Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK visited The Food & Drink Expo 2018 which took place on the 16-18th of April at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. The Food & Drink Expo 2018 is the premier trade show in the UK offering an unparalleled meeting point for the entire food and drink community – a first up fixture in every food professional’s diary. Five shows covering the complete UK supply chain – Food & Drink Expo, Foodex, The Ingredients Show, National Convenience Show and Farm Shop & Deli Show.
Buyers and decision makers across the whole industry, from grocery, wholesale and speciality retail to foodservice, ingredients and manufacturing came together to uncover the hottest trends, latest product launches and the industry’s vision for the future.
In 2018 over 1500 producers, manufacturers and distributors presented a vast range of food and drink products, decisions and services for retailers as well as machines and equipment for food industry to more than 30 thousand attendees of the event.
This year for the first time the Russian pasta producer MAKFA has presented their products in the UK for the British and international community. MAKFA is the leading pasta brand in Russia with over 30% of the market. MAKFA occupies 3% of the global market and ranks fourth among the best pasta manufacturers in the world. MAKFA is committed to the dynamic trend of the United Kingdom that features the transition to health consciousness and exports a diverse range of ecofriendly and healthy groceries: durum wheat pasta, cereals, flourand flakes.
“This is the first time we showcase our portfolio at the distinguished FOOD AND DRINK exhibition. Our goal is to expand the offer in retail chains in the UK and increase our export footprint to other countries of the Western Europe. The mission of our company is to bring health to consumers through a healthy diet”,
MAKFA CCO Dmitry Meshkov comments.
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