On-demand webinars and sessions

Finding success in vegan & plant-based

Vegan & plant-based is one of the most rapidly growing product categories in UK food & drink retail. This session will take a look at some of the most successful products in the space and how retailers and wholesalers can make their vegan & plant-based ranges a success.

Host: Louisianna Waring, Senior Insight and Policy Officer - Vegan Society


  • Rik Roberts, General Manager - Crackd
  • Ian Theasby, Founder - BOSH!
  • Henry Firth, Founder - BOSH!

Choosing Substitutes: The rising tide of non-animal proteins

This insightful presentation from market research specialist Euromonitor examines the growth of non-animal proteins, consumer attitudes to these products and how issues like sustainability and food safety might help this new category evolve.


  • Margaux Laine, Senior Analyst - Euromonitor

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Vegan going mainstream

Verity Foss, Co-Owner of the Oowee Group, reflects on the company's shift to online delivery during the pandemic and the growth in popularity of vegan meals and products.


  • Verity Foss, Co-owner - Oowee

Vegan manufacturing in its purest form

Should vegan products be manufactured in a solely in vegan factories? As vegan products increase in popularity this star-studded industry panel take a look at the manufacturing of these products and how they can best be produced ethically on a large scale.

Host: Matthew Glover, Managing Director - Veg Capital


  • Esther Pearson, Managing Director - Clive's Purely Plants
  • Scott McCulloch, Co- founder - The Vegan Kind
  • Charlie Fisher, Global R&D Director - Wicked Kitchen
  • Parm Bains, Co-founder - SHICKEN

Future Food Trend Tracker 2022

Key learnings and takeaways from thefoodpeople's future trend tracker to date, and a look forward as to what we can expect from 2022 in plant-based, sustainability and cuisine.


  • Charles Banks, Director and Co-Founder - thefoodpeople
  • Kelly Dowson, Managing Director - Food Innovation Solutions

I can't believe it's not meat!

Meat alternatives are on the rise with consumers wanting environmentally sustainable, cruelty free options. This webinar explores how NPD solutions are transforming what used to be niche markets into mainstream.


  • Damoy Robertson, Co-Founder and CEO - The Vegan Review

  • Sadrah Schadel, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer - No Evil Foods

  • Carole Bingley, Technical specialist - RSSL

  • Inderpal Kaur, Founder - Plant Futures

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