2021 Trend Summit Speaker Profile 2 - Matthew Glover

Each week we're introducing a new speaker from our 2022 - 23 food & drink Trend Summit taking place this November. The second of our exciting and insightful speakers is Matthew Glover, the co-founder of Veganuary and MD at Veg Capital.

Matthew will be joining us to speak about the momentum behind vegan eating, why it's more relevant than ever, the impact of Veganuary, veganism in the context of a flexitarian diet and other exciting Veg Capital projects. He is a business activist focused on removing animals from the food system. He cofounded the Veganuary campaign in January 2014, and now heads the Veg Capital fund. Matthew is also the CEO of VFC, a Vegan Fried Chick*n brand launched in December 2020.

Who is Veg Capital?
Veg Capital is a specialist private family fund that primarily provides early-stage funding to plant-based companies developing products which help to remove animals from the food system. The fund's portfolio includes some well known names such as The Vegan Kind, the UK's leading 100% vegan online supermarket; Mighty Pea M.lk and many more. Discover Veg Capital.

What is Veganuary?
Veganuary is a charity that hosts the annual challenge promoting and educating about veganism by encouraging people to follow a vegan lifestyle during the month of January. In 2021, over 580,000 people joined the Veganuary challenge from 209 countries around the world. Since its inception in 2014 Veganuary has become a truly global annual event. Find out more about the challenge here.

Join us on 23rd November 2021 for the upcoming 2022 - 23 food & drink Trend Summit which, for the second year running, will be virtual and broadcast live on the Whova virtual event platform. Registrations are open for the event and entry is free, we simply encourage you to donate as generously as you can to the TFP Foundation.

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