Important international food and beverage industry conferences, seminars and trade shows.

4th Annual Canadean Alcohol Innovation Congress
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
4th Annual Canadean Alcohol Innovation Congress @ London | England | United Kingdom

Canadean’s Alcohol Innovation Congress 2015 will focus on the different and diverse innovations currently driving the beverage industry and will providing solutions to challenges in areas such as product development and design.

There will be high-profile speakers including Diageo, Pernod-Ricard and Halewood International, innovative topics from “Craft beer and new innovations” to “Premium Bottle Ales and their growing market presence” and a dynamic format from exclusive case studies and panel discussions to interactive roundtables; a great chance to discuss industry challenges.

Alcohol Innovation Congress
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Alcohol Innovation Congress

The alcohol innovation 2015 event will focus on different and diverse innovations currently driving the alcohol industry.

It will provide solutions to challenging areas such as packaging changes, flavour experiments, brand differentiation and expanding product portfolios.

The event will allow you to know how to connect with consumers, uncover the latest trends before others and establish successful trade relationships.

Food Ingredients Europe @ Paris Nord Villepinte
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
Food Ingredients Europe @ Paris Nord Villepinte | Villepinte | Île-de-France | France

Global meeting place for all stakeholders in the food ingredients industry – Villepinte, France

Fi Europe is held once every two years in a major European city and brings together the world’s leading food and beverage suppliers, R&D, production and marketing specialists and showcases the most diverse range of new and innovative ingredients and services. Over 500,000 people have attended the previous shows over the years, and billions of Euros of business have been created as a result.

Natural ingredients (Ni) is the leading co-located event for sourcing natural and organic ingredients for supplements, nutraceuticals, functional food & beverages and any other food related products. The unique positioning of the event attracts a worldwide audience from the full spectrum of industry stakeholders responsible for the specification and purchasing of ingredients.

Desire for a one-stop shop for the food industry has emerged as a clear trend among the Fi Europe global audience over recent editions. This increasing demand for solutions in processing, packaging, equipment and associated services has translated into significantly expanding the profile and represented offering at Fi Europe and a new platform for the food processing & packaging industry, the Expo FoodTec is born.

Fi Europe & Ni 2015 will be taking place in Paris, France.

Meet leading ingredients suppliers and review the latest product innovations from all over the world.

Stay ahead of the curve by registering free-of-charge for the only event where you can source innovative ingredients, grow your market share and nurture your business network! Whether you are looking at controlling costs, reformulating existing products or further developing the products in your pipeline, Fi Europe & Ni is the event of 2015 for you!

Labelexpo Asia 2015 @ Shanghai New International Expo Centre
Dec 1 – Dec 4 all-day
Labelexpo Asia 2015 @ Shanghai New International Expo Centre | Shanghai | Shanghai | China

The largest label and package printing event in Asia – Shanghai, China

Launched in 2003, Labelexpo Asia is the largest event in Asia. It replaced the previous event in Singapore and has exceeded all expectations since.

The greater Asian region has been one of the powerhouses behind the global growth of label materials and technology in recent years. China alone now accounts for over 14% of global label consumption and is still growing rapidly. The package printing sector accounts for nearly 50% of all printing in the country.

The show gives businesses the opportunity to meet existing clients and new prospects from around the world, show the latest innovations to the decision makers of the industry and sell products to an audience that is ready to buy.

The visitors can see live demonstrations of the latest machinery and materials, learn about global label trends and technologies, meet the world’s leading suppliers and network with industry experts.


Plastics & Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs 2015 @ HOTEL PULLMAN BARCELONA SKIPPER
Dec 1 – Dec 4 all-day
Plastics & Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs 2015 @ HOTEL PULLMAN BARCELONA SKIPPER  | Barcelona | Catalonia | Spain

World’s only food contact forum to cover all the latest food contact regulations and legislations on a global scale – Barcelona, Spain

Industry leaders and legislators from across the food contact supply gather to explore and exchange information regarding global food contact developments and initiatives, and forecast the future industry landscape.

