Global F&B expert to speak to FGC

A world-renowned expert on developments in the global food and beverage industry is to speak to FGC members in Auckland tomorrow, August 1.

David Hughes is Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London, as well as Visiting Professor at the Royal Agricultural University, UK.

He will  give an insight into the industry, and on the latest global food & drink trends, and opportunities.

Professor Hughes is a much sought-after speaker at international conferences and seminars on global food industry issues, particularly consumer and retail trends. He has extensive experience as an international advisory board member with food companies and financial service organisations on three continents.

For 20 years, he was a Non-Executive Director of Berry Gardens Ltd – a U.K. farmer-owned berry fruit business (£230 million turnover in 2015). With his American business partner, he established, grew and sold a branded fresh produce business which served supermarkets in the US.

Around the globe, he works with food and beverage supply chain companies – including farm input, growers, manufacturers and ingredient companies, retailers and food service firms – to assist them in management training, strategy and Board level decision-making.

This event is sure to fill fast, so register on the home page of the FGC website now.