International Agribusiness Center Calendar

Food Show Plus! At Expo ANTAD & Alimentaria 2020

When: March 20 – April 2, 2020
Where: Guadalajara, Mexico

Expo Antad is Mexico's and Latin America's largest food and supermarket show. Mexico continues to be one of the largest and fastest growing markets for U.S. agricultural products. With the geographical advantage of a long land border and an FTA that has virtually eliminated duties on all agricultural and food products, Mexico is a natural market for U.S. exporters.

In 2018, Mexico passed China to once again become the second-largest market for U.S. agricultural products. In 2018, U.S. exports of consumer-ready food products added up to nearly US$8.6 billion, an increase of three percent from the same period in 2017.  Mexico remains the second-largest export market for consumer ready products. Mexico also imports a considerable amount of U.S. processed foods. In 2018, Mexico imports added up to US$5.9 billion, ranking second in the world and an increase of two percent. 

Products of interest include oils, food preparation, processed dairy products, processed vegetables and pulses, prepared/preserved meats, condiments and sauces, syrups and sweeteners, chocolate and confectionary.

Early Registration Deadline: November 13, 2019- $225

Registration Deadline: January 8, 2020 - $350

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/food-show-plus/G20ANT

Contact

Ashwini Rao
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5119
ashwini.rao@wisconsin.gov

Food Show Plus! At Seoul Food and Hotel

When: May 18-22, 2020
Where: Kintex, Seoul

Imports of American consumer oriented food products into Korea in 2017 ended in a growth mode and totaled US$3.8 billion, an increase of 12 percent from the previous year and the highest total on record. Korea now ranks fifth as an overall destination for these products. Korea is also a top market for U.S. processed food exports, which totaled nearly US$1.9 billion in 2017 and grew 10 percent over the previous year. Korea is the fourth largest market for U.S. processed foods. In 2017, the U.S. remained the leading exporter of food and agricultural products to Korea with 25 percent market share.

Deadlines: Early Registration Deadline: January 22, 2020 - $225 / Registration Deadline: February 26, 2020 - $350

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/food-show-plus/G20FHK

Contact

Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5126
lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov

Dairy, Deli, Bakery Buyers Mission at the 2020 IDDBA Show

When: May 31-June 1, 2020
Where: Indianapolis, Indiana

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDBBA), will be conducting a Dairy, Deli, Bakery Buyers Mission. Mission participants will meet with pre-qualified buyers from around the world in pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings, generate new sales leads, and build relationships with key industry players. It's the perfect low-cost opportunity to meet qualified buyer from around the world in one place!

The IDDBA show brings together today's leaders with tomorrow's innovators to all grow the future of their business. This leading show in the industry, attracts over 9,000 attendees and exhibitors and features over 2,000 booths. This once-a-year experience targets serious buyers, merchandisers, and executives who all share an appreciation and passion for food and the food industry.

Products of interest: Dairy, grab and go products, processed meats and bakery finished products

Early Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020 - $150

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2020 - $225

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/buyers-missions/G20IDD

Contact

Ashwini Rao
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5119
ashwini.rao@wisconsin.gov

Food Show Plus! At Food Taipei

When: June 16-20, 2020
Where: Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan ranks 8th as an overall export market for agricultural products. In 2018, Taiwan imported $4.13 billion of food and agricultural commodities, an increase of 18 percent from 2017, making the US the leading foreign supplier, with 36 percent total import market share. The US also leads market share among other countries in consumer-oriented products, taking a 30 percent share. 

Products of interest include food preparations, processed vegetables and pulses, processed/prepared dairy products, non-alcoholic beverages, snack foods, dog and cat food, beer and wine, processed fruit, chocolate and confectionary, and prepared/preserved seafood.

Early Registration Deadline: February 5, 2020 - $225

Registration Deadline: March 11, 2020 - $350

Food Export will be offering booth options for this show, information coming soon

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/food-show-plus/G20FTP

Contact

Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5126
lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov

Focused Trade Mission to China

When: August 9-12, 2020
Where: Shanghai and Wuhan

It is clear China’s increasing wealth had led to an increase in the consumption of imported food and agricultural products. 2016 exports of U.S. agricultural products rose six percent to US$21.4 billion as the country regained its top rank as a destination. That represented an increase of 87 percent. In 2016, U.S. exports of consumer-oriented food products to China amounted to US$2.2 billion. China remains the sixth largest market for consumer-ready food products from the U.S. China also remains the fifth largest market for the export of U.S. processed foods, totaling US$1.7 billion in 2016.

Deadlines: Early Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020 - $400 / Registration Deadline: May 22, 2020 - $600

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/focused-trade-missions/G20CHT

Contact

Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5126
lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov

Focused Trade Mission to Vietnam

When: August 13-14, 2020
Where: Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam is the second largest U.S. export market for consumer food products in Southeast Asia after Philippines and 12th overall. The 2018 total was US$980 million, up an impressive 22 percent from the same period in the prior year and a new record high. Vietnam is also a major importer of U.S. processed foods, totaling US$628 million in 2018, and another tremendous growth rate of 34 percent from November 2017.

Deadlines: Early Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020 - $400 / Registration Deadline: May 22, 2020 - $600

Information/Registration link: https://www.foodexport.org/programs-services/enter-new-markets/focused-trade-missions/G20VFE

Contact

Lisa Stout
Economic Development Consultant
(608) 224-5126
lisa.stout@wisconsin.gov


 

 

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