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Foodex 2023

Foodex 2023

Exhibition

Foodex, the UK's premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, is returning to the NEC, Birmingham, to offer a one-stop shop for manufacturing professionals across the full industry spectrum....

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Food and drink factory managers have faced a growing skills shortage for years, with an ageing workforce and tight supply of younger skilled workers. Now the situation is at crisis levels. Over-reliance on migrant workers has been hit by immigration policy limiting the pool of EU recruits who can get UK visas. Staff have had to stay at home and self-isolate during the pandemic, including some essential to continued plant operations. Political action might offer long-term relief. Increased use of robotics is one answer, but many processors have already installed obvious equipment or struggle with budgets to invest. Complex robotic solutions also demand further skills and take time to integrate, test and bed in. Operations managers must still meet increasing customer demand daily, so what can they do immediately to practically address the challenge and deliver targets? Our experts will offer advice.

How to boost food manufacturing productivity in a skills crisis

Webinar

Food and drink factory managers have faced a growing skills shortage for years, with an ageing workforce and tight supply of younger skilled workers. Now the situation is at crisis levels. Over-reliance on migrant workers has been hit by immigration policy...

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The future of plant-based proteins 2021

The future of plant-based proteins 2021

Conference

Food Manufacture proudly presents the virtual event The future of plant-based proteins: roots of further growth, following the resounding success of William Reed's 2019 inaugural conference Shaping the Future of Plant-Based Protein.

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Fighting Fit for a Future in Flux

Fighting Fit for a Future in Flux

Webinar

Food and drink processors face the perfect storm as the end of Brexit transition period looms, Christmas approaches and the UK continues to battle coronavirus restrictions. Rarely has the industry confronted such an uncertain time, so it’s never been...

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Product Recalls: Prevention and Cost Management

Product Recalls: Prevention and Cost Management

Webinar

Food and drink firms fear major recalls, because of the resulting cost to their finances and reputations. Both forms of damage can destroy a business. Companies can also face needless expense by mishandling recalls – and even by recalling products unnecessarily,...

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FreeFrom for the Future

FreeFrom for the Future

Online Event

In this Food and Drink Innovation Network seminar, speakers will discuss what drives millennials and generation Z to eat free-from foods and the export opportunities for free-from food businesses.

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Sustainable snacking trends for 2017

Sustainable snacking trends for 2017

Webinar

Key insights into the multi-billion pound global snacks industry will be on offer in this Food Manufacture Group webinar, staged in partnership with the Almond Board of California. We turn the spotlight onto ethically- and sustainably-produced snacks,...

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Nutrition science –  past, present and future

Nutrition science – past, present and future

Online Event

This half-day conference, organised by the British Nutrition Foundation, will celebrate important discoveries and developments in nutritional science over the past 25 years. It will also discuss the future of food science and nutrition. Topics will include:...

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