Why Exhibit at IFE?

IFE brings together more food & drink buyers and suppliers than any other UK event. Taking place in London, the home of food innovation, exhibiting at the event provides a unique opportunity to:

  • Showcase your products to a quality audience of buyers
  • Engage face-to-face with 1,000s of key decision makers
  • Showcase your products and expertise to key decision makers
  • Establish your company as a top industry producer
  • Generate new business
  • Enhance relationships with existing clients
  • Be part of an established and highly regarded industry event

The last IFE in 2017 attracted 27,000 attendees from 111 countries, with over 1,300 exhibiting companies doing business face-to-face with an audience of thousands of retailers, foodservice buyers, wholesalers, distributors, importers, exporters and manufacturers. IFE is an audited event so you know the figures are correct.

Hear What Exhibitors Think About IFE

Watch the show video for a summary of what IFE is all about...

Exhibiting Sections at IFE

The IFE floorplan is segmented into the following 9 sections to making it easier for the right buyers to find your stand:

  • Bakery
  • Cheese & Dairy
  • Drinks
  • Great British & Irish Food 
  • Grocery
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Ingredients
  • Meat & Seafood
  • Snacks & Confectionery 
  • Fresh Produce
  • Gourmet Food

Testimonial Slider

  • Testimonial 5

    Events like this are really important to the industry

    Michel Roux Jr

  • Testimonial 1

    The calibre of buyers is outstanding.

    Ally Thomas, Cradoc’s Savoury Biscuits

  • Testimonial 2

    IFE has been a great show for us this year. It was very well organised, the staff are the loveliest people to work with and the calibre of visitors was outstanding. It's a 10/10 rating from us, well done Fresh Montgomery and thank you for making it such fun!

    Patience Arinaitwe-Mugadu, Vegessentials

  • Testimonial 3

    We’ve been going to IFE for the last 21 years. The marketing has exploded in the last five years. Through IFE we have seen an increase in sales, both in grocery and online.

    Ellis Ward, Gluten Free Foods

  • Testimonial 4

    This is the pinnacle of UK trade shows and we have had an excellent time; plenty of great leads and a number of actual orders.

    Guy Springett, Whole Blueberries


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