British beef and pork makes a splash at two major events in China
The Cattle Site
08 September 2020
Exporters will be flying the flag for UK pork and beef at two major events in China this month – marking the first international showcasing since the coronavirus outbreak.
On Thursday 10 September, the 18th China International Meat Industry Exhibition 2020 (CIMIE 2020) will take place at the Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exposition in China – bringing visitors and buyers from all across Asia.
Organised by the China Meat Association and the International Meat Secretariat, the two-day event is one of the most professional shows in China for the meat industry.
This will be followed by Asia’s largest food and drink innovation exhibition, SIAL China, which takes place in Shanghai from 28-30 September.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this year’s show sets the benchmark for overseas companies stepping into Asia and China as well as providing valuable market insights, trends and innovations in the regional food industry.
AHDB will have a stand at both events, hosted by locally employed staff member Holly Chen who supports AHDB in the local marketplace in a partnership with the China Britain Business Council (CBBC).
Due to travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19, five UK exporters will be promoting their high-quality pork and beef through videos and virtual platforms. They will also be using their regional staff to showcase their offering to local importers.
AHDB Export Manager Susan Stewart said: