UK Brassica & Leafy Salad Conference 2015

by Jayne Dyas

UK Brassica and
Leafy Salad Conference

Press Release: August 2014

The forthcoming UK Brassica & Leafy Salad Conference will be held on Wednesday 28th January 2015 at the KingsGate Conference Centre, Peterborough.
This conference and trade show is for all those involved in the production or allied to these significant industries from home and abroad.

The opening address will be given by the NFU President Meurig Raymond. This will be followed by two separate technical sessions, one addressing issues relevant to the Brassica sector and one on projects currently being undertaken by the Leafy Salad industry. These will include presentations from Dr Jim Monaghan of Harper Adams University and Dr Rosemary Collier of Warwick Crop Centre.

After the lunch interval there will be a programme of marketing topics addressing the different sales outlets for fresh produce, PR and health messages. Ed Garner of Kantar WorldPanel will update delegates on the current market position of the major retailers.

Alongside the conference there will be a trade exhibition; with over 30 bookings already secured we request that interested companies contact Wendy as soon as possible to place their booking.

This new conference event is kindly being sponsored by Syngenta, visit their website for more details  http://www3.syngenta.com/country/uk/en/Crops/Vegetables/Pages/Vegetables.aspx


Further information is available from Wendy Fenwick at Brassica Growers Association & British Leafy Salads Association, BGA House, Nottingham Road, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 0WB, or phone 01507 353791 or email: wendy.fenwick@britishgrowers.org