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Europe's Premier NPD Food & Drink, One-Day Conference (CEST)! How Can You Access The Latest Consumer Insights & Shopper Demands? ● How Will The Retail Landscape Continue To Change? ● What’s The Magic Ingredient To NPD Success? ● Explore The Future Of Macro Trends From Plant Based To Sustainability To Health.  A Virtual, Brand-Led, One-Day Conference, 30th June 2021.

Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations. A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 30th June 2021

Test, Innovate, Perfect, Profit! Trend-Led New Product Development Food & Drink Strategies Which Cater To The Consumer At Home Or Out & About:

  1. Deep-Dive Into The Mind Of The Consumer! Guarantee your products thrive despite the rapidly-changing trends and interests of shoppers
  2. Hot Trends & Innovations To Excite Consumers: Drive commercially-successful NPD which impresses consumers and boosts sales
  3. Win Big With The Latest Lucrative Health & Ingredients Trends: Drive product success, nutritional value and satisfy consumer demands to propel profits – Macro Trend!
  4. Profitable Plant-Based Products Which Appeal To The Masses: Perfect texture, flavour and taste for fly-off-the-shelf, plant-powered NPD – Macro Trend!
  5. Boost Sustainability With Innovative Methods: Get the seal of approval with sustainable NPD which meets environmental considerations and still drives commercial success – Macro Trend!
  6. It’s More Than Just Plastic! Deliver On Your Packaging Promise: Packaging solutions which appease eco-conscious consumers, are cost-effective and reduce environmental impact – Macro Trend!
  7. Focus On Low-Sugar NPD: The latest tools and solutions to assist your portfolio in its journey towards sugar reduction – Macro Trend!

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Go Virtual - It’s Easy! All you need is good internet access and a password which we will provide. We also have a dedicated conference app for easy viewing! Presentations and panels are live, and you can type in questions or comments to our Q&A section, live polling or social feed. If you would like to participate in any breakout discussions, it’s just a normal zoom call. You can also direct message or request a meeting with any of the other attendees on the online platform. Sessions will be recorded and will be available as on-demand content for a short while after the event. In the comfort of your own surroundings, you will be able to:

Inspiring Speakers - Listen to market-leading, brand-side speakers as they share their hard-won insights and experiences with hot topic presentations and panels

Connect & Network - Networking is easy with the use of our discussion board, direct messaging facility, meeting request buttons, live polling and social media feed. Have your say and meet the other attendees

Live Chat - Pose your own questions and comment via the live chat function and interact with other delegates and speakers in real time

Virtual Roundtables & Peer Discussions - There will be breakout discussions during the day to discuss specific areas of interest with like-minded attendees to tailor your experience

Virtual Exhibition - Explore the 'virtual exhibition stands' and speak directly to our carefully-chosen exhibitors to help you tackle your business challenges directly

Virtual Face-To-Face Meetings - Start a conversation with fellow delegates or exhibitors and discuss your individual needs and challenges one-to-one.

24 Food & Drink Brands Speaking. One Inspiring Day: Health Trends • Plant-Based • Alternative & Free-From • Sustainable NPD • Consumer & Shopper Demands • NPD Success • Market Trends & Innovations • Packaging & Plastics • Sugar Reduction • Snacking & Convenience

7 Years’ Experience Leading The Way With Ground-Breaking Food & Drink Conferences & 100% Satisfaction Rating At The 2019 London NPD Conference!

‘I could not have asked for a better immersion and networking opportunity.’ 

‘A good refresher of some key messages with a interesting new insights and perspectives.’

‘A good platform bringing an excellent cross-section of NPD and innovation practitioners together sharing useful insights.’

Can You Help Drive Food & Drink NPD & Innovation? For more information on how speak, exhibit or arrange one-to-one meetings at this market-leading conference, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email


16.45 CEST Is Your NPD Good To Go? Deliver Products That Meet The Needs Of Time-Poor Consumers & Capitalise On Consumer Demands

  • Healthy + convenient = guaranteed sales! What are the other checkpoints your product portfolio should hit to make its mark on the on-the-move market?
  • Innovate your products and expand your portfolio with convenient products which tick all the boxes for consumers
  • How are consumer lifestyles driving change in convenience space of food and drink? Identify gaps in the markets for products that will stand-out in a growing space

Alla Ouvarova, CEO, Two Chicks

Alcohol-Free Innovation

17.05 Innovation In Fermentation Of Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Products: Getting The Complexity Of A Non-Alcoholic Product To Stand Up Against Wines, Beers & Spirits

David Begg, Founder, REAL Kombucha

17.25 CEST Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close Of Conference