Food service industry event reports

Event reports from the key events, forums, panels and conferences in the foodservice industry

Halal in the Spotlight

Even snowy conditions couldn’t keep Government officials, global meat producers, Muslim groups dealing with Halal Accreditation and other industry representatives from this special Footprint Media Roundtable to discuss the hot topic of Halal.   Its been almost two months since the Mail on Sunday (MoS) published its Halal expose: ‘Britain goes Halal… but no-one tells…
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Footprint Forum: Foodservice and Agriculture, What the Panel Thinks…

The Footprint Forum Panel of foodservice experts was asked whether action on sustainable agriculture should be demand driven or would restrictions in supply shape the future? Tim Innocent was first to answer saying: “ What Nestlé is trying to look at is that if demand is increased, the way to get security is to work…
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Sustainable British Farming – Footprint Forum: 21st September 2010

Kevin Pearce, Head of Food and Farming, National Famers Union, talks about growers engaging with the foodservice industry and food security.   Kevin Pearce, who heads up the Food and Farming Department of the NFU, which looks after all the key agricultural sectors and works on the food chain, welcomed the opportunity to talk to…
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Innovation and Agriculture – Footprint Forum: 21st September 2010

The latest Footprint Forum, entitled ‘Foodservice and Agriculture: Promoting Understanding’, organised by Footprint Experience, was held at Farmers’ and Fletchers’ Hall in the City of London on 21 September. Headlining the event was Lord Carter of Coles who spoke compellingly about the work of the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Farming…
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The Throwaway Industry? Footprint Forum: 27 May 2010

An expert panel assembled for the third Footprint Forum at Pret A Manager's London headquarter to discuss the environmental impact of packaging in the foodservice supply chain and some of the innovations and initiatives being implemented to counter this. Delegates, including operators, suppliers and distributors, heard panellists acknowledge that whilst cutting down on packaging, food…
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