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From Technology to Talent: Paving the path to peak productivity in UK’s Food & Beverage Manufacturing since 2008

20th March 2025 | The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

What is Appetite for Engineering

A free, one day conference where food & beverage manufacturing professionals gather to explore cutting-edge solutions and share expert insights that help drive their business innovation forward.

Premier Learning Hub:

Appetite for Engineering is the UK’s top one-day event for food & beverage professionals, dedicated to showcasing the latest in automation, technology, and skills.

Engineer-Driven Content:

Hear directly from frontline engineers sharing real-world solutions and experiences, ensuring a day rich in technical and practical knowledge.

Interactive Experience:

Attendees from businesses of all sizes engage in dynamic talks, panel discussions, and networking, ensuring they leave equipped with actionable insights.

State-of-the-Art Venue:

Hosted at Coventry's Manufacturing Technology Centre, this event offers a firsthand look at cutting-edge manufacturing tech, enhancing its relevance to everyday industry challenges.

The Conference
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Are you a Food & Beverage Manufacturing/Processing professional in an engineering facing role who is:

  • Seeking information and knowledge on the latest Innovations?

  • Looking for practical solutions to typical industry challenges?

  • Looking for actionable insights and ideas to improve your processes?

  • Ready to connect with industry leaders, exchange ideas, and forge valuable connections to benefit your career and business?

Attending Appetite for Engineering is the ideal, one day conference solution to deliver all of this and much more.

Why Attend?
Why Attend

Conference Programme detail will be announced soon

Key themes for the day

Better Plant

Case studies showcasing advanced solutions and practical insights for enhancing operational efficiency and technological integration.

Better Skills

Panel discussions and presentations on strategies to cultivate better personnel, focusing on skills development, effective training, and workforce management.

Better Productivity

Industry leading speakers showcasing the tools and techniques they use to achieve better productivity in the food & beverage sector.

Better Profit

Discussions and case studies on how the combination of technology and talent delivers significant improvements in profitability.

Keep an eye on our Programme for details on how all these themes will be covered in 2025 
Previous Speakers have included Engineering Experts from:
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BBF SpeakerLogo (1)
Bakkavor SpeakerLogo
SmartParc SpeakerLogo
Muller SpeakerLogo
Kepak SpeakerLogo
Greggs SpeakerLogo
Innocent SpeakerLogo
GrowPura SpeakerLogo
Campden BRI SpeakerLogo
FDF SpeakerLogo
British Sugar SpeakerLogo
CocaCola SpeakerLogo


Located just five minutes from Junction 2 on the M6, Appetite for Engineering is held at the home of some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world, The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

Manufacturing Technology Centre
Manufacturing Technology Centre
Manufacturing Technology Centre

​With its state of the art auditorium facilities combined with exceptional networking areas, The Manufacturing Technology Centre provides the perfect venue for food & beverage professionals to share, learn and engage with each other.  There is plentiful, free parking too.


Our Partners

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