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.
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.
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Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast reserve the right to deny services to any firm or individual which, in the sole opinion of Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast, does not comply with FAS, MAP or Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast regulations or policies, or otherwise offer the best opportunity to achieve its mission of increasing food and agricultural exports. Submission of any false or misleading information may be grounds for rejection or subsequent revocation of any application or participation. Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast are equal opportunity employers and providers.