13 Jan 2020

The UK Future Brands pavilion at Food Matters Live 2019 collected the most dynamic young startups in the UK, as chosen by an influential judging panel, providing them with a chance to showcase their products and innovations.

The panel including Cotswold Fayre, Sodexo UK and Ireland, pladis Global, Grocery Accelerator, and Mintel were tasked with selecting from hundreds of applicants to decide who had the credentials to be among the biggest brands of the future.

Those chosen included:

  • 5th Season Fruits Limited
  • Ajika
  • Antidotefuel Ltd
  • Better Nature
  • Bio&Me - created by The Gut Health Doctor
  • Black Bee Honey
  • Cannasa
  • Chewsy Gum
  • Chief Chocolate Officer
  • Doughlicious
  • Drynks Unlimited
  • Family Secret Ltd
  • Fodilicious
  • Genie Living Drinks
  • Jitterbug Sparkling Apple Cider Vinegar Tonics
  • Lovegrass Ethiopia
  • Nutrilicious
  • Ötzibrew
  • POP Power of Peanuts
  • Purely Plantain Chips
  • Purpose Foods
  • Snoooze
  • Tribal Sports Nut

The Future Brands pavilion at Food Matters Live 2019 was a hub of activity, with guests being asked to choose their favourite product from those showcased via special voting forms. The public favourites were Antidote Fuel Ltd, Cannasa, and Chief Chocolate Officer.

This year the Future Brands portfolio will be expanding, celebrating the best in plant-based, gut health, alternative protein, better for you food and drink, nutraceuticals, vegan-friendly products, healthy snacking and more. With options for UK startups, established challenger brands and international brands.

Keep an eye on your inbox for the Table Talk newsletter this Thursday for more information.