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Date: 29/09/2016

Find-It in Worcestershire are launching an industry first - A Meet The Buyer event with Aldi on Tuesday 18th October from 6.45am-9.30am.

The Breakfast & Networking meeting will be taking place at Sixways Stadium on Tuesday 18th October at 6:45am-9:30am.

If you are a business in, or keen supporter of your local food and drink sector then come along for a Breakfast & Networking meeting at Sixways Stadium on Tuesday 18th October at 6.45am-9.30am.

Find It in Worcestershire will be bringing you the very best of Worcestershire’s small, local producers and helping them to link up with high-profile retailers and big buyers.
  • Hear from Danny Gibson, Corporate Logistics Director at Aldi about how you can do business with the leading discount supermarket chain and be ‘Aldi ready’ to sell your products into them, in an industry first with the company’s first ever conference presentation.
  • Receive first hand information from A F Blakemore Fine Foods about what food and drink buyers are looking for, sourcing locally and making it viable to supply on a small basis.
  • Listen to insights from Julian Valentine, owner of Valentine Foods Ltd and former Head of high-end Northern England supermarket, Booths, about the do’s and don’ts of presenting to a potential buyer and the latest market trends to look out for.
  • Find out from Alison Avery, International Trade Advisor, about the Department for International Trade’s newly launched fast-track programme that will help food and drink producers to sell their goods overseas.
  • Support your local producers and taste your way around the food and drink hall, showing the very best of the county’s grassroots in the sector.
  • Book a stand in our Food and Drink Hall and gain the exceptional opportunity to showcase your products to Aldi buyer, Danny Gibson, as well as a number of other buyers from local independent shops, local delicatessens, restaurants, hotels, farmshops and public houses.
  • Receive additional food and drink advice in our business support exhibition.
  • Network with 200 other delegates over a free breakfast.

Venue - Duckworth Suite, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester, WR3 8ZE

For more information or to book a place KAinsworth@worcestershire.gov.uk