The 2nd European Pizza and Pasta Show, 15-16th November 2017, organised by IPR Events at Olympia London, in association with PAPA- Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association, hosted some 140 companies, showing 600+ food and beverage brands to 4,771 pre-registered industry buyers and experts.

From left to right: Jim Winship, Director PAPA; Nazir Mackmood, MD Kiren Group; Rt
Hon. George Eustice, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at DEFRA;
Slava Blagoeva-Duschell, MD IPR Events London.

2017 is a stepping stone for the Food and Beverage industry in the UK– the 40th Anniversary of one of its leading associations – PAPA – The Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association.

Opened on the 15th of November by Rt Hon. George Eustice, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at DEFRA, The European Pizza and Pasta Show was the culmination of the 40th Anniversary celebrations of PAPA and the most prominent day in the calendar of the pizza and pasta industries in Europe.

For the first time, the show hosted three major competitions, an international food and beverage conference and 20+industry seminars featuring competitors and speakers from the industry leading stakeholders. As well as showcase 30 leading craft beer, gin and cider producers, organised by SIBA and Food and Drinks Wales. Although limited in size, the Craft Beer Experience Theatre was a popular stand for visitors, with some of the best craft beer experts sharing their knowledge with the industry.

Sponsored by Pizza Mia (a Kiren Food brand), Jestic, E & J Gallo, Palatina (presented by Ornua), Surgiva, San Felice Flour and GI Metal, for two days The European Pizza and Pasta Show 2017 was the home for the world leading brands in pizza and pasta industries – from equipment and ingredients, to the final product and services.

With an industry worth over £10 bln in the UK alone, the show has now established itself as the most important business meeting in the calendar of UK and European pizzaioli, producers and buyers alike.

The 2018 European Pizza and Pasta Show will be held at Olympia National Hall on the 14th and the 15th of November.



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