With a market value of £1.1bn according to Nielsen Scantrack, the free-from market continues to grow exponentially with sales rising by 40% in 2017. This translates into an extra £230m spent in the sector in the past year alone (The Grocer).
These seminars bring together experts from across the free-from food and drink landscape to explore the consumer perspective and future trends, brand trust, how to launch a free-from product, new research into allergies, innovative ingredients and fortification of free-from, as well as opportunities and challenges for the retailer.
Tuesday 20 November
|10:30 - 12:00||Trends and behavioural insights into dietary patterns|
|12:30 - 14:00||Free-from opportunities for the food industry|
|14:30 - 16:00||Future-proofing free-from|
Wednesday 21 November
|10:30 - 12:00||New research advancing understanding of allergies|
|12:30 - 14:00||Brand innovations and emerging ingredients in free-from|
|14:30 - 15:45||Opportunities within free-from for the drinks industry|
Thursday 22 November
|10:30 - 12:00||Ready meals vs scratch; frozen vs chilled|
|12:30 - 14:00||The place for fortification & functional food in a healthy free-from diet|
|14:30 - 16:00||Launching a product into the UK free-from market|