Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, virtual event

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As consumers become ever more environmentally conscious with a growing concern for the future of our planet, tackling the plastic crisis continues to be a significant global challenge. What approaches are retailers and manufacturers taking to reduce plastic consumption? What are the innovations on the horizon that not only reduce single use plastics but also help to mitigate food waste? 

Chair: Martin Hyde, Policy Researcher, Comply Direct

16.00 - 16.30

Evaluating the steps retailers are taking to reduce plastics waste

Mike Hughes, Head of Research & Insight, FMCG Gurus

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16.30 - 17.00

Evolving packaging’s role: how developments in packaging are helping to reduce kitchen waste

Martin Kersh, Executive Director, Foodservice Packaging Association


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