A Global Insight Conferences Event – 14 Years of Unquestionable Quality

Our Partners

Activate is a family business with 30+ years’ experience in the development of & science behind foodgrade lubrication. Our customer base spans 750+ individual production sites in food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics & food packaging and we are trusted partners to 60%+ of the UK’s top 50 food groups. We employ a unique, science-based approach to deliver market-leading synthetic lubricants, innovative lubrication solutions and certified, guaranteed audit compliance to deliver immediate, tangible business benefits. Our aim is to empower engineers & operators to achieve the highest standards of lubrication reliability.


Passionate about powering transparent, resilient and compliant supply chains, Authenticate combines collaborative software and proven industry experience to transform supplier management and drive efficiencies. 

Working with leading food retailers and manufacturers to map through the tiers, we provide the visibility and actionable insight needed to ensure safety and maintain standards.

With a suite of scalable software solutions available including supply chain mapping, audits, assessments, KPIs, automated certifications, specifications, incident management and much more, we’re here to help streamline processes and mitigate risk.

BIPEAProvider of Proficiency Testing Programs and Reference Materials in Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics and Sensory

BIPEA is a scientific and independent nonprofit organization providing proficiency testing programs and external reference materials for testing laboratories concerned by quality control and analytical accuracy.
Present in more than 160 countries worldwide, our services cover different fields like cereals (grain, milling, feed), agro industry (dairy food, beverages, contaminants) environment (feed waters, waste waters, soils, sludge, air), cosmetics (sunscreen, fragrances, flavorings), pharmaceutics and surface

Thanks to our quality control services, you have the possibility to evaluate the accuracy of your results analysis and to improve your performance. PT programs can be used:
– to check the good functioning of your equipment,
– to check the technical skills of your staff,
– to be updated with the requirements of Quality Standards,
– to give your customers confidence in the quality and safety of your products or services,
– to promote your analytical performance to your customers.

In this context, we propose more than 200 regular programs of interlaboratory comparisons covering a wide range of matrices and criteria in microbiology, physics, chemistry and sensory.
Our services include: design and manufacture of the tests, shipment via express courier, efficient scientific and technical support, fast edition of the statistical report and a strong relationship of cooperation with our participating laboratories. 

Our organization is certified ISO 9001 by the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance and accredited by COFRAC according the ISO/IEC 17043 standard for the organization of proficiency testing programs (scope 1-1495 available on www.cofrac.fr). 
Today, we gather near 2500 laboratories.

Join Bipea, we will offer you more than accuracy and confidence.

For any further information, you can contact us: 

BIPEA (Bureau Interprofessionnel des Etudes Analytiques) – France

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From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software provides a product concept to launch platform for consumer goods such as fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor, consumer electronics, cosmetics & personal care and food & beverage. Centric Software’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Centric PLMTM, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, quality and product portfolio optimization innovations specifically for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric Visual BoardsTM offer highly visual, touch-screen experiences for collaboration and decision-making. Centric PlanningTM is an innovative, cloud-native, augmented-intelligence solution delivering end-to-end retail planning to maximize retail and wholesale business performance.  Centric PricingTM, is an AI-driven market insight platform for data-informed decision-making on pricing and product assortments to maximize revenue and margins. Among many other market-driven innovations, Centric Software is widely known for its connectivity to dozens of other enterprise systems, including ERP, DAM, PIM, e-com and more, in addition to creative tools such as Adobe® Illustrator, a host of 3D CAD connectors and sustainability tools, such as HIGG. Centric Software has the highest user adoption rate, customer satisfaction rate and fastest time to value in the industry.  

Centric Software is a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the world leader in 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and PLM solutions.  

Centric Software has received multiple industry awards and recognition, including being named by Red Herring to its Top 100 Global list several times. Centric Software also received five excellence awards from Frost & Sullivan over the past decade and 4 excellence awards from Just Style.  


Since our creation in 1989 by our founder, and former owner, John Bell we have constantly strived to provide the highest quality products and services combined with industry leading service and support to our customers.  This passion has led to an enviable reputation within our chosen sectors particularly when combined with our world-class CIP and engineering knowledge and expertise.

In 2012, we attracted the attention of the international family owned Christeyns group and joined their ranks as part of Christeyns Food Hygiene becoming a full member of the family in 2017 when John decided to retire leaving his creation in the safest of hands.  Since that point our flair and ability has merged with our European partners to bring to our UK and Irish customer base an enhanced range of detergents, disinfectants and services drawing on experts from Finland to Morocco and France to the Czech Republic.

