Pitch your product to Selfridges

Time & Place

Thursday, 3 October 2019

09:00 - 10:00 in:

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Apply to pitch to an iconic high end retailer with 4 regional UK stores. Founded in 1906 by Harry Gordon Selfridge with a vision to revolutionise the shopping experience by using the publicity of theatre retail and using innovation to create an exceptional customer experience that delights, amuses and surprises customers. Selfridges Food hall specialises in fine food and drink products.

Pitch your product to Holland & Barrett

Time & Place

Thursday, 3 October 2019

11:00 - 12:00 in:

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Apply to pitch to the largest chain of health food shops in Europe, with over 1300 stores in 16 countries. Formed way back in 1870 by Alfred Slapps Barrett and Major William Holland, they supply their customers with a wide range of vitamins, minerals, health supplements, specialist foods and natural beauty products and their stores are a familiar sight in almost every major city and town across the UK.

The Holland & Barrett Charter: to enhance the well-being of our customers around the world by delivering the highest quality, best value nutritional supplements and wellness products, bringing wellness to the world one happy customer at a time.

Pitch your product to Morrisons

Time & Place

Thursday, 3 October 2019

12:00 - 13:00 in:

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Apply to pitch to Morrisons the 4th largest UK supermarket chain with over 500 stores across the UK. Morrisons provides mainly food and grocery, with a focus on sourcing and preparing food in store for customers. Morrisons have won the Responsible Business Award for working to reduce plastic and eliminating or making over 9,000 tons of plastic recyclable. They were the first UK supermarket to introduce reusable paper grocery bags. Morrisons are committed to providing their customers with fresh, high quality food and locally sourced products.

Click here to see Morrisons sourcing priorities. 

Pitch your product to Sainsbury’s

Time & Place

Thursday, 3 October 2019

13:00 - 14:00 in:

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Apply to pitch to the 3rd largest UK supermarket chain with 2,200 supermarkets, convenience stores across the UK and Ireland. Sainsbury’s is 150 years old and was established in 1869 by John James Sainsbury. Sainsbury’s focuses on giving customers high quality food, homeware products, finance products and energy products. Sainsbury’s has a vision to provide social, environmental and economic responsibility whilst making a difference to society. Sainsbury’s supports the UN Sustainable Develop Goals and plays a part towards tackling climate change, injustice and inequality and ending poverty.

Sainsbury’s values are: To help customers to eat healthily, buy providing quality food in their baskets. Work closely with farmers, growers and suppliers in the and internationally to reassure customers where products are sourced. Work with suppliers to minimise environmental impact and reducing emissions, water and waste. To support the local community and encourage volunteering and charitable giving.

Pitch your product to Fenwicks

Time & Place

Thursday, 3 October 2019

15:00 - 16:00 in:

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Apply to pitch to a large luxury retailer with 9 regional UK Stores. James John Fenwick opened his first store back in 1882 with a vision of providing luxury and quality products to customers. Fenwick is committed to bringing consumers a fine selection in luxury fashion, food, beauty and lifestyle, including in-store events and bespoke services.

Pitch your product to Ocado

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
09:00 - 11:00

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Apply to pitch to the largest online grocery retailer with over 580,000 active customers shopping daily. Ocado offers its customers a choice of over 50,000 products, as an online retailer they encourage their customers to eat well with at least 100 promotions on fresh fruit and vegetables on at all times. Ocado is committed to working towards more sustainable packing and over 80% of their UK grown crops have LEAF Marque status and grown to the highest environmentally-friendly farming standards. Ocado are entrepreneurial and committed to supporting small and British suppliers make their retail listings.

Pitch your product to Harrods

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
11:00 - 12:00

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Apply to pitch to Harrods one of the world’s most famous luxury department stores. Harrods Food Hall is internationally known for providing luxury fine foods to customers. Harrods has 1 flagship store in London which has 5 floors that include a food hall, restaurant, men and women’s fashion, homewares, souvenirs and gifts.

Pitch your product to Planet Organic

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
12:00 - 13:00

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Apply to pitch to Planet Organic which specialises in organic produce, health food, health supplements and natural beauty products. Renee Elliot opened Planet Organic in 1995 to offer the widest range of organic foods available and her mission to bring healthy food community and sense of discovery and adventure to food shopping.

Planet Organic has 7 London stores, online retail and believe that food should be natural and wholesome. They supply their customers with organic fruit and vegetables, organic bread and only organic meat and sustainable fish from British waters.

Planet Organic values that all produce is certified as organic by the Soil Association. Have a look at their Quality Standards and see if your product is eligible for their shelves.

Pitch your product to Cotswold Fayre

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
13:00 - 14:00

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Apply to pitch to Cotswold a food wholesaler supplying independent retailers with quality and fine food products sourced from the UK and across the globe. Cotswold Fayre has been established for 17 years and work in partnership with independent retailers. Cotswold Fayre represent over 200 brands and stock 2,500 products including beverages, grocery, baked goods, pies, puddings and gluten free products.

Pitch to Whole Foods Market Place

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
14:00 - 15:00

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Whole Foods Market has been delighting its customers with natural and organic foods for almost four decades. WFM launched in the UK in 2004 and today operates nine outlets nationwide, seven of which are located in London. Join the ranks alongside Pip & Nut, Well & Truly, Savse and more. Check out their Quality Standards to see if you are eligible for their shelves.

Pitch to Costco

Time & Place

Friday, 4 October 2019
15:00 - 16:00

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Apply to be stocked with Costco  the legendary American warehouse club (only the 2nd largest retailer in the world after Walmart!) will be looking for the next big and voluminous thing in confectionary, ambient, chilled, frozen and deli.