Buyers Missions

Food and Beverage Buyers Mission at SIAL America

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

We are once again conducting a Food and Beverage Buyers Mission at SIAL America show in 2023.

With over 50 years’ experience in delivering food events that provide critical business connections, inspiring content and an unrivalled export platform, SIAL America will unite those that are shaping the food and beverage industry both in America and globally to connect, learn and grow.

This mission is a great low cost opportunity to meet one-on-one with pre-qualified buyers from around the globe!

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


Health and Safety Information

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

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Buyer Profiles

Meet buyers from the following countries

  • CHILE (2)
  • MEXICO (2)
  • TAIWAN (2)

Download Buyer Profiles

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.

  • Bakery
  • Beverages
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy
  • Frozen
  • Processed meats
  • Grocery products
  • Snack food
  • Natural/organic products
  • Specialty food
  • Processed fruits and vegetables
  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    Export Success

    Participants in 2019 Buyers Missions Reported:

    Market Access Program (MAP) Funding


    1st Time Export Sales

    New Distributorships Established


    New Distributorships Established

    New Foreign Buyer Contacts


    New Foreign Buyer Introductions

    Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) Fund

    $164 Million

    Projected Sales

    Over $100k in New Export Sales

    $162 Million

    Actual Sales

    Branded Program

    Double Your International Marketing Budget

    With the Branded Program, you may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on:

    • Promotions and product demonstrations
    • Advertising
    • Foreign market compliant packaging/labeling
    • Marketing and point-of-sale materials
    • And much more!