Caffè Nero’s head of food & beverage Hannah McKay, Greggs’ head of category David Ross, KFC’s innovation director for the UK and Ireland Jack Hinchcliffe, GAIL’s Bakery’s marketing director Romy Miller, Tortilla’s head of food Martyn Clover, and Pod’s head of food Aggie Morrell, are the latest high-profile additions to this year’s free Keynote line-up […]
Julian Metcalfe OBE, founder of Asian-inspired, healthy food outlet itsu and co-founder of high street stalwart Pret A Manger, is confirmed for a headline Keynote interview at lunch! 2018 on 20 September at London ExCeL. One of Britain’s most successful food-to-go entrepreneurs, Metcalfe says he’s delighted to be speaking at the show for the first […]
A record 370 exhibitors – from the biggest to the newest names in food-to-go, are preparing to showcase 1000s of innovations at lunch! 2018, when it returns to London ExCeL on 20-21 September. The premier trade event for the sector, lunch! has been serving the nation’s food-to-go operators and retailers for over a decade. Having […]
With visitor registration now open for 2018, lunch! has released its first preview of some of the new Keynote speakers set to appear at the show over 20-21 September at London ExCeL. lunch!’s two Keynote Theatres have become known for attracting some of the biggest names in the business, including all the leading lunchtime operators. […]
lunch! celebrated its tenth anniversary in style last week – with its biggest ever edition enjoying a record turnout for another successive year. Over 6,300 food-to-go operators, retailers and caterers packed the aisles at ExCeL London, over 21-22 September, to see and sample the next-wave of NPD from 335 leading exhibitors. The 7% increase in […]
Four lunch! exhibitors struck gold today – winning coveted Innovation Challenge Awards at the show. Fifteen finalists (chosen by popular visitor vote yesterday from 69 entries this year) took turns to impress the judges in the live pitching session this morning. The results (announced this afternoon) saw four companies receive gold awards, six awarded silvers, […]
Here’s some video highlights from a fantastic first day at lunch! 2017. We look forward to seeing you again tomorrow!
lunch! visitors were busy casting their votes today at the Innovation Challenge Awards Gallery. Their top-picks (fifteen in all) have now been shortlisted for tomorrow’s Innovation Challenge Live ‘pitching’ session, taking place at 11.15am in Keynote Theatre 1. Exhibitors hoping their products will come away with a coveted ‘Gold Award’ will need to impress this year’s judges first […]
We’re very excited to welcome you all to the show today, if you missed it, here’s a sneak peak behind the scenes of our video show highlights from build up day.. lunch! 2017 – Build up from Diversified UK on Vimeo.
lunch! is almost ready. Here’s a little look behind the scenes today. We can’t wait to welcome you to the show tomorrow. Doors open at 10am – see you there! pic.twitter.com/RZ5PCDa9Vm — lunch! 2017 @ ExCeL (@lunchexhibition) September 20, 2017
Celebrating a decade at the heart of the UK’s food-to-go sector, lunch!’s special 10th anniversary show is set to welcome over 6,000 attendees when doors open at ExCeL London later this week, on 21-22 September. Key buyers and decision makers from many of the UK’s leading food-to-go operators and retailers, contract and travel caterers, wholesalers, […]
lunch! visitors heading to ExCeL London next week, on 21-22 September, will be able to source more new food-to-go innovations than ever. Its tenth anniversary show, featuring an unprecedented 335 exhibitors, is now its biggest in every respect – with a record number of entries confirmed for its annual Innovation Challenge Awards. The awards, which […]