James Kingham

James Kingham


James Kingham joined Waitrose in 2021 as Technical Innovation Manager. Responsible for looking for new ingredients, technologies and processes that can help delight customers and enhance Waitrose own brand ranges. Over the last year this had included a number of projects in Regenerative Agriculture and Circular Food Economies.

Prior to Waitrose James held a number of Technical and Innovation roles with major retailers and start up brands. He has helped to launch some exciting new brands leveraging technical knowledge to develop patents and first to market innovations.

Reversing Our Reliance on Ultra Processed Foods: How has our Food System Led us to Rely on UPFs & What Can we do to Change This?

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Come to this session hungry for a return to real food! Mallika Basu, food writer, culture commentator and host of the Good Food (formerly BBC Good Food) podcast will lead a lively debate on what led to the high proportion of UPFs in our diet. The panel will be talking about those subverting the system, […]