Foodex (formerly FOODEX MEATEX)

Foodex will form part of The UK Food & Drink Shows uniting food development, grocery, manufacturing, specialist retail, wholesale and foodservice. The NEC Birmingham will be the focal point, where between 24-26 April 2023 Foodex will run alongside The Ingredients Show, Food & Drink Expo, National Convenience Show, Farm Shop & Deli Show and The Forecourt Show.

You can trust us to bring the whole industry back together and to furnish you with the information, insight and connections you need to navigate the future in the best way possible.

William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.


Want to get to the heart of a £97bn industry? We make it easy with a dedicated trade event that allows you to cut through to the decision-makers with budget to spend.

Foodex’s key ingredient is the buyers we invite. Easily accessible from the UK and abroad, we give professionals instant access to companies like yours, so you can connect and do business. So, if you want to be on their radar, talk to us about how we can create your perfect show package today.

Foodex is the premier event to:

  • Showcase what makes your brand special to manufacturing businesses looking to source from the dedicated sectors you represent.
  • Find fresh leads face-to-face from an industry guest-list packed full of manufacturing professionals from across the UK, and the world.
  • Enjoy a stimulating live programme presenting the industry’s cutting edge ideas: creating an atmosphere where buyers want to do business.
Industry sectorFood Processing and Packaging Machinery
Main product groupFood Processing Technology, Meat Processing Machinery, Food Ingredients, Services, Beverage Production


Interval: every two years


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