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Upcoming Events


March 2015

Global food technology and innovation summit

02-Mar-2015 to 03-Mar-2015
Location:St Paul's - London
Type:Conference
This event will focus on the latest research, development and innovation in the food and drink sector. Chaired by Quorn Foods’ director of research and development, Dr Tom Finnigan, the two-day conference will include presentations from Nestlé, Diageo, Waitrose, Iglo Group, Kerry Group, 2 Sisters Food Group and Kellogg.

The Groceries Code and integrity in the food supply chain

17-Mar-2015
Location:Westminster - London
Type:Conference
An opportunity to consider the progress and priorities for the Groceries Code Adjudicator and the next steps to ensure integrity and assurance in the food chain will be provided in this seminar. It will discuss the work of the Groceries Code Adjudicator and future priorities in moving towards a fairer food supply chain. It will also address the impact of the final report of the Elliott review into ensuring integrity and assurance of food supply networks and priorities for the Food Standards Agency.

Salmonella – the persistent pathogen

17-Mar-2015
Location:Chipping - Campden
Type:Event
This seminar will discuss the latest knowledge, testing and controlling mechanisms to prevent food poisoning from the bacterium salmonella. Key topics discussed will include the inactivation of salmonella by gas plasma treatment, epidemics and outbreaks in the UK, and rapid and conventional control methods. The event includes an exclusive recorded Skype interview with Edwina Currie about the salmonella in eggs controversy in 1988. 

Food Vision

18-Mar-2015 to 20-Mar-2015
Location:Cannes - France
Type:Exhibition
The growing importance of nutrition in food and drink development and the increased convergence between the food and supplements industries will be reflected at Food Vision 2015. Topics during this three-day event, organised by William Reed Business Media, will include personalised nutrition, research and development, innovation and commercial opportunities.

Food Vision

18-Mar-2015 to 20-Mar-2015
Location:Grand Hyatt Hôtel Martinez - Cannes - France
Type:Exhibition
The growing importance of nutrition in food and drink development and the increased convergence between the food and supplements industries will be reflected at Food Vision 2015. Topics during this three-day event, organised by William Reed Business Media, will include personalised nutrition, research and development, innovation and commercial opportunities.

Caveat Emptor – Beware of Food Fraud!

24-Mar-2015
Location:Leatherhead - Surrey
Type:Event
This event – co-hosted by the Food & Drink Federation (FDF) and Leatherhead Food Research – will provide a five-step guide to protect your business from food fraud. It will highlight the due diligence checks you should take to ensure product integrity, quality and safety,  fraud prevention, adulteration and substitution. Other topics will include horizon scanning, threat and temptation analysis and emerging issues. Speakers will include the FDF’s Barbara Gallani and Leatherhead’s Prof essor Tony Hines.

April 2015

Innovation in soft and alcoholic drinks

23-Apr-2015
Location:Chipping - Campden
Type:Event
During this seminar, drinks firms will learn how to stay ahead of the competition in an environment where they face changing public health policies and consumer demand. It will present the latest information on current issues relating to the development of soft and low-alcohol drinks, including market trends; processing and packaging; microbiological stability; legislation; and public health issues. Speakers will include representatives from Campden BRI, SAB Miller and the SHS Group.

September 2015

Food Safety Conference - Safer food and drink – from the harvest to the home

29-Sep-2015
Location:The Lawry - Manchester
Type:Conference
Food Manufacture’s 2015 food safety conference will take a whole supply chain look at food safety and integrity. It will investigate the latest developments to ensure food safety from the farm, through manufacture and the supply chain, to products and packaging on sale. It will also discuss what more the industry can do to reassure consumers about the safety and authenticity of the food they eat.The one-day conference is targeted at practitioners in the food and drink supply chain who are involved with food safety: from operations and technical managers to regulatory specialists; and from new product developers to food hygiene managers in manufacturing, retail and foodservice.Chairman: Professor Colin Dennis, president elect of the US Institute of Food Technologists, former director general of Campden BRI and past president of the UK Institute of Food Science & Technology

November 2015

Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

03-Nov-2015
Location:Lancaster Hotel - London
Type:Award
Now in its 15th consecutive year, the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards has become an industry benchmark for all those wishing to aspire to world class standards in food excellence.These 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 NPD, category management, quality assurance, and process innovation.

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January 2015

Food Manufacture Business Leaders' Forum 2015

20-Jan-2015
Location:DWF, 20 Fenchurch St - London - United Kingdom
Type:Event
Senior executives working within the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector are invited to review the events of the past year and discuss the outlook for 2015 at this morning forum.

November 2014

Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

20-Nov-2014
Location:Park Lane Hilton - London - United Kingdom
Type:Award
The Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards reward firms that have displayed progress and achievements through their manufacturing processes over the past year. They honour the best companies in 11 categories. Awards will also be made for Company of the Year, Judges’ Special Award and Personality of the Year. New this year is the Young Talent of the Year award, celebrating the sector’s new entrants. Winners will be announced at a black tie awards ceremony.

October 2014

Food Safety conference: Safe and legal food in a changing world

15-Oct-2014
Location:Heritage Motor Centre - Gaydon, Warwickshire - United Kingdom
Type:Conference
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.