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Thank you to everyone who attended Food Matters Summit 2020. We look forward to seeing you next year.

New thinking.
Game changing.
Future making.

The first high level, international gathering of its kind in London to address the key issues facing the global food and drink community, and how innovation and technology can help solve them.


Why attend?

Meet the game-changers shaping the future of food and drink
Join over 100 speakers and hundreds more delegates from disruptive innovators and established multinational companies across the globe.

Be inspired by a speaker line-up that’s second to none
Hear from Henry Dimbleby, sustainability expert Dr Gabrielle Walker, WWF’s Pete Pearson, Karma Founder Elsa Bernadotte, Dr Sandhya Sriram, Co-founder and CEO of Shiok Meats from Singapore and many, many more.

Learn something new
Accelerate strategic thinking with a programme which addresses the big issues facing the food industry. Hear new ideas, personal experiences and fresh perspectives which will revolutionise your thinking.

Make connections you can’t afford to miss
Food Matters Summit is an incredibly efficient way to make new connections throughout the food supply chain. SummitConnect gives you structured and informal networking opportunities to meet people outside of your usual network.


Join the most influential minds driving food innovation:

  • Chief Executives
  • Senior Directors
  • Strategy directors
  • Operations Directors
  • Innovation Directors
  • Vice Presidents
  • Managing Directors
  • Founders
  • Strategic leads
  • Partnership Managers
  • Heads of R&D
  • Group NPD Directors
  • Investors
  • Group Directors
  • Best Selling Authors
  • Senior Research Fellows
  • Global Waste Champions
  • Departmental Directors

Amongst those attending include:

  • Unilever
  • Modelo Continente Hipermercados
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Nomad Foods
  • Anheuser-Busch InBe
  • Carrefour
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Tesco
  • Sodexo
  • Bidvest
  • Kerry
  • Cargill
  • Bowman Ingredients
  • Givaudan
  • Albert Heijn
  • Starbucks
  • McDonald’s
  • Nestle
  • Danone
  • PepsiCo
  • Orkla
  • DSM
  • WWF
  • V Bites
  • UN
  • BASF
  • Ikea
  • Walmart
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Deliveroo
  • Amazon
  • Microsoft
  • Volvere Plc
  • USDA
  • Five Seasons Ventures
  • Anterra Capital
  • Peakbridge Partners
  • New Crop Cap

From across the sector:


  • International retailers
  • Global food, drink and nutraceutical brands
  • International brand owners
  • Global foodservice organisations
  • Financial services
  • The largest ingredient companies
  • UK and International start-ups
  • Business services
  • Worldwide thought-leaders and media
  • Politicians and think-tanks
  • NGOs and global campaigners
  • Robotics & AI
  • Waste Management
  • Sustainability Leaders