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  • Join over 50,000 listeners made up of food, drink and nutrition industry professionals gaining a deeper insight into the trends and innovation that are shaping the sector with the Table Talk Podcast.


    Be inspired by the personalities at the forefront of change, and arm yourself with data on future retail trends, innovative ingredients, and the science that is changing the way we think about nutrition and health, to help drive your new ideas and NPD.


The latest Table Talk Podcast episodes include a fascinating look into the new research that is revolutionising the way we think about nutrition, a look at the consumer preferences that have developed in the past year, and how dairy-free NPD is set to see massive growth.

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What's next for dairy-free NPD?

The dairy-free market has grown, but not just because of ethical, health, or environmental concerns say the experts from Cargill. More consumers just want to add new experiences to their day.

Time to ditch the one-size-fits-all diet? 

The latest nutrition research suggests that we all have unique, individual responses to the food we eat. We join Dr. Sarah Berry to find out about this ground-breaking research.

Consumer preferences are evolving

Givaudan have conducted wide-ranging research into how consumer preferences are evolving following COVID-19. We hear their findings, and to discover what that means for future trends.

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Consumer food and beverage preferences are evolving in the new normal – what should you do to adapt?

Givaudan's extensive research into consumer preferences following COVID-19 give as a good insight into what the future food trends will look like. From healthy snacking to functional food and drink, take a look at what they discovered.

Watch the highlights from the recording in the clip here, or click the link to see the full episode.

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Volac's Dr. Elisa Glover explains why dairy protein is so beneficial in supporting immune health for active lifestyle consumers. Listen to the full episode

Sophie Davodeau, Givaudan, shares their research into the adoption of plant-based alternatives by a growing consumer market. Listen to the full episode

Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at Kings College, London, explains how most of what we know about nutrition is wrong. Listen to the full episode


Launched in March 2019, the Table Talk Podcast has become the place for the food, drink and nutrition industry to get to know the personalities making real change to improve health, sustainability and nutrition. From Tim Spector's research on health and obesity, to lab-grown meat, from leading ingredients companies, to the scientists unlocking the mysteries of our gut microbiome, it's all here.

Our host Stefan Gates, a TV broadcaster and food writer, gets a deeper look into the topics that matter as we explore the trends of tomorrow on the Table Talk Podcast. 

50k+ listeners

Over 50,000 industry professionals have listened to the podcast since 2019

Increasing monthly

25% of the total audience has joined the podcast in the last three months alone

Global reach

Listeners in over 60 countries worldwide have joined the Table Talk Podcast


Brands and institutions like Kelloggs, Givaudan, Olam, TetraPak, Siemens, Sopheon, GS1, Clasado Biosciences, Cargill, Loughborough University, Glanbia Nutritionals and more have partnered with the Table Talk Podcast. Options are available for sponsorship, episode curation and more. Our in-house production team handles the scheduling and editing, and creates promotional assets to help ensure you reach your audience.

"It’s been a pleasure working with you, and the end result sounds brilliant" - Kevin Vebruggen, California Prunes


For more information on our podcast opportunities please contact: 

David Ventris-Field
T: +44 (0)20 3848 9457
E: david.ventris-field@foodmatters.co.uk

Julia Wocka-Gowda
T: +44 (0) 203 848 9455
E: julia.wocka-gowda@foodmatters.co.uk