Technology innovation is way beyond theory and pilot in the food industry. The early adopters are already disrupting the traditional food and drink marketplace. How do main stream operators take advantage of new technologies in order to compete effectively - and more importantly survive - in a rapidly changing environment? This conference seeks to understand consumer attitudes related to adoption of technology and how UK government policies may help UK business to capitalise on the opportunities post Brexit. It addresses the pragmatic aspects of implementation for food safety, quality and risk management.