Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

The Food and Drink Forum recognises businesses’ needs to meet and learn in order to thrive. Networking and industry award events provide an informal way to make connections and create commercial opportunities whilst training events offer a more formal way to introduce new thinking into a business. The Forum runs range of events throughout the year to meet these needs, enabling food and drink businesses to create growth and promote the sector as a whole.

 

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* Chocolate Making WorkshopChocolate Making Workshop

Time: 9:19 am

We are delighted to invite you to take part in a practical workshop, delivered by the School of Artisan Food in partnership with the Food and Drink Manufacturers Skills Programme.

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* Level 2 Food Safety TrainingLevel 2 Food Safety Training

Time: 3:15 pm

This unit is designed to assess the underpinning knowledge and understanding of learners in the workplace context, for understanding the principles of food safety for manufacturing. It can be assessed on or off the job.

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* New Product DevelopmentNew Product Development

Time: 3:16 pm

Understand the importance of product development within your food business.

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* IOSH Managing Safely (Day 1)IOSH Managing Safely (Day 1)

Time: 9:22 am

3 day course comprising of seven modules: Introduction and overview Risk assessment Risk control Health and safety legislation Common hazards Investigating accidents and incidents Measuring performance

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* IOSH Managing Safely (Day 2)IOSH Managing Safely (Day 2)

Time: 9:29 am

3 day course comprising of seven modules: Introduction and overview Risk assessment Risk control Health and safety legislation Common hazards Investigating accidents and incidents Measuring performance

* Intro to Packaging DesignIntro to Packaging Design

Time: 1:02 pm

Delegates will hear about the hot topic of ‘sustainable packaging’ plus a packaging materials ‘break-down’, supply chain considerations, procurement issues and the ‘innovation in packaging’.

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* Food Technical 101Food Technical 101

Time: 3:17 pm

An overview of the key areas of food technical.

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* Empowering Yourself at WorkEmpowering Yourself at Work

Time: 9:35 am

Join us for this Ingenuity breakfast event, as Dr John Marks from the University of Nottingham’s School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and Kris Plumley, MD of ClearFirst Services Ltd, discuss these themes and explore why finding (and offering to others) meaning in our work is so important.

* UK Supermarket RequirementsUK Supermarket Requirements

Time: 3:18 pm

Understand the processes required to supply UK supermarkets.

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* FEAST Maximising SalesFEAST Maximising Sales

Time: 8:00 am

FEAST Breakfast briefings are for businesses in the food and drink sector. These informal and informative sessions offer discussion on a range of topics and the opportunity to meet and share best practice with like-minded businesses.

* IOSH Managing Safely (Day 3)IOSH Managing Safely (Day 3)

Time: 9:29 am

This three day course comprises of seven modules: Introduction and overview Risk assessment Risk control Health and safety legislation Common hazards Investigating accidents and incidents Measuring performance

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* From Friend to SupervisorFrom Friend to Supervisor

Time: 9:16 am

The course is for anyone moving from managing their own tasks to managing others and their workloads. Aimed at team leader/supervisors who have recently made this adjustment, or those who are having difficulty making the transition.

* Packaging InnovationPackaging Innovation

Time: 2:49 pm

Hear about product and packing trends and how legislative changes will influence sector businesses, and find out how you can access support for developing new products and services to help meet consumer needs and the environmental and cost challenges.

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* Sourdough WorkshopSourdough Workshop

Time: 9:21 am

We are delighted to invite you to take part in a practical workshop, delivered by the School of Artisan Food in partnership with the Food and Drink Manufacturers Skills Programme.