June 11, 2007

Food buying group from Shanghai coming to Long Beach

The Chico Enterprise Record reports:

Area exporters and businesses have an opportunity to put their wares before the eyes of retail buyers from Shanghai, China next month.  Butte College’s Center for International Trade Development is one of the state’s centers putting out a call to exporters.  “Retail growth is extremely strong in the Chinese market, creating tremendous incentives for California exporters,” said Chico center director Jim Wilson.  Businesses must register by Thursday.  Suitable products include cheese products, nuts, frozen products, canned foods, wines, cereals, bakery products, premix flours, snack foods, condiments, dried foods, cookies, chocolate, fruit jam, oil and oil products, seafood, organic food products, and juices.  The buying mission is organized by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and U.S. D   epartment of Agriculture, in addition to the California Centers for International Trade Development.  The event itself is July 2 at Long Beach City College.Questions can be directed to Wilson at 879-9049, or to Priscilla Lopez at the Center for International Trade Development at Long Beach City College, 1-562-938-5018.

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