Nearly 7,000 attendees – including all the UK’s major coffee shop and food-to-go operators and retailers – were out in force at lunch! last week (20-21 September). The UK’s biggest food-to-go showcase of the year – and an essential diary date for the sector it serves – lunch! enjoyed another successive record turnout, with total […]
New innovations by Flower & White, generationJuice, KALEIDO, Pocket Enterprises and Sandows scored top marks with the judges at lunch! last week. All five were awarded Gold in the show’s prestigious Innovation Challenge Awards, which recognise the best food-to-go products and solutions of the year. (more…)
Here’s some video highlights from a fantastic first day at lunch! 2018. 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 (14 in all) have now been shortlisted for the 2018 Innovation Challenge Live ‘pitching’ session, taking place at the show tomorrow (Friday) at 11.15am in Keynote Theatre 2. Exhibitors hoping their products will come away with a coveted ‘Gold Award’ […]
Thousands of buyers from across the coffee shop and food-to-go sector will be heading to London for lunch! this week. Doors open tomorrow at ExCeL (10am, Thursday 20 September) with 6,000+ attendees expected over two days. (more…)
Our final Q&A for 2018 features Clare Clough, food & coffee director of Pret A Manger. Arrive early on Friday for her exclusive interview at the show, where she’ll share insights from Pret’s journey so far and talk about what’s next for this much-loved high street brand (10.15am, 21 September). (more…)
The following is just a taste of the new food and drink products on show at this year’s lunch! To read the full exhibitor show highlights, please visit: www.lunchshow.co.uk/lunch-previews-whats-new-next-in-the-world-of-food-to-go/ . To register for a free trade ticket, please click here.
Co-owner and CEO of Boston Tea Party, Sam Roberts has been at the helm of the Bristol-based café chain for the last 12 years. A new speaker for 2018, he’ll be taking part in lunch!’s Coffee Cup Debate (21 Sept) alongside Ollie Rosevear (Costa Coffee), Alan Tomlins (Small Batch Coffee Roasters) and Martin Kersh (Foodservice […]
Martyn Clover is Head of Food for Tortilla, makers of Californian Burrito’s and Tacos with 36 restaurants across the country. He’ll be appearing in the Head of Food Masterclass, alongside Arnaud Kaziewicz (EAT), Aggie Morrell (Pod) and Aubrey Thomson (Taylor St. Baristas). (more…)
Thousands of food-to-go operators and retailers from across the UK will be in London next week, over 20-21 September – as lunch! returns to ExCeL to showcase the best new products, solutions, insights, and innovations of the year. (more…)
Another popular returning speaker is Mark McCulloch, founder & CEO of WE ARE Spectacular. He’s hosting two sessions this year, including the first ever live recording of the hugely popular Spectacular Marketing Podcast at the show (22 Sept); featuring Charlotte Adams (Krispy Kreme), Romy Miller (GAIL’s Bakery’s), and Sophie Barton (SOHO Coffee Co). (more…)
Our next Q&A features Beth Taubner, founder of NY and London-based Mercurylab. In her opening day session, she’ll be sharing strategies for UK brands looking to expand into the US, including expert analysis into selling and marketing over ‘the pond’. (more…)