Innovation Zone & Pitching Stage

Innovation Zone

Discover new products launching at this year’s Fair.

Explore the Innovation Zone where over 40 burgeoning brands are showcasing their innovative new food launches. The largest of its kind at a UK trade show, it’s a one-stop location to taste and test exciting new products before anyone else.

Pitching Stage

If you are looking for the ‘next big thing’, drop-in on the Grocery Accelerator Pitching Stage where each business has a maximum of two minutes to explain their story and share why they have something exciting you should buy.

Sessions run thoughout the day and are grouped by product category so busy buyers can maximise their time. 

Attend the pitches relevant to you:

  Sunday 4th September Monday 5th September Tuesday 6th September
10:30 - 11:00 Breakfast Food Cupboard Bakery
11:00 - 11:30 Bakery Snacks Fresh & Frozen
11:30 - 12:00 Drinks Worldfoods Free From
12:00 - 12:30 Speaker: John Stapleton Speaker: Laura Davis Speaker: John Stapleton
12:40 - 13:10 Fresh & Frozen Breakfast Food Cupboard
13:20 - 13:50 Free From Bakery Snacks
14:00 - 14:30 Food Cupboard Drinks Worldfoods
14:40 - 15:10 Snacks Fresh & Frozen Breakfast
15:20 - 15:50 Worldfoods Free From Drinks
16:00 - 16:30 Speaker: Laura Davis Speaker: John Stapleton Speaker: Laura Davis


Don’t miss the thought-provoking talks from:


 John Stapleton, Entrepreneur, business thought leader, CEO and Board Director
 5 Do's and Don'ts of an Early Start Food and Drink Business


Laura Davis, Managing Director, Reality HR
People Building: How to Create a Team Culture that Makes Your Business More Valuable

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