6 food and drink industry events not to miss in 2020

Are you thinking about which food and drink industry events to visit this year? Here’s a handy rundown of some of the best and most popular.

Which ones are unmissable for you? Please let us know if we’ve forgotten your favourite.

Food & Drink Expo

When: 30 Mar – 1 Apr 2020 – Where: Birmingham NEC

‘Buyers and decision makers across the whole industry, from grocery, wholesale and speciality retail to foodservice, ingredients and manufacturing, will come together at Food & Drink Expo to uncover the hottest trends, latest product launches and the industry’s vision for the future.’

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Hotel, Restaurant and Catering – HRC

When: 3 – 5 March 2020 – Where: ExCel London

‘The UK’s largest and most prestigious event for the hospitality and foodservice industry and is one event is split into four shows: The Foodservice Show, The Professional Kitchen Show, Interiors and Tabletop Show and Hospitality Tech Show. All of the four shows within HRC offer foodservice and hospitality professionals the chance to meet with a range of leading suppliers, to taste, test and source new products and business services to drive their business forward for 2020 onwards.’

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The Casual Dining Show 

When: 25 – 26 March 2020 – Where: ExCel London

Casual Dining gives senior decision makers from restaurants, pubs & bars, hotels and contract caterers the unique opportunity to discover new products and trends for their business, hear keynotes from the biggest names in foodservice, and all whilst networking with a who’s who of the industry!’

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The Natural Food Show

When: 19 – 20 April 2020 – Where: ExCel London

‘The Natural Food Show is the ONLY event where you will discover the biggest selection of the latest food and drink innovations to be launched into this exciting and growing sector, from the UK and around the world’. 

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Speciality Fine Food Fair

When: 6 – 8 September 2020 – Where: Olympia

Speciality & Fine Food Fair provides an unrivalled opportunity for independent retailers, delicatessens, chefs, hoteliers, restaurateurs, importers, distributors & wholesalers to source, network and get up-to-date with the latest trends.

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Food Entrepreneur Show – FES

When: 8 – 9 September 2020 – Where: ExCel, London

FES showcases the latest advancements in the world of food and drink, uniting ambitious professionals from the coffee, drink, restaurant and food-to-go sectors in their quest for business growth. The show provides its visitors with an opportunity to meet over 500 of Europe’s top suppliers, under one roof but also to take advantage of unmissable live demos of the incredible solutions.

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