Buyers Missions

Specialty Food Buyers Mission at the 2024 Summer Fancy Food Show

Registration Closed Request Information
Event Date
June 21—22, 2024
New York, NY
Registration Deadline
May 24, 2024

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

Food Export-Northeast will be conducting a Specialty Food Buyers Mission in conjunction with the Specialty Food Association at the 2024 Summer Fancy Food Show. The trade show is North America’s premier showcase for specialty gourmet, ethnic, natural and organic foods, snacks and beverages.

International buyers continue to look for new, distinct specialty food products from the United States. Register early as meeting slots are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. 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.


In Partnership With:

Specialty Food Association

You must be a member of the Specialty Food Association to participate in this mission.

SFA membership is $475 (application fee + dues). If you would like to take advantage of this offer please contact your Food Export liaison.

Click here for a complete list of  SFA Member Benefits.

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
  • Canada
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • Dominican Republic
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom

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.

  • Beverages
  • Natural & Organic Food Ingredients
  • Gluten-Free Products
  • Meal Replacements
  • Sweet & Savory Snacks
  • Specialty & Gourmet Products

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!