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FEAST2 New Product Development: From Concept to Launch Workshop

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The Food & Drink Forum Ltd

The Business Centre, Southglade Food Park

Gala Way

Nottingham

NG5 9RG

United Kingdom

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The Food and Drink Forum are delighted to offer food and drink producers the opportunity to attend this workshop that will enable your business to develop and grow through the food and drink products you produce. Ensuring your products are the best they can possibly be is imperative to your success. On this 1/2 day course, you will hear from The Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts on how to start new product development. This informative session will advise how you can take your initial product to launch and the processes to follow. The session will be useful for those businesses looking to diversify or expand their product ranges.

Aim

To highlight the importance of new product development and show producers of food or drink items how to stay ahead of food trends and provide quality products.

Objectives

To understand the importance of product development within their business

To understand the process required to take a product from concept to launch

To develop new products and processes first time, every time

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who are responsible for product development within a food manufacturing business.

Those individuals who have limited / no knowledge of the principles of product development.

Course Topics

New product development – what is it and why do it?

Product lifecycles

How to use HACCP in development

Stage gate process

Development / use of a critical pathHow to take an idea to launch

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 fully-funded 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, Nottinghamshire or the South East Midlands

  • 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)


The FEAST2 project is receiving up to £2million of funding from the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for the European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local coumunity regenerations. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

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The Business Centre, Southglade Food Park

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NG5 9RG

United Kingdom

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