Ahead of the shows, we have been catching-up with experts across the food & drink sector. Take a look below to hear some of their insights:
Food & Drink Expo:
How big of an issue is single use packaging to the industry as of 2023?
Plant-based Food Alliance UK
What role should businesses play in promoting plant-based diets to consumers?
Delivery massively expanded during the pandemic, has it reached its peak or do you feel there is further to go?
Farm Shop & Deli Show:
Thyme & Tides
What kind of innovative new products are you hoping to see at the Dragon's Pantry this year?
How has being a B Corp impacted your company, and what changes have you implemented as a result of this commitment?
Foodex Manufacturing Solutions:
What are some of the key food and drink trends that we should look out for this year?
You are fairly new to your role, so what is your view on the industry at large?
What key trends are you seeing in 2023 and how do they affect the industry in its current state?
Julianne Ponan MBE
How do you keep up with the ever-changing regulations and guidelines relaqted to food labelling, particularly around allergies and intolerances?
Food & Drink Federation
What do you think are the biggest challenges the industry faces in achieving the goal of being net-zero by 2040, and how can they be addresssed?
National Convenience Show:
You're going to be leading so many conversations, which topics are you most excited for?
What are the key shopper trends in convenience in the current cost of living crisis?
What are the key opportunities coming up that could help to support the convenience retail industry?
What is your perspective on the current efforts to prevent the rise of illicit vape products?
What are some of the number one threats when it comes to critical incidents and what are GroceryAid doing to combat this?