Buyers Missions

Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at 2024 IFT First Annual Event and Expo

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Event Date
July 14—15, 2024
Location
Chicago, IL
Registration Deadline
Jun 14, 2024
Registration Price
$250

Food Export Buyers Missions are Unique, Curated Experiences that Maximize Your Time and Investment

Food Export-Midwest in partnership with the Institute of Food Technologists will be hosting a Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at the upcoming 2024 IFT Expo.

You’ll meet with pre-qualified buyers from around the world in pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings right here in the U.S., generate new sales leads, and build relationships with key industry players! It’s the perfect low-cost opportunity to meet qualified buyers from around the world in one place!

Register early as meeting slots are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Health and Safety Information

For information about health and safety at this event, please refer to our Health and Safety FAQ page.

Inside Look at a Food Export Buyers Mission

Buyer Profiles

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam

Download Buyer Profiles

Mission Itinerary

Day 1: Full Day of One-on-One Meetings

Day 2: Half Day of One-on-One Meetings (morning)

Schedule is subject to change.

Products of Interest

This is your opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers who have expressed interest in a variety of U.S. products.

  • Dairy Ingredients
  • Dried Fruits
  • Flours and Meal
  • Seeds
  • Grains
  • Additives
  • Emulsifiers
  • Bakery Ingredients
  • Plant-Based Ingredients
  • Sweeteners
  • Fats and Oils
  • Food Ingredients

Preparation Assistance

Export Essentials Online

Whether you’re new to exporting or need to
refresh your skills, this free online training course provides a comprehensive, flexible approach to learning the fundamentals and logistics of exporting.

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Complimentary Webinars

Our educational webinars provide up-to-date
exporter intelligence regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with international buyers, and much more.

View Available Webinars

Success Stories

Every year, hundreds of U.S. suppliers
participate in Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast Buyers Missions to generate new export sales and establish new distributorships.

Read about their latest successes

Export Success

Participants in 2019 Buyers Missions Reported:

487

1st Time Export Sales

2,670

New Distributorships Established

5,265

New Foreign Buyer Introductions

$164 Million

Projected Sales

$162 Million

Actual Sales