Event description: The Food and Drink Forum in association with mfg Solicitors is a strategic group to promote the interests of food and drink producers from within our two counties. It champions and lobbies for specific strategies and policies that benefit the members – from incubation to maturity, with a specific focus on skills, innovation and growth.
The Food and Drink Forum has four main aims:
• Promoting the region’s food and drink produce
• Championing and lobbying for policies that benefit food and drink producers
• Capitalising on business opportunities
• Optimising funding, innovation and knowledge transfer
Hear from our insightful speakers…
John Reed, Agricultural Director at Avara Foods Limited
Herefordshire based Avara Foods are one of the UK’s biggest food businesses, supplying poultry products to some of the biggest supermarkets and restaurants in the country. With facilities all over the UK, Avara oversee every part of the production process that stretches from farms and feed mills all the way to their customer’s door.
Louise Roberts, Managing Director at Alimenti Food Sciences Ltd
Food safety is one of the most important aspects of the Food and Drink industry. Often requiring lengthy paperwork on aspects such as preparation, handling and storage. Louise is an experienced expert in the field, having worked with large government departments such as Ministry of Defence; large retailers and many household names. Louise will be answering the questions many producers have in mind…
Is your food safety paperwork is working for you?
Are you confident that your food safety paperwork would protect you if you needed it for a due diligence defence?
Are you targeting bigger customers that want lots of documentation or even an accreditation?