FOOD and drink businesses from Ludlow and south Shropshire have been showing the world what the region is producing.

This included a cereal manufacturer and brewery that have their eyes on overseas markets.

A food and drink conference and expo which was jointly organised by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and the Department for International Trade has been declared a great success.

Businesses from all corners of the county showcased their products during the inaugural event at the Mercure Telford Centre Hotel.

There was also a busy programme of seminars running throughout the day on topics such as food labelling, e-commerce, taxation, customs regulations, and ways of gaining a competitive advantage.

Exhibitors included: The Ludlow Nut Company, Hobson’s Brewery from Cleobury Mortimer, Nanny’s Craft Bakery from Wellington, Planet Doughnut of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Festivals, Freshseal, and Hencote amongst others.