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Join Innovative Food Ingredients at FoodEx Trade Show 2018

Innovative Food Ingredients are proud to bring you TWO different stands at FoodEx this year. The show is at the NEC in Birmingham 16-18 April 2018.

Find IFI at FoodEx 2018

FoodEx is the leading UK Trade show for food & drink processing, packaging and logistics. This huge event boasts five different shows under one roof, over three days at the NEC in Birmingham. The show will shine a light on the top trends across the food sectors; highlighting the latest new ingredients to make an impression on the industry.

Our stand at The Ingredients Show will be showcasing our huge range of AVO products, featuring sauces, marinades, dry blends and flavoured coatings. AVO is a leading, family-owned food ingredient manufacturer based in Osnabruck, Germany. They have a second-to-none reputation for quality, innovation and state of the art production facilities. We are proud to be trusted distributors for AVO, and our team will be on hand at the show to talk through their range and how they can add value to your own products.

Find us at Stand H221 at The Ingredients Show.

Our stand at The Food & Drink Expo will focus on our high-quality retail condiments and cook-in sauces, all of which will be available for sampling on the day! These sauces offer something a bit special and will elevate any meal. The range features well-known brands such as Jim Beam, Taste Keejays of Suffolk, Traeger Rubs and Sauces, plus our new Courvoisier Creamy Peppercorn Sauce – perfect for the BBQ this summer and all year round!

Find us at Stand H109 at The Food & Drink Expo.

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE AT OUR STANDS – come and speak to a member of the IFI team for to get an exclusive discount code, just for FoodEx visitors! This can be used when ordering online via our website.

Register for your free FoodEx pass today!


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Butchers win Gold with Arthur Pipkins Sausage Mixes

arthur pipkins gourmet sausage mixesInnovative Food Ingredients are proud to hear the news that one of our customers, Sole Butchers of Alresford, have won several Gold Awards for their sausages, using Arthur Pipkins Sausage Mixes!

They entered 9 different competitions in total, 7 of which were for sausages and won Gold Awards for all of them. These included the flavours Honey and Mustard, scoring 95/100, Garlic, Chilli & Fennel a very respectable 97/100 and Chorizo an astounding 98/100!

Sole Butchers of Alresford are a traditional, family-run butchers, who pride themselves on serving only the best to their customers, by a dedicated and skilled team.  One of their butchers even won ‘Young Sausage Maker of the Year’ this year.

Sole Butchers ordered their Arthur Pipkins sausage mixes and soon after, entered their sausages into the competitions, quickly realising the potential of the Arthur Pipkins range.

The IFI team are really pleased to hear of this success, and are proud to be associated with Sole Butchers of Alresford.

The full range of Arthur Pipkins Gourmet Sausage Mixes is available here.

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Innovative Food Ingredients Supports UK Sausage Week

IFI AP Sausauge Mix A5 Flyer_v2Innovative Food Ingredients Supports UK Sausage Week  

Butchers Join Arthur Pipkins for a Great British Banger Adventure  

In perfect time for the forthcoming UK Sausage Week, IFI has teamed up with supply partner Newly Weds Foods in a joint campaign which highlights the versatility, flavour and quality of the Arthur Pipkins range of sausage mixes. A Starter Pack of six flavours, along with complementary Winter Warmer recipe cards have been specially created for the event. From a traditional moreish Herby Cumberland Sausage Hot Pot with Barley and Sliced Potatoes to a Sticky Toffee Sausage Hot Dog, Apple Puree and Crispy Onions, perfect for Guy Fawke’s Night!

David Brennand, Managing Director of IFI says “In conjunction with our supply partners, we continually strive to support the UK’s butchers in ways that will make a positive difference to their business. The Sausage Week Starter Pack contains six 1.18kg sachets, sufficient for a 20lb mix and this initiative offers butchers the opportunity to try new flavours without too much investment. With over thirty variants in the Arthur Pipkins range to choose from, all free from artificial colours and flavours including Gluten Free options, we are confident that they are second to none in terms of quality, functionality and value for money.”

The Starter Packs cost £39.50 with FREE delivery

Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) is a highly respected family owned business who specialise in the distribution of quality food ingredients throughout the UK. IFI are distributors for global food ingredients manufacturer, Newly Weds Foods (NWF) including the well established Arthur Pipkins brand and AVO, a leading European spice, spice blends, liquid marinade and sauce specialist.

An extensive range of quality Sausage Seasonings, Sausage & Burger Mixes, Glazes, Coatings, Functional Ingredients, Spice Blends, Liquid Oil Based Marinades, Stir Fry Sauces and IFI Pantry Essentials are available at competitive prices. FREE advice, demonstrations and samples are also available upon request.

UK Sausage Week

For further details please contact David Brennand on 07748 983401 or send an email to