Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, virtual event

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  • Focusing on sustainability, health, nutrition, and future-focused strategies, the Food Matters Live 2019 seminar streams brought together over 250 experts from across the food, drink, nutrition and healthcare landscape to share insight, ideas, and best-practice tips. All sessions were CPD endorsed by the BDA – The Association of UK Dietitians.

Mainstreaming sustainable diets

What makes a diet sustainable? What will it take to make Western diets sustainable? Experts say reducing meat intake is key, but how can quickly can plant-based diets and alternative proteins become mainstream? And, is the consumer ready to embrace a new way of consuming food? These are among the themes to be tackled by experts in this new series of seminars.

Reducing obesity
in practice

These seminars are dedicated to addressing the UK and international policy framework combined with the food and drink industry’s responsibility towards reducing obesity. From calorie reduction, the role of reformulation to new approaches to changing dietary behaviour, speakers will assess progress, discuss new initiatives and share new ideas and best practice. 


Nutrition for health and wellbeing

Returning in 2019, this two streamed programme features nutrition experts across industry, research and academia who will review the latest R&D driving innovation in new product development. Gut and heart health, immune health and sports nutrition together with healthy ageing, cognitive health and performance and satiety are the key themes. 

Sponsored by

food futures

Disruptive food technologies, innovative product development to combat waste and new business models advancing global food and drink supply chains and sustainable nutrition are among the themes in these seminars. Join the innovators, researchers, futurologists and business advisors influencing the future of global food and drink production and consumption. 

Media supporter


How is the industry transforming to create a transparent and sustainable packaging system? Who are the pioneers accelerating change with innovative packaging technologies and how can we shift mindsets on reusables and recycling? These are just some of the questions we’ll address as we explore the latest trends disrupting packaging design.


As sustainability and wellness continue to dominate the consumer agenda, this seminar will help brands and agencies keep on top of shifting consumer attitudes and lifestyles. Themes include digital marketing, mainstreaming alternative proteins, building trust and transparency along with insights into buyer motivation and the latest wellness innovations.

CPD Endorsement