Food Industry News

Helping Retailers Maximise World Foods Helping Retailers Maximise World Foods
Sizzling brands working together to encourage consumers to eat around the world at home! So how well do retailers know their world foods?  Do they stick to stocking easy, well known big brands or do they push the boat out and be more adventurous in encouraging their customers to try new and different foods? Bringing together for the first time major world food brands, World Foods Focus 2012 aims to clear up the confusion of which brands to buy when

Food Ingredients Food Ingredients
The 1st International Exhibition for Food Ingredients , Additives and Flavours is to be held in the OFEC venue, Casablanca between the 10th and 12th of November 2011. This event is the first of its type in Morocco and is designed to bring together suppliers and purchasers of food ingredients from all over the country and further afield. Over the course of three days, many of the leading providers of catering supplies and food manufacturing equipment will be displaying

Cake International Cake International
From the 4th to the 6th of November 2011, the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham will be home to Cake International, an exhibition of the finest industry equipment and supplies. Over 100 exhibitors will be displaying various catering equipment and wholesale baking ingredients as well as hand tools, decorating supplies and plenty more. Regardless of whether you are an industry professional or simply an enthusiast, Cake International is a wonderful

Worldfood Ukraine Worldfood Ukraine
Worldfood Ukraine is the nation`s number one food industry exhibition and the ideal setting for businesses and suppliers to make contact and establish new working relationships. Between the 25th and 27th of October 2011, the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev will be home to food producers, professional associations, government organisations and manufacturers of catering equipment and food processing machinery , all looking to display their own unique products

BBC Good Food Show Scotland BBC Good Food Show Scotland
The BBC Good Food Show Scotland is to be held in the SECC Glasgow between the 21st and 23rd of October 2011. The show will bring a fantastic number of well-known celebrity chefs including James Martin, Anthony Worral Thompson and Nick Nairn. Also present will be the two presenters of Masterchef; Gregg Wallace and John Torode. There will be plenty of cooking demonstrations from the chefs as well as numerous exhibitors displaying unique products and high quality catering

New type of soup launched by Heinz New type of soup launched by Heinz
Heinz, best known of course for their range of baked beans, are venturing into the instant soup market with a range called Heinz Squeeze & Stir. This is an instant soup product made from concentrated purée and is sure to shake things up among their rivals. Providers of catering supplies have welcomed the news, being another great new product they can offer. Unlike conventional instant soups which come in sachets of powder, this new Heinz

New EU labelling laws cause financial concerns New EU labelling laws cause financial concerns
The European Union has recently passed a new set of rules concerning how food manufacturers label their products. The new ruling covers information regarding the country of origin information supplied on packaging, especially with regards to fresh meat. Suppliers of catering supplies are keeping a keen eye on the news to see how it will affect them. Currently there is a loophole in the law which allows companies to label a meat product as being British,

The search is back on for the UK`s top young talent. Young Baker of the Year is part of a series that celebrates the working heroes of Great Britain. This year we’re on the lookout for Young Baker aged 16-25. This is an opportunity for people other than dancers, singers and entertainers to finally step into the limelight. We want to showcase the unsung heroes at the heart of Britain. If you are a

The London International Wine Fair The London International Wine Fair
It`s often said that the London International Wine Fair is the single most important event in the international wine and spirits calendar. No other trade event has the same diversity of wine and spirits without any bias towards a particular country or region. It`s as if the global wine business has come together for three days. For importers, merchants, producers, agents, restaurateurs, wholesalers, sommeliers, in fact everyone whose work brings them in direct contact with wine and

Natural & Organic Products Europe Natural & Organic Products Europe
The ‘must attend’ event for anyone supplying Natural, Organic, Fairtrade, Wholefoods, Speciality, Free-From, Sustainable, Vegetarian, Ingredients, Local, Biodynamic, Raw, Artisan, Superfoods, Ethical, Vegan and Healthy Foods. The Natural Food Show is the brand new name for the food and drink section at Natural & Organic Products Europe.  As well as being the must-attend showcase for the biggest natural and organic food brands, the show also plays host to hundreds

Pro2Pac, featuring Packaging Innovation Pro2Pac, featuring Packaging Innovation
Discover innovative & exceptional packaging, sustainable materials, new manufacturing equipment, and first-class packaging services to help you innovate, increase profits and keep up with consumer demand. If you need to source the best food & drink packaging solutions or the latest processing technologies, whilst keeping up to date with your industry and staying one-step ahead of the competition then you should attend Pro2Pac. 13 - 17 March 2011 at the ExCeL London,

IFE11 The UK's largest food & drink trade event IFE11 The UK's largest food & drink trade event
2011’s largest gathering of international food & drink suppliers will take place at IFE. From big brand suppliers to local & regional producers, over 1100 exhibitors from around the world will showcase thousands of NEW products. 13 - 16 March 2011 at the ExCeL London, 1 Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL More info:

Food To Go @ Northern Restaurant & Bar Food To Go @ Northern Restaurant & Bar
Manchester Central on 1-2nd  March 2011, is next fast food sector trade show. this exhibition is one of the largest of its type in the North. Of the 59,000 pubs in the UK, almost 80% offer sandwiches and snacks. The UK “Food to Go” market is an important sector within the UK, with the sandwich industry employing over 300,000 people, who between them manage to make and sell in excess of 3.3bn sandwiches in a year, taking in an impressive £6bn. More

Expowest Westcountry 2011 Expowest Westcountry 2011
1-3 Febuary 20011 the expowest hotel, catering, hospitality and fast food exhibitions are recognised by local, regional and national catering suppliers and manufacturers and by the trade visitors as the major regional trade exhibitions for the industry in the country. expowest exhibitions are targeted directly at caterers, hospitality providers and retailers throughout the Westcountry, attracting high numbers of quality buyers and decision makers. They feature and promote all aspects of catering

