The UK Food & Drink Shows are back at the NEC, Birmingham from 7-9 April 2025

Food & Drink Expo, Farm Shop & Deli Show, National Convenience Show, The Forecourt Show and The Restaurant Show will be held in unison in 2024, encompassing
food development, manufacturing, grocery, hospitality, specialist retail, forecourt and convenience retail, wholesale and foodservice. 

By registering for one of our UK Food & Drink Shows, you will gain access to all of our co-located shows at the event, as shown below. 

 

 
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WHERE THE SPECIALIST RETAIL SECTOR MEETS

Farm Shop & Deli Show brings together hundreds of speciality suppliers to celebrate the best of British regional produce. An unrivalled opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their products to buyers and key decision-makers across the industry. 

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The Farm Shop & Deli Retailer Awards is a highly respected prize within the industry and plays an important role in supporting and celebrating the UK’s independent specialist retail market. Retailers from up and down the country will have been assessed by a panel of esteemed judges to find winners from each region, and the live announcement is a must-see event at the UK Food & Drink Shows.

The Farm Shop & Deli Product Awards is an event which you can’t afford to miss, with its winners’ announcement taking place during the UK Food & Drink Shows. The Product Awards will showcase exciting product entries and the brands behind them, which would have gone through an extensive judging process before worthy products are awarded a bronze, silver or gold accolade.

 

 


 

 
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WHERE THE FOOD AND DRINK INDUSTRY MEETS

Food & Drink Expo attracts buyers from grocery, wholesale and manufacturing through to foodservice and retail. For 2024, we’ll draw even more senior buyers and decision makers to Food & Drink Expo with a programme that combines exclusive content and peer to peer networking.

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The Health & Wellbeing Zone is the one-stop-shop for healthy, wellness & natural products including: Free-From, Vegetarian, Low-Calorie and Organic items among many more. This booming sector is more popular than ever and will offer products and services for grocery, foodservice, speciality and convenience outlets

This zone is home to vegan and plant-based products, including meat alternatives, snacks, drinks, ingredients and everything plant! This area is supported by The Vegan Society and will be highlighted to our audience of key retail and hospitality buyers through extra pre- and post-show marketing, along with supporting content on The Grocer stage.


 

 
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WHERE THE CONVENIENCE RETAIL SECTOR MEETS

National Convenience Show is the biggest event for the convenience-retailing sector, providing a single platform for the whole market to come together - suppliers, wholesalers and retailers.


 
 

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WHERE THE PROCESSING, PACKAGING & LOGISTICS SECTORS MEETS

Foodex Manufacturing Solutions is The UK’s leading trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging and logistics industries.

 

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 Our all-new Packaging Zone will be a ‘one-stop shop’ for those food and drink businesses seeking solutions to their packaging & plastic challenges, with emphasis on sustainable solutions. This new zone will allow packaging industry professionals to connect with one another, share circular economy ideas, meet solutions providers and discover ground-breaking plastic reduction innovations to implement into their own business.


 

 

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WHERE THE UK HOSPITALITY SECTOR MEETS

As the newest additon to the UK Food & Drink Shows, The Restaurant Show is the flagship trade event in the hospitality sector for restaurateurs, bartenders, chefs and casual dining operators.