A STATEMENT FROM THE ORGANISERS OF FREE FROM EXPO PACKAGING:
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 The organisers of the Free From Expo Packaging (FFEP) have confirmed today that the events, which were planned to take place at the RAI Amsterdam from 24-25 November, will be postponed to 15-16 June 2021, following remaining travel restrictions due to COVID-19.
Speaking about the announcement, Ronald Holman, Event Director, said: “The health and safety of our Free From community and being able organizing a successful show remains our number one priority. While it is disappointing to postpone, we believe it is in the best interests of all involved – from our exhibitors and visitors to our staff, speakers, sponsors and partners. This is not a decision we have made lightly, but all exhibitors informed do support us and the overall support make this event such a success.
“We understand that Free From Functional & Health Ingredients is an important event in the Free From community and we want to extend our thanks for the support and understanding shown during this challenging time. We look forward to welcoming you to the RAI Amsterdam in June 2021 when we can return to create a great event that offers value for both our exhibitors and attendees.”
Free From Functional & Health Ingredients (FFFHI) is Europe’s leading platform for the dynamic free from industries. The Expo sits alongside Free From Expo Packaging (FFEP) – making this the most comprehensive Free From focused event in Europe.
Reflecting one of the food and drink industry’s most dynamic sectors, the exhibition will return in June to showcase pioneering developments across five distinct product categories including Free From, Vegan, Natural/Organic, Functional and Ingredients.
In addition to an exciting show floor, packed with exhibitors showing the latest plant-based and free from innovations, four targeted conference programmes will offer attendees with an exciting schedule of seminars. Delivered by some of the world’s most eminent food and drink professionals, FFFHI continues to provide delegates with quality insight into the latest innovations, trends and market analysis.
Bringing together more than 4,500 high calibre professionals from more than 63 countries, FFEP offers the perfect platform to establish and grow business relationships, with a range of networking opportunities available including International Matchmaking and Roundtables.
The exhibition runs in conjunction with Free From Functional & Health Ingredients which aims to service food manufacturers, food service, catering and hotels sourcing better packaging solutions. This dedicated event focuses on the requirement for sustainable packaging and the latest developments within this arena, making this the industry’s most comprehensive Free From focused event.
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