Lunch! has unveiled its ‘biggest ever’ keynote line-up ahead of its upcoming event at ExCel London in September.
The food-to-go trade show will see 55 speakers including big names from Starbucks, Greggs, Holland & Barrett, FCB Coffee, Sodexo, Elior, LEON, Crussh, Tortilla, Chilango, Pure, Sourced Market, and KERB sharing exclusive insights into the industry.
The business-focused seminar programme, running across three theatres over two days, will include high street chains, including Pret A Manger, Caffè Nero and Costa Coffee, together with leading London food-to-go operators, such as GAIL’s Bakery’s, Press Coffee & Co, and The Gentleman Baristas
The programme will also feature international brands including Wayne’s Coffee, from Sweden, and Ole and Steen (trading as Lagkagehuset in Denmark).
The event organisers describe it as a “rare opportunity to hear from some of the UK’s most inspirational and influential food-to-go professionals from across the café, coffee shop, convenience and foodservice sectors, talking about the big opportunities, innovations, and trends ahead.”
Highlights will include sessions with Tara Gee , director of food safety, quality & regulatory (EMEA) at Starbucks, Barny Clevely, managing director of FCB Coffee and Nicola Morris, MD of corporate services at Sodexo.
The full schedule is available on the lunch website.
Over 7,000 industry buyers and 400 exhibitors are expected to attend lunch! Which takes place from 19-20 September.