The UK Fruit & Vegetable Congress & Awards 2019 promises to be the must-attend conference of the fresh produce calendar, bringing together leading speakers from across the retail, supply, marketing and wider fruit and vegetable sector to discuss the key issues of the day.

STAY TUNED FOR further updates - speakers will be announced soon

Monday 7 October 2019

18:30 - 19:00 DELEGATE REGISTRATION 

19:00- 21.30 The UK Fruit & Vegetable Awards Social

Fun and informal evening when the winners will be presented with the trophies.

Tuesday 8 October 2019

08:45 - 09:30 Registration and coffee - FPJ Live expo opens

THE BIG DEBATE

The Big Debate stage will host panel discussions on major topics such as Boosting Fresh Produce Nutrition and The Next Generation.

10:00 - 10:30 ADDING NUTRITION TO FRESH PRODUCE

11:00 - 11:45 TBC

14:00 - 14:30 THE NEXT GENERATION

 

#freshtalks

#freshtalks will see a series of video interviews with industry experts recorded for later broadcast on Fruitnet’s new channel, freshtalks.tv.

THE SHOW

The main stage will feature FPJ Live’s popular, TV-show style format, with punchy presentations, on-stage interviews and multimedia offering a varied and exciting programme.

09:30 - 10:30 POLITICS & Trade

10:30 -11:00 coffee & connect

Make new connections over a morning cuppa!

11:00 - 12:00 RETAIL & MARKETING

12:00 - 12:30 FPJ Life Stories

sponsored by MorePeople

This special session features an in-depth interview with one of the UK industry's leading lights, looking at their personal and professional stories and giving the audience the chance to put their questions.

12:30 - 13:45 Networking Lunch

13:45 - 15:00 Wholesale & Foodservice

This session puts the focus on the burgeoning eating-out sector, speaking to wholesale suppliers, caterers and chefs to hear about the latest development in this crucial area of the trade.

15:00 - 15:20 BIG INTERVIEW

A big interview with a current major industry figure

15:20 Summary and Close

Followed by Farewell refreshments

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