Dec. 16 (THEWILL) – As part of efforts to support Nigeria’s food industry and agribusiness value chain, the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Mission in Nigeria is highlighting two opportunities for the Nigerian Agribusiness to attend the Gulfood Show 2022 from February 13-17 and Agribusiness Trade Mission to Dubai from February 16-21, organized by the United States Department of Agriculture.
According to an official statement released Thursday by the U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section, the two agribusiness trade events will provide significant opportunities to meet with U.S. companies.
The goal of the Gulfood 2022 trade show and trade mission is to increase two-way trade between the United States and other countries around the world. It also offers exhibiting companies and visitors unprecedented opportunities to discover new markets, new creative products, ideas and innovations.
The Advisor for Agricultural Affairs, US Mission Nigeria, Gerald Smith, explained that Nigerian buyers and importers will be able to meet nearly 100 US exhibitors covering foodstuffs, pulses and grains, meat and poultry.
He explained that the Gulfood Show and trade mission will provide Nigerian participants with the unique opportunity to meet and network “one-on-one” with some of the top food executives looking to meet and do business. with international partners.
“Foreign Agricultural Service is ready to welcome Nigerian buyers for this opportunity to interact with high quality US exporters,” Smith said. “Attendees will learn about new products and suppliers and stay up-to-date on the latest trends in the global food and beverage industry.”
Market prospects at the Gulfood Show include dairy products, frozen poultry, chilled and frozen red meat, fresh fruits, snacks, confectionery, packaged foods, dried fruits and nuts, potatoes, wine, beer and fish products.
Gulfood Show is reputed to be America’s largest food and beverage show in the Africa and Middle East region.
Nigerian agribusinesses interested in participating in the Gulfood trade show and agribusiness trade mission must pre-register and pay for their own participation.
“To register your interest or request additional information, please contact the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Mission in Nigeria. Registration is open until January 1, 2022,” the statement added.