On-demand webinars and sessions

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.

Speaker:

  • Will Cowling, Marketing Manager - FMCG Gurus

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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.

Speakers:

  • 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.

Host:

  • David Harding-Brown, Founder Partner - The Packaging Collective

Speaker:

  • 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.

Speaker: 

  • Gary Tee, Regional Sales Director - TIPA Compostable Packaging

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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.

Speaker:

  • Pete Martin, Regulatory Director - Ashbury
  • Paul Woodward, Senior Director - Oracle Retail Brand Solutions

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Can your supply chain support the planet?


 

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.

Host:

  • Ben Summers, Sustainable Agriculture Manager - innocent drinks

Speakers:

  • 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.

Speakers: 

  • Holly Shackleton, Editor, Speciality Food Magazine
  • Sian Sutherland, Co-Founder, Plastic Planet
  • Catherine Conway, Founder, Unpackaged

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.

Speakers: 

  • Neil Shackleton, Managing Director, Medoola
  • Sam Walker, Technical Director, BioPak

  • Andy Sweetman, Chairman, Biobased & Biodegradable Industries Association

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