Local food processing and supply: Challenges and Opportunities

Room G03 University House
Tuesday 19th April 2016 (10:00-15:30)
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The main aim of this workshop is to identify the challenges and opportunities to increase local food processing and supply by bringing together business, academia and policy.

This event is hosted by the Global Value Chains Research Cluster.


10:00  Registration­ ‐ coffee and biscuits (Room G13)

10:30 ­‐ 11:30  Welcome and Keynote speakers (Room G03) - Robin Gourlay (Heqad of Food and Drink Policy, The Scottish Government), Kate Cooper (Birmingham Food Council)

11:30 - 12:30  Local Food Processing: Challenges (Room G05 and G06)

12:30 - 13:30  Lunch and networking (Room G13)

13:30 - 14:15  Local Food Processing: Opportunities (Room G05 and G06)

14:15 - 15:30  Local Food Processing: Policy Changes (Room G05 and G06)

15:30  Closing Remarks (Room G13)