Patrick Clement, Chairman of IFSA comments: “With thousands of visitors expected to attend, Food & Bev Live is one of the most eagerly anticipated foodservice events of the year and IFSA look forward to welcoming visitors to the show and growing their partnership over the coming years. We are proud that the show has become firmly established on the food and drink industry calendar and we are looking forward to a busy two days.
“We are aware that we can’t be complacent and must continue to work hard to make sure buyers and suppliers feel it is a valuable experience and worth taking time out of their diary to attend. We’re thrilled to be adding to the show with the addition of new national competitions, which in turn will attract new exhibitors and visitors, making Food & Bev Live a must attend event.”
NEW Industry Awards launched for Food & Bev 2020
The IFSA’s are a brand-new award scheme specifically aimed at highlighting product and service innovation within the Foodservice Industry. With six categories including best sustainable packaging product, best sustainable food product, energy efficiency innovation and supplier of the year; the awards will be judged by an independent panel, with a wealth of knowledge specific to the Industry.
Serving up Sustainability at Food & Bev Live “For 2020 the theme of the inaugural IFSA’s will be – Innovation for a sustainable future- a timely focus highlighting the Industry’s response to the very real environmental crisis which we are all facing as suppliers.” -Patrick Clement, IFSA Chairman
Ireland’s First National Pizza Championships will be launched at the show, in association with the Associazione Pizzerie Italiane (API) and will see chefs from across Ireland battle it out to be crowned National Pizza Champion.