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The team behind the phenomenally successful Vegfest shows brings Plant Powered Expo to the UK early next year.

A brand new show celebrating the best of plant-based living is coming to London Olympia on February 1-2, 2020. Producers, suppliers and retailers alike will want to grasp the opportunity.

The show will focus on growing brands and established businesses, prioritising healthy living and the feelgood factor from following a plant-based way of life, with 235 stalls, 12 feature areas, 100 expert speakers and an expected footfall of 15,000 attendees.

With around 6.5m British adults currently trying a meat-free diet and the number of vegans in the UK set to skyrocket by 327% by next year (source: finder.com), the new show presents an ideal opportunity to build business in the plant-based sector.

“This maiden event will showcase the best of plant-powered living, featuring the latest plant-based products on the market,” says organiser Tim Barford. “It will also celebrate the projects and people that are making the changes at the cutting edge of plant-powered living.

”Plant Powered Expo focuses on established vegan brands, new and emerging brands, brands with new vegan products, and especially new product launches for 2020 to coincide with the new Veganuary market. The stars of the show at Plant Powered Expo are the new vegan products on the market for 2020.”

Barford, who has 17 years’ experience organising some of the biggest vegan events in the UK, is offering a range of opportunities to companies and retailers targeting consumers who have seen the benefits of plant-based living or are simply intrigued by this growing phenomenon.

The feature areas will include:

  • Taste Plant Based – Discovering plant-based cheese, meat, chocolate, cake and tasting sessions.
  • Plant Based Health – Talks and presentations on the latest research surrounding health and plant-based diets.
  • Continental Cuisine Cookery Classes – a dynamic programme of cookery classes with a continental focus.
  • Easy Vegan Kitchen – Fast food demos featuring fun and creative ideas.
  • Global Food Court – 10 handpicked plant-based caterers with cuisine from around the world.
  • Artisan Food Creative Classes – How to make artisan handmade foods including cheeses, seitan, nut milks, pastry and other favourites.
  • Plant Powered Planet – Focus on environmental health and how plant-based options can help replace plastic and aid the planet’s recovery.
  • Plant Powered Fitness – Fitness and performance with plant-based athletes and competitive sportspeople.
  • Grow Your Own Food: Explore the opportunites of growing food in your back garden, allotments, urban cultivation and veganic growing.
  • The Vegan Academy – The history of veganism and the similarities between veganism and plant-based diets.

Exhibition stands, speaker and sponsorship opportunities are all available now.

Plant pedigree

The man behind Plant Powered Expo is Tim Barford, 56, a vegan of 35 years and a vegetarian for even longer.

Tim has organised Europe’s biggest vegan events, VegfestUK, for 17 years including shows at Bristol, Brighton and London Olympia.

He has won a number of awards, including Best Vegan Advocate in 2014 at the Viva! 20th Anniversary Ceremony, the PEA Business Award for Working in the Community and was voted the winner of the Best Vegan Achievement by members of the Vegan Society in the UK.

He also runs his own award-winning hemp company Yaoh, having helped start the UK’s first hemp company back in 1991.

Contact

Show website
www.plantpoweredexpo.co.uk

To request a media pack, email info@plantpoweredexpo.co.uk

To book a stand, call Tim Barford on 0117 907 1881

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