Grocery Accelerator Discovery Zone

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Taste, meet and discover 20 new food & drink brands on the Grocery Accelerator Discovery Zone, Stands N2660, N2750 in the Great British and Irish Food section of IFE 2017.

Including: Pitch Feast… Discover The Next New Brands on the Talking Trends Stage:

Every Day, on the Talking Trends Stage, the 20 selected brands will have 2 minutes to explain why they are going to be the next big deal in the food & drink market.

Grocery Accelerator will be running a national competition to discover these next new food & drink brands. The 20 selected businesses will get to showcase their new product ideas, meet national trade buyers and network within the market place.

Who’s has the most commercial potential?

Top prizes, voted for by the show’s trade buyer visitors and industry experts, will be awarded to three of these brands. These will include the 3 highest voted brands winning a free place on the Grocery Accelerator ground-breaking, ‘Prepare & Scale - 16 week, fast-track programme’ (worth £1,450). The 'Best in Show' prize will go to one lucky business; this will be an amazing 12 month mentoring and support package. Value: Priceless! - as it’s a prize you can’t buy.


2017 Partners Slideshow

  • Food is Great

  • 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