Defra and IoD jointly organised a major Food Business Summit on Monday 5 September to consider the future of Great British Food, particularly in light of the EU referendum result. Food Matters Live was pleased to support this summit, a key learning opportunity for food and drink SME's.

Representatives from Sainsbury's, Mondelez, Food and Drink Federation and Fever-Tree were among the speakers at the event which focused on Brand Britain and the future; export; finance and growth; and future foods.


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Brand Britain and the Future: presentation by Judith Batchelar OBE, Director of Sainsbury’s Brand, Sainsbury’s


Welcome to Great Britain: presentation by Conrad Bird, Director, Great Britain Campaign



Growing exports of British food and drink: presentation by Tim Render, Deputy Director, Great British Food Unit, Defra


Fever Tree Case Study: presentation by Charles Rolls, Co-founder, Fever-Tree



Breakthrough - Growth for ambitious Food & Drink businesses: presentation by John Williams, Breakthrough Programme, Santander


How the best in business break-through: presentation by Michael Hayman, Co-founder, StartUp Britain


What are the barriers to growth and what can we do about it? : presentation by Tara Mei, Founder, Kitchen Table Projects



Designing for our Future Food Systems: presentation by Prof. Ian Noble, Senior R&D Director, Mondelez


Future foods & markets: presentation by Julia Glotz, Managing Editor, The Grocer


Horizon Scanning to 2020 food and drink trends shaping global markets: presentation by Chris Brockman, Research Manager, Mintel


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