P&P is the meeting place for everyone involved in the food contact supply chain.

This popular event attracted a range of senior decision makers and experts from across the globe.

This year’s Global Food Contact conference brought together over 181 delegates in attendance from around the world.

Sponsoring or exhibiting at Global Food Contact is a great opportunity to showcase your products and services to key players and decision makers from your industry and not to mention to ensure that your name is firmly positioned at the forefront of food contact activity.


Vegfest 2015 @ SECC Glasgow
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
Vegfest 2015 @ SECC Glasgow | Glasgow | Scotland | United Kingdom

Vegfest is one of the biggest vegan festivals in Europe. Its success stems from seamlessly combining food and education with features as light-hearted as comedy, kids area and live music, which makes health and ethics accessible to not only health enthusiasts and animal lovers, but also festival goers and those just looking for a top day out with their families.

The festival include a sumptuous cocktail of activities, including: – 120 stalls with merchandise, information, special offers and free samples aplenty. It also includes 12 caterers with a colourful menu of globally inspired vegan food, talks on vegan nutrition and health, talks on vegan lifestyle and campaigns, and Cookery Demos and Living Raw Food Demos.

SIAL Middle East @ Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Dec 7 – Dec 9 all-day
SIAL Middle East @ Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre | Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates


The fastest growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the Middle East and North Africa region – Abu Dhabi, UAE


The 6th edition of SIAL Middle East will continue the staggering pace of growth to be recognised as the fastest growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region. With a variety of exhibitors and quality of buyers high on the agenda, SIAL Middle East 2015 aims to be the best edition of the event so far!

With yet another successful event in 2014 attracting 818 exhibitors, 27 national pavilions and 15,736 trade attendees, SIAL Middle East continues to be the platform for food, beverage & hospitality companies to make their mark in this region.

The Sugar Reduction Summit @ Royal Society of Medicine
Dec 7 all-day
The Sugar Reduction Summit @ Royal Society of Medicine | London | United Kingdom

The Sugar Reduction Summit will return this year with a focus on next steps for sugar reduction policy and for the industry, and also on the importance and impact of sweetness itself, as opposed to just sugar. The event, at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, brings together industry, public health and the scientific and health and wellness communities from across the UK.

The amount of sugar being consumed has been subject to intense scrutiny in the past 24 months, with manufacturers and retailers under increasing pressure to introduce initiatives to curb consumption. Lobbyists are adding further pressure suggesting that it’s not just sugar which needs to be reduced, but sweetness – which has significant implications for industry. The Sugar Reduction Summit will examine the science and evidence to explore how important a factor sweetness is in health terms, if calories are managed, and the impact it has on appetite control, energy balance and, ultimately, obesity.

London Health Show 2016 @ London Olympia
Jan 20 – Jan 21 all-day
London Health Show 2016 @ London Olympia | London | England | United Kingdom

Demand in the UK for health-related products and services is booming. A return to economic growth, an ageing population, and an ever-increasing consumer awareness about health issues, are all factors that are leading to unprecedented levels of growth in the health & wellness industry.

The London Health Show is the only event to bring together buyers & distributors from all sectors of the UK’s healthy living & wellness marketplace; meet, network and do business with leading UK & international suppliers.


Packaging Conference 2016 @ Green Valley Ranch
Feb 8 – Feb 10 all-day
Packaging Conference 2016 @ Green Valley Ranch | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

The Packaging Conference will showcase the latest packaging initiatives, as well as emerging technologies, disruptive packaging approach taken by the fairlife brand to introduce a premium milk product into a commodity market.

PepsiCo will also be there and discuss what drives packaging innovation and sustainability for a global brand.

Avure Technologies will detail high pressure processing of food and beverage products and the impact of the technology on packaging structures. 915Labs will explain microwave assisted thermal sterilisations (MATS) as an alternative to retort, and its potential to revolutionise food processing.


FoodBev Media Ltd 2015