With our speciality laboratory facilities in Warrington (supported by partner labs in Belgium, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic) we can analyse debris and items of equipment to devise the most effective detergent solutions to ensure that your clean is the most efficient possible in terms of chemical composition, time and cost whilst providing the safest possible solution for your staff.  

Our innovation continues to include unique hygiene testing & verification tests, an industry leading training offering and the world’s first BSI Kitemark™ hand sanitiser to provide our customers with the reassurance that our products have been independently assessed and evaluated and found to meet the most demanding of standards.  That commitment to demanding standards extends to our dedication to the environment as well as the health & safety of our employees with our accreditation to BS EN 9001, BS EN 14001 and BS EN 45000 ensuring that the management of our business is world class in all aspects.

However, our expertise isn’t just limited to supporting our customers. We actively support many stakeholders throughout the food, dairy and beverage sectors, such as: –

  • Campden BRI as Chair of the Processing, Operations & Preservation MIG
  • Numerous academic organisations such as Cardiff Met, Reaseheath College and the National Centre for Food Manufacturing.
  • SOFHT as Events & Training Services Director
  • BFBi as National Chair.
  • Anaphylaxis UK as a member of the Corporate Panel advising on the use of cleaning and hygiene as an allergen control.
  • The Society of Dairy Technology.
  • IFST Food Safety SIG.


Detectamet are a global manufacturer of metal detectable & X-Ray visible products. Working with the food and pharmaceutical industries, our award-winning products help to reduce the risk of foreign body contamination, averting the risk of expensive and damaging product recalls.

Focusing on quality, simplicity, and results in everything we do; our passion for delivering a great customer experience is driven by our culture to be smarter and more agile tomorrow than we are today.

With five facilities across the globe, we strive to stay ahead by championing innovation, anticipating customer needs, and delivering solutions at pace. Our product range spans from detectable stationery, storage solutions, personal protective equipment, to bespoke solutions for a range of applications.

Our Detectable products are made from a unique, patented EU & FDA food contact approved polymer that contains the highest level of detectable additive, our product range offers you the best in detectability without compromising on durability.

Utilising our global network, we’re also able to offer customer support 24/5 – for quick support to industry no matter where you’re located.

The safest way to minimise, and protect against foreign object risk, is to use our detectable products in all areas of your processing facility.

Metal Detectable Pens, Tools & Equipment | Detectamet UK

Hygiena® delivers rapid microbial detection and monitoring solutions to support the food & beverage industry. Utilising advanced technologies and patented designs, we provide industry-leading ATP and environmental monitoring systems, ATP-based product quality testing, PCR pathogen detection and characterization systems, allergen and mycotoxin tests, environmental collection devices, and more. 


Founded in Kyoto, Japan, in 1893, Ishida is now a global company with a turnover in excess of $1 billion and more than 3500 employees across the globe. We continue to be a family-owned business, passed down over five generations. We pride ourselves on being a customer-led company, driven by our unique philosophy. Three Way Harmony.  Good for our customers, good for society and good for our company.

We offer a full range of weighing, x-ray inspection, checkweighing, tray sealing, packing and leak detection equipment, plus supporting software, for food applications and non-food applications such as hardware and tablets. Whether it’s a single machine or a fully integrated line solution our technology is tailored to your sector and the characteristics of your products – and built by engineering experts who understand your challenges. Our EMEA head office is located in Birmingham, UK where we manufacture and supply across the region and support our customers through 14 regional offices and our partner network. 


‘Compliance with confidence’ isn’t just a saying for us at Klipspringer. It informs everything we do – from offering constant technical support, to supplying thousands of hospitality and manufacturing businesses with innovative food safety solutions.

For over 20 years, Klipspringer have provided an unrivalled service that includes same day despatch, the largest stock holding in the UK (of more than 3,000 products), and the most helpful, knowledgeable customer support team in the industry. As a BRCGS partner organisation we work with the smallest artisan producers right up to the largest food producers and manufacturers, including the likes of Whitbread, McDonalds, Hovis, Kerry, Greggs, Compass Group, Cranswick, Müller, and Coca Cola.

At Klipspringer, we specialise in the following areas:  

  •         removing the guesswork from food oil management
  •         providing UKAS-accredited temperature calibration services
  •         eliminating foreign body risk with durable, detectable equipment
  •         sourcing sustainable cleaning utensils from ocean plastic
  •         increasing the efficiency and accuracy of thermometer checks
  •         offering a market-leading range of colour-coded food grade products
  •         developing innovative digital quality management systems
  •         maximising workplace organisation with visual aids
  •         minimising risks, costs, and audit non-conformances


LRQA is the leading global assurance partner, bringing together decades of unrivalled expertise in assessment, advisory, inspection and cybersecurity services. Our solutions-based partnerships are supported by data-driven insights that help our clients solve their biggest business challenges. 

