Agribusiness: Results from Participating in International Fairs

Ten Guatemalan companies closed deals for $7 million in the Fruit Logistica fair in Germany.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Agricultural entrepreneurs managed to make 53 new contacts after holding 87 business appointments.

From a press release issued by the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport):

A delegation of 10 Guatemalan companies took part, in February 2014, in the horticultural trade fair 'Fruit Logistica' in Berlin, Germany, where they showed products such as French beans, snow peas, sweet pea, blackberry, rambutan, lemon, zucchini, broccoli, mini vegetables, among others, projecting business deals worth $7 million.

There was also a focus on supplying the European market, agricultural entrepreneurs acquired 53 new contacts after holding 87 business appointments.

It is anticipated that such participation will generate 1,078 direct jobs and 224 indirect ones, in the agricultural sector in Guatemala, due to the supply of products involved in the value chain of the horticultural market.



More on this topic

Agroindustry: International Fair in Guatemala

January 2019

From March 21st to 23rd in Antigua, Guatemala, more than 150 international buyers will participate in business rounds with agricultural producers in the region.

From the Agexport press release:

The AGRITRADE Platform of AGEXPORT invites Guatemalan companies of vegetables, fruits, differentiated products, ornamental plants, flowers and foliage, logistics, inputs and agro-industry to promote their exportable offer in the 19th.

International Agricultural Fair in Guatemala

December 2014

Ornamental plants are part of agricultural export products to be exhibited from March 12nd to 13th, 2015 in the trade fair Agritrade & Expo 2015, to be held in Antigua.

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (-AGEXPORT-):

In order to meet the demand for new market niches, the Commission on Ornamental Plants at AGEXPORT is inviting farmers to participate in the agricultural platform AGRITRADE Expo & Conference, an event which will be held on 12 and 13 March 2015 in Santo Domingo Hill, Antigua Guatemala, as there will be very high level buyers who are interested in the sector.

Guatemalan tropical fruits, fresh vegetables, and baby vegetables

October 2014

As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.

Tropical fruits, fresh vegetables, baby vegetables, among others, will be the Guatemalan supply presented in Fresh Summit in Anaheim California

Fruit Logistica 2015

June 2014

The organizers are in Central America to call on companies from the Central American horticultural sector to participate in the event to be held in Germany.

From a press release issued by the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport):

Representatives from the most important fruit and vegetable commercial event, Fruit Logistica, to be held in Berlin, Germany in 2015, with the support of AGEXPORT, the Guatemalan German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Messe Berlin, made the official invitation from Guatemala, Latin American to entrepreneurs inviting them to participate in the horticultural trade fair which opens doors for agricultural business in Europe and the world.

 close (x)

Receive more news about Business and Investment

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones


Frozen food plant for sale

Turn-Key Fruit and Vegetable Frozen Food Plant for sale.
Turn-Key Fruit and Vegetable Frozen Food Plant for sale...

Stock Indexes

(Apr 6)
Dow Jones
-5.60%
S&P 500
-5.10%
Nasdaq
-5.64%

Commodities

(Nov 25)
Brent Crude Oil
48.31
Coffee "C"
116.65
Gold
1,808
Silver
23.355