Starbucks, Compass & Caffè Nero to speak at lunch! 2017

Caffè Nero’s business development director Paul Ettinger, Compass Group’s marketing director Louise Pilkington and Starbucks’s senior innovation manager for EMEA Rachel Chatterton, are the latest additions to lunch!’s free Keynote line-up. Taking place at London ExCeL next month, on 21-22 September, the UK’s biggest food-to-go trade show will feature over 20 free business seminars in […]

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Innovation Challenge 2016: Finalists announced

lunch! visitors were out in force yesterday – voting for their favourite new products at the lunch! Innovation Challenge Gallery.  The 16 finalists will now live pitch their products today (in 90 seconds or less) to this year’s judges, including top buyers from Tossed, Costa Coffee, En Route International, and Elior UK. Pitches start at 11.45am […]

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Competition for lunch is hotter than ever

Branded operators are increasing their lunch share But growing popularity of breakfast out threatens to cannibalise lunch trade London, September 21 2016 – The competition to attract consumers for lunch out-of-home (OOH) has become more intense than ever. There is competition between branded operators and independents as well as added pressure for all players from […]

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lunch! 2016 opens in London this week

Thousands of food and drink buyers are preparing to attend  The UK’s biggest and multi-award winning show for the food-to-go trade, lunch! returns to the Business Design Centre in London on Wednesday 21 September. Over 6,000 attendees are expected to visit lunch! over 21-22 September, including key buyers and decision makers from many of the […]

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