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Gluten Free Business Bootcamp - Wednesday 5 June 2019

 

  • updates from Heather Hancock, Chair of the Food Standards Agency Board
  • market insights and risk considerations from leading industry specialists
  • real life case studies, including Pret's challenging experience
  • leading research updates, including Innovate UK
  • in depth workshops on how to achieve gluten free accreditation for restaurants and Crossed Grain trademark for products

 

Join the people and businesses leading on gluten free in today’s allergen landscape. Engage with forward thinking gluten free experts, industry leaders, food manufacturers, policy makers, risk specialists, caterers, and food researchers around business challenges.

As a start-up I loved the event.  It helped us to get to know people and buyers and gain an insight into the newest market research. (previous delegate feedback)

 

This event is also a chance to broaden your network by meeting with peers, discussing topical issues and learning about ways to develop your business.

Our 2019 Gluten Free Business Bootcamp programme is packed with informative speakers to support business opportunities. Below are the confirmed speakers so far, and an outline Agenda for the day. A  more detailed Agenda can be download to the right of the page.

Spaces are limited to ensure your attendance use the link below to visit our booking page.

Book your space now

  

 

Confirmed Speakers

Heather Hancock Chair of the Food Standards Agency Board
Claire Andrews Barrister, Gough Square Chambers (Chair Food Standards Committee, CUK)
Simon Flanagan RSSL Food Safety and Quality Team
Tim Smith Food Safety Adviser for Pret a Manger
Chris Hook Head of Marketing, Warburtons
Kathryn Miller Innovate UK
Lydia Campbell Nandi Proteins
Dean Roache Head of Supplier Quality Assurance, Mitchells & Butlers
Rupi Zani Director of Quality and Safety, PizzaExpress
Craig Adams Client Technical Director, NSF International
Adele Ashley  Founder, Filmore & Union
Norma McGough Director of Policy Research & Campaigns, Coeliac UK
Emily Hampton Head of Food Policy, Coeliac UK
Helen North Director of Fundraising & Commercial, Coeliac UK

 

 

Agenda

Welcome to the Day - Claire Andrews, Barrister, Gough Square Chambers (Chair, Food Standards Committee, CUK)

Session 1– The Market 9.30 – 10.05 

The Gluten Free Market 

What consumers want: Helen North, Director of Fundraising, & Business Development, Coeliac UK

 

Session 2 - Gluten free in the Allergen Landscape 10.05 – 11.20 

Setting the scene: Norma McGough, Director of Policy, Research & Campaigns, Coeliac UK

Current regulation + Government labeling review: Heather Hancock, Chair of the Food Standards Agency Board

The Pret Experience: Tim Smith, former Chair of FSA and Food Safety Adviser for Pret a Manger

 

Session 3 – What are the risks and how to manage them 11.20 – 12.00

Risk Assessment vs Risk Management: Simon Flanagan, Senior Technical Consultant, RSSL Food Safety and Quality Team

Consumer Trust – principles for the CUK schemes: Emily Hampton, Head of Food Policy, Coeliac UK

Speaker Panel for questions  

 

Lunch & Networking 12.30 – 13.30

 

Afternoon Workshops 13.30 – 15.00

Stream 1: For manufacturers and retailers, hear from brand leaders and others new to market, including more about the Crossed Grain Trademark certification scheme.  Speakers include Warburtons and SGS
Stream 2: For caterers and food service professionals, learn from others on getting gluten free catering right including more about the Gluten Free accreditation scheme.  Speakers include PizzaExpress and Mitchells & Butlers

 

Session 4 – Industry Partnerships in Research 15.15 – 16.15

Research Overview – how we support industry with research: Norma McGough, Director of Policy, Research & Campaigns, Coeliac UK

Developing innovation with UK Industry: Innovate UK

Innovate UK/Coeliac UK Grant winnerNandi Proteins Ltd

Call for new applications: Norma McGough, Director of Policy, Research & Campaigns, Coeliac UK

 

Final Session 16.15 - 16.30

Review of the Day/Final Questions/Thanks: Claire Andrews, Barrister, Gough Square Chambers (Chair, Food Standards Committee, CUK)

 

 

 

 

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