Trend Summit 20201

Tuesday 23rd November 2021

  • 2022/23 Online Trend Summit
  • FREE to Join & Live streamed on Whova

Our 8th Annual Food & Beverage Trend Summit streaming live on 23rd November 2021 - Don't miss out, Register Now!

Come and join virtually with thefoodpeople community to Shift the Future of Food & Drink by harnessing the power of trends & foresight.

2022/23 will be years of monumental shift in food and drink - Immerse with thousands of other industry influencers from across the globe to be inspired and 'make sense' of the future food and beverage trends horizon for 2022/23.

Our Speakers

  • thefoodpeople

    thefoodpeople

    As a team we’ll be sharing with you various elements of our 2021-2022 annual trends predictions.

  • Charles Banks - Co Founder thefoodpeople

    Charles Banks - Co Founder thefoodpeople

    Charles will bring to life the 2022-2023 trends framework and explore the defining areas of change on the foresight horizon in this era of momentous change in food and drink.

  • Amelia Boothman - Director of Strategy, IHQ

    Amelia Boothman - Director of Strategy, IHQ

    Amelia will be discussing the ‘Social & Cultural’ forces and drivers in Food and Beverage, both in and out of home.

  • Brian Spears, CEO & Founder of New Age Meats

    Brian Spears, CEO & Founder of New Age Meats

    One of the biggest disruptive forces in food and drink is the dawn cellular agriculture. Brain joins us to discuss the science & process, the need, where development is at, consumer acceptance, the future and much more.

  • Shokofeh Hejazi - Senior Trends Editor thefoodpeople

    Shokofeh Hejazi - Senior Trends Editor thefoodpeople

    Shokofeh brings her considerable expertise in trends together with her experience in retail and hospitality in the UK and overseas, to share with us the culinary and gastronomic trends for 22/23, from food philosophies & cooking techniques to cuisines & ingredients.

  • Dr Giles Yeo, MBE

    Dr Giles Yeo, MBE

    Giles joins us to share the thinking and research from his latest book on 'why calories don't count' in this era of health and wellness and how in his view, as an industry, we can use this knowledge to create 'better for you' ultra processed foods.

  • Scott Fraser - Senior Trend Analyst thefoodpeople

    Scott Fraser - Senior Trend Analyst thefoodpeople

    Leaning on his culinary heritage working in some of the worlds best restaurants, Scott brings us the cook-along summit lunch.

  • Sam Ashton-Booth, Development Chef at Tom Aikens, Muse

    Sam Ashton-Booth, Development Chef at Tom Aikens, Muse

    We're seeing a 2nd wave in pickling and fermentation, a new era of sour. Sam discusses his philosophy to pickling and fermentation, the basic formula, his pairing inspiration, how its applied on plate and how it fits within the broader picture of flavour.

  • Lucy White, Commercial Director, Luminary Bakery

    Lucy White, Commercial Director, Luminary Bakery

    Lucy joins us to talk about the Luminary Bakery story and the trends in the world of bread, cakes and bakery.

  • Christopher Bothwell, Co Founder, Ovant

    Christopher Bothwell, Co Founder, Ovant

    Christopher joins to talk about how a new era in craft and artisanal botanical distillations are transforming the experience in premium non-alcoholic beverages.

  • Matthew Glover, MD at Veg Capital and Co-Founder of Veganuary & VFC®

    Matthew Glover, MD at Veg Capital and Co-Founder of Veganuary & VFC®

    Matthew joins us to talk 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.

  • Cliona Howie, CEO of Foundation Earth

    Cliona Howie, CEO of Foundation Earth

    Cliona Howie from Foundation Earth joins us to talk about how front of pack environmental scoring is enabling consumers to make positive food and drink choices in an era when the world faces the unprecedented challenge of reversing climate change and feeding a growing population.

  • Ross Lusted, Owner & Chef, Woodcut Restaurant, Sydney

    Ross Lusted, Owner & Chef, Woodcut Restaurant, Sydney

    Ross joins us to explore his approach to the elemental cooking of food over open fire with wood and charcoal.

  • Danny Tapper - Founder, Beak Brewery

    Danny Tapper - Founder, Beak Brewery

    Danny joins us to share the inspiring story of Beak Brewery with a focus on unfiltered and seasonal beers, unique beer styles as well as mixed fermentation methods.

