The food and drink industry has evolved greatly, due to technological advances and innovation — as explored in our newly-launched programme Food & Drink: Powers our Nation. But what’s next on the horizon and how do we maintain a workforce that can navigate what’s to come?

IFE, International Food & Drink Event is the UK’s largest event for product sourcing. Two of their speakers Mecca Ibrahim, Founder of Women in the Food Industry and Charles Banks co-founder of trend and foresight agency, thefoodpeople, discuss the evolution of the industry, top trends, and how the next generation can foster continuous innovation.

Charles Banks of thefoodpeople (L) and Mecca Ibrahim from Women in the Food Industry (R) discuss the big changes and trends within the food and drink industry.

Explore more partner films and interviews with thought-leaders in the food and drink industry over on our Food & Drink: Powers our Nation programme page.