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Revolutionierung der Lebensmittelproduktion: Zentrale Produktionseinheiten und der Weg zu 500.000 Mahlzeiten pro Tag | Event on the Anuga FoodTec 2024

Revolutionising Food Production: Central Production Units and the Journey to 500,000 Meals Per Day

from DC Norris & Company Ltd
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Food Processing
DC Norris & Company Ltd
Sand House Sand Road Sand Road Industrial Estate
United Kingdom

The event

Stuart Rigby, Product and Process Expert at DC Norris, is set to share his global expertise on product and process development specifically tailored for central production units aimed at large-scale food manufacturing. 

Stuart’s insights, cultivated through a long history of working with blue chip food manufacturers, will be shared to empower attendees with the knowledge needed to seamlessly scale-up their production capabilities and efficiently manage high volumes of meals. 

In his presentation, Stuart Rigby will not only look at the innovative cooking and cooling technologies essential for efficient meal production, he will also guide participants through the complete journey from inception to completion. 


Product & Process Development

Attendees can gain insights into the collaborative approach DC Norris adopts with clients, navigating through the initial stages of recipe and product conception all the way to the meticulous installation and commissioning of the system.  Stuart's expertise promises to unveil the process for achieving quality products with optimal efficiency and precision in large-scale food production. 

Stuart has conducted over 4,500 product trials across 62 countries, encompassing a diverse range of items such as ready meals, soups, sauces, beverages, syrups, and pre-mixes.


Highlights of the Talk:

From Start-up Companies to Global Food Manufacturers - adapting products and processes from small batch sizes to large scale production.

Recipe & Process Development – Launching new product lines, training chefs, cooks, process managers and NPD globally.

Developing Healthier Convenience Foods - Creating healthier / allergen-free / vegan meals and beverages without compromising on flavour. 

Menu Diversification:  CPUs may offer a diverse range of food items to cater to different tastes, ethnicity and dietary preferences. This can include a variety of cuisines and menu options.   

Product Case Study – Stuart will showcase some diverse product examples and demonstrate the process of scaling up recipes for high-volume production.

FIFA World Cup Case Study - Delve into the FIFA World Cup Case Study, where DC Norris played a pivotal role in orchestrating the production of 200,000 meals daily for the Qatar event in 2022.  This was for the events VIP Suites, Restaurants, Catering Facilities, and the dedicated workforce.


Global Product & Process Development Manager

DC Norris & Company