Food service industry event reports

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

Footprint Forum: Sustainability Reporting

ON WEDNESDAY grandees of the foodservice industry gathered for the last Footprint Forum of 2012 at the Butchers Hall, sponsored by CH&Co, for a frank and open discussion about Sustainability Reporting in our sector.           Tom Beagent advisor in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Sustainability and Climate Change Team took to the stage to talk…
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FootprintChannel: Waste – What Next? On Demand

FootprintChannel: Waste - What Next? was the first in an ongoing programme of FREE-to-attend virtual events, powered by new interactive video streaming technology. It allows key insight, intelligence and thought-leadership to be distributed to time and geographically-challenged businesses in the foodservice and hospitality sector enabling viewers to take immediate action to operate more responsibly. If you…
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Thought Leaders & Innovators Conference & Partnering Event Report

THE BRITISH food industry must boost innovation in order to improve productivity, but sustainably. This was one of the key points made by Lord Carter of Coles in his talk “Innovation in Agriculture and Food”. He was speaking at the first ever Thought Leaders and Innovators Conference and Partnering Event, organised by Footprint Forum in London,…
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In the mood for change? Footprint Forum: Mood Food online report

The March Footprint Forum in association with Partners In Purchasing tackled the role of food in staff performance and wellbeing. And while the idea of ‘mood food’ is far from mainstream, more and more big businesses are looking at the concept, as David Burrows reports. JAMES LIND is perhaps best-known for his work on scurvy…
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Why Footprint Awards isn’t just another awards!

FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2012: The inaugural Footprint Awards in 2011 were proof of concept; to minimise the impact of an awards scheme and remain true to the mantra of being the antithesis of the typical industry awards. Our objective was to create an event of exceptional standard, showing that sustainability can be sumptuous and doesn’t have to…
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Winners & Runners Up Announcement: Footprint Awards 2012

IN A glittering ceremony that told a story of sustainability, last night’s “Footprint Awards” at the stunning 8 Northumberland in London, rewarded its winners for their contributions to sustainability and environmental excellence.         Details of the winners and runners-up are: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award (sponsored by Huhtamaki) Winner: 3663, for…
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Full report and presentations: Agriculture Abroad Footprint Forum

Footprint Forum 23 November 2011  (For Video at the Forum click here) The foodservice industry faces many headaches when it comes to international sourcing of raw materials. But October’s forum provided a clarity and vision that ensured it was only the ‘not-so-Innocent’ cocktails that had attendees reaching for the Aspirin. IT WAS always going to be…
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Video: Engagement and Sustainability

  The Footprint Forum in October, turned it's attention to the issue of Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability. Hear some of the comments from the speakers at the Forum and read the report here
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Footprint Round Table: Early Adopters Group

No Time to waste Footprint's Early Adopters Round Table gets the ball rolling on WRAP's planned voluntary agreement to reduce packaging and food waste in foodservice.                     Recent Events 14th June - Government Waste Review Published 14th June - WRAP unveils plans to save economy £2 billion 7th…
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