10 Mar 2016
Conference set to debate challenges of Global Food Security
The Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) at Loughborough University is set to host the annual Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food conference on 23- 24 March.
The conference will hear from a range of industry experts, including representatives from companies such as PepsiCo and Siemens and Molson Coors.
The two day event will include sessions addressing food manufacturing issues and challenges including reducing the impact of food waste, manufacturing for healthy lifestyles and, healthier meat products for the future.
There will also be talks on some of the technological advances being made in food manufacturing.
SMART at Loughborough is one of the three founding academic partners of the Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food (Food-CIM) alongside the University of Nottingham and the University of Birmingham. The Food-CIM is founded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
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