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All the seminar content at IFE Manufacturing is free to attend.  Why pay to attend a conference when you can access the industry's best speakers, discussing the hottest topics and latest trends for free!  With a vast range of innovative talks taking place across three days, book your seats now to ensure you don’t miss out.

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IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    • Trends
    • Packaging
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    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 ...
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    In the first of two back-to-back NPD sessions, we take a close look at the early development process, some of the common roadblocks that need to be navigated and what boxes need to be ticked to ready ...
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    In the second of two-back-to-back NPD sessions, we examine what it takes to ready your product for further development and scalability, how to effectively partner with manufacturers and meet buyers' h ...
    • Import/ Export
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Britain's exit from the European Union has had a significant impact on the world of food imports and exports. In this session, the Institute of Export & International Trade's Rob Booth provides an upd ...
    • Packaging
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    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 solution ...
IFE - Future Food Stage
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Retail Week's Luke Tugby sits down with Chris Conway, Head of eCommerce at Co-op, to reflect on how the past two years have transformed the world of food & drink, and how major supermarket chains are ...
    • Trends
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    As consumer demands continue to shift towards healthy, natural products, IGD takes a look at how retailers can steer customers towards healthier choices in-store.
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Where and how to include alcohol free products in store has always been a challenge for retailers. Join Laura Willoughby of Club Soda as she chairs a discussion on how to choose the right products, wh ...
    • Import/ Export
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Green Seed Group take on the role of EU markets for exporters post-Brexit, with insights and practical advice on how to identify and realise opportunities in overseas markets.
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Every child should have access to healthy and affordable food, and we as an industry can help make that dream a reality. This session asks what manufacturers, brand owners and retailers can do to join ...
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    • Import/ Export
    • Retail
    • Packaging
    • Trends
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    The World Food Innovation Awards return to IFE for their eighth edition, recognising and celebrating the trailblazing innovators operating in food & drink. Join IFE and FoodBev as we celebrate these t ...
IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    • Sustainability
    • Packaging
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform

    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.

    • Trends
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Industry professionals are working tirelessly to implement sustainable practices throughout the food & drink supply chain. In this session Danny Bayliss of Campden BRI runs through some of the ways in ...
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Precision fermentation. Biomass fermentation. Cultivated meat. We're reaching a point in the history of our industry where meat and dairy products can be created to a high standard without the need to ...
    • Trends
    • Retail
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Consumers are more aware than ever of what goes into the food they eat, and they want natural, ethical ingredients that don't compromise on taste. In this session FMCG Gurus highlights five 'ones-to-w ...
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Should vegan products be manufactured solely in vegan factories? As vegan products increase in popularity this star-studded industry panel take a look at the manufacturing of these products and how th ...
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    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 ...
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Join the Quality Food Awards team as they explain how to maximise your chances of success, and what winning can mean for you. Hear from one of last year’s winners and how it has helped their company.
IFE - Future Food Stage
    • New Product Development
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    The Certification Clinic offers food & drink brands an unmissable opportunity to meet face-to-face with key organisations responsible for industry accreditation. Organisations taking part in the Clini ...
    • Trends
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    thefoodpeople's Charles Banks takes a deep dive into the most important sustainability trends in food & drink retail, as consumer behaviour, industry and policy come together to avert climate catastro ...
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Certified B Corporation has become a trusted marker of a sustainable business. But what does it take for food & drink suppliers to achieve this certification, and how can retailers and wholesalers bes ...
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    What prompts consumers to buy what they buy, and how can retailers predict and influence these buying decisions? How has the move to online shopping changed the buying habits of customers? Join psycho ...
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    • Trends
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    IGD Shopper Insight Manager Dan Gillet examines consumer attitudes towards reuse and refill, how stores globally and in the UK are navigating this method of shopping and what more can be done to encou ...
IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    With a huge amount of growth in grocery coming from new entrants to the market, what is the role of innovation within a corporate F&B company? This session explores the changing world of how new ideas ...
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    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 fr ...
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    Brand licensing has become big business and the opportunities for creative partnerships are almost endless. In this session we take a look at the licensing process from both sides and share some best ...
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    • Packaging
    • Trends
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    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 Threes ...
    • Sustainability
    • New Product Development
    IFE Manufacturing - Innovation Platform
    The world is changing rapidly, putting the pressure on food and beverage manufacturers to innovate and deliver safe food, produced with minimum waste from sustainable and transparent sources. During t ...
IFE - Future Food Stage
    • Trends
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    This insightful presentation from market research specialist Euromonitor examines the growth of non-animal proteins, consumer attitudes to these products and how issues like sustainability and food sa ...
    • New Product Development
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    In this enlightening session, Karen Green, the Food Mentor and challenger brand expert explores how retail buyers can benefit from giving the smaller brands a chance to bring innovation, better margin ...
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    With customers now able to receive groceries in minutes without leaving the comfort of their homes, what does this mean for the future of shopping as we know it? Is this new business model a threat or ...
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Vegan & plant-based is one of the most rapidly growing product categories in UK food & drink retail. This session will take a look at some of the most successful products in the space and how retailer ...
    • Sustainability
    • Retail
    IFE - Future Food Stage
    Not sure where to begin with decarbonising your operations? Concerned about food waste within the industry but don't know how to help reduce it? Join this session as our panel of experts discuss the i ...