Interview with Emma Heal MD of Lucky Saint

During this time of lockdown, many of you will not be surprised to learn that our drinking habits have changed. What may be more surprising is that one in three people claim to be reducing what they drink! The low / no alcohol trend is clearly more than a trend. We spoke to Emma Heal, Partner and Managing Director of Lucky Saint – the low alcohol lager which is seeing a dramatic increase in sales.

Monday, 1st June 2020

Listen to Sam & Shauna of Hang Fire BBQ : Podcast with Women In the Food Industry – WIFI Chats

WIFI Chats is a series of podcasts hosted by Mex Ibrahim, co-founder of ⁠Women in The Food Industry. In this episode Mex talks to the first ladies of UK BBQ – ⁠Sam & Shauna⁠ of the BBC’s Food & Farming Award winning ⁠Hang Fire BBQ⁠ & three BBC hit series ⁠Sam & Shauna’s Big Cook Out⁠ & authors of best selling cookbook – ⁠The Hang Fire Cookbook Recipes & Adventures in American BBQ⁠.

Sunday, 14th April 2024

Spill The Beans – Food Industry Insights for Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs – Monday 22nd April 2024

Spill the Beans is an entrepreneurial, inspirational and motivational networking event aimed at food and drinks start-ups and entrepreneurs from ethnic minority communities. Our co-founder Mex Ibrahim is delighted to be on this panel taking place on Monday 22nd April, 2024 from 7pm-9pm. Find out more and discover how to get discounted tickets.

Monday, 22nd April 2024

Hatcham House
367 Queen's Road, London, SE14 5HD

Baking a Difference : Kim Innes and the Crumble Revolution

In the heart of London’s vibrant food scene, a culinary revolution quietly simmers, led by the indomitable Kim Innes and her ground-breaking venture, Humble Crumble.  From modest inception as a Primrose Hill farmers’ market stall to its current status as the world’s first crumble bakery, Humble Crumble has baked itself into the fabric of the City’s culinary culture, serving over half a million crumbles in just three years.  We delve deeper into how its visionary founder transformed a quintessentially British dessert from everyday edible to gastronomic sensation, whilst cooking up a multimillion-pound business with an ever-expanding following.  

Thursday, 7th March 2024

Social Media Mix – What’s The Recipe for Success? An event for International Women’s Day 2024

Kitch and Women in the Food Industry are bringing you an inspirational panel event, pizza, & award-winning drinks in celebration of International Women’s Day! An impressive all-female panel of marketers, chefs, cook book writers and leaders discuss what social media strategies have proven successful for their hospitality, food and drink brands.

Tuesday, 5th March 2024

Divertimenti Cookery School
227-229 Brompton Road London SW3 2EP

Women in The Food Industry on Inclusivity at The Restaurant Show – Register for Free Tickets

The Restaurant Show showcases the best products, services and innovations in the market and returns to London’s Olympia from 2nd to the 4th October 2023.  Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, is delighted to be part of  panel at Restaurant Live on 3rd October called Inclusive onboard: Retaining and welcoming fresh talent to the industry.  Read on to find more about  on the panel and how you can register for the session & for free tickets to The Restaurant Show.

Friday, 29th September 2023

The new alcohol tax – we spoke to women in the drinks industry about what it means

The new Alcohol Tax came into force on 1st August 2023. We spoke to women in the drinks industry about the tax and what it means for their businesses, consumers and the industry as a whole.

Tuesday, 1st August 2023

Work Life Balance for Women in Hospitality

One of our members, Ishwariya Rajamohan is the founder of Love Letters to Chefs, she delivers workshops and 1-1 coaching for Hospitality leaders and teams looking to enjoy more balanced lives and sustainable careers. A former pastry chef, she is now a certified coach and mental health first-aider and shares her thoughts on how women in hospitality can balance their personal and professional lives. 

Thursday, 28th April 2022

New Listings in Londis and Budgens for Anishya Kumar’s AirWraps

Great to see one of the female food founders we featured last year Anishya Kumar is taking her food-to-go company “back to to its roots”, as her AirWraps will be going to over 650 Londis and Budgens convenience stores across the UK from January 2021.  From starting in her home kitchen Anishya was given the opportunity to sell her unique AirWraps in local convenience stores in 2015. She then went on to have success with awards and a listing in Tesco.

Monday, 14th December 2020

Interview with Laura Winningham CEO of City Harvest

Laura Winningham, CEO of City Harvest London, is a co-founder of London’s first large scale, last-mile, food redistribution effort to connect surplus food with those facing hunger.  Our Co-Founder Mecca Ibrahim caught up with Laura to find out more about their work, her inspirations and what has been happening with food rescue during lockdown.

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Discounted tickets to Bread & Jam 2.0 Virtual Festival

Bread & Jam 2.0 is the essential virtual festival and conference for ambitious food & drink brands. If you are looking to fast-track your food business, connect with investors and buyers, and network with other enterprising brand owners, this is the conference you need. Read on for a special Women in the Food Industry supporter discount.

Friday, 18th September 2020

Interview with Alicia Weston – CEO of Bags of Taste

Alicia Weston BEM, OBE is the CEO and founder of Bags of Taste. Set up in 2014 the  national organisation supports those who are experiencing food poverty to cook healthy and cheap home cooked food. Bags of Taste run outreach groups and community based courses to teach people how to make £1 meals. Our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim spoke to Alicia to discover how she set up the organisation, whether levels of food insecurity vary around the country, her inspirations and more.

Tuesday, 4th August 2020

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