A one-day conference focusing on the Food to Go market, including sandwiches, is being organised with the support of the BSA, PAPA and Cafe Life associations, on Thursday, 27 June 2024 at London venue One Birdcage Walk.

 The conference aims to focus on two key areas - the future of the market with a strong panel of analysts and researchers giving doing some crystal ball gazing - and sustainability and moving our industries collectively towards Net Zero.   In addition we will be talking about some of the challenges of delivery and the planned changes away from bar coding.

The current programme is:

09.30   Registration/Coffee
10.00   Welcome from BSA Chairman 
10.05   The Ever Changing FTG Market

  • Simon Stenning, Strategy Advisor & Futurist
  • Nicola Knight, Institute of Grocery Distribution
  • Gavin Rothwell, Food Future Insights
  • Panel Discussion led by Alex Bell, Editor of Sandwich & FTG News

11.20   How to make delivery work for you - market analyst Peter Backman

11.35   Coffee Break

11.50   Why switching from bar codes is better for you and your customers- Camilla Young, GSI

12.05   Transforming the way we work through technology

  • Speakers to be confirmed

13.15   Lunch

14.00   Working towards a Sustainable Future

  • Andy Cato/George Lamb, founders of Wild Farmed
  • The Greencore Approach, Fran Haycock, Head of Sustainability
  • Heading for Net Zero at Greggs, Joanne Elsdon/Paul Rhodes 
  • Panel Discussion led by Alex Bell, Editor of Sandwich & FTG News

15.40 Conference closes

Early Booking for Members

Full price tickets are £325 (plus VAT) but BSA members can take advantage of early booking and the members' rate of £275 (plus VAT) by following the link below. 

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