||2012 Japan: Healthy Food & Ingredients Inbound Mission
||Oct 15, 2012 to Oct 19, 2012
||Colorado Oct. 15-16 AND Hawaii Oct. 18-19
||Inbound Trade Mission
||Suitable products include but are not limited to: grains, nuts, dairy, noni, plant extracts, vegetable & plant oils, flavorings, gluten-free, beverages etc.
Products must be at least 50% U.S. agricultural origin by weight, excluding added water and packaging. Please see additional details regarding product and company eligibility on the U.S. Supplier Page located on the homepage of the WUSATA® website.
||The Western U.S. Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA®), and the 13 Western State Departments of Agriculture, announce participation and registration in the following activity:
Japan Healthy Foods & Ingredients Inbound Trade Mission to: COLORADO, Oct.15 - 16 and HAWAII, Oct. 18 - 19.
This will be an excellent opportunity for companies to participate in Japan's growing healthy foods & ingredients market. From 2009 to 2011, industry reported an increase of 23% in U.S. exports of edible fruits & nuts to Japan. The "better-for-you" beverage industry has grown by 24%, and U.S. dairy exports to Japan have increased by more than 50%.
Benefits from participating in the activity include:
- meet with buyers interested in sourcing high quality, healthy, specialty and ethnic foods, beverages, and ingredients for the Japan retail & foodservice sector
- promote products to a market that imported $15.1 billion from the U.S. in 2011
- promote your products to a market that has consistently been ranked as the #3 importer of agricultural exports from the U.S.
||There is a $25.00 participation fee, per company, associated with this event.
Space is limited to WUSATA® region companies only. Out-of-region companies are encouraged to contact their region’s State Regional Trade Group for information on events and activities hosted by that region. WUSATA® region companies are defined as headquartered within the 13 Western States of AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY.
||September 02, 2012