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Professor Gina Radford, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, discusses the progress of the Childhood Obesity Plan, and calorie reduction plans for the future. 

Dr Giles Yeo, Geneticist from University of Cambridge, discusses the behavioural science of food choices.

Patrick Scahill, Food Business Development Manager, Brenntag UK discusses the key drivers for sugar reduction.

Tudor Price, Deputy Chief Executive, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, discusses the projects being delivered as part of the Innovation Sector Exchange to help small businesses develop their knowledge, expertise and capacity to trade internationally.

Iain Hawthorn, Global Relationship Director, Corporate Banking, HSBC Bank Plc, discusses the three key business areas food & drink companies should be investing in, as well as the biggest risks facing the industry.

Maria Mascaraque, Health & Wellness Analyst for Euromonitor International, talks to us about the opportunities for food and drink manufacturers to target ageing consumers by tapping into clean label and naturally functional trends.

Túlio Andrade, Head of the Environment and Climate Change Section, Embassy of Brazil, talks to us about building on the demand in London for Amazonian products to support local communities in the Amazon.

Steve Samson, Trade Development Manager at Kent County Council, talks about the initiatives available for local companies to help them prepare for international export opportunities.

Kate Patrick, Head of Business Development at JCDecaux UK, discusses trends in advertising campaigns for both SMEs and large food and drink companies.

Ben Lewis, Co-founder & Director of Pulsin Ltd, who talks about the growth of the healthy snacking category and how manufacturers need to keep innovating to meet consumer demand.

Sophia Nadur, Co-founder of Tg Green Tea, talks to us about delivering on brand promise and keeping up with trends in the ready to drink category.

Alessio D'Antino, Co-founder & MD of Crowdfooding, talks to us about how advances in food tech are helping create new forms of food; and the thinking behind the new Food Tech Lab at Food Matters Live 2017.

Sian Porter, Registered Dietitian for the British Fruit Juice Association, discusses the results of the recent National Diet & Nutrition Survey, and how fruit juice consumption can contribute to achieving our 5-a-day.

Sam Blainey, Senior Political Consultant at The Whitehouse Consultancy, discusses the challenges faced by the food and drink sector as a result of Brexit, and what the industry needs to look out for.

Dr Emma Derbyshire, Nutritionist for Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS), discusses the importance of nutrition in the middle years to future-proof against disease and ailment in later life. 

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