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Product Development: From Concept to Launch - for Food Producers and Visitor Economy Businesses

The Food and Drink Forum & Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 from 09:00 to 12:00 (GMT)

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Product Development: From Concept to Launch
The Food and Drink Forum are delighted to work on behalf of Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire (MPDD) to offer Derby and Derbyshire based food and drink producers and visitor economy businesses the opportunity to attend this fully funded course that will enable your business to develop and grow through the food and drink products you produce or procure.
 
As a Derbyshire business that produces food or drink items for either other businesses or for direct consumers, ensuring you keep ahead of food and drink trends is vital to providing a service that your clients or consumers demand.  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 regarding 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:
Delegates will be able to:
Understand the importance of product development within their business
Understand the process required to take a product from concept to launch
Develop new products and processes first time every time
 
Who Should Attend? 
Individuals who are responsible for product development within a food manufacturing businesses or visitor economy businesses whose food products provide the main service to their consumers.  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 path
How to take an idea to launch
 
Event Details:
No of places available: 12
Cost: Fully funded, (non attendance maybe charged)
Timings: 9.30 - 12.00
Refreshments: Tea, coffee will be provided
 
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.
 
Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for funding your business must be:

  • A visitor economy(accommodation, attraction, activity provider, food and drink provider etc) or a food and drink producer (supply chain)
  • Based in Derbyshire (and their supply chain)
  • Be an SME (less than 250 FTE employees, have a balance sheet of less than €43m and/or turnover of less than €50m and not be more than 25% owned by another business that is not an SME

12 hours of business support is available at no cost for qualifying businesses thanks to  the project funding. If you wish to attend more than 12 hours of workshops then you may be charged at the commercial rate, however, if you are a member of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, there is no limit of events you can attend. 


Do you have questions about Product Development: From Concept to Launch - for Food Producers and Visitor Economy Businesses? Contact The Food and Drink Forum & Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire

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Buxton Emporium
4 The Square
Buxton
SK17 6AZ
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 from 09:00 to 12:00 (GMT)


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The Food and Drink Forum & Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire

The Food and Drink Forum is delighted to be working on behalf of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire to offer visitor economy businesses and their supply chain within Derbyshire a range of fully funded business support workshops.  Our 'Growing and Developing the Visitor Economy within Derbyshire' project is funded by: the European Regional Development Fund, Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, Derbyshire County Council, Peak District National Park Authority, Derbyshire Dales District Council, and High Peak Borough Council.

The wide range of business support workshops are aimed at helping you and your business achieve its full potential and introduce you to new markets and visitors, boosting your competitiveness.

 Workshops will be themed under the following strands:

-       Pedal Peak for Business Initiative

-       Inspired by the Peak District

-       Promoting Derbyshire Products

-       Supporting Market Towns

-       Delivery of new and emerging business support needs to boost competitiveness


 

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