Unavoidable food waste in Yorkshire: opportunities to add value.
Date: 22nd March
Price: Free of charge
Venue: Holiday Inn York
Address: Tadcaster Road York YO24 1QF
The BioVale Value from Unavoidable Food Waste Special Interest Group (VFW SIG) has been working with the University of York to map and identify opportunities for added value from food manufacturing waste in Yorkshire.
This meeting aims to present the results of this work and draw together food manufacturers who have unavoidable waste with technology providers who can use that waste to make useful products as well as funders who can help support innovation projects.
The optional afternoon session is an open innovation event, focusing on developing projects and technologies to add value to poultry waste and by-products of fresh produce.
Morning session: Presentation of mapping results and innovation opportunities
10.00 Registration, coffee and networking
10.30 Peter Ball, University of York: welcome
10.40 Elspeth Bartlet, BioVale and Tim Morley, Know Innovation: introduction to the day
11.10 Anne O’Brien, Anthesis Ltd: review of results from food waste mapping exercise
11.30 Alexander Setchfield, Biorenewables Development Centre: view of opportunities to add value to waste from poultry raising, fresh produce and farinaceous products
11.50 Table discussions
12.00 Plenary discussion
12.30 Networking lunch
Optional afternoon session: Facilitated innovation project development workshop
13.30 Offers of funding for innovation
13.40 Presentation by poultry farmer on waste issues
13.55 Short presentations by innovation and technology providers
14.30 Tea break
14.45 Facilitated discussions
16.05 Next steps