Inbound trade mission to Washington and Oregon for adult beverages and cider, U.S. 2018

Event: Inbound trade mission to Washington and Oregon for adult beverages and cider

Date of project: 25 November – 29 November, 2018

Keywords: Matchmaking between US Exporters – EU buyers, knowledge transfer and market overview for adult beverages and cider

Summary of event: Phaff Export Marketing organized an inward trade mission on behalf of WUSATA (Western United States Agricultural Trade Association) in coorperation with the Washington and Oregon Department’s of Agriculture for Adult beverage and Cider.

This mission was organized from 25-29 November, 2018 in Seattle and Portland, USA. Phaff Export Marketing selected and invited invite 7 European adult beverages importers, retailers and food service organizations for this mission from the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain, Czech Republic and Germany.

During the program, the EU buyers were introduced to the cider (and other adult beverage) market of Oregon and Seattle. Included in the program were 1:1 meetings with cider makers in Portland and Seattle, retailers and cider maker/orchardist.