Visit Foodex 2018

Foodex 2018 returns to the NEC to uncover the latest processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics innovation for food and drink manufacturers.

Foodex, the UK's premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, is returning to offer a one-stop shop for manufacturing professionals across the full industry spectrum including our eight sectors:

Run over three days (Monday 16 - Wednesday 18 April 2018) at the NEC, Birmingham, the show will shine a light on the top trends making an impact across the spectrum of food manufacturing sectors: from improving traceability and consumer trust, transforming productivity and highlighting the latest new ingredients and super foods to make an impression on the industry.

Foodex is co-located with Food & Drink Expo, National Convenience Show, Farm Shop & Deli Show, as well as William Reed’s brand new event The Ingredients Show. Registration for any one of the events will ensure access to the other shows.


Whether you’re focused on manufacturing, processing, packaging or logistics, at Foodex we’ve got innovative ideas tailored just for you. With over 1,500 suppliers, across the five shows and an expert-led live programme, you’ll discover insights and inspiration to grow your business, and meet the people who can make it happen. Don’t miss it!

 Expand your reach. Connect with suppliers, meet peers and make valuable contacts as the whole industry comes together under one roof.

 Get industry-savvy. Engage with the issues shaping our industry, have your say on hot-topic debates and hear from thought-leaders from all parts of the manufacturing spectrum.

 Source something new. Our carefully-selected suppliers have the processes and products to boost productivity and efficiency across the board.


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Whether you're the proprietor of an independent butcher or baker or the director of a multinational food manufacturing organisation - if you're in the food industry, you need to be at Foodex. Just some of the people who could benefit from attending include:

  • Craft bakers
  • Plant bakers
  • Butchers
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Transport managers
  • Warehouse managers
  • Food technologists
  • Equipment buyers
  • Site managers
  • Health & Safety representatives