15 October 2021
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

KEYNOTES

10/15/2021  |  9:30 AM - 10:15 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Journey into Plant-Based

SPEAKERS
 
Heather Mills
Founder, VBites
Description
All attendees are welcome to join us for the opening Keynote session with Heather Mills. Learn how this world-class athlete used a plant-based diet to transform her health after losing a limb. Heather will share her journey of launching VBites, a plant-based food brand, and present an overview of the current marketplace for plant-based food in the United Kingdom.
 
You will learn: 
-How Heather Mills transformed her health with a plant-based diet
-The challenges and opportunities in launching a plant-based brand
-An overview of the current landscape of plant-based food in the UK
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Nestle Garden Gourmet - details coming soon

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  10:45 AM - 11:15 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Cooking and baking with OGGS® Aquafaba

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/15/2021  |  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Future of Plant-Based on Grocery Shelves

MODERATOR
 
Stephanie Jaczniakowska-McGirr
International Head of Food Industry & Retail, ProVeg International
SPEAKERS
John Gill
Head of Marketing and Trading, Booths
Derek Sarno
Director of Plant-Based Innovation, Tesco
Description
This session is for: retail buyers
 
Attendees will learn:
-The latest data on plant-based foods in retail in the UK
-Current food policy and it's impact on the plant-based market
-Leading retailers plans for revolving shelf space around plant-based 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Meatless Farm Plant Based Chicken Breast

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  12:15 PM - 12:45 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

OmniFoods Masterclass with School of Wok

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/15/2021  |  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Leading Plant-Based Solutions and Innovations

SPEAKERS
Steve Swindon
CEO & Co-Founder, LoveSeitan
Jago Pearson
Chief Strategy Officer, Finnebrogue
Hannah Carter
Founder, Oggs
Description
This session is for: retail buyers, foodservice buyers, manufacturers
 
Attendees will learn:
-What challenges are needing to be addressed in plant-based products
-What leading brands are doing to address those challenges
-What trends and solutions are coming down the pipeline
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  1:00 PM - 1:30 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Details coming soon

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  1:45 PM - 2:15 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Jack & Bry - details coming soon

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/15/2021  |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Catering to the Public Sector

SPEAKERS
Charlie Huson
Forward Food Programme Manager, Humane Society International
 
Craig Smith
Head of Corporate Affairs, ISS Facility Services
David Mulcahy
Culinary Director, Sodexo
 
Andy Jones
Catering, National Health Service
Description

This session is for: Public sector catering, foodservice buyers

Attendees will learn: 

-What key factors are influencing public sector eating habits

-What challenges are public sector caters facing when shifting menus towards plant-based

-How leading schools, universitites, hospitals and caterers are addressing consumer needs

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Meatless Farm Pulled Pork Showcase

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  3:15 PM - 3:45 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Details coming soon

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/15/2021  |  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Dragon's Pantry

SPEAKERS
Paul Hargreaves
Owner, Cotswold Fayre
John Gill
Head of Marketing and Trading, Booths
Andrew Coulson
Owner & Co-Founder, Cognosco
Dan Shaw
Owner, Cognosco
Iian Hemming
Owner, Thyme and Tides
Eleanor Hatfield
Wordsmith, Copy and Consultancy
Zoe Farmer
MD, Zoe Farmer Consultancy
Description
This session is for: retail buyers, foodservice buyers, manufacturers, investors
 
Attendees will experience:
-Feedback on emerging brands from a live panel of expert buyers and industry leaders
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/15/2021  |  4:00 PM - 4:30 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

OZO™ Plant-based mince, Keema Cottage Pie

16 October 2021
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

KEYNOTES

10/16/2021  |  10:00 AM - 10:45 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Growing the Entire Category of Plant-Based

SPEAKERS
Lynn Little
Head of Food, Nestle Professional
Emma Keller
Head of Sustainability, Nestle UK & I
Anna Collins
Nutrition Manager, Nestle
Description

The global food landscape in 2021 is ripe for change, with thousands of new products entering the market at a rapid pace. Amidst this frenzy of innovation, Nestlé is seeing a bigger picture and embodying their role as an industry leader. In this keynote session you will learn from decision-makers at the world's largest food company and hear about their mission to expand not just their own brand... but the entire category of plant-based foods.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Meatless Farm Plant Based Chicken Breast

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/16/2021  |  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Dragon's Pantry

SPEAKERS
Ian Martin
Consultant, Aviation Catering
Kevin Athersuch
Financial Expert, eFDe Consulting Lmtd.
Lucas Hollweg
Author, Good Things To Eat
Jeremy Wood
MD and Business Angel, Patersons
Amanda Stansfield
MD, Granny Gothards
Danny Abello
MD and Sales Consultant, DA Connections
Adrian Boswell
Buyer, Selfridges
 
Karolina Pioro
Associate, Stamford Partners
Description
This session is for: retail buyers, foodservice buyers, manufacturers, investors
 
Attendees will experience:
-Feedback on emerging brands from a live panel of expert buyers and industry leaders
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  11:15 AM - 11:45 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Cooking and baking with OGGS®Aquafaba

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Details coming soon

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/16/2021  |  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Understanding The Rise of Flexitarianism (presented by Plant Base)

SPEAKERS
Marcellus Harris
Poultry Buyer, Kroger
Claire Murgatroyd
Head of Foodservice Marketing, Quorn
Jordi Barri
Co-Founder & CEO, Flax & Kale
Description
This session is for: retail buyers, foodservice buyers, manufacturers, investors
 
Attendees will learn:
-Why are consumers opting for flexitarianism
-The ethical and environmental impact of a plant-based diet
-How to communicate the benefits of plant-based foods to your customers
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  12:45 PM - 1:15 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Meatless Farm Pulled Pork Showcase

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  1:30 PM - 2:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Details coming soon

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

10/16/2021  |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Healing Customers Through Food and Farming

SPEAKERS
Camilla Fayed
Founder, Farmacy
Description
Farmacy is a restaurant that dares to do things differently. Embodying a food as medicine approach from the soil all the way to the tip of the fork, this company proves that delicious foods and healthy customers is a great recipe for a successful, growing business. 
 
Attendees will learn:
- What a food-as-medicine approach is and how it is perceived by consumers
- How Farmacy creates a menu that appeals to all types of eaters
- How Farmacy has turned a unique restaurant concept into a thriving business
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

CULINARY DEMO THEATRE

10/16/2021  |  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Details coming soon