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  • Food Matters Live 2018 is a unique event dedicated to creating cross-sector connections focused on the future of food, drink and sustainable nutrition.

  • 20–22 November 2018,
    London ExCeL

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A celebration of the latest innovation from across the food, drink and nutrition sectors. Last chance to enter. 

Share ideas, meet like-minded people and build your business through a range of matchmaking opportunities.

The latest weekly news, trends and insights shaping the global future of food, health and nutrition.

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Programme out now! The Innovative Ingredients Live theatre is new for 2018 and showcases the nutritional science behind new and emerging ingredients and nutraceuticals MORE


Welcome to Food Futures Live: a series of talks and tech demos that put the emphasis on provocative ideas and technologies disrupting the future of food and drink MORE

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Winners of the Food Matters Live 2018 Awards will be announced on Wednesday 21 November at 4.45pm. Meet the innovators who have been shortlisted MORE


Want to really know what's #trending in healthy drinks? From low sugar, gut-healthy, gluten-free soft drinks to antioxidant coffees and teas, catch up with the latest trends in the Drink Well Zone MORE

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International chefs will be bringing global culinary trends to life in a series of live cooking demos and tastings. Featuring the team from Bingham & Jones with their Shio Koji and other inspiring Japanese ingredients MORE

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What influences buyer decisions in the UK? How do you navigate nutrition and health claims? What does the health concsious UK consumer really want? Find out in the new roundtable series, part of Match MORE

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Jos Hugeness, Director of Meatless, invites Food Matters Live attendees to see their "hybrid" meat produced and cooked live in action. Have a taste & see if you can notice the difference MORE


Food Tech Matters: a new series of international events, focused on scaling up innovative technologies. Calling all corporates and tech start ups, registration now open MORE


Are you looking for insight into navigating the UK food and drink retail market? Download the speaker presentations from our recent Meet the Buyer industry briefing MORE