Welcome to F&B Sound Bites - a podcast on hot topics, trends and challenges for professionals in the engine room behind the food and beverage industry hosted by Hamish McCook.

The food and beverage industry is under increasing pressure - margins are getting tighter, consumers more savvy and demanding, we're being told to produce more, be more efficient, use less energy, emit less carbon, be more accurate...be smarter. Can you relate?

All this 'stuff' but we still only have 24 hours in a day, a five day working week and 45 or so working weeks in a year to make it happen. But it doesn't have to be hard. Sometimes all you need is that little seed of an idea to bring about change. 

That's why Beca has started F&B Sound Bites. In this podcast we give you direct access to some of the best in the business. Professionals we are fortunate enough to work with in and outside Beca who, together, have years of experience on all range of food and beverage industry challenges (and beyond).

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Love it or list it? How to unlock the value of brownfield sites

You've got a brownfield site. It's not perfect and it may be causing you some headaches, but it's got its gems and you're weighing several options. Do you love it, or do you list it?

On this episode of the F&B Sound Bites, we have Michael Warne, Senior Principal Architect at Beca and head of Beca's Design Practice team, to share how a masterplanning approach can discover different angles and be the missing piece to unlocking value for your brownfield sites.

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Hamish McCook

Segment Manager - Food and Beverage

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Rhys Davies

Energy Transition Lead and Business Director - Industrial

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