Surplus Food Charity, Plan Zheroes : Looking for recipes for their new cookbook

Plan Zheroes are a surplus food charity connecting businesses with surplus food to nearby charities who can use it. This Autumn, Plan Zheroes will be making a new cookbook and they are inviting all who care about food-surplus to join them in this celebration. We spoke to one of their Ambassadors, Kirsten Frederickson, about the project.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2023

Women in .. Networking with Impact – Thursday 11th April 2024

Women of the Year Luncheon Awards (WOTY) is delighted to invite you to attend its first regional networking event kindly hosted by LSH Auto UK Limited at its showroom in Stockport on 11 April 2024 at 12pm. Women in the Food Industry co-founder, Mex Ibrahim, will be speaking on the panel.

Thursday, 11th April 2024

LSH Auto Limited, Mercedes-Benz of Stockport
Brighton Road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK4 2BE

The Future for Vegan & Plant-Based Diets – Has The Bubble Burst? – IFE Manufacturing 2024 – Wednesday 27th March

IFE Manufacturing is the ultimate product sourcing platform for food & drink manufacturers to do business. It is part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week at Excel. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, is delighted to be chairing a session at the Trends & Innovation Platform on 27th March called Why Women-Led What’s the Future for Vegan & Plant Based Diets – Has the Bubble Burst? Read on to find out about the women in the plant-based food industry who are on the panel and what you will takeaway from the panel and the event.

Wednesday, 27th March 2024

Trends & Innovation Platform
IFE Manufacturing
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Better Hospitality Conference 2024 (18th – 19th March)

Our co-founder Mex Ibrahim is speaking at The Better Hospitality Conference on 19th March (the second day of the two day conference) at 11:30am-12:30pm on the following panel “Do we need to do more to address media portrayals of gender roles in hospitality?”

Tuesday, 19th March 2024

Mercato Mayfair
North Audley Street
London W1K 6ZA

Great Women on Great British Menu 2024

We are delighted that Great British Menu (GBM) is returning to our screens on 23 January 2024 for series 19. The BBC Two show puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. It will air weekly, Tuesdays to Thursdays, 8pm on BBC Two for eight weeks.  Finals week will start on 18th March, with the banquet on 22nd March.  The theme for 2024 will be the Olympics and Paralympics with a good luck banquet for the athletes competing in Paris.

Tuesday, 16th January 2024

Sustainability, Heritage, Equality: Panel Discussion and Ethical Holiday & Gifts Food Fair – Round Up

Our awesome Women in the Food Industry panel event was ably chaired by food writer Jenny Linford, who led a lively and inspiring discussion on sustainability, equality in hospitality, heritage and authenticity at The Conduit on 12th December 2023. Discover what happened.

Thursday, 21st December 2023

City Harvest : Reducing Food Waste & Giving Surplus Food Another Life at The Covent Garden Supper Club

On November 18th 2023 our co-founder, Mex Ibrahim attended an event by City Harvest which showed how surplus food was given another life. Together with their friends at London’s Community Kitchen they co-hosted a Covent Garden Supper Club at The Conduit.  The supper acted as a great introduction to see how London’s first surplus food distribution charity are making positive changes in their efforts to reduce London’s food waste.

Tuesday, 21st November 2023

Sustainability, Heritage, Equality: Panel Discussion and Ethical Holiday & Gifts Food Fair

Join us for a lively evening of thought-provoking discussions, a festive fair, and a celebration of sustainability, heritage, and equality. Our panel features five remarkable women who have made their mark in the culinary world, breaking down gender barriers and championing sustainability, mindful cooking, and food heritage.

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

The Conduit, 6 Langley St, London WC2H 9JA

Great British Menu Chef, Amber Francis, joins award-winning Chefs In Schools

Women in The Food Industry member and award-winning chef, Amber Francis, hailed as one to watch on Great British Menu, is taking on a new challenge – cooking incredible food in a school as she joins Chefs In Schools. The pioneering non profit, Chefs in Schools recently won a BBC Food and Farming Award – the Derek Cooper Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Wednesday, 1st November 2023

The BBC Food and Farming Awards 2023: We celebrate the Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the BBC Food and Farming Awards which took place on 25th October 2023 at the ICCW in Newport.  The awards were judged and hosted by great presenters including Radio 4’s The Food Programme host, Sheila Dillon, Thomasina Miers, cook, television presenter and co-founder of the Wahaca chain of Mexican restaurants, drinks writer Jaega Wise,  food presenter Leyla Kazim and presenters Sam and Shauna from Hangfire BBQ.  We were delighted to see so many women win awards at the ceremony.

Friday, 27th October 2023

Meet Cathy Benwell – Co-founder of A Good Thing: Connecting Less to Landfill and More to Good Causes

A Good Thing is a new not-for-profit online platform that connects charities right across the UK with businesses of all types that have things to give away. We spoke to co-founder Cathy Benwell about the platform’s mission to reduce waste and to encourage reuse – meaning less to landfill and more to a good cause. Discover why the organisation has its sights set on the food industry.

Tuesday, 5th September 2023

Meet Prison Food Reformer Lucy Vincent

CEO Lucy Vincent is a firm believer in the power of food to change lives in prison.   Ambassador of Women In the Food Industry, Antonia Lloyd, finds out more about how Lucy came to found Food Behind Bars, the UK’s only registered charity dedicated to transforming the food served in British prisons, and why she is on a mission.

Monday, 3rd July 2023

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