What are the packaging trends set to define 2022 and beyond?
In this insightful presentation, FMCG Gurus will reveal some of the major trends in the world of food & drink packaging, with a focus on sustainability and ensuring an ethical and eco-friendly supply chain.
Standing out from the crowd: How smart packaging design can deliver retail success
We're told not to judge a book by its cover, but in food & drink retail positive first impressions are vital. Product design makes a huge difference to success on the shelf, and in this session Threesixty Brand and Packaging Design talk us through what it takes to make an impression in a busy marketplace.
Jon Stevens, Partner - Threesixty Brand and Packaging Design
Chris Isted, Creative Director - Threesixty Brand and Packaging Design
Where next for sustainable packaging?
Packaging, perhaps more than most sectors, has had to confront the issue of sustainability head on. In this session, we take a look at some of the latest developments in sustainable packaging solutions and how to translate sometimes complex calculations into consistent and accurate consumer messaging.
David Harding-Brown, Founder Partner - The Packaging Collective
Andy Sweetman, Sales and Marketing Director - Futamura
Hugh Lewis, Head of Proposition Strategy - Gousto
James Wallace, UK Sales Manager - BioPak UK
Compostable packaging - next generation of food packaging
The food industry is the number one contributor to plastic waste.
Taking the example of an orange peel, TIPA developed flexible packaging that on one hand is fully compostable and at the same time mimics conventional plastic. Learn how your next packaging can minimize food waste while choosing materials that benefit our ecosystems.
Gary Tee, Regional Sales Director - TIPA Compostable Packaging
Managing regulatory changes: HFSS and Front of Pack Labelling
With the health of the nation and the world on the political agenda, legislation to support ESG practices is evolving both upstream and downstream in food supply chains. This means businesses must be prepared for regulatory change. In this session, food labelling and regulatory experts from Ashbury, and retail technology leaders from Oracle, discuss the importance of data as a tool to prepare for legislative change such as HFSS and front of pack labelling, and how product information and technology can work together to protect your brand and your end consumers into the future.
Pete Martin, Regulatory Director - Ashbury
Paul Woodward, Senior Director - Oracle Retail Brand Solutions
Regenerative agriculture is the new buzzword, but how can it work with the food manufacturing sector for mutually beneficial results? In this session we'll learn about regenerative farming and hear from experts in the sector about the positive impact farming methods can have on wildlife, the planet and nature.
Ben Summers, Sustainable Agriculture Manager - innocent drinks
Mark Machin, Supply Chain Development Manager - Soil Association
Glen Burrows, Co-founder and Creative Director - The Ethical Butcher
Diana Spellman, Founder - Partners in Purchasing
Speciality Food Talks: A Sustainable Future | Plastic-Free Solutions
The industry’s commendable efforts in plastic reduction have gone backwards in the wake of Covid-19 with lazy solutions resorting in a surge of plastic usage and waste. Join Holly Shackleton, Editor of Speciality Food Magazine and two trailblazing innovators who are championing plastic-free solutions to the world of food and drink.
Busting the myths around sustainable packaging and deciding what is the right path for your business
This session showcases several innovative packaging solutions across compostable and recyclable models. Exploring the different products, we ask which one you should choose for your products and the supply chain implications and bottom-line impact to help you make the right packaging decision for your new products.
Neil Shackleton, Managing Director, Medoola
Sam Walker, Technical Director, BioPak
Andy Sweetman, Chairman, Biobased & Biodegradable Industries Association
The merger brings together Rawlings’ portfolio of primary packaging solutions and Vigo’s comprehensive processing equipment and consumables offering for clients in the premium drinks market, with expa ...
IFE Manufacturing, the UK’s dedicated showcase of end-to-end manufacturing and product development in food and drink, catches up with recipe box delivery service Gousto as it trials a world-first edib ...