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Upcoming Events

December 2016

Great Hospitality Show 17

23-Dec-2016 to 25-Jan-2017
Location:National Exhibition Centre - Birmingham - United Kingdom
Great Hospitality Show will be the UK’s largest exhibition for foodservice and hospitality in 2017, a celebration of everything new in British hospitality, and the only show focusing on the business of hospitality. 

January 2017

Business Leaders' Forum

Location:DWF, 20 Fenchurch St (the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ building) - London - United Kingdom
Food Manufacture's annual Business Leaders' Forum will bring together the top business leaders from the food and drink manufacturing industry. As well as providing an opportunity for Britain's food industry leaders to discuss the pressing issues of the day, the forum will also provide an ideal chance to network with other senior people within the sector.Attendance to the forum is free, but by personal invitation only. For more information, email Rick Pendrous on:

Next steps for policy on obesity - latest on prevention initiatives and the new government childhood obesity strategy

Location:Central London - United Kingdom
The conference also takes place in light of the proposed introduction of a soft drinks industry levy and following the launch by the Committee of Advertising Practice of a consultation on regulating advertising high in fat, salt and sugar foods to children.Sessions will discuss policy priorities for improving the nutritional content of foods, the challenges of reducing sugar consumption, and latest thinking on preventative measures for addressing the prevalence of obesity during early years.The Chief Executive of the Advertising Standards Authority, Guy Parker, is a keynote speaker at this conference, as are Dr Rachel Pryke, Clinical Champion for Nutrition for Health, Royal College of General Practitioners;Chris Askew, Chief Executive, Diabetes UK; Dr Adrienne Cullum, Obesity Project Lead, NICE; and Gavin Partington, Director General, British Soft Drinks Association.Areas for discussion include: Improving children's health, sugar consumption, primary care and clinical guidance and commissioning services.

ProSweets Cologne

29-Jan-2017 to 01-Feb-2017
Location:Koelnmesse - Cologne - Germany
ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier trade fair for the sweets and snacks industry, will demonstrate how recipes for sweets and snacks can be adapted to suit consumer trends and which raw materials are used for this purpose.

February 2017

Winning at New Product Development

Location:Holiday Inn Bloomsbury - London - United Kingdom
This seminar from the Food and Drink Innovation Network (FDIN) will look at the key food trends in 2017 and beyond and how to tailor new products for widely different generations of people.

March 2017

Food Vision 2017

01-Mar-2017 to 03-Mar-2017
Location:8 Northumberland Avenue - London - United Kingdom
Food Vision is a three day event with a format designed to facilitate knowledge transfer; develop commercial opportunities, and grow business relationships for leaders in the international nutrition and food & drink industries.

April 2017

Next steps for sugar reduction - reformulation, marketing and industry engagement

Location:Central London - London - United Kingdom
This Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum seminar will see delegates discussing the next steps for reducing sugar consumption in the UK.

June 2017

Food Safety Conference

Location:Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - United Kingdom
Food Manufacture’s 2017 food safety conference will be held at Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa. 

November 2017

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Location:The Hilton Park Lane, London - London - United Kingdom
The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards is taking place at The Hilton Park Lane, London on Wednesday 1st November 2017These awards differ from other industry awards in that they recognise the manufacturing achievements rather than end products.The Awards assess companies' progress across a range of criteria including new product development, category management, quality assurance, and process innovation.