What's On

IFE 2017 is packed with inspiring talks, debates and cooking demos. Each presentation is carefully choreographed to address key issues and highlight current food & drink trends. The aim: to ensure you leave with new ideas and a greater knowledge of solutions to industry issues.

1,350 Exhibitors

Looking for innovative, new food & drink products? IFE 2017 will showcase around 1,350 global suppliers displaying pioneering and on-trend products to add to your business offering. 

The Big Picture Theatre

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New to IFE 2017, the Big Picture theatre will be the keynote speaker stage focussing on hard-hitting UK and international issues within the food and drink industry.

The Talking Trends Stage

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New to IFE 2017, the Talking Trends stage will focus on innovation and key food & drink trends. Topics covered will include healthy eating habits and the growth in specific food sectors.

The Staff Canteen Live

The Staff Canteen Live is a live kitchen area focusing on practical advice, on-trend ingredient combinations and top trade tips from some of the industry's finest chefs.

Networking Hubs

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New to IFE 2017, will be two Networking Hubs – designed with your needs in mind – these areas will provide a comfortable place to sit, chat and create new business connections.


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Celebrating creativity and innovation in the international food, drinks & dairy industries, IFE is delighted to be hosting the World Food Innovation Awards for the second time.


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Taking place alongside IFE, Waste-Works is the only waste & sustainability event for the food & drink industry. Learn how to save money through better waste management.


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Co-located with IFE is Pro2Pac, the UK’s only packaging event for the food & drink industry. Visit to see cutting edge developments in food & drink packagaing. 

Packaging Hazards Seminar

Book your place at the seminar organised by Campden BRI to learn more about "Packaging hazards: what they are and how they affect your business".

The Ice Cafe

The British Frozen Food Federation, Craft Guild of Chefs and Fresh Montgomery will present the Ice Café at IFE 2017. A celebration of frozen food... 


2017 Partners Slideshow

  • Speciality Food

  • Quickbite

  • FoodBev

  • The Grocery Trader

  • Wholesale Manager

  • The Caterer


2017 Sponsors Slideshow

  • Empire Bespoke Foods

  • Lloyd's

  • Smithfield Foods

  • SOS Wholesale

  • Unisnacks

  • Innovative Bites