Friday, 07. June 2019, The Food & Drink Forum Ltd, FEAST2 Basics of Food Labelling Workshop

from 07. June 2019 - 9:00 till 13:00

The Food & Drink Forum Ltd

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Understand the legal requirements of food labelling and how to apply them to your business.
The Food & Drink Forum is offering a half day session for food and drink manufacturers looking to understand the legal requirements around food labelling. New regulations around food labelling were implemented in 2014, and it is now compulsory for all food and drink businesses to abide by these regulations (even if giving food to consumers for free). Hear from The Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts who have been assisting businesses with the implementation of the regulations since their fruition.

To provide an overview of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC) and Food Information Regulations (FIR) and their effect on food labelling.

Delegates will be able to:

Understand the key areas of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC)

Understand the key areas of the Food Information Regulations (FIR)

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Understand the key information required to ensure their products are displaying legal labels

Who Should Attend?
Individuals within a food business who are responsible for the development / creation of product labels and content.
Those individuals who have limited / no knowledge of FIC and FIR food labelling regulations.

Course Topics:

An overview of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC) and Food Information Regulations (FIC)

Mandatory vs. voluntary information to be included on a food label (E.g. country of origin, storage conditions, allergens, ingredients list, QUID, best before or use by, nutritional information etc.)

The visual requirements of a food label

How to approve label artwork

Attendees may wish to bring an example of an existing label if they wish to discuss specific queries. 

Event Details
Cost: Free of Charge (non attendance maybe charged)
Please remember that if you cannot attend the event you must cancel 48 hours prior to the event through Eventbrite, otherwise we may have to charge in full for your place.
Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be provided

Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for this course, you must meet the small business eligiblity criteria, set out in the booking form.

You must have a food or drink manufacturing business based in Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire

You must employ less than 250 employees

You must have an annual turnover of less than €50million, and an annual balance sheet of less than €43million

You must be predominantly operating Business-to-Business (B2B)

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