Passport to the UK Webinar

May 31, 2018 1pm EST


On May 31st at 1pm EST, the CFEA in partnership with Ian Graham, Founding Partner of Global Food Alliances will be hosting a webinar about the UK market.

Below is the speaker line up and the topics they will cover during this webinar.

Stephen Minall, Moving Food Forward Director/Owner, Moving Food/Wrapid (Retail Expert)

Stephen will be discussing:

  • The implications of chasing the Multiples
  • The way Brits buy, label differentials, size of product, size of the prize (ie Frozen only 8% of a Retailers sell space vrs 40% in USA/Canada)
  • Online growth UK vs Canada

Mike Chisholm, VP and General Manager, Willson International Logistics (Transportation Expert)

Mike will  be discussing:

  • Available modes of transport and types of equipment
  • Transit times
  • Export requirements
  • Restrictions
  • Challenges and opportunities

Emma Finn, Trade Commissioner Agriculture, Agri Food, Fish and Seafood, Canadian High Commission

Emma will be discussing:

  • CETA update for food and beverage
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Canada
  • What happens after BREXIT

Jo Densley, Founder and Partner, Relish Food Marketing

Jo will be discussing:

  • What is Trending in the UK Today:
    • Super premium – can find examples in almost every category
    • Packaging – consumers no longer accept over-packaged food and drinks and looking to reduces their plastic use
    • No longer uncool or unusual to be teetotal – this will continue to grow
  • UK Opportunities in today’s new market:
    • HEALTH – UK consumers are becoming more and more educated about how what they eat affects their body and mind. This will continue to be a big area
    • SNACKING – this continues to grow with focus on premium snacking and healthy snacking – always looking for innovation here
    • SOFT DRINKS – with more and more consumers choosing not to drink alcohol and fruit juices, pop, shakes being demonised for the sugar content – opportunity for innovation in this large growing sector

The cost to participate in this webinar is CDN $25 plus HST. Registration is available online at this link.