Andrew Reed, director of William Reed Exhibitions, part of the William Reed Group which publishes The Grocer, said: "We have had thousands through the door. I am thrilled with the way the convenience sector has supported CRS."
Official visitor figures will be available when an ABC audit is completed.
Symbol groups ranging from Londis to Booker Premier Stores were out in force. And exhibitors brought new products, with launches from brands including Coca-Cola and Country Choice.
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