Finding the right market and buyer for your product is the key to exporting success. This one-of-a-kind service offers custom packages designed to each exporter’s needs.
Market Builder provides flexible, customized research to help your company uncover new potential in international markets. It has two components: Market Scan and Rep Finder, which can be purchased together or separately.
Market Scan provides initial, in-depth market research services for a specific product, including:
Mr. McNeill is President of Market Makers Inc., which has represented Food Export – Midwest and Food Export – Northeast in Japan since 2004. Jeff has lived in Japan for the past 25 years, originally serving as the Director of Marketing for Ore-Ida Foods Japan, a division of Heinz Company, before starting Market Makers in 1987. Jeff has written several publications on the Japanese market for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, including books on the Japanese Foodservice Market and the Japanese Food Processing Market. In his free time he also serves as Board of Governor of the Tokyo American Club, Vice President of the Harvard Business School Club of Japan and as Board Director for Nishimachi International School in Japan. Jeff has a BA degree from Princeton University and an MBA degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business. Market Makers also currently represents several other U.S. co-operators in Japan, including the Raisin Administrative Committee, The U.S. Dairy Export Council, and the U.S. Dry Bean Council and does work of behalf of U.S. food companies in Japan.
Rep Finder provides the opportunity for direct meetings between your company and a select group of targeted importers. These opportunities include:
Top U.S. products in demand:
Participants in 2019 Market Builder Reported:
You may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on:
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