Phaff Export Marketing will organize a trade mission to North Carolina and Florida for SUSTA, the focus product category is (fresh) produce. This trade mission will take place in November 2020.

Together with a selection of European buyers, Phaff Export Marketing will travel to North Carolina and Florida.

Produce from North Carolina and Florida

North Carolina and Florida offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Products that will be focused on during this mission are, among others:

  • Peanuts
  • Leafy Greens
  • Blueberries
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Corns
  • Onions
  • Citrus
  • Grapes

Trade mission to North Carolina and Florida

During this trade mission to North Carolina and Florida, European buyers will have one-on-one meetings with produce exporters.

After having site visits and meetings in North Carolina the full delegation will travel to Florida.

On November 8-9, the one-on-one meetings in North Carolina will take place. On November 10-11, the one-on-one meetings in Florida will take place.

Next to the one-on-one meetings, site visits to producing facilities and food retail stores will be scheduled.

This inbound trade mission creates opportunities for SUSTA companies to meet with European buyers in the US, to show them producing facilities, varieties, testing, packaging, etc. to inform buyers of the wide variety of fresh produce the southern region has to offer.

European participants

Since this trade mission is commissioned by the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA), European buyers will be invited by Phaff Export Marketing in name of SUSTA.

Are you a European buyer and are you interested in joining this trade mission? Please do not hesitate to contact Anouk Dijkgraaf (