The food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics show is at The NEC, Birmingham, from April 18-20.
Highlighting the scale of the food safety challenge posed by campylobacter, Britain’s number one cause of food poisoning, Jeremy Hall, group technical director, Bernard Matthews and Richard Griffiths, communications director, British Poultry Council will offer advice on how the industry can work together to meet the challenge.
Food and drink fraud will also be one of the topics up for discussion when Andy Morling, head of the Food Crime Unit, Food Standards Agency is joined by professor Tony Hines of Leatherhead Food Research and professor Lisa Jack of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the University of Portsmouth, to chart the progress made so far in combatting food and drink fraud as well as highlighting the high risk areas that lie ahead.
Bertrand Emond of Campden BRI will aso explain the importance of businesses assessing their food safety culture.
Other sessions include anaerobic digestion ‘AD: An opportunity too good to waste’ where Charlotte Morton, CEO, Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), Richard Gueterbock, Marketing Director, Clearfleau and a panel of experts discuss the way forward for turning waste into energy and biofertiliser.
Richard Gueterbock will return to the Centre Stage on the final day of the show (20 April) to discuss the opportunity to transform food residue into energy to cut costs and increase on-site efficiency.
Joined by Michael Hogg, energy and sourcing manager, Argent Energy, the session will explore renewable solutions and how new technology can turn waste into profit.
Foodex 2016 is co-located with the Farm Shop & Deli Show, National Convenience Show and Food & Drink Expo.