Collaborate for Growth Supporting Growth

Basics of Food Labelling

Event Information:

Type: Business Growth

Venue: Leicester Food Park, Unit 28 The Management Hub, High View Close, Leicester, LE4 9LJ, Leicestershire

Date: Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Available To: Eligible SME's

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

Aimed at food and drink manufacturing businesses this workshop will help you understand the legal requirements of food labelling.

The Food & Drink Forum is offering a workshop for food and drink manufacturers looking to understand the legal requirements around food labelling.

New regulations around food labelling were implemented in 2014 and it is now compulsory for all food and drink businesses to abide by these regulations (even if giving food to consumers for free). Hear from the Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts who have been assisting businesses with the implementation of the regulations since their fruition.


To provide an overview of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC) and Food Information Regulations (FIR) and their effect on food labelling.


Delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the key areas of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC)
  • Understand the key areas of the Food Information Regulations (FIR)
  • Understand the key information required to ensure their products are displaying legal labels


Individuals within a food business who are responsible for the development / creation of product labels and content or are responsible for Food Safety Management Systems.
Those individuals who have limited / no knowledge of FIC and FIR food labelling regulations or new Acrylamide legislation.

Refreshments: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided



This event is delivered as part of the Collaborate Growing Business Together project and is specifically aimed at Food and Drink Manufacturing Businesses based in Leicester and Leicestershire, with fewer than 250 employees.