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Virtual food trade mission Ukraine to the Netherlands

Phaff Export Marketing is organizing a virtual food trade mission from Ukraine to the Netherlands. During this virtual trade mission, Ukrainian food exporters will be connected to Dutch importers.

Virtual food trade mission Ukraine

This trade mission will take place from the 21st of September until the 24th of September. A total of 10 Ukrainian exporters will join this virtual trade mission.

The meetings will take place virtually. In this way, the Ukrainian exporters can still meet with Dutch buyers.

Part of this trade mission are:

  • A preparation webinar two weeks before the mission, with information about the market;
  • A preparation webinar, including information about how to do business with Dutch AgriFood buyers;
  • Three mission days, with the B2B matchmaking sessions.

This trade mission is organized in cooperation with the Ukraine Investment & Trade Facilitation Center (ITFC) and the Export Promotion office of Ukraine.

Goals of the mission

The main goal of this trade mission is, for the Ukrainian exporters to meet new contact persons in the Netherlands. Besides, the Ukrainian exporters will gain knowledge about the Dutch market.

The exporters will gain knowledge during the following activities:

  • A webinar that will be organized a few weeks prior to the mission. During this webinar, Phaff Export Marketing will inform the Ukrainian exporters about e.g., country profile; food market segmentation; food market trends; consumer preferences; key challenges; import duties; import restrictions; key regulatory bodies; regulations specific; major industry events.
  • During a briefing on the first day, the consultations of Phaff Export Marketing will explain more about the Dutch business culture and peculiarities of doing business with foreign markets.
  • During the trade mission, several visits will be organized. The planned visits are to several supermarkets and importers.

All these activities will be organized by Phaff Export Marketing.

B2B Networking

An important part of this food trade mission from Ukraine is the B2B matchmaking.

To know what the preferences of the Ukrainian exporters are, the Phaff Export Marketing-consultants conducted online interviews with the exporters. In this way, the consultants are aware of what kind of companies the exporters would like to meet.

Phaff Export Marketing made a qualitative selection of potential partners to be invited to the meetings. After the selection Phaff Exporter Marketing started with making appointments with the Dutch importers, businesses, and supermarket representatives within the territory of the Netherlands.

Companies food trade mission

The food companies from Ukraine that will join this trade mission are:

Find the online profiles of the delegation by clicking on the links above!

Meet the exporters!

Are you a Dutch company and interested in one of these products? Please contact Anouk Dijkgraaf ( for more information and to see if we can arrange a meeting for you.

Project details

Start date
September 21, 2020
End date
October 9, 2020


The Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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