Exclusive 2019-20 Food & Drink Trends Event 2018 - Tickets Now on Sale

We're delighted to announce that the 5th annual thefoodpeople trends event will be hosted by Tom Kerridge and the team at Lush, at the Royal Horticultural Halls Westminster, on Tuesday 13th November 2018.

Join us to explore and be inspired by this exclusive 2019/20 food and drink industry foresight and the release of the 5th edition of the food and drink trends book. Book your tickets today.

Here's what happened at the 2017 trends event…


For our 2018 event we've invited 11 thought provoking speakers to inspire you and to bring the trends to life. Alongside the discussion and talks taking place, we will also stir your senses and inspire you with a 'trend-led' bowl food lunch prepared and cooked by Tom Kerridge and the team at Lush Hospitality.

Amongst the speakers already announced, we will host:

  • Charles Banks – Co Founder thefoodpeople - Charles will bring to life the 2019-2020 trends framework and exploring the key change points for the next 2 years.
  • Elizabeth Cherry Ph.D - Associate Professor of Sociology Manhattanville College NY - Elizabeth will be exploring the social drivers and motivations behind the 'new vegan movement'.
  • Alessandro Finetto - Snr Director, Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool - Alessandro will be using his research and experience across the Whirlpool Group to give us a glimpse into the kitchen of the future.
  • Dominic Cools-Lartigue – founder of Street Feast, a business that has single handedly changed London's food scene, we'll explore Street Food now and into the Future

... and many more with new names to be announced in the coming weeks.

Date: 13th November 2018
Location: The Royal Horticultural Halls Westminster
Agenda: 8.15 for 9.00am start, through until 5.30pm followed by networking.
Contact: For further info please reach us at events@thefoodpeople.co.uk