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

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  • This is why you should join the Food Matters Live March experience 

    Join leading ingredient experts from around the world. Meet hundreds of distributors, manufacturers, NPD teams and ingredient buyers. Gain insights into key ingredient and retail trends. And showcase how your innovative ingredients solutions are shaping the future of healthy, functional and better-for-you food and drink. Get involved today


This March, Food Matters Live provides you as an ingredient expert a highly personalised and curated service to get your ingredient solution in front of the right contacts - helping you spend less time looking for leads, and more time pitching to them.

  • Reach leading ingredient buyers and NPD innovators via a curated service. 
  • The Food Matters Live Partnerships team will work with you on an individual basis.
  • The sooner you join, the more time we'll have securing contacts that match your requests.

Talk to our team about how Food Matters Live can help you create leads, connections, awareness and business for 2021.


Meet hundreds of ingredient buyers and NPD teams in March

At Food Matters Live we understand that as an ingredient expert it is important for you to meet people from a range of different backgrounds and perspectives. That’s why we ensure that we provide you with attendees with a wide breadth of job titles. These include:

  • Head of Global Innovation
  • Senior NPD Manager
  • R&D Insights Manager
  • Senior NPD Technologist
  • Ingredient Scout 
  • Range Analyst
  • Menu Development Manager 
  • Global Technical Manager 
  • Senior Buyer

Can you offer solutions to the key trends that buyers, innovators and NPD teams are searching for at Food Matters Live 2021? 

Ingredient buyers, NPD teams and innovators confirmed for Food Matters Live in March include: 

  • Allied Bakeries 
  • Arla 
  • Britvic 
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Greencore
  • Hain Daniels Group 
  • Harrods 
  • Hovis 
  • Innocent Drinks 
  • Jamie Oliver 
  • Kellogg's
  • Marston's
  • Mondelez International
  • Pladis 
  • Planet Organic 
  • Premier Foods 
  • Quorn 
  • Sainsbury's
  • and many more... 

Download the list of ingredient buyers


As an ingredient expert, this is your opportunity to get your ingredient solutions directly in front of leading ingredient buyers, contract manufacturers, and NPD teams. 

Food Matters Live provides you with the opportunity to spend less of your time looking for the right people and more of your time talking to them.

Our community of manufacturers is extensive and are waiting to meet ingredient experts like yourself to discover innovative ingredients.  

If you are an international ingredient expert looking to grow your distribution in the UK, then join and connect with ingredient distributors who are part of the Food Matters Live community including: 

Ingredient distributors at Food Matters Live


Showcase your ingredient solutions in March 

Get involved today

A snapshot of the Food Matters Live 2020 experience:

"The virtual event was brilliant creating a fixed moment for us all to connect to present and potential clients, friends and industry contacts from their kitchens, living rooms and new work stations!"

Snezhana Kirina‚Äč, Marketing Manager, Vaneeghen


"This was our first experience of digital events, the event was well organised with lots of opportunities to promote our business. The event was well attended and the meetings were simple to schedule and very focussed. The speaker schedule was interesting and topical. Altogether a very worthwhile event."

Angela Whitney,Area Manager, UK & Ireland, Barentz