Uzbekistan agrees with 5 Japanese companies on export of fruits, vegetables

Business Materials 15 March 2019 13:22 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15,

By Fakhri Vakilov-Trend:

Uzbekistan has established contacts with trading companies, Itochu (mash), Nippi Trading (pomegranate), Gosey Corporation (melon, dried fruits), Meika Corporation (lemon) and Global Silkroad (dried fruits) on the organization of export of Uzbek products to the Japanese market, Trend reports via Uzbek media.

Uzbek Embassy in Japan alongside with the Japanese Organization of Foreign Trade provided the participation of the Uzbek side in the 44th international exhibition food and beverage FOODEX JAPAN 2019 in Makukhari,Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

Ready-made food and beverages, spices, vegetables and fruits, food ingredients, fish and seafood, dairy and meat products and confectionery were presented in the international exhibition.

Uzbek companies present various types of national Uzbek fruits and vegetables, as well as dried fruits, in particular, raisins, dried apricots and dried prunes.

Uzbek exporters held talks with representatives of Japanese companies during the exhibition regarding further cooperation in the production and export of food products. Meetings were also held to establish direct contacts with consumers and potential partners in Japan and foreign countries, as well as Uzbek businessmen were able to familiarize themselves with Japan’s innovations in the industry.

FOODEX JAPAN 2019 exhibition is organized by the Japan Management Association, the Japan Hotel Association, the Japanese Restaurant Association and the Japan Tourist Objects Association with the support of the Government of Japan.

The exhibition is the largest event in the Asia-Pacific region in the food industry involving about 3,500 companies from 78 countries. Industrial exhibition was visited by approximately 85,000 representatives of large companies, associations, industrial enterprises, agricultural organizations and Japanese media. About two thirds of the exhibitors are international companies that use this exhibition as a chance to meet directly with buyers from Japan.

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