Business Development Programme: Labelling & Packaging

Event Date: 
Thursday 24th April, 2014 - 10:15am to 3:30pm
Event Organisers: 
D&G Council / SRUC

Full details now confirmed.

10.15am - 3.30pm at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries, 24th April 2014.

Dumfries & Galloway Council’s ERDF funded South of Scotland Business Competitive Project is inviting food and drink businesses to attend a full day workshop on labelling and packaging for the food and drink sector. 

This workshop is part of a wider Business Development Programme, but due to industry demand for support in this area, this workshop is being opened up to all food and drink businesses in the region. 

The purpose of this workshop is to inform participants of the impending changes to labelling legislation as well as provide an update on packaging trends and requirements

The workshop will be led by Patrick Hughes and David Lamb of SRUC and it will include talks and advice from experts in the field of labelling and will advise attending business of the impending changes to labelling regulations.


10.15am          Arrival

10.30am          Labelling and the impending changes

                        Russell Napier, Food Standards Agency in Scotland

11.15am          How do I comply?

                        George Frier, Head of Food and Drink Services, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

12noon            Discussion

12.30pm          Lunch

1.30pm            Packaging

3pm                 Packaging Discussion

3.30pm            Workshop close          


Please confirm your attendance by emailing Lorna Young on or calling 01387 263 886 by Monday 21st April.