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Food Matters Live Manchester

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest ingredient solutions and market trends. Attend the event to discover innovative answers to your NPD challenges, gain insights from food industry experts, and build connections with a qualified technical audience.

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21 & 22 May 2024 – Manchester

Experience the latest ingredient innovations

Tastings and technical showcases

Food Matters Live Ascot April 2024 Tastes of Better

Engage in exclusive ingredient showcases to explore the taste, texture, and mouthfeel of innovative solutions which address critical NPD challenges like sustainability, positive nutrition, affordability, and much more. From bakery, beverages and snacks to plant-based solutions, confectionary and more, discover cross-category solutions for your NPD challenges all in one place.

Insights panel

Food Matters Live Ascot april 2024

Benefit from the topical programme of panel discussions led by our expert speakers. Drawing on their extensive expertise and hands-on experience, our speakers will equip you with the latest trends and insights to deliver products that perform in the lab, delight in the marketplace and stand out from the competition. The full programme can be viewed here.


Food Matters Live Ascot April 2024

Connect with your industry peers during a sit-down networking lunch and drinks reception against the iconic backdrop of the Old Trafford Cricket Ground. With so many key stakeholders under one roof, the stage is set to exchange insights from the day in a relaxed and inspiring environment with like-minded industry professionals.

Tastes of better partner themes

Tastes of better partner themes

A taste of what’s to come

Am I eligible?

Attendance at Tastes of Better is complimentary. If you fit the following criteria, register your interest for a VIP place today to secure your spot at the next event.

What to expect

From the moment you register as a VIP, we go the extra mile to make sure you get the most out of your time at the event.

Your personalised itinerary, which we prepare with your NPD goals in mind, will encompass a blend of partner showcases, diving into cutting edge ingredient innovations, as well as insights panel discussions to learn about the latest market trends.

Event partners include

Attendees include

2 Sisters Food Group | AG Barr | Aimia Foods | Albert Bartlett | Asda | Baker & Baker | Bakkavor | BaxterStorey | Bells of Lazonby | Bidfood | Booker Group | Booths | Boparan Brands | Cherrytree Bakery | Cakesmiths | Co-op | Costa Coffee | Cranswick Country Foods | Creative Foods | Duerrs | Farmhouse Biscuits | FEI Foods | Field & Forest Foods | Fosters Bakery | Frank Roberts & Sons | Froneri | Fuellers | Genius Gluten Free | Glendale Foods | Greencore | Greene King | Hain Daniels | Hill Biscuits | Iceland | J&K Confectionary | Jacksons Bakery | JDM Food Group | Jordans Ryvita | Kingsland Drinks | Leathams | Macphie | Mitchells & Butlers | Morrisons | Mondelez | Moy Park | MyProtein | Nestle | Nicholls | Nomad Foods | OSI Europe | OTC Beverages | Park Cakes | pladis | Quorn | Soreen | Saputo Dairy | Sneak Energy | Stateside Foods | Stokes Sauces | Tesco | The Toofoo Co | Vimto | Wholebake | Yo! Sushi 

Manchester Old Trafford Cricket Ground External pavilion

The venue

This event will be taking place at the iconic Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in the heart of Manchester. The large suites, panoramic views and on-site hotel make this unique venue the perfect stage for Tastes of Better.

Autumn series: 26 – 27 November

Food Matters Live returns to Manchester on 26-27 November to continue the Autumn series of Sustainable Sourcing.

In addition, we are pleased to announce that we will also be incorporating a two-day programme dedicated to Positive Nutrition: ingredients for health and wellbeing.

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