  • Stratis Morfogen - Co-Founder & Book Author, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop

    Stratis Morfogen - Co-Founder & Book Author, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop

    Stratis joins us to talk about the role of automation and contactless in hospitality and its relevance in a post pandemic world. In addition we discuss the balance between people and technology, the culture of self-service and flavour fusion.

  • Farshad Kazemian, Founder & CEO, The Ethical Butcher

    Farshad Kazemian, Founder & CEO, The Ethical Butcher

  • More speakers announced soon!

    More speakers announced soon!

    We'll be adding more exciting speakers to summit line up very soon!

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What's included?

  • The highlights of thefoodpeople's Annual Trend Foresight Predictions for 2022/23
  • Trend Foresight Predictions for 2022/23 Highlights Downloadable Infographic Poster
  • 10+ inspirational and thought-provoking key notes & presentations, relevant for all aspects of the food and drink industry, to truly bring trends to life
  • Ask questions to thefoodpeople team in the virtual event platform
  • Opportunity to shift the future of food, health and education by supporting the TFP Foundation
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What's included as a trendhub subscriber?

As a paid for trendhub subscriber, you'll also access the following within trendhub

  • Annual Trend Foresight Digital Book for 2022/23
  • Cuisine & Ingredients Predictions for 2022/23
  • Interactive Trends Map
  • Copies of all presentations and video recordings
  • Annual Trend Foresight 2022/23 Downloadable Infographic Poster
  • Explainer videos for all food and beverage mega trends & social cultural trends

Another great event, really inspiring content!

  • Kate Rivett

The speakers were inspirational from first to end.

  • Sophie Harding

The whole plant base, vegan element coming through today has given me lots to take away and inspiration for the future.

  • Mark Haynes

Thefoodpeople events are always very inspiring and thought provoking and shows us what we have to look at for development and innovation strategies for the future. Thefoodpeople has gone from UK to global, taking the trends in Australia and USA and how we can use them in the UK is very key.

  • Hannah Sibley

Really good, very informative, nice top line into what might be, quite inspiring.

  • Robert Pattinson

Really interested in the flavour trends we can translate to retail. Enjoyed those!

  • 2020 online summit attendee

The day was brilliantly run, very smooth, the speakers were all very different but all inspiring. We use the trend book all of the time, all my team use the book all the time.

  • Emma Cox

As always, you manage to gather relevant speakers with diverse content.

  • 2020 online summit attendee

What I love about the food people is that you get to sit down all day and it is really well organised. Many other conferences you have to rush from a to b and worry you might miss something, but here you just relax, listen and enjoy.

  • Lauren Rose-Smith
  • editor Tesco Magazine

Great job in tough times inspirational speakers loved listening to their stories and chat style was very relaxed and made it real.

  • 2020 online summit attendee

Ability to dip in and out, and most of all the quality of the information and speakers. The ability to access the recording of the presentation moments after the presentation was finished was great as I had to dip in and out during the day.

  • 2020 online summit attendee

Register to join the 2022/23 Virtual Trend Summit

To create the best possible summit attendee experience, we'll be broadcasting live on the Whova virtual event platform. To join the event, you'll first need to select (1) in the drop down above, click to 'register' where you'll be directed to Whova to complete your registration details and then create a Whova account.

You will be sent the event 'joining link' by email once you have registered however we will send these details again prior to the Summit starting.

The Online Trend Summit will be broadcast live in GMT (London) on 23rd November 2021.

Access to the Online Trends Summit is FREE of charge, but we encourage you to donate as generously as you can to the TFP Foundation.

Whilst every effort will be made to ensure the full, advertised agenda goes ahead on the day of the Summit, please note that the line-up is subject to change, without prior notice, if circumstances beyond our control dictate this.

  • Date:

    23rd November 2021 - Broadcast Live in GMT (London) on the Whova virtual event platform, with replays on youtube, trendhub (subscribers) and via email from 24th November 2021

  • Location:

    On desktop or mobile App, at work or at home!! Virtual Live Broadcast - Whova virtual event platform

  • Timings:

    Live 08.00 - 18.00 GMT (London)

  • Entry:

    A joining link will be shared by email prior to the Summit date. To join you must have completed the 2-step registration process on Whova.

  • Contact Us:

    For further details, registration or Whova account set up queries, please email us on events@thefoodpeople.co.uk

Previous Events

The Food & Beverage Trend Summit 2020

The Food & Beverage Trends Event 2019-20

Culinary Congress London 2018

The Food & Beverage Trends Event 2018-19