Food & Drink Expo 2012 was co-located with a number of leading trade shows offering visitors a rounded view of the whole food and drink supply chain.
|The National Convenience Show is the UK's number one independent event for convenience retailers, and featured over 200 suppliers and packed programme of interactive workshops, interviews and panel debates at Live@theCounter....|
2012's Live@theCounter Highlights
Social Media: 5 ways to use social media to help your business. Social media guru, Richard Sedley of Foviance, presented five simple techniques for engaging with customers for business advantage.
The Community Fund
A slice of the £10,000 NCS Community Fund will once again be available in 2013 to retailers who have an idea, activity or initiative planned that could build positive engagement between their store and their community. Keep an eye out for promotions beginning late this year, tell us what you have planned and how much it will cost...
The National Convenience Show 2013 will be taking place from 14-16 April at the NEC in Birmingham.
|Foodex is the UK show for processing, packaging and logistics. Focus is on eight key areas; bakery, beverage, dairy, fresh, ingredients, meat, logistics and seafood.|
Foodex 2012 Highlights
The show was opened by the lovely Paul Hollywood and his session on the Art of Dough was packed to the rafters.
The signature master classes in bakery and butchery, and the product competitions drew large crowds to Foodex Live.
The AD Zone (Anaerobic Digestion) was very well received by industry looking to reduce their carbon footprint and exploit additional revenue streams.
The Great British Bounce Back:
The food industry is one of the biggest manufacturing sectors in the UK and will surely be leading the way in helping to bring the UK out of recession. Foodex worked in conjunction with Food Manufacturer magazine to find a Champion to showcase best practice across the industry in recognition of those going the 'extra mile'.
Any company involved in UK food manufacturing, processing and logistics, whether a primary producer, processor, supplier or retailer, could submit an entry to win this accolade.
And the winner was...
Foodex 2014 will be taking place from 23-25 March at the NEC in Birmingham.