Exhibitors worldwide will be taking part in next month's Food & Drink Expo 2000. Companies from Sweden, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Italy and Malaysia will be among the 700 food producers laying out the latest developments from waffles to organic beer, sausages to dairy products. Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales will have their own separate pavilions. Food and Drink Expo takes place at Birmingham's NEC from March 19 to 22. It will run alongside Food & Bake, Foodex Meatex, the Non Food Fair and the Convenience Retailing Show, making it the largest food industry event of the year. {{NEWS }}