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Food Contact Industry Professionals to come together at Global Food Contact conference in Prague

Food Contact Industry Professionals to come together at Global Food Contact conference in Prague, Czech Republic on 22-24 May 2023

Over 180 experts from across the food contact industry will gather in Prague, Czech Republic on 23-24 May 2023 to attend Smithers’ Global Food Contact (

With food packaging predicted to grow at a faster rate than any other packaging market in the next five years, it’s clear why it’s increasingly important to stay up-to-date with regulations in this ever-changing industry. Food contact regulations differ across the globe, so players from across the supply chain have a constant battle to stay up-to-date with key legislation in all countries they work in, which is why Global Food Contact offers them the perfect solution.

Global Food Contact offers delegates the unique opportunity to hear the latest industry trends, deepen their understanding of international FCM requirements, gain updates on food contact legislation, network with food contact professionals and receive the latest information on regulatory requirements in all key markets they export to including Europe, US, Canada, Asia, Latin America. A fantastic line-up of speakers including Nestle, Steptoe, Exponent, Food Contact Center, Sherwin-Williams, FoodChain ID, Mesta Board and many more.

Just some of the presentations attendees will hear this May:

  • The regulation of food contact materials for an independent UK market – Tom Gillett, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

  • The challenges of food contact regulations in the global south: the South African perspective – Nondumiso Mofokeng, Mpact Operations PTY

  • Bio-based food contact materials – Dr Malcolm Driffield, Exponent International

  • In-vitro bioassay-based analysis of DNA-reactive mutagenicity in mechanically recycled polymers – Elisa Mayrhofer, Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry & Technology

Attendees at the conference include leaders and legislators from across the food contact supply chain such as regulatory affairs professionals, chemical manufacturers, material suppliers, brand owners and R&D scientists developing new chemicals for food contact applications.

Delegates to the conference will also be able to book themselves onto an exclusive pre-conference workshop, titled EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability: Understand the Impact, Prepare; taking place on Monday 22 May 2023.

For more information on Global Food Contact, please visit

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. For more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Stephen Frier on +44 (0) 1372 802006 or email


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