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Appetite: The moment has arrived

08 March 2010

Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg would kill for the type of publicity Appetite for Engineering is getting. There's never been a better time to book your place. click here

In order to book your place now, e-mail or This conference networking event, to be held at the Hinckley Island Hotel on 29 April in Leicestershire, is the not-to-be-missed highlight of the food processing calendar this year.

The quality of speakers and the papers they’re delivering will offer real delegate benefits. Well-known companies will be presenting, including Marks & Spencer.

In a talk entitled Innovation through Engineering, the Marks & Spencer Food Technology Team will be the star guests at the conference. As a differentiated retailer of premium food product, Marks & Spencers' continued success is reliant upon their ability to maintain their points of difference through innovation. They believe that true innovation comes through good engineering.

Other speakers include former Northern Foods chairman, Lord Chris Haskins; Angela Coleshill, HR Director of the Food & Drink Federation (FDF); Charles Baughan, MD of Westaway Sausages; Kaarin Goodburn, CEO of the Chilled Food Association (CFA), and Guy Reeves and Vasgen Edwards of Lloyds TSB, among others. The event will be chaired by PPMA CEO, Chris Buxton.

Appetite for Engineering 2010 will deliver a truly networking conference and forum for the food processing industry. It will satisfy buyers’ and specifiers’ appetites for better plant, better equipment, better control and better management of their food and drink processing establishments – and ultimately deliver better profits.

Conference delegates will meet with and learn from companies that have provided food processors with real improvements in their plant processes. The conference programme will cover the key areas for food processors in the current challenging economic environment, from Funding Investment in Engineering to Reducing Energy & Waste Management Costs – and the Supermarkets will be there to tell you what they need from food processors.

An innovative key component of this year’s conference is the session where delegates can have one-to-one consultations with the event partners. These "speed" meetings will be “solutions led” and will enable delegates to set up an initial dialogue with automation solution providers that can be developed post-event.

Because this is a one-day conference it minimises the cost for each delegate and reduces the amount of time they are away from their organisations. A 2-for-1 deal is available. Book one delegate place and you’ll receive a 2nd absolutely free.

If you need further information, e-mail Peter Middup at

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