IFE Trends & Tastemakers Report

Bursting with inspiration, The International Food & Drink Event is a celebration of 1,350 innovative, global and cutting-edge food & drink manufacturers.

Among the rows of plant-based snacks and sugar-free protein bars this year, there were a few surprising innovations – take the instant tea spray, No More Tea Bags, which promises 20 cups of concentrated brew from each 200ml bottle.

Startups in the snacks and drinks categories were represented in abundance over full meal innovations, and a number of rising trends proved there is an excitement in the industry that cannot be dampened by the uncertain political climate.

In fact, we saw an unusual amount of indulgent, beautifully and brightly packaged treats and snacks, from confectionary to cocktails.

These are trends and tastemakers that need to be on your agenda:

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