environment. It will offer advice to food and drink companies on how they can avoid falling foul of major food safety incidents that can prove very costly and damaging to company reputations.The day will be divided into four sessions: Tomorrow's food safety risks; Managing the supply chain; Keeping food safe; and Novel processes and packaging.