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Bolster Food & Drink Safety: Strengthen Your Supply Chain Vulnerability Risk Assessments & Product Authenticity, Drive Food Safety Cultures & Prepare For The Latest Food Fraud Threats & Legislative Trends With Practical, Future-Focused Methods & Technology

A One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 27th September 2018, One America Square, Central London. Download Brochure. Group Discounts Available - Book 4 For The Price Of 3!

24 Industry-Leading Food & Drink Manufacturers Share Forward-Focused Strategies In One Inspiring Day:

  1. Bolster Supply Chain Integrity & Food Defence: Advanced risk assessment processes and testing methods to ensure raw material authenticity and end-product safety
  2. Embed Food Safety Cultures Into The Business Core: Practical steps to drive a long-term culture shift that puts food safety and quality first
  3. Get On Top Of Legislative Trends & BRC Updates: Future-proof your commercial plans and adapt your procedures
  4. Prevent Food Fraud & Horizon Scan The Next Big Threats: The practical methods to remain aware of the main trends, latest hotspots and new upcoming threats to food and drink
  5. New Technology & The Latest Systems – Worth The Investment? Deciphering the latest innovations which could advance and streamline your food safety procedures
  6. Allergens & Contaminants, The Ongoing Battle! The latest thinking and practical controls to ensure your product is safe and avoids costly recalls
  7. Sugar Reduction & Reformulation: Insights into the implications, challenges and lessons learned for food safety.

Bolster Food & Drink Safety! 15 Manufacturers | 3 Regulators | 3 Academics | 3 Restaurants: Supply Chain Vulnerability Risk Assessments • Supply Chain Integrity & Authenticity • Food Safety Culture • Legislation Trends • Food Fraud & Horizon Scanning • Technology & Systems • Allergens & Contaminants • Reformulation & Sugar Reduction

PLUS! This Food & Drink Safety Conference Also Features:

  •  24 Food & Drink Manufacturers, Regulators, Academics & 3   Restaurants Speaking From The Frontline
  •  1 Compact, Future-Focused Day
  •  97%+ Average Satisfaction Rating!
  •  4 Panel Discussions: “Technology & Systems”, “New Legislation”,   “Culture” & “Allergens & Contaminants”
  •  1 Sugar & Reformation Case Study
  •  1 Technology & Systems Panel
  •  1 Consultative Clinic On Spices
  •  3 Informal Lunchtime Discussions: A) Sugar Reduction B) Packaging   C) Honey
  •  2 Double Perspectives: “Supply Chain Integrity & Authenticity” & “Food   Fraud & Horizon Scanning”
  •  Open Q&A

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

Book An Exhibition Stand + 2 Delegate Places For Just £2,749. Click here to book your stand. For more information on speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting, please email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com or call +44 (0)20 3479 2299.

8.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Chairs’ Opening Remarks
Louise Manning, Senior Lecturer in Food Policy and Management, Harper Adams University


09.15 Trace It, Find It, Prove It. Ensure Authenticity & Bolster Food Defence Throughout Your Supply Chain With Risk Assessment Practices & Advanced Testing Methods

09.15 Perspective One: Greg Corbishley, Head of Food Defence, The Bart Ingredients Co.

09.35 Perspective Two: Paul Isherwood, Head of Technical & Quality, The SHS Group Drinks Division


10.00 Best-In-Class Supply Chain Vulnerability Risk Assessments

10.00 Perspective One: Nemanja Vukanic, Head of Technical, itsu

10.20 Perspective Three: Salvatore Ranchetti, Group Quality, Sr Director, Ferrero

10.45 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking, Also Featuring A Spices Interactive 'Clinic' Hosted By John Hill, Technical Director, British Pepper & Spice

11.15 Clean Air – A Vital Ingredient

Ross Dumigan, Food & Beverage Segment Manager, Camfil


11.35 Successfully Implement & Achieve A Food Safety Quality Culture Across Your Entire Organisation For A Long-Term Cultural Shift Which Focuses On Product Safety

Hafsa Chergui, Food Safety Inspector, Belgian Federal Food Safety Agency



11.55 Join Our Experienced Panellists To Discuss The Challenges, Pitfalls & Successes Of Developing A Culture To Put Safety & Quality Above All Else

Prof. Bizhan Pourkomailian, Global Director Restaurant & Distribution Food Safety,  McDonald’s

Sally-Ann Krzyzaniak, Research Fellow, Portsmouth Business School

Jenny Pout, Quality Manager, Gü Puds

Alexis Guest, Group Technical Manager, Dalziel Ltd

Linda Calite,Technical Manager, Pizza Hut Europe

Chris Moore, HSE Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland


12.35 Managing the Supply Chain and the Risks and Consequences Involved
Paul Hastings, Sales Account Manager, Ideagen

12.45 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Speakers & Partners


13.15 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Sugar Reduction: Sally-Ann Drake, Head of Technical & Innovation, Mathiesons Bakery

B) Whole & Superfood Supply Chain Integrity & Authenticity: Takudzwa Kufa, Head of Technical, Green Origins

C) New Legislation Trends

13.45 Afternoon Chairs’ Opening Remarks
Nikos Mavroudis
Associate Professor in Food Quality and Regulation
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading


13.55 Assessing The Recent Food Crimes That Have Hit The Industry & The Practical Methods Available To Keep Abreast Of The Latest Threats

Ron McNaughton, Head of Food Crime & Incidents
Food Standards Scotland


14.20 Having Your Cake And Eating It... The Expansion Of The National Food Crime Unit And Why Criminals Are About To Get Thinner

Gavan Wafer, Head of Intelligence, National Food Crime Unit


14.45 Technology & Systems Case Study - Debating Blockchain The Latest Food Supply Chain Management Technologies To Decipher What And How Could Advance & Streamline Food Safety & Consumer Trust

Nikos Mavroudis, Associate Professor in Food Quality and Regulation, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading

15.10 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


15.40 Contaminants & Allergens Are An Ongoing Battle; What Are The Best-Practice Controls & Latest Strategies To Ensure Your End Product Is 100% Safe For The End Consumer?

Dr Lisa Ackerley, Food Safety Adviser, UKHospitality

Alexis Guest, Group Technical Manager, Dalziel Ltd

Nemanja Vukanic, Head of Technical, itsu

Deb Jayaprakash, Technical Manager, Artisan du Chocolat Limited


16.10 With the Government’s push for manufacturers to reduce sugar and calorie levels and the introduction of the Sugar Tax, what affect will recipe reformulation have on product food safety?

Dr Gavin Bown, Vice President - Global R&D, Barry Callebaut

16.35 Chairs 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.