Workshop: Foodservice Post Lockdown - Opportunities For Food & Drink Brands

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Time to turbo charge your business. Join us for a highly focused, in depth and intimate webinar powered by Bread & Jam.

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Pre-COVID, the foodservice industry represented £57bn of the UK economy with over 350,000 outlets throughout travel, leisure, pubs, restaurants, hotels, education, healthcare and beyond. What does the future hold now?

Most food and drink entrepreneurs begin their journey focused on retail. Have you considered foodservice and the opportunities therein? As restrictions ease, this lucrative channel is beginning to open back up and this session will explore newfound opportunities for emerging food and drink brands.

Find out

  • Is your product suitable for foodservice?
  • Which sectors should you target first?
  • Which wholesalers are right for your brand and chosen sector?
  • What is your 3, 6 and 12 month strategy?
  • Pricing and margin expectations
  • Logistics, packaging, layer and pallet configurations and MOQs
  • Accreditation - what do buyers want?
  • How you build a structured and targeted plan to approach your key targets.
  • What you need to do once you have launched within a wholesaler - promotions, marketing and customer visits
  • How has the COVID-19 Crisis changed foodservice and how you can use this to your advantage

Would love to attend, but can't make the live broadcast?

If you'd like to benefit from the session but you can't make some or all of the live broadcast, sign up anyway and receive the full recording after the session has ended. You'll be able to watch back as many times as you need.

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About the Presenter - Dan Head, Visionary Group Ltd

Head of Foodservice, Dan, has experience in writing and implementing market entry and growth plans in both small & large companies and has been responsible for the successful execution of major household brands. With extensive Foodservice experience; Dan has worked, and been instrumental in brands who have experienced significant growth in the sector.

Dan started his career at Procter and Gamble where he was responsible for the successful retail execution of brand launches and campaigns for the likes of Gillette, Olay, Fairy, Pampers and Oral-B. Following his time here he moved to into the Foodservice division of a small soup supplier. As part of the team who grew this business into a multi million pound division of the company; he decided to share this knowledge and expertise of the industry with start ups, SMEs and larger brands who needed Foodservice support. This saw Dan team up with the expertise of Visionary Food Solutions; a wider selection of industry experts also supporting brands in retail, mentorship and operations. Dan has since worked with over 15 brands helping write market entry plans; and implementing these strategies to provide continued and sustainable growth in this channel.

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About Bread & Jam

Bread & Jam are the organisers of the UK's biggest food and drink founders' festival. This year's virtual 3-day conference for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, will bring together entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, buyers, media and industry leaders.

There will also be opportunities to pitch your product to buyers from delis, foodhalls (Selfridges, Harrods, Fortnum & Masons), speciality retailers (Whole Foods, Planet Organic, Holland & Barrett), supermarkets (Ocado, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Co-op and Morrisons).

Bread & Jam also run a comprehensive programme of virtual workshops, bootcamps (Amazon, Shopify & Startups), 1-day summits (Plant-Based and D2C coming soon) and their popular free Fortnightly Monday Motivation Panels.

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