The Food & Drink Logistics Show The Food & Drink Logistics Show
NEC Birmingham 27 Feb – 01 March 2011 The Food & Drink Logistics Show offers an invaluable opportunity to showcase products and services to the key logistics and supply chain buyers from across the whole food and drink sector. The food and drink logistics market in the UK is worth around £12bn+ per year and forms some 10% of food and drink companies’ total spend. Companies which provide logistics services to the food and drink sector, or are looking

Cafe + @ CRS Cafe + @ CRS
NEC Birmingham 27 Feb – 01 March 2011 Café + @ CRS will be part of the Convenience Retailing Show (CRS) and International Forecourt and Fuel Equipment Show (IFFE), at the NEC Birmingham, perfectly placed to attract visitors from all over the UK. With an estimated 80% of the UK`s coffee shops, cafés and sandwich shops based outside Greater London, Café + @ CRS is ideally situated to attract buyers from this growing national market. Who will visit

Hospitality 2011 Hospitality 2011
NEC Birmingham 24-26 January Hospitality delivers a comprehensive trading and information platform where exhibitors and visitors from across the UK can meet in a business-focused environment, across food and drink, catering equipment, interiors, exteriors & tableware, careers and technology. More information

Scotlands Speciality Food Show 2011 Scotlands Speciality Food Show 2011
SECC Glasgow  23-25 January 2011 Scotland’s Speciality Food Show  brings together over 100 exhibitors each year from the UK and overseas. For the first time it will  feature Great Taste Live, the Guild of Fine Food`s live, interactive theatre of teach-ins, workshops and a forum where speciality food producers pitch their products to key buyers from delis and food halls. More information

Lunch 2010 Lunch 2010
The UK`s only trade show for the food-to-go market, has now opened for the 2010 event. Thousands of owners and managers of quality independent sandwich bars, cafés, juice bars and coffee houses as well as the industry`s top buyers from the major supermarkets, high street chains and contract caterers are expected to flock to Old Billingsgate, London on 30 September - 1 October for the definitive event for the food-to-go industry. lunch! is a melting pot of new concepts and ideas

Speciality Fine Food Fair 2010 Speciality Fine Food Fair 2010
5-7 September at London Olympia; the definitive trade event for local, regional and artisan food and drink. No where else can you find so many NEW products and suppliers to make your shelves or menus unique. Visitor Attractions: *The Fine Food Forum is a live demonstration kitchen focusing on practical advice and tips from some of the industry`s most experienced chefs and personalities to help keep you up-to-date with the industry’s current trends. *Benefit

The Restaurant Show 2010 The Restaurant Show 2010
11-13 October, Earls Court, Warwick Road, London SW5 9TA Visitors to this year`s Restaurant Show will feast their eyes, ears, and tastebuds on the new and exciting products available to shake up their offering. By visiting the Show, you will come away with the one product or idea that can make the biggest difference to your business.           Exhibitors Aconbury Sprouts Ltd ACS Food

Taste of Birmingham 16-18 July 2010, Cannon Hill Park Taste of Birmingham 16-18 July 2010, Cannon Hill Park
Now in its fifth year Taste of Birmingham combines international cuisine, local talent and fresh produce with sixteen of the region’s top restaurants and chefs. Try some of their finest signature dishes and experience the flavours of the region’s top food and drink producers.     Experience Britain’s renowned culinary hot spot at Taste of Birmingham, one of Birmingham’s top attractions for the year. Exhibitors Belgian

BBC Summer Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham, 16-20 June 2010 BBC Summer Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham, 16-20 June 2010
THE SUMMER KITCHEN 2010 sponsored by Sainsbury`s We have a top line up of celebrity chefs including James Martin and the Hairy Bikers, cooking live in the Summer Kitchen Sponsored by Sainsbury`s. They`ll all be cooking up fresh, seasonal, summer dishes and entertaining audiences - it`s a great part of your day out.   The Summer Kitchen will also play host to exciting MasterChef CookOffs where previous MasterChef winners and contestants compete head to head,

Bakers Fair Bolton Arena 03/10/2010 Bakers Fair Bolton Arena 03/10/2010
Bakers’ Fair is the UK’s only autumn exhibition for progressive and professional independent bakery companies, cafés and coffee shops. Now in it’s fourth year, the 2010 exhibition will be returning to Bolton Arena on Sunday 3rd October . Bakers’ Fair is specially designed to generate business tips, technical craft and bakery tips, plus new product and recipe ideas. It is a great opportunity to meet a number of key suppliers under one roof offering new

Taste of Edinburgh 28-30 May 2010, Inverleith Park Edinburgh Scotland Taste of Edinburgh 28-30 May 2010, Inverleith Park Edinburgh Scotland
Scotland’s sell-out food and drink event of the year is back. Hosted in the Edinburgh’s stunning Inverleith Park, the event brings together the leading names from the capital’s eateries alongside an array of celebrity chefs, to offer the finest range of food and drink from across the country.   Event Features AEG Cooking Classes in association with Nick Nairn Cook School Our AEG Cooking Classes in association

Foodies Festival 2010, May 29-31, Hampton Court Palace London Foodies Festival 2010, May 29-31, Hampton Court Palace London
Join us in the beautiful grounds of Hampton Court Palace for a celebration of fine food and drink over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Meet Michelin-starred and top chefs cooking signature dishes live in the Chefs Theatre. Tempt your tastebuds with fine food and drink. Sample seasonal cocktails from favorite bars and sample dishes from top local restaurants. Buy fresh ingredients in the local producers market. Try hands-on food masterclass