Appetite for Engineering

October 17th, 2019
Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

Appetite for Engineering 2019








The UK’s leading food and beverage sector engineering forum!

Appetite for Engineering was created to provide the UK food and beverage manufacturing industry with a forum to network with peers and industry experts, while learning about engineering developments and successful implementations.

At the 2018 event over 150 senior executives from all areas of the food and beverage production sector come together at Appetite for Engineering to discuss challenges and opportunities and they leave inspired to consider new solutions to tackle old production problems and to adopt more innovative and novel approaches to ensure their continuing success in this competitive sector.


Our 2018 speakers included…

Dr Hans Egermeier

Dr Hans Egermeier

Management Consultant in Automation Technology and Mechanical and Plant Engineering


James Fenton

James Fenton

Engineering Manager, Walkers Snack Foods Coventry and Lincoln, PepsiCo UK


Jess Hugill

Jess Hugill

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprentice, Nestle


Ed Pooley

Ed Pooley

Continuous Improvement Manager, Bury St Edmunds, British Sugar


Appetite for Engineering is made possible thanks to the support of our sponsors

If you’d like to become a sponsor for the 2019 event – please contact us.

2019 Headline Sponsor

2019 Event Partners

Ready to join us in 2019?




2018 Programme highlights




This is a preliminary programme with more speakers to be added soon.

The Location

Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry CV7 9JU

Ready to join us in 2019?




Appetite update

Get advice on avoiding product recalls

We have just had confirmation that Chris Edwards, OBE, head of quality at Müller UK & Ireland, will be speaking at this year's Appetite for Engineering. He will be discussing the important role played by quality engineering to help avoid the plague of the food...

Appetite for Engineering 2019 takes shape

This year’s Appetite for Engineering event will once again take place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Ansty Park, Coventry, on 17th October. The keynote speaker at the event this year will be Ian Wright, chief executive of the Food and Drink...

Contact Us

01732 359990