IFE March 2023

CWC attended the International Food and Drink Expo (IFE) in London from 20 – 22 March.

With attendances of around 27,000 people, IFE brings together more food & drink buyers and suppliers than any other UK event.

CWC representatives met with 38 trade contacts both from the UK and internationally and discussed opportunities for CWC.

Flavoured walnut samples were showcased and UK hummus brand ChicP was also present on the booth showcasing 2 versions of their California walnut hummus.

Throughout the show, enquiries totalling 187MT of California walnuts were recorded for follow up.

A summary of the show results ‘Facts & Figures’:

  • Visitors over the 3 days: 27,000 attendees
  • Exhibitors: 1,652
  • Stand Visitors: 38
  • Directors/Owners: 74%
  • Wholesalers/Importers: 26%
  • Food Manufacturers: 7%
  • Walnut enquiries estimated at 187MT from 12 companies