The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology

The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology is recognised throughout the food industry as a professional body covering all aspects of food industry hygiene, cleaning technologies and related technical management requirements such as food legislation and quality management systems. The Society leads on the following areas:

  • information – providing information through affordable access to knowledge in the food industry

  • training – a successful range of training models including e-learning, conferences, breakfast clubs and training academies

  • networking –opportunities already planned for 2019

  • influencing – coordinating collaborative working parties including a response to the Food Information Regulations Consultation, with continued approach in areas of current focus

  • sector specific – the Society strives to represent the interests of all its members

SOFHT is delighted to support this food safety conference, which brings together industry experts to provide an insight on key topics in a changing world.

Institute of Food Science and Technology

IFST is the UK’s leading professional body for those involved in all aspects of food science and technology. We are an internationally respected independent membership body, supporting food professionals through knowledge sharing and professional recognition. The institute’s core aim is the advancement of food science and technology based on impartial science for the benefit, safety and health of the public. Our membership comprises individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, from students to experts, working across a wide range of disciplines within the sector and in academia. In addition to publishing peer-reviewed papers, guides, periodicals and reports, we hold events, lectures and conferences throughout the year, all of which benefit from our independent status.

We are pleased to be supporting this food safety conference which aims to bring together leading food safety experts to provide the very latest insights on a range of key food safety topics.

RHE Global

RHE Global delivers consulting, training and innovative digital solutions for regulators, businesses and the people they serve. Our clients include the Food Standards Agency, government departments, all local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 100s of other public bodies and private companies.

We work in the UK and internationally, applying leading design and software engineering to deliver quality solutions in food safety and all aspects of public protection. We provide our clients with deep sector knowledge, thought leadership and class-leading digital innovation. Our solutions include mobile apps, cloud software services and e-learning. RHE is dedicated to creating the digital future for professionals in environmental health, public protection, compliance and regulation.

RHE Global is proud to be supporting food safety professionals in changing times.

Shield Safety Group

Shield Safety Group is an award-winning Food Safety, Fire Safety and Health & Safety consultancy. Born from our heritage in safety and passion for software, our world-class SaaS platform is an integral part in delivering the company ethos - ‘We believe in making safety simple’.

Trading since 2003, the Group has over 165 employees at the Head Office in the popular Northern Quarter in Manchester. Shield Safety Group employs the UK’s largest team of Environmental Health professionals, meaning we have the most competent workforce out of any competitor in our space.

The services side of the business complements the software, and all services are delivered through Compliance Centre, using a ‘continual cycle’ approach which connects all areas of Auditing, Policies, Training, Monitoring, Fire Risk Assessments and Safety Advice Line together. The result is a culture of continual improvement and knowledge management.