3–5 September 2017 • Olympia London • Trade Only

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Savour the Flavour

  Sunday 3rd September Monday 4th September Tuesday 5th September
11:00-11:35

Great Taste 2017 Showcase

Nick Crosley, Guild of Fine Food 

Kinmemai Brown Rice & Pressed Sushi Demonstration

Takamatsu Takashi, Toyo Rice Corporation, Akemi Yokoyama, SOZAI Cooking School 

Great Taste Supreme Champion 2017

Nick Crosley

12:00-12:35

Cooking Successfully with Allergies

Nathalie Newman, The Intolerant Gourmand 

Flavours of Lombardy

Regione Lombardia Chef

Showcasing Chocolate 

Will Torrent, Chef, Pâtissier, and Chocolatier

13:00-13:35

Host: Will Torrent

Beetroot & Rum Truffles

David Greenwood-Haigh, Coeur De Xocolat Ltd 

The Proof is the Provenance!

Rachel Green, Rachel Green Food Promotion 

Celebrating Olive Oil

Valentina Harris, Cucina Valentina 

14:00-14:35

Host: Will Torrent

Chocolate and Tea Pairing & Tasting

Dom Ramsey, Damson Chocolates, Jameel Lalani, Lalina & Co

 

Great Taste 2017 Showcase

Nick Crosley, Guild of Fine Food 

Mastering Cheese

Mary Quicke, Academy of Cheese

15:00-15:35

Great Taste - Ready Steady Speciality

Steve Walpole & Nick Crosley 

Ready Steady Speciality

Steve Walpole & Will Torrent 

Great Taste - Ready Steady Speciality

Steve Walpole & Nick Crosley 

Food for Thought

  Sunday 3rd September Monday 4th September Tuesday 5th September
11:30-12:15

The Trade Secrets of Social Media Success

Laurra Davies, Creative Director, Brilliant Social Media 

Food & Drink Trends (Panel Discussion)

Claire Brumby, Jane Milton, Grow your Food Business, Alla Driksne, allasyummyfood, Edward Berry, The Flying Fork 

The Business of Beer

Melissa Cole, Beer Writer, SommALEier & Certified Cicerone

12:30-13-15

From Cocktails to Condiments - the Future of Spice in Culinary Culture

Pritesh Mody, Flavour Guru, World of Zing 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Final

Paul Hargreaves, Chief Executive, Cotswold Fayre

Scaling with Integreity

Owen Gower, Head of Procurement -UK, Bewley's 

13:30-14:15

Changing Behaviour: Convincing the UK to Embrace Insects as Food

Neil Whippey, Co-founder, Eat Grub 

New Product Development - Innovation is the Key to success

Claire Brumby, Consultant & Mentor, The Food Guide  

Future Thinking to Attract Investment and Buyers

Sue Nelson,  CEO and Founder, Breakthrough Funding Ltd

14:30-15:15

Organic - How to Sell it

Alison Muirhead, Independent Retail Lead, Soil Association Certification 

The Importance of Photography

Micheal Micheals, Food Photographer, Micheal Micheals Photography 

All you can Eat: Intellectual Property for Foodies

Eamon Chawke, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Briffa

 

15:30-16:15

Incorporating Beneficial Mediterranean Ingrediants into Everyday Life

Dr Simon Poole, Doctor and Author

Embracing Technology in Hospitality

Bruce Wilson, Director, BAW Food Consulting

Running an Artisan Deli

Jennie Allen, Proprietor, Bayley & Sage

16:15 -17:00 Cotswold Fayre - Meet the Buyer Cotswold Fayre - Meet the Buyer Cotswold Fayre - Meet the Buyer
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