IFE 2025

IFE 2025

Food & Drink
London, UK
17-19 Mar 2025
Montgomery International
ExCeL London
2 years
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The must-attend for the UK's food and beverage sector

IFE (shortened from the International Food & Drink Event) has been the most awaited and biggest international exhibition dedicated to the food and drink industry in the UK. The exhibition is held for four days on average during March and is organized by Montgomery International Ltd.

IFE 2025

The next live event for IFE will be held in 2025 from 17.03.2025 and 19.03.2025 at ExCeL London. These latest updates come from organisers, who have expressed their gratitude for all the participants who attended the 2024 live edition of the event.

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On foot
On foot:

20 minutes when travelling from London City Airport

Not advisable when travelling from London Central Station

By car
By car:

7 minutes when travelling from London City Airport

41 minutes when travelling from London Central Station

By public transport
By public transport:

9 minutes when travelling from London City Airport

51 minutes when travelling from London Central Station


Hotels near IFE

Hotel Stars Distance to fair City Price
Grange Clarendon Hotel 11.4 London from € 346.00 EUR Book Now
IFE 2025 London London City Airport Hotel 1.9 London from € 254.00 EUR Book Now
IFE 2025 London YOTEL London Shoreditch 8.7 London from € 348.00 EUR Book Now
The Stratford Hotel London 7 London from € 274.00 EUR Book Now
IFE 2025 London Holiday Inn Express London - ExCel 0.8 London from € 363.67 EUR Book Now
IFE 2025 London Holiday Inn London Mayfair London on request Request
IFE 2025 London Point A Hotel London Paddington London on request Request
IFE 2025 London Park Grand London Hyde Park 15.8 London on request Request
IFE 2025 London DoubleTree by Hilton London Kingston Upon Thames 29.15 London on request Request
IFE 2025 London City Short Stays Aldgate East Studios 8.2 London on request Request
  • The audience that runs over 27,000 trade visitors;
  • More than 100 countries have sent representation;
  • Specific Show Sections like Gourmet Drinker, Artisan Market, Grocery, Frozen Food and International Gourmet, Baked Goods and Ingredients;
  • Anima Insight, Planet Organic, Tesco, and Think Hospitality in a long lineup are leading the support program;
  • Become a witness to the entire production chain in action.

Where in London is the best place to host such a massive event? Why, it’s ExCeL London and professional visitors will have access to the variety of products and events daily from around 10:00 in the morn until 17:00 in the afternoon, though be sure to check for the specific work hours on the day.

You have top exhibitors showcase innovations in everything from dairy products, bakery, confectionary products and drinks to health foods, meat products and even British food. This is a benchmark event that allows you to tap into the UK market. IFE has remained relevant, because it’s the place where buyers have access to the entire product spectrum and there’s a lot for related professionals like scientists and chefs to do. The supporting program combines high-value information with adrenaline-fueled excitement. Case in point, the life chef demonstrations, a gala, thematic discussions on industry trends and a lot of high-stakes cooking competitions like the pizza championships. Think Hospitality, Anima Insight, Tesco and Planet Organic, TEA REX and Burts Potato Chips are some of the companies that exhibit here.

IFE 2022 

The 2022 edition of IFE signified the successful restart of the trade fair after an enforced break due to Covid-19. The rendition occurred at ExCeL London as a face-to-face trade show between the dates 21.03.2022 - 23.03.2022. It received approximately 760 exhibitors.

IFE 2023

IFE's 2023 rendition featured over 27,000 visitors and 1,500 exhibitors from 91 countries. Over 10,000 products were presented and examined during the live trade fair held at ExCeL London. The event took place between 20.03.2023 and 22.03.2023.

IFE 2024

IFE's 2024 edition was a live trade fair that took place in ExCeL London. It was hosted between 25.03.2024 and 27.03.2024. It was attended by over 900 exhibitors. 

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