Sep292017
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lunch! reports ExCeL-lent turnout for 2017

lunch! celebrated its tenth anniversary in style last week – with its biggest ever edition enjoying a record turnout for another successive year.  Over 6,300 food-to-go operators, retailers and caterers packed the aisles at ExCeL London, over 21-22 September, to see and sample the next-wave of NPD from 335 leading exhibitors. The 7% increase in […]

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Sep222017
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INNOVATION CHALLENGE AWARDS: THE RESULTS

Four lunch! exhibitors struck gold today – winning coveted Innovation Challenge Awards at the show. Fifteen finalists (chosen by popular visitor vote yesterday from 69 entries this year) took turns to impress the judges in the live pitching session this morning. The results (announced this afternoon) saw four companies receive gold awards, six awarded silvers, […]

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Sep212017
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INNOVATION CHALLENGE AWARDS 2017: THE VOTES ARE IN!

lunch! visitors were busy casting their votes today at the Innovation Challenge Awards Gallery.  Their top-picks (fifteen in all) have now been shortlisted for tomorrow’s Innovation Challenge Live ‘pitching’ session, taking place at 11.15am in Keynote Theatre 1. Exhibitors hoping their products will come away with a coveted ‘Gold Award’ will need to impress this year’s judges first […]

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Sep192017
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UK’s food-to-go sector ‘Out at lunch!’ this week

Celebrating a decade at the heart of the UK’s food-to-go sector, lunch!’s special 10th anniversary show is set to welcome over 6,000 attendees when doors open at ExCeL London later this week, on 21-22 September. Key buyers and decision makers from many of the UK’s leading food-to-go operators and retailers, contract and travel caterers, wholesalers, […]

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Sep142017
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Innovation takes centre stage at lunch! 2017

lunch! visitors heading to ExCeL London next week, on 21-22 September, will be able to source more new food-to-go innovations than ever.  Its tenth anniversary show, featuring an unprecedented 335 exhibitors, is now its biggest in every respect – with a record number of entries confirmed for its annual Innovation Challenge Awards. The awards, which […]

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Sep122017
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Tea and coffee products – show highlights picture gallery

The following is just a taste of the new hot and herbal drink products on show at this year’s lunch! To read the full exhibitor show highlights, please visit: www.lunchshow.co.uk/lunch-2017-food-and-drink-exhibitor-show-highlights/ and http://www.lunchshow.co.uk/new-food-go-packaging-equipment-technology-lunch-2017/ To register for a free trade ticket, please click here.

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Sep062017
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lunch! attracts all the big names to ExCeL

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffѐ Nero, Co-op, WH Smiths, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group – some of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists, caterers, and retailers, are among thousands of companies preparing to visit lunch! 2017 later this month, on 21-22 September. Trade visitor pre-registrations are tracking […]

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