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Bord Bia Hosts the Largest Ever International Food Buyer Event Held in Ireland

Bord Bia Hosts the Largest Ever International Food Buyer Event Held in Ireland
April 10
15:04 2018

Marketplace 2018, a week-long business development event aimed at building new trade relationships with retailers, foodservice and ingredient buyers and distributors from across the globe, will be the largest international food buyer event ever staged in Ireland, with well over 550 food and drink trade buyers from 50 countries travelling to meet, and do business, with the Irish food and drink industry.

In the run-up to the event, international buyers are taking part in 28 itineraries, arranged by Bord Bia; visiting farms and factories across the country to examine first-hand Ireland’s world-class, sustainable agri-food industry. The attending food buyers include representatives from Australia, Algeria, Bahrain, China, Indonesia, UAE, Japan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa.

On Thursday (April 12th), the buyers will join 185 Irish food and drink buyers at the Convention Centre Dublin for a major one-to-one business development event involving 5,000 pre-scheduled ‘speed-dating’ style meetings. Bord Bia forecasts this event will deliver over €40 million in new business for Irish food and drink companies.

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Sile Sweeney, Southern Cross Dubai, and Caroline Corr, Bord Bia Dubai, meet Niall Tonge at the Jelly Bean Factory in Dublin.

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