What we found at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair, Olympia,
September 3rd-5th and at the lunch! show, ExCeL, September 21st-22nd

Speciality and Fine Food Fair

The Speciality and Fine Food Fair 2017 was once again crammed full of wonderful freefrom tastes and flavours, and at lunch! the contemporary food to go show: here is what we found....






The Snaffling Pig Co

Beautifully modelled here, the first ever pork scratching Advent calendar from The Snaffling Pig Co., where behind every door hides a milk-free savoury treat! Some are also gluten-free.

Wally & Whiz

And this enchanting chest of drawers Advent calendar from Wally and Whiz,gluten-free, vegan, lactose-free and alcohol-free sweeties in fruity flavours such as Apple & Gooseberry.



Revolicious milk-free, gluten-free on-the-go bowls for breakfast, lunch or at snack time. Made with a base of coconut milk, the three flavours involve blends of various other fruit and veg. Also vegan and refined sugar-free.

Willie's Cacao

Willie's Cacao have been around for a while, bringing us the finest chocolate from the best Single Estate Cacaos around the world, but we just wanted to remind you that their dark chocolate range is milk-free too…


Raw cookies, on-the-go meals (quiche), snacks, desserts, crackers and more from IRaw Healthy Habits - gluten-free and suitable for vegans.

We Love Purely

Plantain crisps from We Love Purely - gluten-free, vegan-friendly kettle cooked plaintain crisps in three flavours: naturally salted, wild garlic and nice and spicy.

Geo Bar

Crunchy rice & quinoa chipsticks from  Geobar - gluten-free & vegan in three flavours: peppery, herby and sweet chilli.

SLABS crisps

Really chunky crisps from SLABS Crisps - gluten-free and some suitable for vegans and vegetarians in four flavours: mature cheddar & onion, salt & malt vinegar, sprinkled with sea salt, and sweet red chilli.

La Chiva

Crisp, freeze-dried fruit from La Chiva Snacks - gluten-free mango, strawberry and pineapple, also suitable for vegans and vegetarians.


Tigg’s five sauces can be added to ANYTHING – used as a pesto or an extra flavour to add some razzle dazzle. The sauces are free from all allergens except two contain mustard and two may contain traces of celery: smokin' tomato, subtle pepper and mustard, sweet original, bold beetroot and basil and pea.

We Are Boundless

Activated and baked nuts and seeds from We Are Boundless - gluten-free, dairy-free, soya-free pecans, almonds, pumpkin & sunflower seeds: cayenne & rosemary, tamari & aleppo, orange, ginger & maple.


French sweets, confectionery and chocolate, from Mydorable​ - gluten-free and some vegan. Including poppy sweets, chocolate covered almonds, fruit pencils, salted caramels and many more.

Walker's Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread selection, by appointment to HM The Queen, from Walkers Shortbread​ - gluten-free pure butter, chocolate chip or ginger and lemon.

Natasha's Living Food

Raw chocolate truffles and fudge, desserts, kale crunchies and energy snacks from Natasha's Living Food​ - gluten-free, milk-free, soya-free, egg-free and vegan.

Bean and Pod

Dark chocolate filled with velvet caramel, strawberry cream, honeycomb or peanut butter bites from Bean & Pod​ - milk-free, vegan and Kosher.

Just Crisps

Sweet Chilli or Lightly Salted Roasted Fava Beans, & Roasted Peas with Wasabi from Just Crisps​ - gluten-free, nut-free, great for snacking.


A savoury alternative to tea in Hot Ginger, Rocking Veggie and Hot Curry varieties by Natur Compagnie from GranoVita UK​ - organic, free-from & vegetarian.

Honeyrose Bakery

The wonderful Honeyrose Bakery have launched their Impulse range, which includes the Classics – bar-sized sweet snacks and the Minis – their two-bite-sized cousins. All are gluten-free and organic, some are milk-free and vegan.

Bini's Fine Food

Bini’s Fine Food curries are all gluten-free, some are suitable for vegans, and all are authentic Indian dishes including a lamb & spinach curry from Gujarat.

