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Back with a bang!

Natural & Organic Products is the show to revive post-pandemic cheer.

Just around the corner (April 3-4), Natural & Organic Products Europe is back after a two-year hiatus.

Europe’s leading trade show for natural, organic and sustainable products will reunite the industry once again at ExCeL London and provide the fresh impetus to an industry that has contributed so much to the nation’s health during the pandemic.

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Natural health inspiration at the Farm Shop and Deli Show

At the other end of April, the ‘reboot’ continues with Farm Shop & Deli Show which returns to the NEC, Birmingham (25th – 27th). With an exhibitor line-up comprising a hotbed of innovative movers and shakers who are disrupting the market and making waves in key trend categories, this is also a must-visit event.

A bustling show floor made up of hundreds of innovative exhibitors, business-boosting live seminars, and awards – including the brand-new Farm Shop & Deli Product Awards and prestigious Retailer Awards – will shape the three-day trade show.

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Far out vegans

Farplace Vegan Festivals are taking place in Belfast (April 10), Edinburgh (May 8), Morecamble (June 5) and in nine other UK locations throughout the year. Farplace.org.uk/farplace-events

Veg goes big

The Vegetarian Society’s flagship annual campaign National Vegetarian Week grabs the headlines in May (16-22). Business packs from www.nationalvegetarianweek.org.

Sustainable food

The Sustainable Foods Summit returns to Amsterdam on July 7-8. The European edition will discuss sustainability innovations and future trends in the food industry. Plant-based foods, sustainable proteins, plastic-free materials, ingredient pricing, blockchain technology, organic & eco-labels and marketing best-practices are among the topics. sustainablefoodssummit.com

Coming up…

Forthcoming awareness campaigns around which retailers and suppliers can work together to generate local marketing: