2–4 September 2018 • Olympia London • Trade Only

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Popcorn Shed Packaging

Case Study: Popcorn Shed

“When we first exhibited and launched at the show we had 0 on our balance sheet had just three products. It is now just over a year on and we have seven different products and our turnover is in excess of £100,000 per year.”
▶ Read Laura and Sams Speciality story 

Speciality Food Show

Speciality Food Hero

A Feast of Opportunity

The doors have closed on another gourmet spectacular; the Fair may be over for this year, but the journey is just beginning for hundreds of speciality food and drink producers who exhibited their mouth watering creations at the three-day extravaganza.
▶ Read our post-show round-up

Whose Your #FoodHero?

We've been asking who your #FoodHero is to help uncover the story behind some of our favourite artisan products - it can be anything from the cow that produces the cheese, to the member of staff whose passion is crucial to the business!
▶ Discover October's Heros

Tasting New Products at SFFF17

Fine Food Finds from SFFF17

This year's Fair saw everything from functional teas and raw chocolate, to gourmet fruit lollies and gin with collagen. Settling back into the office, we asked the team to share their finds from the three day food and drink adventure…
▶ Find out what we picked

Joe Tea Ice Tea

What to Expect from the Cotswold Fayre Pavilion 2017

This September, we have two previous winners of the Cotswold Fayre Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award exhibiting and our largest pavilion ever with 48 suppliers joining us, many for the first time. 

▶ Discover more... 

City Harvest logo

Ride-a-long with City Harvest

City Harvest helps put surplus food to good by distributing to organisations that feed the hungry. Having previously partnered with the charity at our sister show IFE, we had no hesitation in supporting this wonderful charity again this September. 

▶ Read Kayleigh's story here.. 


Time to embrace eating insects

There are many people and companies in the UK promoting insects for food, and you can already find them online and in various stores. From protein-rich energy bars made from cricket powder to the raw ingredient, and even cookbooks.

▶ Shami Radia explores why

talking speciality


From family businesses passed down through the generations, to brands taking their tentative first steps; diversity is celebrated at Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017.

► Find out more here 

Alternatives to Meat

The Meat-Free Market and its demand for Alternative Protein-Products

Attending The Caterer’s Food Service Forum 2017, we were particularly taken by a discussion on alternative proteins and the opportunities for the UK foodservice sector.

► Find out how the market is responding

Discovery at SFFF17


From centuries old heritage brands to up-and-coming new food businesses, Speciality & Fine Food Fair is a vibrant platform for everyone.

► A hint of what's on offer this year

Secretts Farm Shop


Currently leading Secretts Farm Shop's search for the newest suppliers is Shirlee Posner, who also runs the food blog Eat Surrey, we sat down with her to understand what she’s looking when sourcing new food and drink.

► Read the Interview

New Speciality & Fine Food Fair Logo

Putting the 'special' in Speciality

Our very own Kara Bowen made a special announcement at IFE 2017 for Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017, taking place from 3rd - 5th September at the London Olympia...

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