Here’s a taste of what to expect at this year's Fair…
700 ARTISAN AND START-UP PRODUCERS
From heritage brands to industry disruptors: Taste, touch and sample food & drink products from 700 artisan suppliers.
THE DISCOVERY ZONE
Uncover the latest food and drink gems from exciting start-ups (who have each been trading in the UK for less than 36 months).
THE DRINKS CABINET
Mingle with mixologists, experience unique pairings, source new products and uncover the latest trends in our new wine and spirits area.
Tread our trend trails to easily uncover the next big thing in key product categories such as speciality chocolate, plant-based products and more.
New for 2018 - this is your chance to pitch your products to leading retailers and get instant feedback.
Presented by the Seed Fund: Watch the action unfold as shortlisted start-ups pitch live to you and our judges in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition.
THE ULTIMATE RETAIL EXPERIENCE
We’ve set out to uncover the ultimate food shopping experience. Using our very own survey, we will re-create the results in an interactive feature at the event.
SAVOUR THE FLAVOUR: LIVE KITCHEN
Tantalise your taste buds at our demonstration kitchen: get practical advice and tips from some of the industry’s most experienced chefs and personalities.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Benefit from the experiences of retail experts and small business owners to overcome the hurdles faced in the fast-paced food & drink world in our interactive talks stage.
GREAT TASTE DELI
Be confident your shelves or menus feature some of the finest produce around by being the first to see and taste the prestigious 2018 Great Taste award winners at the Fair.
FRESH DISCOVERY AWARDS
We will be celebrating the top products from the show in our exciting and new show Awards. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 4th September, at the Fair.