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Thank You For Attending The Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference!

Now that The Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference is over for another year, perhaps you would be interested in our sister event – The Food Safety – Risks, Threat & Vulnerabilities Conference.

Next-Level Approaches & Technologies Which Ensure Product Authenticity, Increase Supply Chain Transparency & Traceability To Boost Food & Drink Safety

Get To Grips With Emerging Trends, Legislative Updates & Supply Chain Threats & Vulnerabilities To Identify & Reduce Contaminants, Allergens & Food Fraud Risks In The Day-To-Day & In The Post-Brexit Future

A Manufacturer-Led, Senior-Level, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 20th Sept 2017, One America Square, London. Download the brochure here. Book Before Next Thursday & Save £150.

Fight Food Fraud, Allergen Risks, Contamination & Other Supply Chain Vulnerabilities With Insights Into The Latest Industry Trends, Challenges & Legislative Updates:

  1. Stamp Out Food Fraud: Boost product integrity and reduce the risks and costs of adulteration with insight-led testing methods, featuring an authenticity testing spotlight
  2. Identify & Eliminate Supply Chain Vulnerabilities: Best-practice risk assessments which boost end-to-end supply chain transparency and traceability
  3. Advanced Methods To Reduce & Manage Allergen Risks: Avoid cross-contamination with robust detection methods and stay on top of legislative updates
  4. Horizon Scanning Industry Tech & Trends – The Next Big Threats: Reviewing and adapting to upcoming changes, technologies and risks
  5. Reliable & Accurate Contaminant Detection & Prevention: Eliminate physical, micro and chemical contaminants whilst remaining compliant with ever-changing legislation
  6. Preparing For Legislative Changes & The Impact Of Brexit: The latest legislative and industry updates for insight-led plans and winning day-to-day strategies in the build-up to Brexit
  7. Entrenching A Food Safety Culture With Advanced Training: Convince staff of the genuine benefits of food safety practices

Food Fraud • Authenticity Testing Spotlight • Supply Chain Threats & Risk Assessments • Horizon Scanning & Emerging Trends • Contaminants • Allergen Management • Culture & Training • Legislation & Brexit

PLUS! This Food Safety Conference Also Features:

  • 20 Food & Drink Retailers & Manufacturers Speaking From The Frontline – More Than Any Other UK Food Safety Conference
  • 9 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Boosting Food & Drink Safety
  • Tailor Your Day – Choose Interactive Peer-To-Peer Discussions On: A) New Product Launches, B) Best-Practice Listeria Control, C) Quality & Food Safety Strategy, D) Culture & Training, E) HACCP Without Hiccups and F) Corporate Human Rights Responsibilities
  • 2 Interactive Panel Discussions: “Horizon Scanning & Emerging Trends” & “Legislation & Brexit”
  • 3 Double & Triple Perspectives: “Food Fraud”, “Contaminants” & “Culture & Training”
  • 96% Satisfaction Rating In 2016
  • 1 ‘Meet The Speakers’ Area
  • Facilitated Networking Hosts
  • Open Q&A

Book Before Next Thursday To Save £150. Quote ‘EB150’ Under ID Code!

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Can you help clients improve food and drink safety? For more information on how to get involved, please email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com or call +44(0)20 3479 2299.

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before next Thursday 8th June for only £1,999 +VAT (Save £700). Book your stand here. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

A Must-Attend Event For Food & Drink Manufacturers & Retailers Looking To Boost Food & Drink Safety!

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

08.45 Speed Networking
Meet and swap business cards with fellow attendees and make new connections before the conference begins

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting & Chair’s Opening Remarks
John Carter, VP Quality & Sustainability Dairy, Danone 


09.15 Drive Out Risks & Costs & Manage The Fallout Of Food Fraud & Adulteration With Insight-Led Testing Methods

Stefano Del Frate, Corporate Scientific & Regulatory Affairs & Food Risk Manager, GB Foods

09.35 Food Fraud Updates
Ron McNaughton, Head of Food Crime & Incidents, Food Standards Agency 


09.55 Efficient, Targeted Authenticity Testing Approaches Which Ensure The Safety & Quality Of Raw Materials


10.10 Food Fraud: The Thin Red Line Between Consumer Expectation, Regulation & Marketing
Jan Dirk Post, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Germany, Coca-Cola GmbH

10.30 Informal Networking Break & Morning Refreshments


11.00 Identify & Eliminate Potential Threats & Vulnerabilities With Effective Risk Assessments Which Boost Supply Chain Transparency & Traceability

11.00 Perspective One
Cathy Harris, Global Supply Chain & Co-pack Food Safety & Quality Director, Kraft Heinz Company

11.15 Perspective Two
Nemanja Vukanic, Technical & Quality Manager, itsu

11.30 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. To get involved in The Food Safety Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com for more details.


11.50 What’s Next For Food Safety? Reviewing & Adapting To The Upcoming Changes, Technologies & Emerging Risks

Nemanja Vukanic, Technical & Quality Manager, itsu

Takudzwa Kufa, Compliance Technical Manager, New England Seafood International


12.20 Why Large Businesses Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Advanced Food Safety Technologies
John W. Sammon III, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Partech, Inc.

12.40 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.10 Lunchtime Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) New Product Launches
Ivo Muller, Global Quality & Food Safety In Design Manager, Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

B) Best-Practice Listeria Control
Ali Aitchison, Food Safety Specialist, Wm Morrison Supermarkets

C) Quality & Food Safety Strategy
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global

D) Culture & Training
Steven Glass, Head of Quality & Compliance, Benugo

E) HACCP Without Hiccups
Takudzwa Kufa, Compliance Technical Manager, New England Seafood International

F) Corporate Human Rights Responsibilities
Dr Naomi Salmon, HE Lecturer & Legal Researcher, Aberystwyth University

13.40 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global 


13.50 Practical Steps To Identify & Prevent Pesticides, Chemical, Microbiological & Physical Contaminants; Remain Abreast Of Legislation & Potential Future Threats

13.50 Perspective One
Marie Anne Chattaway, Gastrointestinal Clinical Scientific Lead, Public Health England

14.10 Perspective Two
Linda Nadeem, Senior Group Leader Food Safety Design, Mondelêz International

14.30 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. To get involved in The Food Safety Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com for more details.


14.50 Reduce Allergen Contamination Risks & Stay On Top Of Allergen Legislation With Best-Practice Detection Methods & Food Safety Procedures

René Crevel, Science Leader – Allergy & ImmunologyUnilever

15.10 Informal Networking Break & Afternoon Refreshment


15.40 Getting Staff Bought Into A Food Safety Culture & Trained To Industry Standards To Ensure The Quality & Safety Of Your End Product, Always

15.40 Perspective One
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global

16.00 Perspective Two
Tara Gee, Director of Food Safety & Quality EMEA, StarbucksStarbucks Coffee

16.20 Perspective Three
David Brooks, UK & Group, Store Standards & Audit Manager, Tesco PLC


16.40 Practical Insights To Take Back To The Office Today To Prepare For Tomorrow; Industry Predictions & Plans On Future Trends, Legislative Changes & The Impact Of Brexit

Ali Aitchison, Food Safety Specialist, Wm Morrison Supermarkets

17.10 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. For more information on how to get involved in The Food Safety Conference, please email info@foodsafetytrendsconference.com or call us on +44 (0)20 3479 2299.