Food Matters Live 2021, 9-10 March | 29-30 June | 16-17 Nov

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WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER, LIVE WEBCASTS


According to Mintel, almost a quarter of all new UK food products that launched in 2019 were labelled vegan, with sales of meat free foods having grown by 40% to an estimated £816m. Drive in demand for plant-based comes both from environmental concerns and consumer perception that it is healthier. What innovation is on the horizon for plant-based product development? How are retailers developing the category and what are the magic ingredients for a launch to succeed?

Chair:  David Welch, Director of Science and Technology, The Good Food Institute

11.00 - 11.30

Assessing the opportunities to develop growing categories

David Welch, Director of Science and Technology, The Good Food Institute

11.30 - 12.00

Innovation in plant-based alternatives

Rebekah Hall, CEO, South West Brands

12.00 - 12.30

Plant-based protein consumer research

Ian Carroll, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, Plant Based Foods, Kerry

 

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