The European Pizza and Pasta Show (EPPS) is coming to London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre, 9-10 November 2016. Offering top networking & seminar opportunities, the event provides a fresh perspective for retailers and foodservice companies seeking to serve the fast-growing Pizza and Pasta food sectors.
The European Pizza and Pasta Show debut in the UK is set to bring the fast-growing pizza and pasta market into the spotlight by uniting equipment manufacturers, specialist ingredients suppliers and service providers from all over the world along with leading UK and European retailers, pizza operators and pizzeria owners, restaurant chains and independent restaurants, hotels and catering companies. The show will feature tasting and live cooking demos, a range of “how to” seminars, as well as an opportunity to join the Brand debate at the world only Food and Beverage Law and IP Summit, held alongside the event.
Split into three distinct zones – Equipment, Ingredients and Services, the show is designed to reflect on the growing demands as well as the wider population’s interest in one of the most dynamic food sectors.
The event, being held 9-10 November at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre, will showcase the finest products and will stage the best in class, highlighting the significant opportunities in the sector, at the same time providing an opportunity for the various stakeholders in these markets to interact and stimulate category growth.
Commenting on the event show director Stanislava Blagoeva-Duschell says: “We are very happy to have been presented with the opportunity to launch an event dedicated to such vibrant and dynamic sectors of the food market. The show will be a modern take on some of the oldest European cooking traditions.”
The event is organised in association with PAPA – The Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association of the UK and is expected to attract over 150 exhibitors and 3,500 qualified trade buyers in its inaugural year. PAPA is one of Europe’s leading pizza, pasta and Italian food associations. Established in 1977, it is the only formal trade body representing this sector of the food and drink market in the UK.
“We are delighted to support the only dedicated event for the pizza and pasta industries in Europe.” remarked Jim Winship, Director of PAPA. “The UK’s retail and foodservice sectors have a massive opportunity when it comes to the pizza, pasta and Italian food and drinks industry and The European Pizza and Pasta Show is the ideal place to become more knowledgeable about those chances from established manufacturers, experts and suppliers.”