THURSDAY 22ND NOVEMBER, GALLERY ROOM 1

Food retailers are under increasing pressure, from both consumers and Government, to reduce their plastics packaging and food waste. This session will look at how the industry is working towards the ambitious target of zero packaging. What innovative options are available to reduce plastic packaging whilst meeting food waste targets?

 Chair:  Ged Futter, Director, GSCOP Ltd.

13.00 - 13.25

Current and future challenges of plastic free retailing

Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Founder, Sustainable Design Alliance

13.25 - 13.50

Latest plastics innovation: assessing viable options for fresh produce

Ian Schofield, Own Label & Packaging Manager, Iceland

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13.50 - 14.15

Food to Go: reducing plastics waste in take-away food and drink

Speaker to be confirmed

14.15 - 14.30

Panel - Zero food waste and packaging: how can the industry make this a reality? 

Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Founder, Sustainable Design Alliance

Ian Schofield, Own Label & Packaging Manager, Iceland

Speaker to be confirmed

 

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