Virtual Consultations

2023 Virtual Consultations – Southeast Asia

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Event Date
January 1—December 31, 2023
Registration Price

Leverage the expertise of Food Export’s In-Market Representatives

Virtual Consultations are a 30 minute one-on-one video consultation with one of our In-Market Representatives. These sessions are meant to help you explore questions related to export plans and market expansion. During your session you will have the opportunity to receive answers to pre-determined market-specific questions. Our in-market experts will do their best to answer your questions and deliver valuable feedback to help you achieve export success.

Suppliers can select up to four (4) questions to ask the In-Market Representative. Questions will be submitted in advance of the one-on-one video consultation and follow-up assistance may be permitted. From the date of registration, we will set a 10-business-day timeline for initiating the video consultation.

In-Market Representatives will use the information gathered during the registration to begin preliminary research to help answer the supplier’s questions. During the call, our In-Market Representatives will do their best to answer as many questions as they can while giving valuable, real-time feedback.


  • Save time and money with on-demand consultations using video conference technology.
  • Receive real-time answers to your market-specific questions on all industry segments from our In-Market Representatives.
  • Maximize your investment with export resources early in the planning process.
  • Gain export confidence through access to expert knowledge and resources to maximize your in-market activities.

Virtual Consultations offered in:

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Get to know our Southeast Asia In-Market Representatives

Kafi Kurnia
Countries Served: Indonesia

Mr. Kurnia, is the Managing Director of Peka Consult,Inc – one of the most sophisticated and integrated Food/Marketing/Branding/ Distribution/Retailing consultant firm in Indonesia. Kafi has over 20 years experience in providing consultancy services
for Indonesian Blue Chip Corporation and State Owned Corporation. During the last 20 years, Kafi Kurnia had worked on numerous projects on retail industry and agriculture marketing, ranging from research, in-store promotions, retail technology and
up-to retail marketing. His passion is food, art and music. He is an activist for “slow lifestyle” in Indonesia. His view and thought in Marketing and Consumer Behavior had been praised by many media publications as being easy to follow
and inspirational. His collections of article in “Jakarta-Jakarta” and GATRA Magazine had been published into 4 best seller books in the last 5 years. The Peka Consult,Inc partial client list included Food Export – Midwest and Food Export
– Northeast, Indonesian Central Bank, Pertamina, Bank Bukopin, Integra, Medco Group, Pear Bureau Northwest, Indofood, Yellow Pages, Continental, Sunkist, BCA, Sun Maid, Washington Apple, California Table Grape, Nestle, Red Bull, and Haagen Dazs. His
radio talkshow, “KAFI’S BREAK” is the largest syndicated radio show in Indonesia, broadcasted live to 10 major cities all around Indonesia. He has more than 500,000 loyal listeners every week. Since 1997, he is also the Managing
Director for Interbrand in Indonesia. Interbrand is a brand consultant company – part of Omnicom Group in USA.

Francis Lee
Countries Served: Vietnam

Mr. Lee has represented several U.S. cooperators in Vietnam, including the California Table Grape Commission and the Washington Apple Commission. In 2007, he began representing Food Export – Midwest and Food Export – Northeast. His work in the market
includes merchandising, in-store promotions, trade shows and product expansion. He works with importers, wholesalers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, caterers, manufacturers and retailers.

Richard Lieu
Countries Served: Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand

Mr. Lieu established Lieu Marketing Associates in the 1980’s. Based in Singapore, he had been traveling to the other Southeast Asian countries regularly since the late 1970’s on behalf of clients and has many years of experience in sales and
marketing of FMCG and food related products, having held senior management positions in many multi-national companies. Since incorporating LMA, Richard Lieu has gained invaluable years of experience in the TEA, MPP and currently MAP programs through
representing US co-operator and trade groups in the development and execution of activities adhering to MAP guidelines. These programs include GBI, EMP and QSP.


Products of Interest

Top U.S. products in demand:

  • Milk powder
  • Baking inputs
  • Mixes and dough
  • Processed food
  • Ingredients and beverage bases
  • French fries
  • Whey protein
  • Lactose and syrups
  • Chocolate candy
  • Cooked and prepared shellfish
  • Protein concentrate
  • Cheese
  • Dog and cat food


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.

Market Data

Get a head start with Market Intelligence Reports.

We have the market intelligence you need to make informed decisions to determine if this market is right for your products.

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.
Branded Program

Double Your International Marketing Budget

You may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on: