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Speciality & Fine Food Fair is excited to announce a new addition to our packed content programme. On Tuesday 12 September the Fair will open  early for an exclusive Power Breakfast event, in partnership with Flanders Investment & Trade, where we will hear from award winning UK broadcaster, consumer and business expert Kate Hardcastle MBE as she dives into the key topics shaping the food & drink industry. 

This is your chance to peek behind the scenes, explore the current state of the high street and unravel the emotional factors driving purchasing decisions, allowing businesses to forge meaningful connections and foster brand loyalty. 

Gain valuable insights into optimising your operations, managing costs, and capitalising on opportunities amidst the rapidly evolving economic landscape. Stay ahead of industry trends as Kate shares her predictions and observations and explores what international developments mean for the UK food & drink sector. 

Kate Hardcastle MBE

Power Breakfast

Award winning UK broadcaster, consumer and business expert Kate Hardcastle MBE  has dedicated over 20 years to helping consumers 'buy better' and household brand names to 'deliver better’.

Kate is a prominent voice in both the media and consumer goods industries and is committed to helping businesses and consumers make change.

As ’The Customer Whisperer TM” Kate appears on popular television and online programmes in UK, USA UAE & Asia. Her work is respected globally, projects have included the successful turnaround of ailing retail brands and shopping centre, the creation of powerful consumer brands & consultant to oversee business redevelopment, restructure and takeovers.

The Power Breakfast is invite only for senior retail and hospitality professionals only. If you would like to attend then please RSVP using the form below. As spaces for this event are limited, they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Therefore, we will  be in contact at the beginning of September to confirm your place and to provide you with further information. 

Session Breakdown:

  • 8:30 - Arrival, networking and breakfast
  • 9:00 - Interview with Kate Hardcastle MBE
  • 9:35 - Q&A
  • 9:50 - Close and networking