The UK pavilion returns to World Travel Catering Expo

Mar 28, 2017

The UK pavilion returns to World Travel Catering Expo

2016 saw the first ever UK pavilion at Hamburg’s niche trade show for the travel catering industry, WTCE. PS8 Ltd are delighted to announce the return of the UK pavilion stand in 2017.  PS8 Ltd are the global events and exhibitions specialists organising UK food and drink pavilion stands around the world.

WTCE is the leading global event for travel catering and onboard retail where exhibitors can engage with senior buyers and influencers from over 130 airlines, rail operators and caterers.  Over 1700 visitors attended in 2016 from 80 different countries, making WTCE a great platform for global reach into this niche market.

This year, 6 UK companies will exhibit on the pavilion targeting buyers from the travel catering world.  Exhibitors already with established business in travel catering will exhibit alongside companies who are completely new to this sector.  Exhibiting at WTCE gives businesses the perfect opportunity to showcase their products to leading buyers in this area.

The UK exhibitors are:

Paterson Arran – returning to WTCE in 2017, one of the UK’s leading shortbread suppliers, Paterson Arran will be exhibiting their specially tailored ranges for the foodservice market. Brönte and Café Brönte indulgent shortbread, cookies and biscuits will delight guests and customers around the world. 

A.L. Simpkin – Traditional English confectionery producer, founded in 1921 and maker of the world’s first travel sweets! Simpkins now export to over 40 countries and their range also includes gluten and sugar free candies.

Cofresh – Makers of the delicious range of Eat Real snacks, perfect for travel operators looking to increase their healthy snack product offering. Eat Real snacks, fruit and nut bars are made from real, natural ingredients with no added nasties.

Pots and Co – Returning to do WTCE for a second year, Pots and Co will be sampling their amazing little desserts in ceramic pots made by top chefs – perfect for the discerning traveller.

Radnor Hills – premium soft drinks and water from the Welsh Hills with new special options available tailored for the travel market.

AHDB Exports – the organisation for English beef and lamb, looking to promote quality meat to the travel catering industry.

The Food and Drink Exporter’s Association (FDEA), in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows.  For a full list of members and more details about all UK companies exhibiting at World Travel Catering Expo 2017, please download the UK Food and Drink Exporters app for free on Apple and Android.  Search ‘UK Food and Drink Exporters’ in your App Store.

Visit us on the UK Information stand number 1G50D at WCTE for further information.




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