Rod & Ben's

Rod & Ben's gluten and wheat-free pudding range, including lemon posset, chocolate pot and lemon posset with berry top.

Mr Filbert's

Mr Filbert's vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free gourmet snacks include nuts and olives in various herby flavours, garlic and other savoury combinations...

Taste of Game

Taste of Game gluten-free and milk-free crisps in gamey flavours: grouse & whinberry and smoked pheasant & wild mushroom.

Mighty Fine Honeycomb

Mighty Fine Honeycomb - in bars and bites - gluten-free and vegetarian.


Pieminister have introduced a new pie to their gluten-free pie range - the Ranger - with chicken, ham, leek and thyme.

Tarte and Berry

Tarte and Berry make baked treats, some gluten-free and some vegan - including gluten-free salted caramel brownie, vegan chocolate brownie and gluten-free raspberry and almond bakewell.

Brown Bag Crisps

Brown Bag Crisps make gluten-free crisps in enticing flavours such as tiger prawn, chilli and lime, and oak smoked chilli.

Nutural World

Nutural World's new spreads include smoked almond spread and almond delight spread... Milk-free and gluten-free.


Brave roast peas in salt or garlic or paprika and chilli, suitable for vegans.

i love snacks

I Love Snacks make gluten-free olives, roasted almonds, and gently dehydrated fruit snacks suitable for vegans & vegetarians.


Minimally processed chocolate from Goodio – milk-free, gluten-free, soya-free in such varieties as Nordic sea buckthorn & liquorice, wild blueberry, chilli, coffee and chai.


Prize Pig (made with prime pork), Skinny Pig (nutmeg, marjoram, pepper & sage) sausages from Powters – gluten-free sausages in natural pork casings.


Nut Blends' nut butters are gluten-free, milk-free and suitable for vegans - in combinations such as almonds, hazelnuts & cinnamon, and macadamia & coconut.

Kurz and Lang

Proper German sausages from Kurz and Lang – gluten-free and lactose-free collection including Currywurst, Bratwurst, Frankfurter and more...


OCTOChocolate's milk-free, wheat-free, soya-free, lecithin-free chocolate is organic, vegan & fairtrade and covers almonds, bananas, figs and brazil nuts, and comes in bars with almonds, coffee & mulberry, pistachios and salt, and other flavour combinations... And new for this year - almond chocolate cream - a plant-based chocolate spread.


Succulento's sauces are mostly sugar-free, and only containing sulphites, otherwise are freefrom all allergens. Including a citrus tomato salsa, a tomato cinnamon burst and a minty avocado, these can be used as sauces, dips, dressing and marinades.

Simply Chocolate

Simply Chocolate make chocolate bars, but with groovy names and natural ingredients: Fresh Freddie contains spelt, mint, coconut and dark chocolate. Gluten-free bars such as Crunchy Coco contain only milk chocolate and coconut grains; Persian Perry is white chocolate and liquorice; and vegan Dark Coco is dark chocolate and coconut grains...

And now to lunch!
The Protein Ball Co

The Protein Ball Co makes... erm... protein balls. On the front of the pack they state the protein they are using inside - eg whey protein, egg white protein, or vegan protein. Inside, depending on their ingredients, they are gluten, wheat and soya-free, as well as possibly being milk-free and vegan. In flavurs such as peanut butter, goji & cconut, and lemon & pistachio.


Three new gluten-free nut snacks varieties from Quibbles - salt & vinegar almonds, mixed peppercorn peanuts and jalapeno chilli & kaffir lime peanuts.

Real Wrap Co

The Real Wrap Co has a line of four gluten-free rolls, and various vegan options. The gluten-free rolls include fillings of chicken & bacon, cheddar salad, summer chicken salad roll and egg salad roll.

Seed and Sage

FFFA16 winner Seed and Sage have launched these beautiful gluten-free 'grab and go' cakes: two chocolate brownies, Raspberry and Orange (contains eggs, milk-free), and a Salted Date Caramel (vegan).


Squbes are gluten-free snackable seeded cubes, in sesame & almond and sea salt & black peper flavours.

Well & Truly

New snack packs from Well & Truly – gluten-free corn sticks in cheese and sour cream & onion flavours. They also make a gluten-free tortilla chip with a lower fat content.

