FDEA - Food Summit & Gala Dinner

  • 14 Jun 2016
  • 7:00 PM
  • 15 Jun 2016
  • 5:00 PM
  • Liverpool
  • 16


  • Attendee at 15 June event
  • by invitation only

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Has Niche become Mainstream? Converting global trends into export sales

FDEA Food & Drink Export Summit & Meet the Buyer Event - 15 June - Liverpool 
Plus an international Gala Dinner on 14 June

As part of the International Festival for Business, FDEA is pleased to bring you this export development event including Meet the Buyer appointments.

Download our event flyer here

Sign up now for our event focusing on the growing importance of global trends in food and drink, including health and well-being,special dietary needs, free-from, organic,  premium, indulgence, halal and kosher.

Our special event is aimed at UK food exporters of all sizes. Join us for this one-off opportunity.  This one day event will provide food and drink companies with insight, skills and contacts to take advantage of the many opportunities available in world markets.

Build business through one to one appointments with over 16 international buyers including:
  • Tree of Life India - one of the premier importers, marketers and distributors of gourmet, ethnic imported and specialty foods in India 

    looking for organic/natural, free from, health and wellbeing and indulgence  products especially confectionery, sweet and savoury biscuits, snacks, home baking products, non-alcoholic beverages

  • Demak - Turkey  €15m turnover importer with national coverage working in both retail and HORECA

     looking for health and wellbeing/free from products for retail and premium foodservice

  • Mathem - Sweden  -  

    a €125 million turnover on-line retailer looking for organic, fairtrade products especially health and wellbeing and free from with a focus on quality rather than price

  • Conaxess Trade - Denmark   Danish division of  a $400 million European  food distribution company   selling to all sectors of the Danish market 
  • Zeberas - Finland  specialise in selling to coffee shops (including their own chain of 8 Roberts Coffee Shops)  and restaurants including premium and specialty food outlets. They are looking for healthy drinks and beverages, sweet and savoury snacks, coffee related products inc gift items
  • Galleberg - Norway -one of the leading importers of major brands  A long established and highly respected importer/distributor with partners across the Nordic region looking for innovative products especially confectionery, beverages, snacks, biscuits and general grocery for retail and foodservice
  • Bickery Food Group  - Netherlands distributor of a wide range of food and beverage products to all sectors of the Dutch market looking for premium products with a focus on organic, natural, free-from, fairtrade, health and wellbeing
  • Lootah Premium Foods - UAE importer and distributor covering the Arabian Gulf and Middle East markets looking to develop a range of grocery products as an extension to their fresh produce distribution to supermarkets and hotel chains
  • Flanagans Foods - Ireland sales agents, marketeers and brand builders, with a particular focus on the food and confectionery sectors.   Particularly interested in confectionery, free from, drinks and biscuits.
  • Optimum Buying European  buying office for a range of USA grocery and on-line  retailers. 
  • Dan Cake - Germany - in addition to their core business Dan Cake distribute a wide range of imported brands to their well-established customer base of grocery chains e.g.  Rewe, Edeka, Kaisers and Aldi. They are keen to build sales of gluten free products in Germany
  • NetEase Kaola - China  online cross-border e-Commerce platform and the leading online retailer of the imported brands. With the access to over 760 million subscribers of this company directly procures  international brands from the supplies around the world and ships them to its warehouses in the bonded areas in China, clears the tariffs and non-tariff barriers, sells online to targeted Chinese customers
  • Market Kurly - South Korea - Online food retailer
  • El Corte Ingles - Spain two senior buyers responsible for health & well being, freefrom and organic.  Looking for new organic lines.

Learn from keynote presenters & Exporter Case studies in our opening session:

  • Insights into global trends in food and drink - Food & Drink Exportese 
  • India - the opportunity Tree of Life - one of India's leading importers and distributors
  • Quorn - International Ingredients for Success  - Andrew Staal
  • Nairns - naturally energising the world -  Katie Birrell, Nairns Oatcakes Ltd
Workshops to offer insights and learning in key areas:
  • Say it Right - Product labelling claims   -  Ashbury Labelling 
  • Unlocking the German Market - Sven Kreische
  • Logistic Solutions for Food and Drink Exporters -  Drac Logistics
  • Navigating the Global Health Challenge -Tim  Rycroft, Food & Drink Federation
  • Organic Exports from the UK -  -  Soil Association
  • Understanding the Halal & Kosher Markets - Halal Monitoring Committee and London Beth Din
Attendees must register for the IFB2016 Business Club - click here to sign up as a Business Club member now.  Join over 15,000 Business Club members and enjoy a whole world of new business opportunities.  It’s free, and registration is easy. 
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