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Product development: from concept to launch

Event Information:

Type: Business Growth

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

Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

This free workshop is aimed at food and drink manufacturers in Leicester/Leicestershire.

Understand the importance of product development within your food business

Hear from The Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts regarding new product development. This informative session will advise how you can take your initial product to launch and the processes to follow. The session will be useful for those businesses looking to diversify or expand their product ranges.


To highlight the importance of product development and to show the processes required to achieve successful development, resulting in the launch of a new product.


Delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of product development within their business
  • Understand the process required to take a product from concept to launch

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who are responsible for the product development within a food business. Those individuals who have limited / no knowledge of the principles of product development. Food businesses who are looking to diversify / expand their product range.

Course Topics:

  • New product development – what is it and why do it?
  • Product lifecycles
  • How to use HACCP in development
  • Stage gate process
  • Development / use of a critical path
  • How to take an idea to launch

Event Details

Refreshments: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided


For further information please contact or call 0116 3669729