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Best of British Food and Wine Industry Briefing and Networking Event 15 March 2017

The focus of this joint meeting with VitalSix was on the marketing of food and beverage products to the consumer. Derek Prentice, a Master Brewer at Wimbledon Brewery gave an in-depth insight into the art of brewing craft beers and produced samples to evaluate!  Roddy Kane gave a masterclass in the techniques behind brand development, with examples from a wine import business.  Lisa Martin, who has... read more

Acumentia joins the OBN

Acumentia has joined the OBN, a not-for-profit membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors. The OBN organises partnering, purchasing, training, advising and advocacy activities at a range of locations around the UK, including Oxford, Manchester, Nottingham and London. ... read more

FlavourTalk Amsterdam 2017

The FlavourTalk Raw Materials Exhibition and Conference was held in Amsterdam on 22-23 February 2017. This event, organised by Acumentia members Dave Baines, Lindsey Bagley and Melanie Brown, was a great success, with over 200 people attending. On 22nd February a total of twenty eight exhibitors showcased 196 raw materials in a round table, speed-dating format allowing delegates to sample a good... read more

Developments in understanding the human microbiome

Thursday 20 October 2016, 5 to 8pm, Science & Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, RG6 6BZ Keynote Speakers Professor Glenn Gibson, University of Reading: Glenn researches acute and chronic gut disease, novel prebiotics, human metabonomics. Specific projects on pro/prebiotics, the molecular genotyping of gut bacteria, H2S production, gastroenteritis in sportspersons, metabolic... read more

Acumentia Newsletter Summer 2016…

Acumentia’s latest Newsletter is out now. The latest news, views and events from our members can be found here…. ... read more

Acumentia Annual Conference…

Acumentia’s annual AGM and Conference was held on Wednesday 14th September 2016 at the Society of Chemical Industry. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Extending The Boundaries’. ... read more

FlavourTalk Singapore 2016

Acumentia members Dave Baines, Lindsey Bagley and Melanie Brown organised another successful FlavourTalk Raw Materials Exhibition and Conference in Singapore on 26-27 April 2016. Delegates and exhibitors from 68 companies and organisations attended, representing 23 countries around the world. The conference – The natural world of flavours: ingredients and finished products – included presentations... read more

Major multi-agency incident exercise delivered to the UK Food Standards Agency

Kaarin Goodburn led the Acumentia Consulting Ltd team with Peter Reilly and Dr David Baines, which designed the scenarios and all technical content for a major programme of three exercises in 2014/15 testing the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) new Incident Management Plan. Acumentia consultants supported RAB Consultants in the design, planning and delivery of Exercise PROMETHEUS which was a programme... read more

Acumentia Newsletter – Summer 2015

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Acumentia Seminar Zone at Nutraformulate | Formulating Functional Foods

Acumentia hosted a seminar on both 17 and 18 March 2015 at NutraFormulate in the Acumentia Seminar Zone on the exhibition floor. Talks from Acumentia members ranged through “Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices – New Discoveries”, “How Functional Ingredients can Benefit from Microencapsulation and Nanotechnology”, Taste Optimisation: Hints and Tips for Formulation”, Consumer... read more

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