Highfield Chairman Richard Sprenger at Food Chain 2014

Food ChainHighfield Chairman Richard Sprenger recently made an appearance as one of the guest speakers at Food Chain 2014, focussing on the issue of food safety culture.

Held in Doha, Qatar, on 29 and 30 September 2014, the Food Chain conference is now in its seventh year and is becoming increasingly a focal point for food safety experts in the Middle East, with attendance by key government figures and prominent representatives of the top businesses in the region, including HABC MEA.

FoodChain Doha1This year the focus was to further the cause of cold chain infrastructure in the country and its impact on health and well-being, in line with the development ideals of Qatar National Vision 2030, through plenary sessions on food safety-related policies and legislation, presentations (including video presentations), panel discussions, structured networking and cluster discussions.

Richard Sprenger said, ‘The conference is unique because it merges cold chain integrity with topical food safety issues in Doha. We all need to take the opportunity presented in the Food Chain conference in Doha to discuss how we can ensure sustainable improvements that result in developing and maintaining a positive food safety culture’.

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