Operating in more than 150 countries with a team of more than 5,000 people, LRQA’s award-winning compliance, supply chain, cybersecurity and ESG specialists help more than 61,000 clients across almost every sector to anticipate, mitigate and manage risk wherever they operate. 

In everything we do, we are committed to shaping a better future for our people, our clients, our communities and our planet. 

How we’re shaping a better future, together 

Working hand in hand with our clients, we solve some of the hardest challenges the world faces.  

Every day, our teams are committed to helping clients: 

  • Ensure food is safe, secure and ethically sourced across the entire supply chain; every year, we audit 20,000 sites to ensure our clients’ food is safe.
  • Ensure that critical assets operate safely and minimise risk to life; we conduct around 60,000 inspections of critical assets every year.
  • Eliminate child labour and modern-day slavery through responsible sourcing and transparency; in 2023 we helped 30 clients identify, assess and remediate forced labour risks.
  • Reduce their impact on the environment by transitioning to cleaner energy sources; in the past 24 months, we’ve delivered more than 600 renewable energy projects have been delivered across 25 countries.
  • Keep their data, assets and people secure from cybersecurity threats; in 2023 we identified more than 350 cyber incidents for our clients.
  • Create a safer, more secure, more sustainable world; our 800 ESG specialists are making clients’ businesses more sustainable every day.

For more information, visit lrqa.com/uk, email us at enquiries.uk@lrqa.com or call +44 (0)121 817 4000.

METTLER TOLEDO, a global leader in precision instrumentation, includes a highly experienced and trusted Product Inspection division, dedicated to enhancing product quality and upholding next-level safety requirements. Its next-generation inspection solutions seamlessly integrate into production lines, empowering manufacturers to combat rising costs, boost productivity and embrace digitalisation. 

Through innovative product inspection technologies, METTLER TOLDEO solutions facilitate compliance with product safety standards.  Through innovative product inspection technologies, METTLER TOLDEO solutions facilitate compliance with product safety standards. Its foreign body detection systems, including state of the art metal detection and x-ray inspection, help to mitigate recall risks and protect brands.

At the heart of the METTLER TOLEDO mission lies a commitment to boosting productivity for manufacturers and fostering unwavering trust in every product. Its checkweighers deliver dynamic precision weighing, minimising costly overfills and optimising operational efficiency. Meanwhile, vision inspection solutions meticulously detect label and packaging defects, mitigating the likelihood of rework and product recalls.

METTLER TOLEDO embraces digitalisation with ProdX™, its pioneering data management software. Real-time monitoring and recording of inspection data provides manufacturers with actionable insights, peace of mind and digitalised compliance documentation. 

In summary, the innovative product inspection solutions from METTLER TOLEDO help manufacturers combat rising costs, safeguard consumers, uphold brand integrity and prepare them for future legislation and business growth.


Providing innovative product lifecycle and product data management process solutions, SpecPage from Revalize is specifically designed for recipe-based food and beverage manufacturers. With SpecPage, our clients harness the power of an innovative PLM process solution to increase revenue, reduce production costs, and enhance support for global regulatory compliance. We are the only PLM and PDM software provider dedicated to the food and beverage industry with a quick start, out-of-the-box process solution. To learn how our revolutionary software can be a game changer for you, please visit https://www.specpage.com/

TraceGains is revolutionising supply chain agility for food and beverage brands around the globe, through an innovative Networked Ingredients Marketplace. The ability for ingredient suppliers, manufacturers and retailers to seamlessly connect with partners through a networked marketplace is essential for collaborating to solve today’s unprecedented supply chain challenges. Information about ingredients and supply chain partners flows instantly using intelligence and automation. Our patented PostOnce™ technology allows authorised stakeholders to share and receive vital information, precisely when, where, and how they need to operate efficiently and remain competitive.

Brands collaborate on over 450,000 ingredients/items from more than 60,000 global supply chain locations, with over 4,600,000 supplier items and documents,  creating greater agility, resilience, and joined sustainability within the business ecosystem that masters the modern supply chain.


Trace One is a global leader in PLM and Compliance solutions within the process manufacturing and retail CPG space. With more than 30 years of industry expertise, we deliver innovative and scalable solutions that support the entire product manufacturing lifecycle and equip our customers to thrive in new markets. Serving more than 9,000 brand owners worldwide, Trace One is committed to delivering the best in every aspect of business, including solutions, data standardization and access, customer success and social and environmental responsibility.