Unlocking the potential of data in food & drink manufacturing

By William Dodds

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Learn more about how data can be utilised in food and drink manufacturing. Credit: Getty / pcess609
Learn more about how data can be utilised in food and drink manufacturing. Credit: Getty / pcess609

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The possibilities of data in food and drink manufacturing are boundless – the challenge lies in effectively harnessing and understanding its power.

Register now for Food Manufacture’s latest editorial webinar, Using data to drive productivity and cut costs​, and join experts from across the industry on 23 May at 3pm​​ as they debate what ‘data’ really means, before exploring how F&B businesses can better utilise data to become more efficient and profitable.

During the live roundtable discussion topics on the agenda will include the use of data and technology to create intelligent business insights, optimising data usage to drive productivity, learning from the failures of the past, the future of data and how data can help mitigate volatility and disruptions.

By registering now​, you can submit your questions to our panel ahead of time. Plus, join us live on 23 May to engage with our experts directly.

Joining moderator William Dodds, deputy editor at Food Manufacture, are the following expert speakers:

  • Mark Holmes​, senior advisor for supply chain at InterSystems – Holmes brings more than 25 years of experience in consulting, manufacturing operations and software development. He specialises in working with manufacturers and retailers/CPG to solve their most difficult supply chain issues through digital transformation with a modern data fabric architecture.
  • Iain Walker​, UK director of industry engagement at data standards body GS1 UK – Walker was appointed as a director of GS1 UK in 2022, joining from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. As former UK High Commissioner to Ghana and before that finance director and Foreign Office board member, he has worked across UK government and within the private sector.
  • Tom Hollands​, innovation and technical director at sandwich manufacturer Raynor Foods – An accomplished food scientist, Hollands has worked for the Food Standards Agency and across the private sector. Specialising in sustainability, food safety, meta food systems and emerging technologies, his focus on technology leads naturally to developing real-world systems to improve sustainability, cut waste and reduce emissions.
  • Yitzchak Grant​, Client Solutions Director at consulting and advisory firm FutureBridge – Grant works at FutureBridge leveraging over a decade's worth of experience in supply chain and consumer goods to support clients connect technologies and propel human enterprise forward. Having worked across R&D, supply chain, strategy, finance and market, Grant uses the breadth of his experience to bring a unique perspective when solving problems and identifying opportunities.

Can't make it live? Don't worry! Registered participants will have access to the webinar on-demand, along with a wealth of content from our library of previous webinars, including our recent discussion on "How to Minimize Disruption in an Uncertain Climate".

Don't miss this opportunity to gain invaluable insights into leveraging data for success in the food and drink manufacturing industry. Register now to secure your spot!

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