Food & Drink Federation Convention 2019

Organised by Food & Drink Federation (FDF)

The FDF Convention is the place to be to hear about the big issues affecting our industry. Brexit; retailer consolidation; regulation and packaging have consistently topped the polls of the issues that our sector sees as opportunities or threats.  

This year’s convention looks at Plastics & Packaging, The Future Shape of Grocery, Brexit Outcomes, Changing Consumer Food Trends and How it Affects the Grocery Industry, and Selling Brand UK.

Speakers include
•             Graham Stuart MP, Minister for Investment
•             Susan Hayman MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
•             Dr Peter Maddox, Director, WRAP
•             Stefano Agostini, CEO, Nestlé UK
•             Rose Price, Head of Buying, Ocado
•             Glenn Hall Partner, Co-Head Government Relations & Public Policy Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
•             Adam Leyland, Editor, The Grocer Magazine
•             Andrew Taylor, Partner at Aldwych Partners
•             John Mahon, DIT Director General for Exports
•             Peter Kendall, Chairman of AHDB
•             James Withers, Chief Executive, Scotland Food & Drink
•             Michael Bell, Executive Director, Northern Ireland Food & Drink
•             Wayne Mills, Manager Director, Trade and Working Capital, Large Corporates, Lloyds Banking Group
•             Ben Morrison, Head of Commercial Grocery Division, Nielsen
•             Sue Garfitt, Vice President Customer Development, Alpro