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Innovation in Soft and Alcoholic Drinks Seminar

Brought to you by Campden BRI - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Campden BRI delivers this full day seminar on ‘Innovation in Soft and Alcoholic drinks’ that will take place in a conference suite above the Hotelympia EXPO floor on Tuesday 1st March 2016. Time will be allocated within the programme to tour Hotelympia and all refreshments and lunches will be included in the delegate rate.

Retail shelves are stocked with an abundance of new beverage products including recent launches of low alcohol fruit drinks or no/low alcohol beers, lagers and ciders. The speed of technological innovation, public health policies and changing consumer tastes makes keeping ahead of the competition a challenge.  This seminar will present the latest information on current issues relating to the development of soft and low alcohol drinks, including topics such as:

  • Market trends
  • Processing and packaging technologies
  • Microbiological stability
  • Relevant legislation
  • Public health issues


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Programme

Time

What

Speaker(s)

09.00

Registration and arrival refreshments

 

09.30

Welcome and general introduction

 

 

 

 

 

Chairman’s introduction

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Chris Smart and Sarah Chapman, Campden BRI

Paul Isherwood, The SHS Group Drinks Division

09.40

Trends and developments in soft and low alcoholic drinks

Hilco Beeks, Innova Market Insights

10.15

Case history: development and launch of a new zero alcohol beer mix beverage

Roddy McEwan, Brewing Innovation Director

10.50

Break and opportunity to visit the Hotelympia Exhibition

 

11.50

Developing innovative beer mix products – opportunities and challenges

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Michaela Miedl, SAB Miller Europe

12.30 Achieving microbiological stability in beverages j
Rob Limburn, Campden BRI

13.05

Lunch and opportunity to visit the Hotelympia Exhibition

 

14.15

Innovations and future trends in the drinks packaging market

j

Neil Farmer, Neil Farmer Associates

14.50

Regulatory situation surrounding innovations in the beverage sector

j

Jon Coleman, Campden BRI

15.30

Question and answer session

Chairman’s closing comments

Paul Isherwood, The SHS Group Drinks Division

   
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