Targeting new business opportunities with Mexico, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion (Apex-Brazil) will lead Brazilian exporters to the Expo Carnes Y Lacteos 2019, one of the most important events for the Mexican food industry. The fair will take place between 26 and 28 February in Monterrey.
Six agricultural industries associated with ABPA will participate in the action: Agroaraca, C. Vale, Copacol, Home, Seara, and Zanchetta.
The ABPA has reserved an exclusive booth for business action. In addition to meeting with importers and potential customers, the action seeks to strengthen the relations of the animal protein sector in Brazil with the local market. They have scheduled meetings with various stakeholders.
Taking advantage of the qualified public present at the event, ABPA also disclose the differential of the Brazilian productive sector, such as product quality, the health status, and sustainable production profile. Therefore, promotional materials will be distributed at the event, with information on the productive sector and the contacts of the exporting companies.
Mexico is the tenth largest poultry importer of Brazil, and target 111 200 tonnes in 2018 (equivalent to 2.8% of everything that Brazil embarked on the period). Business with Mexicans follow growing in 2019, an increase of 30% in imports in January this year, compared with the same period last year.
“Shipments to Mexico have one of the best performances among poultry importers from Brazil. It is a solid partner, with which we want to build a long relationship geared to aid for local food security. In addition to expanding sales in birds, is in Brazil plans enable pork sales and eggs for this important market, “said Francisco Turra, president of ABPA.