International Agribusiness Center Calendar

​​​​​Food Export Events:

View up to date information ab​out Food Export events that have been impacted by COVID-19. If a show or mission is not on the list, it is taking place as scheduled.​

Food Export Event Calendar

Wisconsin Pavilion at Fine Food Australia

Dates:  September 5-8, 2022

Location:  Melbourne, Australia

Fine Food Australia is the country's leading trade exhibition, and has been connecting buyers and sellers within the food service, hospitality and retail industries for 36 years. Australia has proven to be an appealing and profitable market for U.S. companies for many years. Australia is an open market with minimal restrictions on imports of goods and services.  The process of opening up has increased productivity, stimulated growth, and made the economy more flexible and dynamic. The U.S. - Australia Free Trade Agreement provides some advantages for U.S. products, which are well regarded as high quality with good value. DATCP is organizing a pavilion where Wisconsin companies will share exhibit space.

Contact:
Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
608-224-5126
Lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov

Food Show Plus Services at Food and Hotel Asia

Dates: September 5-8, 2022

Location: Singapore

FHA Food & Beverage is Asia's largest food & drinks trade event that brings together the global food and hospitality community. Southeast Asia is the world's fastest growing regional population and the middle class is growing right alongside the population in each country. This means the demand for animal proteins will continue to grow proportional to the population. The combination of western business along with the enthusiasm and interest level shown by evolving Asian economies creates a sensational atmosphere for professionals active in the production and processing of poultry, swine, eggs, dairy and aquaculture. Food Show Plus services include market briefing, introductions to buyers, Pre-event report including brand names, packages, sizes, pricing, for products similar to yours; Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service and retail store tour, and translation of up to 2 pages of materials in local language.

Register here: Food Show PLUS! at FHA-Food & Beverage (foodexport.org)

Registration fee: $225.00. 
Early Registration deadline: May 16, 2022

Contact:
Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
608-224-5126
Lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov 

Focused Trade Mission to Vietnam for Retail, Foodservice and Ingredients

Dates: September 13-15, 2022

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Food Export Midwest is organizing a trade mission to Vietnam, September 13-15, 2022.  USDA's Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) in Hanoi reports that Vietnam's young population, growing middle class, and rapid urbanization had been leading to more eating out, traveling, shopping in supermarkets and hypermarkets, and increased consumption of convenience and processed foods in the pre-COVID environment and should return to it once the pandemic has been managed.  Strong economic growth, increasing foreign investment, benefits from free trade agreements (FTAs), a growing middle class with higher disposable income, rapid urbanization, and heightened concerns about hygiene and food safety continue to fuel the sustainable growth in this market. Vietnam is the 2nd largest U.S. export market for consumer food products in Southeast Asia after Philippines.  Vietnam is also a major importer of U.S. processed foods. The trade mission will include: One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers--Pre-event custom produ ct research including market overview, importation analysis and distribution analysis--Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service and retail store tour--Table top showcase--Dedicated interpreter--Translation of up to 2 pages of materials in local language.

Register here: Focused Trade Mission Vietnam for Retail, Foodservice and Ingredients (foodexport.org)

Registration fee: $400.00. 
Early Registration deadline: May 11, 2022

Contact:
Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
608-224-5126
Lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov 

Focused Trade Mission to Japan for Retail and Foodservice Products

Dates: October 24-25, 2022

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Food Export Midwest is organizing a trade mission to Tokyo, Japan, October 24-25, 2022.  The USDA Agricultural Trade Office or ATO in Osaka reports that Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of all food and agricultural products. There are tremendous opportunities for U.S. exporters willing and able to follow the strict Japanese product regulations and keep up with the latest trends in this market. Under the U.S. – Japan Free Trade Agreement (“USJTA" effective January 1, 2020) nearly 90% of U.S. food and agricultural imports into Japan are either duty free or receive preferential tariff access. The trade mission will include: One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers--Pre-event custom produ ct research including market overview, importation analysis and distribution analysis--Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service and retail store tour--Table top showcase--Dedicated interpreter--Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to Korean.

Register here: Focused Trade Mission to Japan (foodexport.org)

Registration fee: $400.00. 
Early Registration deadline: June 22, 2022

Contact:
Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
608-224-5126
Lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov 

Focused Trade Mission to Korea for Healthy and Convenient Foods

Dates: October 26-28, 2022

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Food Export Midwest is organizing a trade mission to Seoul Korea, October 26-28, 2022.  South Korea has proven to be an appealing and profitable market for U.S. companies for many years. USDA's Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Seoul, reports that the U.S. is the leading exporter of agricultural products to Korea with a 24% market share. While total U.S. bulk agricultural exports to Korea dipped in 2019, exports of consumer-oriented products such as meat, dairy, and processed products continue to grow. The trade mission will include: One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers--Pre-event custom produ ct research including market overview, importation analysis and distribution analysis--Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service and retail store tour--Table top showcase--Dedicated interpreter--Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to Korean.

Register here: Focused Trade Mission to Korea for New Healthy Convenient Foods (from the US Heartland and Coast) (foodexport.org)

Registration fee:  $400.00. 
Early Registration deadline: June 22, 2022

Contact:
Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
608-224-5126
Lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov​​