Help For Exporters

Our passionate team help companies grow their international sales with practical support, connections and insights. Join FDEA - stay up to date, collaborate with your peers and seek specialist support.
In Market Experts
Export Service Providers
Export Accelerator Service
Events And Exhibitions
Help Desk
Resource Bank

In Market Expert Members...

Entering or changing direction in an export market can be a time consuming and potentially risky business!

Offering a range of commercial services, our In-Market Expert members work to your brief.  They can be an extension of your export team based on the ground, assist with finding the right distributor or be your agent.

If you want to take your export business to the next level and invest in your international success,  our International Market Expert Partners can help.

Click on a flag below for details and to make a connection.

Services include:

  • Distributor selection and support
  • Sales
  • Channel Management
  • Representative office
  • Store checks
  • Market Analysis
  • Route to market strategy

Export Service Providers...

Specialist support is invaluable for exporters to help fast-track success and minimise risk. 

Our network of members includes a number of professional associate members who provide services for food and drink exporters to support the practical aspects of developing business overseas. 

Our Professional Export Services members cover a range of export skills and advice including global payments, veterinary services, labelling, IP, Legal advice, compliance, kosher certification, Insurance and logistics.

Export Accelerator Service...

Looking for bespoke help?  Our 1-2-1 commercial support could boost your exports.

Our approach is to listen and to understand your needs.  Whether you need:

  • a fresh pair of eyes to look at a current challenge
  • hands-on help with a one-off project
  • in house training to boost your export skills and knowledge
  • advice on market opportunities and prioritisation
  • a full-on marketing or overseas development strategy
  • distributor searches

Events And Exhibitions...

We run a calendar packed with vibrant and  informative events including exclusive member only events, market workshops, roundtable forums, online member meet ups, networking events, meet the buyers and trade exhibitions.  Our expertise and connections ensure high quality content and insights from across the community.

Members login to the portal to see member only events

Plus with our event partner PS8, we take you to new markets through UK group stands at leading international food & drink trade shows too.  Contact PS8’s Karen Beston to discuss your trade show plans, register interest or book a stand

Help Desk...

Members benefit from quick and easy access to the FDEA team to seek help when needed. Our team are well connected and provide hands on advice to solve or signpost your export issues.

Resource Bank...

Members can access our library of resources from how to guides, event presentations and links to export regulations through the member portal.

Free Downloads for Non-Members:

Five Steps to Success Export Guide

Produced in partnership between the FDEA, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) to help UK business export.

UK Food & Drink Exports 2020

Find out the latest food and drink export stats.


Trade Show Calendar
2022

The PS8 programme of international trade shows. Find out which trade shows are taking place when.

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Food & Drink Suppliers from the UK - FDEA Members

Get In Touch...

The FDEA team is always keen to hear from any food and drink exporters or related service suppliers.
Please do get in touch via the form.

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