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Coles Health & Wellness (PLMA and FIAL event)

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Melbourne CBD (tbc)

Melbourne, VIC 3000


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PLMA, Food Innovation Australia Ltd and Coles Supermarkets invite you to attend an industry briefing on the Coles Brand Health & Wellness Vision.

To be held on 6 March in Melbourne CBD. This Health & Wellness event is the first of its kind ever to be held in Australia, & will be one you do not want to miss!

You will have an opportunity to network with the Coles team, developers and technologists and hear about the direction of the Health & Wellness industry in Australia from leading industry experts.

In addition, food and agribusinesses in the category of health & wellness have an opportunity to secure a one to one meeting with one of the Coles team.

Two ticket options are available.

1. Information session from leading Industry experts and the Coles team discussing the direction of the Health and Wellness industry

2. A one on one meeting with a Coles team member in the afternoon. Your details will be registered and sent to the relevant category manager for review and if selected you will be notified of your appointment time in the afternoon. (Sold out)

Note: This ticket option also includes the information session. Please do not select both ticket options.


8.30am – 9.00am


9.00am – 9.15am

Meeting introduction - Bill Trainor - Private Label Manufacturers Association and Rod Arenas - Food Innovation Australia Ltd.

9.15am – 9.25am

Coles, PLMA, FIAL : Working Together - Mark Field, Head of Coles Brand

9.25am – 9.55am

Health & Wellness : Domestic & Global Trends

9.55am – 10.15am

Coles Brand strategy overview Tim Milano - Coles Brand General Manager & Mark Field - Head of Coles Brand

10.15am – 10.30am

Global Food Inspiration & Trends for Coles - Verity Bradley - Chief Taste Officer, Coles

10.30am – 11.00am

Coles Quality Standard - Andrea Currie & the Quality team, Coles

11.00am – 11.20am

Morning Tea / Networking

11:20am - 11:50am

Case Study Presentation

Not A Trace - Gregory J Hughes, CEO

The Lupin Co - David Fienberg, Managing Director

11.50pm – 12.20pm

Organics - What you need to know - Marg Will – CEO (Organic Systems & Solutions)

12:20pm - 12:40pm


12.40pm – 1.00pm

Event Close - Bill Trainor / Rod Arenas

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Networking Lunch - A lively lunch that will provide an opporunity to network with presentors and attendees

1:45pm - 4:00pm

Meet the Coles Brand Team (By Appointment)


For further information, please contact Heidi Eldridge, Project Manager,

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