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Focused Trade Mission to the UK and Ireland for Healthy and Natural Products

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Mar 19, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

Location: UK and Ireland

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The U.K. has strong historic and cultural ties to the U.S., which are obvious in consumer trends in retail and foodservice markets. The U.K. presents market opportunities for many U.S. consumer-oriented products, including specialty food products, “healthy” food items, wine, sauces, fruit, nuts and juices. Health and convenience foods are the main driving forces in the U.K. value-added food and beverage market. Consumers in this relatively wealthy country are looking for variety in high quality food products especially those perceived to have health and fitness benefits.

2016 U.S. agricultural exports to the U.K. amounted to just over US$1.9 billion, growth of 7% for the year. In 2016  U.S. exports of consumer oriented food products were US$1.2 billion, an increase of 6% from the previous year, and close to 63% of the agricultural total.

Deadlines
Early Registration Deadline: November 17, 2017 - $400 
Registration Deadline: December 22, 2017 - $600

Visit Two Markets At Once! Register for Two Back-to-Back Missions and Save!
Register for the Focused Trade Mission to Poland
Register by the early deadline and receive each mission for only $325. After the early deadline, receive each mission for only $525.*

*Registration for both missions must occur on the same transaction to be eligible for the discount. If one of the mission registrations is cancelled, the discount is forfeited for the remaining mission.

Services May Include:

  • One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers
  • Pre-event custom product research
  • Introduction to qualified buyers
  • Table top showcase and trade reception
  • Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Retail store tour
  • Inclusion in Trade Mission brochure containing your company profile, contact details and product lines
  • On-site assistance by Food Export's In-Market Representative.

Sunday, March 18th
Arrive in London 

Monday, March 19th 
Market briefing for UK and Ireland, retail tours

Tuesday, March 20th
One-on-one buyer meetings and trade reception in London

Wednesday, March 21st
Travel to Dublin in morning, afternoon retail tour

Thursday, March 22nd
One-on-one buyer meetings in Dublin, trade reception 

Friday, March 23rd 
Food-related tours (Optional)

Buyer are interested in the following products:

  • Consumer ready products
  • Specialty and gourmet foods
  • Healthy foods
  • Eco friendly
  • Low in sugar
  • Non or very lightly carbonated soft drinks
  • Protein-based products
  • Confectionery

Restricted and/or unsuitable products: GMO

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