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FDEA, in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows at some of which DIT financial support is available for eligible exhibitors. We also have our own programme of regional, national and international events offering market updates and networking opportunities. See below for our latest events or  Contact Sandra Sullivan to find out more. Download the 2019-2020 exhibition dates here.

Forthcoming events

    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 13 Sep 2019
    • Bangkok, Thailand

    Fi Asia has brought together leading international and domestic food and beverage professionals from all over the world to do business and network for over 20 years. The event is the region's most prominent food and beverage gathering. Held annually, the show's location now alternates between Jakarta, Indonesia and Bangkok, Thailand.

    Why Thailand?

    • Growth of retail sales for packaged food is expected to reach nearly US$13.7 billion by 2018, making Thailand one of the most attractive F&B markets in the Asia Pacific
    • Thailand is a pan Asian hub for the food industry, increasingly importing added-value food ingredients that are not locally available.In 2013 2.5 billion USD worth of food ingredients was imported
    • Thailand's F&B processing industry is one of the most developed in South East Asia, with more than 10,000 factories, exporting 50% of production

    Check availability by contacting Emily Mosedale
    • 12 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • British Corner Shop, Yate, BS37 5NZ
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    Join the FDEA workshop and get practical information to help you launch and build your export sales

    Hosted by Award winning British Corner Shop, one of the UK's most established Export Wholesalers and consolidators at their facilities in Yate, near Bristol.  British Corner Shop is the online grocery store for British expats around the world, delivering British products straight to the customer's door.  Their website stocks over 10,000 products from Britain’s most loved brands. 

    Why attend?

    1. Understand how working with a UK based wholesale/retail business can be a valuable route into a number of export markets.

    2.  Export Labelling and Compliance masterclass - Build your knowledge with advice from our expert panel of FDEA Professional Partners

    3. One to Ones - chance to ask questions, including your Brexit concerns, on a one to one basis with our experts including:
    • AFEX - managing financial risks of exports

    • Ashbury Labelling - Getting your packaging right - experts in labelling, pack copy and artwork approval.

    • Decernis -  Are you compliant?  seek advice on product compliance, product safety, and risk management.

    • Ecosurety  -  Be environmentally aware - does your packaging meet recycling regulations outside the UK?

    • Food & Drink Exporters Association- advice to help you to develop your export capabilities and competencies

    • SKS - International Customs and Tariffs - practical help with Tariffs, Customs and Tax for exporters

    Plus - Insights into logistics of exporting.  Join an informative tour of the British Corner Shop warehouse and export labelling facility.  

    Enjoy valuable time to network with other food and drink companies over a sandwich lunch.

    FDEA member price £55 plus VAT per person
    Non FDEA members £85 plus VAT per person. 

    Venue: British Corner Shop, Stover Trading Estate, Yate, BS37 5NZ
    Car parking available on site.  15min drive from J19 - M4.
    2 mins walk from Yate Station.

    Date:  12 September

    Time:  0930-1330
    • 30 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Webinar - by Associate Member WTA Group

    Expert advice on how to successfully export your Food products to the USA

    Cracking the US Food market offers huge potential to any food UK food manufacturer.  Yet it is a complex market with many obstacles to overcome. WTA Food has the privilege of working with several UK food manufacturers, helping them develop a comprehensive export strategy to the USA. 

    WTA's food webinar will deliver key tips on exporting to the USA, that will enable you to walk away feeling confident that the time is right to put those plans in place and start exporting your food product to the USA. 

    1. Discover the critical steps to Supply Chain Logistics Planning
    2. Understand the importance of Compliance and the FDA.
    3. Learn the true value of Supply Chain Visibility
    4. Valuable advice on how to avoid non-intended costs

    Join the webinar here:

    Room ID:395-724-395

    To dial in from your phone:

    Call +44 (20) 7048-4146 and enter Participant PIN 142142#

    • 05 Oct 2019
    • 09 Oct 2019
    • Cologne, Germany

    ANUGA is the world’s largest and most important food and beverage fair. 6,777 suppliers exhibit in Cologne, filling the entire exhibition centre, the fifth largest in the world!

    This must attend event is the perfect forum to launch new products, meet both existing and new trade contacts, build your brand awareness and build international business.

    The show includes 10 product categories making it easy for visitors to find the products of interest to them.

    The UK pavilions will feature in a number of product sector halls (based on demand) including: fine foods, drinks, dairy, meat and frozen

    To check availability and to find out more about exhibiting in the UK pavilion, contact Emily Mosedale
    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 14 Nov 2019
    • Shanghai, China

    British pavilion at FHC Shanghai 

    The unique feature of FHC, and the reason it is so popular with international companies, is that it is exclusively for imported food, wines and hospitality supplies. All exhibitors are international suppliers selling to China, importers and distributors, or international brands made in China. There are no Chinese food manufacturers at FHC.

    To register your interest for 2019 please contact Karen Beston at PS8
    • 03 Dec 2019
    • 05 Dec 2019
    • Paris, France

    Join the undisputed leading global meeting place for food and beverage innovation - with the next edition hosted in one of Europe's largest F&B markets, Paris, France:

    • Source the latest and most innovative ingredient
    • Grow your business in one of the fastest growing markets with a large appetite for food, health and functional ingredients
    • Nurture your business relationships by meeting with the most important ingredients suppliers and buyers in the region
    • Attracts over 25,000 buyers looking to source quality food ingredients
    • Bi-ennial show taking place in a different European city each time - 2019 is in Paris

    Check availability by contacting Emily Mosedale
    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 30 Euston Square, London NW1 2FB

    12 December 2019
    Venue - 30 Euston Square, L

    Widely recognised as the food and drink exporting event of the year, FDEA's annual one day event offers presentations and contacts to enhance your knowledge and experience of food and drink export markets.

    • Come and join industry experts, your peers and a team of professional  advisers to learn and debate export issues .....and get ahead of your competitors.
    • Discuss key topics with industry colleagues and exchange ideas.
    • Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labeling, contract packers to credit risk, export finance and much more
    • Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.
    • One for the road - end of day drinks reception 
    • Speaker line up to be confirmed.
    Save the date - booking to be launched later in 2019.

Food & Drink Exporters Association
PO Box 117
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
HX7  9AY

T: +44 (0)203 744 5614

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