The UK's foremost event on decarbonising your food and beverage operations

12 June 2024 | Nottingham Trent University

The event has now closed. Thank you to our exhibitors, speakers and delegates for taking part.

The UK's foremost event on decarbonising your food and beverage operations

12 June 2024 | Nottingham Trent University

The event has now closed. Thank you to our exhibitors, speakers and delegates for taking part.

What is it?

Join us for a one-day event dedicated to helping you navigate your food and drink sustainable manufacturing journey. Learn from experts how to decarbonise your operations and explore the latest technologies aimed at reducing energy consumption and driving emissions down.

The Sustainable Food Factory Conference and Exhibition brings the UK’s food and drink manufacturing value chain together for one day.

The Conference will see a multitude of experts provide attendees with the very latest industry thinking around the decarbonisation of food manufacturing plus concrete advice on how to move your operations further down the low-carbon path.

If you’re looking to partner with leading solution-providers, 20 will be present to discuss how they can be of service to you.




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Why attend?

Act now – don’t get left behind and keep moving forward. You will learn how your scope 1 and 2 emissions can ‘go greener’ and find the right solutions to help you on your sustainable manufacturing journey.

Getting it right now is critical.

Expert speakers

Leading sustainable manufacturing experts will deliver thought-leading insights – including case studies and panel debates – to help keep you on track.


From our exhibitors and content, you’ll find out how existing technologies have a key role to play and how emerging technologies can yield step-change results.


Peers, speakers and solution-providers – this is a day-long, deep dive into low-carbon manufacturing. It will provide you with solutions you can implement into your own operations.

Reduce costs

Learn about the quick wins that translate into lower energy use and reduced emissions.

Enhance your sustainability credentials

Never has it been more important to be on the sustainability path. You’ll learn how to sustainably develop your operations and be a supplier of choice.

Business models

Learn new ways of doing low-carbon manufacturing and meet solution-providers who can partner with you.

Case studies

Learn from peers who have successfully integrated low-carbon technologies into their processes. Discover the next best steps you should take.

Register to attend

If you are involved in food and drink sustainable manufacturing operations register to attend NOW!

Key themes & topics









Power generation


Plant & production


Hydrogen & low-carbon alternatives


and more...

Frequently asked questions

The conference is suitable for senior-level UK food and drink manufacturers with an oversight and remit to decarbonise their manufacturing operations. Delegates include those with roles in production, energy, technical, engineering, CapEx, site operations, sustainability, utilities, financial, purchasing, as well as owners and managing directors.

Delegates will learn from expert speakers delivering thought-provoking presentations on how low-carbon technologies can transform their food and drink operations. Attendees will also have the chance to meet 20 solutions-providers who can help them on their sustainable manufacturing journey. Plenty of networking opportunities will also be available to meet colleagues – old and new!
Vendors, OEMs, distributors, integrators, machine builders, consultants and other solution-providers who are not end-clients, that is, UK food and drink manufacturers. Exhibitors will have the chance to network with 200 qualified F&B attendees, keep their own industry knowledge up-to-speed, launch new sustainable manufacturing solutions and services and partner with a world-class event.

The conference covers a wide range of topics related to sustainable manufacturing including heat pumps, CHP, fuel-switching, bioenergy, AI, renewables, power generation, refrigeration, hydrogen and low-carbon alternatives, plant and production management, maintenance & monitoring, components, robotics and more.

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