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Buyers Mission

Frozen Food Buyers Mission at 2023 AFFI-Con

Event Date
Feb 25, 2023 – Feb 27, 2023
Location
San Diego, CA
Registration Deadline
Feb 13, 2023
Registration Price
See Below
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Food Export Buyers Missions are Unique, Curated Experiences that Maximize Your Time and Investment

Food Export-Northeast, in conjunction with the American Frozen Food Institute, will be conducting a Frozen Food Buyers Mission at AFFI-CON 2023. Annually attended by over 1,400 industry professionals, AFFI-CON brings together processors, logistics providers, suppliers, retailers and food service distributors and operators from all sectors of the frozen food and beverage industry to conduct business meetings and learn about key industry issues. 

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

 

Food Export's Frozen Food Buyers Mission is free to all AFFI-CON registered attendees. Please visit https://affi.org/affi-con/ for AFFI-CON registration and pricing information. 

 

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

Meet buyers from the following countries

  • AUSTRALIA
  • CANADA
  • COLOMBIA
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • GUATEMALA
  • HONG KONG
  • SOUTH KOREA
  • TAIWAN
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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.

  • Frozen Fruits
  • Frozen Ingredients for Manufacturer
  • Frozen Prepared Meals
  • Frozen Vegetables
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Frozen Appetizers

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) Fund Utilization
487
1st Time Export Sales
New Distributorships Established
2,670
New Distributorships Established
New Foreign Buyer Contacts
5,265
New Foreign Buyer Introductions
Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) Fund Utilization
$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!

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