Labelling & Packaging For The Small Food Producer Athlone LEO191301

Venue:
Sheraton Hotel, Athlone
 
Date:
16/04/2019
 
Note:
16th April
 
Time:
9:30am-4:30pm
 
Category:
Business Training
 

This one day course is aimed at existing food business to gain knowledge of their legal obligations for food labeling, allergen information & management of allergens

This event is no longer available
 

This one day course is aimed at existing food business to gain knowledge of their legal obligations for food labeling, allergen information & management of allergens.

The programme will cover the following topics:

  • The purpose of packaging & labels
  • Update to labelling & food information legislation
  • Mandatory information on food labels
  • Nutrition & health claims
  • Provenance & Other Claims
  • Avoiding “Mis-leading” labels or artwork
  • Use of bar codes
  • Use of food marketing terms – e.g. “Artisan”, “Farmhouse”, “Traditional” etc.
  • Food product specific regulations – e.g. Jam, Honey etc.
  • Shelf life & other microbiological testing & sampling
  • What are allergens & food intolerances
  • Provision of allergen information to consumers
  • Identification & management of allergens in a food business
  • Incorporating allergens into your risk assessment & HACCP plan
  • Benefits of Allergen Accreditation.


Extensive use will be made of video clips and real case studies throughout the workshops, where appropriate, to underpin the aims and objectives of each module. These will be drawn from our extensive experience and network of contacts in the Irish food industry, in conjunction with guidance from the local enterprise office. Course materials will be supplemented by best practice and latest business thinking in industry.


Participants are very welcome to bring along examples of existing or planned food labels, artwork, packaging that they are using or plan to use.

PLEASE NOTE: 

In the event that you book a place and subsequently do not cancel your booking at least ten working days prior to the commencement of the course and do not take up the place no refund or fee transfer will be offered. 

We may take pictures and/or make video and audio recordings at this event, in which you may be featured.  By attending the event, you give the organisers the right to use such material for non-commercial purposes, including the posting of photos and/or videos on our website(s).

 

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