lunch! has released an initial exhibitor list for its 2016 event.  The UK’s multi-award winning food-to-go trade show returns to the Business Design Centre in London on 21-22 September, with over 350 exhibiting companies showcasing a wealth of new food and drink products, packaging, equipment and technologies.

The list, now available online at www.lunchshow.co.uk/exhibiting/exhibitor-list, offers an exclusive first look at some of the companies – from big brand names to emerging start-ups – who will be helping to shape the future of the food-to-go sector over the next twelve months.

The following is a preview of just some of the new exhibitors at lunch! this September:

  • Across The Oceans Imports
  • Aduna
  • Aimia Foods
  • AJA Portfolio Brands
  • AMC Foods
  • Ape Snacks
  • Barracudos
  • Bedford Continental Wholesale (George Skoulikas)
  • The Big Kitchen
  • Blackfriars Bakery
  • Blackthorn Foods
  • Blenders
  • The Booja Booja Company
  • Bord Bia
  • Brioche Pasquier UK
  • Cabico
  • Canny Drinks
  • Cardium Products
  • Carney Wood Lands
  • Caterers Choice
  • Champion Reeves
  • Coconut Merchant
  • CornWare UK
  • Crediton Dairy – Moo Milk
  • CuckooFoods
  • Datasym (UK)
  • DayMark
  • Demetra Srl
  • The Different Dairy Company (Nomadic)
  • East Kent Cartons
  • Epicurean Dairy
  • Europastry
  • Excellent Gourmet trading
  • Excelsior Technologies
  • Ezdo UK
  • First Quality Foods
  • Florette UK + Ireland
  • Food Stories
  • Frank Roberts & Sons
  • Gardshol Enterprises – The Savanna
  • Gastronome UK
  • GL S.A.
  • Great Karoo
  • Green Park Holding Inc
  • G’s Fresh
  • Halo Coco
  • Hamim Vetaim
  • Inspired Foods
  • INVO Products
  • Isqueeze
  • Italia Formaggi
  • Kallo Foods
  • Kana Food Marketing
  • Karma Cola
  • Lacka Foods
  • LemonAid Beverages
  • Life Health Foods
  • Lomond Foods
  • The London Tea Company
  • Lucy’s Dressings
  • Lynx Purchasing
  • Mackie’s at Taypack
  • Major International
  • MightyBee
  • Mira Packaging Factory
  • MOJU
  • More or Less Drinks
  • MTJ Associates
  • Munchy Seeds
  • Nashville Food Group
  • Nature on Tap
  • Nestle Waters UK
  • Nisbets
  • growcookenjoy
  • Nuva
  • Oakland International
  • Olly’s Olives
  • Panacea Drinks
  • Payper
  • Pharmacare Europe
  • Platopus Retail
  • Pocket Enterprises
  • Pop Up Cookspace
  • PRESS London
  • Protos Packaging
  • Pukka Herbs
  • Pullins (Bakers)
  • Pure&Co
  • R H Hall Foodservice Solutions
  • R L Solutions
  • Razoo
  • Rollover
  • Rookway Food Systems
  • Roots Collective
  • Rural Foodies
  • Savoursmiths
  • Scheckter’s Organic Energy
  • Silvina’s Nature
  • Simano Foods
  • Skinny Malinkys
  • Snact
  • Soline
  • Strathmore Foods
  • Sugarsin
  • Superfoodio
  • SweetPea Pantry
  • Sweets in the City
  • Tails Cocktails
  • Tea People
  • Thomas Tucker
  • The Tofurky Company
  • Tribe Foods
  • Urban Fresh Foods
  • Veg and City
  • Victor Manufacturing
  • Wobblegate
  • Yossi Foods
  • com
  • Zendo
  • Zorba Delicacies

Whilst returning exhibitors looking for another helping of lunch!’s much talked of buzz, include Twinings, Single Source, New York Bakery Company, Euro Food Brands, Tudor Tea & Coffee, Tideford Organics, Country Choice, Norseland, Walkers Shortbread, PACK’D, The Coconut Collaborative, Kavis, Simple Simon Foods, Devonvale Bakery, Butterware, mmmLUNCH, Bizimply, Rejuvenation Water, Aluline Group, Koko Dairy Free, Sejuiced (the refinery), Chunk of Devon, Rational UK, UCC Coffee, Planglow, Magrini, and Tri-Star Packaging.

lunch! 2016 will also feature over 20 free business seminars – including exclusive Keynotes, interviews, research, and panel discussions – in two dedicated theatres.  Rod McKie, CEO of Welcome Break, Caroline Cromar, group director of food at Pret A Manger, and Vincent McKevitt, MD of Tossed, are among the first big name speakers to be confirmed.

“lunch! is a key event for our buying team.  The quality of suppliers makes it the destination show for our industry,” says Helen Higgins, head of food at EAT., echoing the sentiments of many of lunch!’s repeat customers.

“The show just gets better every year.  The number of suppliers at lunch! relevant to our sector is second to none.  This show is not to be missed,” agrees Sandy Anderson, senior buyer – food at Elior.

lunch! returns to Business Design Centre in Islington, London, on Wednesday and Thursday, 21-22 September 2016.  For further information and to register for a free trade pass, please visit www.lunchshow.co.uk and quote priority code LUN10 (direct link: https://registration.n200.com/survey/28ctrj7rl4tbl?actioncode=LUN10).


Media enquiries & press pass requests to:

Emma–Louise Jones, Head of PR
t: +44 (0)1273 645134
e: [email protected]
Website: www.divcom.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/DiversifiedUK

Group Event Director:

Chris Brazier
t: +44 (0)1273 645123
e: [email protected]
Website: www.lunchshow.co.uk
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3143327
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lunchexhibition
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/lunch/106355532742317

Exhibitor enquiries to:

Nicola Cowles, Sales Manager
t: +44 (0)1273 645137
e: [email protected]



lunch! was recently shortlisted for Best UK Trade Show Exhibition over 2,000sqm by the Association of Event Organisers’ Excellence Awards 2016 (the awards will take place on 17 June 2016).  It won Best Trade Show at the Exhibition News Awards in February 2014 (it was also shortlisted for Best Trade Show and Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign in 2015).  lunch! won Best Marketing Campaign of the Year in 2012 and was named Best UK Trade Show Exhibition under 2,000sqm for two years running in 2010 and 2011 at the Association of Event Organisers’ Excellence Awards.

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