Nibble protein bites

Nibble protein bites are vegan, gluten-free and also date-free!! Made with plum puree and other ingredients such as pumpkin and sunflower seeds, these are high in protein and low in sugar. In lemon with coconut, mocha with cacao nibs, sour cherry with orange and more exciting flavours!

Numai Noodles

Numai's Asian street market-inspired gluten-free pho noodles come in six different varieties, some also milk-free.

Our Little Rebellion

Our Little Rebellion popped corn chips with beautiful patterns imported by Coconut Merchant – gluten-free and dairy-free.


Peckish make new gluten-free Thai rice crackers in salt & vinegar, sour cream & chive, and tangy barbecue, and are available in snack sizes or larger sharing packs.




Pip & Nut

Pip & Nut have launched a range of milk-free almond drinks with no refined sugars and no stabilisers: the range includes almond drink with coconut, and almond drink with honey and vanilla.


Doughlicious make gluten-free cookie balls for putting straight in the oven. They also make one milk-free cookie, the vegan Early Bird. Other varieties include the Crave chocolate chip and the Nutty...

Gato and Co

Three proper puddings in jars from Gato & Co – gluten-free, milk-free and refined sugar free orange & cardamom polenta sponge, chocolate & aubergine fondant and chocolate & coconut brownie. Heat them or eat them.

Little Moons

Little Moons' mochi are balls of ice cream wrapped in sweet, gluten-free dough. In flavours such as matcha green tea, toasted sesame, mango, and vanilla.


LoveRaw's new range of 'grab and go' milk-free drinks are made with almonds and dates, and come in turmeric chai latte, cacao & cardamom, and cold brew cafe latte.

Mindful Bites

Mindful Bites make gluten & milk-free crunchy wafers filled with nut butters, and also you can buy these nut butters in jars or in clever 'on the go' sachets: almond & maca, cashew & baobab, hazelnut & berries and brazilnut and cacao nibs.

Light Bites

Light Bites make gluten-free soya and chickpea popped chips in four different savoury flavours, as well as freeze-dried fruit and yoghurt snacks with mango, strawberry and apple.

Banana Joe

Savoury banana chips in three flavours from Banana Joe – gluten-free sriracha with pickled garlic, sea salt, and hickory BBQ.

Green Cola

Stevia-sweetened cola from Green Cola – no aspartame, no sugar, no preservative, and no difference in taste.

Indie Bay Snacks

Indie Bay Snacks make vegan, dairy-free pretzel bites in on the go and sharing sizes... some are rock salted, some superseeded and some are cracked peppered!


And Tofurky's new tasty vegan sandwiches are now available in the UK... In such varieties as tempeh, lettuce & tomato (TLT), chipotle chick'n, chick'n & sweetcorn and ham style salad, coming to grab & go counters near you...

Two Chicks

Two Chicks have brought out a fantastic way to get your protein in a snack! Chirps are made with rice flour and 22% egg white, and come in sour cream & onion, smokey jalapeno, and sea salt & cracked black pepper.

Botanic Lab

Botanic Lab's new plantmilk 1, 2 & 3 are milk-free, dairy-free, allergen-free drinks: coffee & damiana, chocolate yerba mate and yuzu matcha, for an alternative way to caffeine up your day! Botanic Lab also makes some cold-pressed tonic shots, and some essential juices....

Ninas Popcorn

There are a lot of popcorn options around, but none as exciting as this from Ninas Popcorn - gluten, wheat and dairy-free, vegan-friendly, and in four flavours including cacao, goji & pistachio, and spicy sriracha & spirulina!

The Savanna

Coming soon from The Savanna - gluten-free, dairy-free m-eat! biltong made from premium beef....


Launching in the UK in November from Foodist, Tricau 'rethink milk' - a range of dairy-free almond-based cold brew coffees: chocolate, salted caramel and black & white.


Coming soon from Zendegii: Chateau Portobello - alcohol-free, sophisticated adult drink for those who want to drink wine, but not consume alcohol....

For more information on future Speciality and Fine Food Fairs and lunch! shows