6 – 7pm Opportunities for the Local Food Industry with networking
- HullBID Marketing and Events Co-ordinator Catherine Goble who will be talking about the highly successful food events they run in the city centre, including the monthly Hull Street Food Nights and the annual Yum! Festival of Food and Drink which takes place in Queens Gardens across two days in August. Find out about the events themselves, how you can get involved, what documentation is required, and how they have gone from strength to strength.
- Hilary Hamer of the Sustainable Food Project
- Adrian Fisher of Rooted In Hull
7- 8.30pm Via webcast: Hear from the names behind some of the UK’s most successful food and drink brands, including; Praveen Vijn, co-founder of Eat Natural, Guy Singh-Watson, founder of Riverford , Nadia Stokes, founder of Gourmet Goat and Pip Murray, founder of Pip & Nut, as they share stories on how they grew brands from their kitchen tables, got their products onto the supermarket shelves, developed a memorable brand and built a place for themselves in the hearts, minds and stomachs of a nation.
Moderated by Victoria Stewart, an experienced food journalist and broadcaster who has written for The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Foodism and Conde Nast Traveller and founder of London Street Foodie .
8.30 – 9pm Networking and Close