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The Food Exchange: Agenda, speakers, and sponsors

The Food Exchange: Agenda, speakers, and sponsors

Posted: Fri 8th Apr 2022

The Food Exchange is rapidly approaching.

If you’re looking to start or grow a food business, come and join Enterprise Nation’s virtual Food Exchange event, which takes place on Friday 29 April.

It’ll provide you with the brilliant opportunity to hear from industry experts and network to your heart’s content with like-minded entrepreneurs.

If you haven’t already, secure your Food Exchange tickets today.

The Food Exchange sponsors

Our four brilliant sponsors for this event will all be hosting exhibitions running throughout the day, where ticket holders can learn more about them and ask any burning questions they may have. 

Agenda and speakers

The Food Exchange runs from 12:15 to 17:15 and is followed by a networking session. Here’s what to look forward to:

12:15 pm: A warm welcome 

Hosted by food entrepreneur and Enterprise Nation stalwart Jess Salamanca, you'll be introduced to who is speaking throughout the day.

12:30: Panel session with inspirational food and drink entrepreneurs

GS1 UK’s showcase session will host a number of brilliant and inspirational entrepreneurs who will discuss their business journeys within the food and drink industry.

13:00: The Woolf's Kitchen founder Dominique Woolf shares her business journey

Hear from Dominique Woolf, founder of The Woolf's Kitchen and recently-crowned winner of Channel 4's Great Cookbook Challenge with Jamie Oliver.

Dominique will be taking the stage to share her story of growing her brand from the ground up. 

13:30: How to get your business trademarked

Is getting your business trademarked on your to-do list? Pulse Law will be joining the stage to share how you can trademark your brand and what you need to do when the time is right.

14:00: Oatsu founder Lauren O'Donnell reveals all

Oatsu founder Lauren O'Donnell will be sharing her secrets on how her product became the top-rated breakfast product on Jiffy and how she's growing the brand. 

14:30: Make a big impact with little budget

Not sure how you can make a big impact with a small budget? Vhari Russell, founder of The Food Marketing Experts, will share how you can cover all areas of business on a tight budget.

15:00: Break

15:15: How to get the best financial start for your food business

Our friends from TSB Bank will be taking to the main stage, to share how you can get the best financial start for your food business. 

15:45 Use creativity to grow your community online

Use creativity to grow your online community. Join David Tan and Sascha Dutta to find out how you can grow an organic following. 

16:15: ‘How I got stocked in Asda’ with Lexi's Treats founder 

Alexei Khatiwada, founder of Lexi's Treats, will share how he got his products stocked in Asda stores across the UK and how he's growing his sales. 

16:45: Meet the buyer

Would you like to see your product on the shelves? Pitch to our retail buyer to gain insightful feedback from the experts themselves! 

The buyer will be announced soon. 

17:15: Networking

Finish the day by connecting with other attendees, chatting to the experts and meeting like-minded food and drink entrepreneurs. 


The Food Exchange is a brilliant opportunity to broaden your horizons and mix with fellow culinary entrepreneurs. Buy your tickets today.

Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their businesses. Led by founder, Emma Jones CBE, Enterprise Nation connects you to the resources and expertise to help you succeed.

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