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Food & Drink Zones


inspiring products to sample and source

Explore the latest innovations, product showcases, and celebrate our wonderful industry

Explore the latest innovations, product showcases, and celebrate our wonderful industry

  • Discover 1,500+ food and drink suppliers and network with them face-to-face.
  • Develop your knowledge on the trends affecting the food and drink sector by listening to our incredible line-up of speakers.
  • Touch, taste, and sample the latest innovative products from around the world.
  • Generate new business opportunities and nurture existing relationships.
  • If these reasons for attending will benefit your business then register for your complimentary trade pass.


Future Food Stage

The Future Food Stage will provide three days of unrivalled content specifically curated to present you with the tools to grow your business, and keep up-to-date with the latest insights to stay ahead of your competitors.

Trends & Innovation Platform

Trends and consumer behaviours are what drive businesses forwards and with innovation in technology, ingredients and processing currently being at the forefront, our Trends & Innovation Platform is where you need to be. Come along to hear our forecasters deliver the latest insights set to rock our industry

New Products Tasting Theatre

This area will be a hive of activity as it creates an immersive experience for buyers to sample new to market products, meet the faces behind the brands, and network with new, upcoming suppliers.

Exporters Hub

The Exporters Hub is the go-to place for international buyers, export service providers and UK food & drink manufacturers looking for help and advice regarding exporting.

Startup Market

This area will showcase some of the most innovative and vibrant startups that have been trading for two years or less. The Startup Market serves as a launchpad to help Startups meet face-to-face with buyers and secure new business throughout the UK & beyond.

Certification Clinic

Connect with experts in the respective fields of certification who provide industry professionals with bespoke advice and updates on new rules & regulations.

Business Services @ HRC & IFE

Gain valuable knowledge from industry experts on how to grow your business. Whether you’re looking to secure wider distribution, or support and advice on exporting, marketing, ESG goals, supply chain services or logistics, these dedicated areas will give you the perfect opportunity to gain vital advice.  

Meet the Wholesaler Programme

The Producer Showcase by Aramark

Aramark is scouting for innovative, new value-added food, non-food and service products to supply to its network of sites in the UK. The Producer Showcase a ‘Dragon’s Den’ - style platform gives companies the opportunity to present their product to a panel of Foodservice experts.

1,500+ Exhibitors

Get ready to experience product innovation from 1,500 food and drink suppliers that can help boost your revenue and set you apart from your competitors.

International Pavilions

IFE is the only event in the UK which brings together such a variety of international suppliers. Source products from around the globe and meet the faces behind the brands. Source international products from a range of different countries, including China, Turkey, Brazil, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, US, and Portugal.

10,000's of products

IFE Meeting Hub

Located at the centre of IFE, the hub provides the perfect space for you to partake in meetings, network with suppliers, relax and recharge throughout your visit to the event.

One pass, five events

IFE is part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week, which unites IFE Manufacturing, IFE, The Pub Show, HRC and International Salon Culinaire as the UK's biggest celebration of industry innovation. 

World Food Innovation Awards

The World Food Innovation Awards in association with IFE, are a celebration of innovation and excellence across every category of the global food industry.

Key Partners


Media Partners

Charity Partners

Insight Partner