11:15 - 11:20

18 March 2021 Day 2

Chair's Introduction - Industry Stream

11:20 - 11:40

18 March 2021 Day 2

Driving Ethically Sound Processes for Food Manufacture

11.45 - 12.05

18 March 2021 Day 2

The Morrison way : plastics and the sustainability agenda

12:10 - 12:50

18 March 2021 Day 2

Panel: Driving Towards a Sustainable Future for Food

  • Innovative solutions to sustainability challenges
  • Reducing the environmental aspects of food
  • How to justify the claims of sustainable products
  • Energy efficiency and low carbon agriculture

Panel Moderator

Mercedes Groba, Innovation Programme Manager at European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food


Wayne Martindale, Associate Professor in Food Insights and Sustainability, NCFM, University of Lincoln
Gavin Milligan, ESG Director, William Jackson Food Group

11:05 - 11:10

17 March 2021 Day 1

Chair's Opening - Industry Stream

11:10 - 11:30

17 March 2021 Day 1

Developing Robust Strategies for own brand Integrity

11:35 - 11:55

17 March 2021 Day 1

Effective risk transfer for contamination events

The increasing number of product recalls, withdrawals, allergen advisories and large-scale outbreaks has created a need for effective risk transfer for F&B businesses. If the integrity of your product is questioned, keeping your business operational while facing intense public and regulatory scrutiny can be costly. Learn how to incorporate contaminated product recall insurance into your risk management strategy.

Natasha Catchpole, Crisis Management Practice Leader CFC Underwriting


Sponsor Session

12:00 - 12:40

17 March 2021 Day 1

Panel: Collaborative Efforts to Increase the Integrity of the Food Industry

  • The importance of collaboration to combat food fraud
  • Bringing together the analytical and clinical teams for a cohesive approach
  • New control measures for preventing fraud and adulteration
  • Developing food integrity management systems
  • Putting a stop to economically motivated adulteration

Professor Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety, Queens University Belfast

Kevin Barker, SME and Integrity Lead, Two Sisters Food Group
Hazel Gowland, Expert in food allergy risks and Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton Medicine
Bruno Séchet, Managing Director, Integralim

13:40 - 14:20

17 March 2021 Day 1

Panel: Enhancing Communication with Consumers

  • Understanding consumer perception
  • Creative methods to re-assure consumers as they become more educated and aware
  • Crisis communications
  • Practical solutions to deal with allergen management
  • Instilling confidence that food is safe
  • Brand protection

Panel Moderator:

Mecca Ibrahim, Co-Founder, Women in the Food Industry


Andrew Walker, Founder, TEA REX
Elizabeth Bui, Better World Naturals
Lee Holdstock, Senior Business and Trade Development Manager, Soil Association

14:25 - 14:45

17 March 2021 Day 1

Case Study: Increasing Consumer Awareness Around Novel Foods

14:50 - 15:30

17 March 2021 Day 1

Panel: Addressing Concerns Around Labelling

  • Is misrepresentation and mislabelling one in the same? The legal landscape
  • How to make each claim on your packaging more valuable for the consumer – consider what they rely upon to make they purchase
  • Understanding the business risks of (intentional or unintentional) mislabelling
  • Improving labelling information for allergens
  • Bridging the gap between what is legal, and what consumers want and managing expectations internally and externally
  • Clean Labelling

Panel Moderator
Arun Chauhan, Specialist Fraud Lawyer and Founder, Tenet Compliance and Litigation

Keith Wesnes, Owner, Wesnes Cognition
Paul Isherwood, Head of Technical and Quality, The SHS Group Drinks Division
Jaclyn Bowen, Executive Director, Clean Label Project