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Fenavin Wine Fair 2019

Fenavin Wine Fair 2019

Xtend2 has been the UK delegate for Fenavin Wine Fair for the last 8 editions. This year we took a total of 20 UK wine buyers. This is some of the feedback we received from our delegation:

“A small note to thank you for all your assistance and effort in organising my visit to Fenavin”

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Canadian Food Exporters Association – March 2019

Canadian Food Exporters Association – March 2019

We organised a trade mission for the food, drink and Agricultural Commodities sector to Scotland where we visited Lomond Foods, Kerry Foods and Pallas/Brake. For Scotland we received a lot of support from Colin Smith, Chief Executive of the Scottish Wholesale Association.

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Government of Alberta – IFE Trade Fair in London - March 2019

Government of Alberta – IFE Trade Fair in London - March 2019

We were contracted by Alberta to give a webinar “Doing business in the United Kingdom - Opportunities for Alberta food and alcohol beverage companies” and then assist 6 Alberta companies at the IFE Trade Fair in London arranging B2B meetings with buyers. The Alberta companies were from the Brewing, Confectionery, Meat, Bakery and Agricultural Commodities sectors.

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Government of British Columbia – April 2019

Government of British Columbia – April 2019

We are currently assisting companies from BC who are exhibiting at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva in May. The companies are from the Vitamin and Health Food Sector including peptides, natural health products and dietary supplements.

Chamber of Commerce Castilla La Mancha – March 2019

Chamber of Commerce Castilla La Mancha – March 2019

We were contracted to recruit 3 food importers from the UK who attended the Castilla La Mancha Food Summit which took place in March

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Promos Milano – April 2019

Promos Milano – April 2019

Following on from a market report we delivered in December 2018 for the exclusive Italian furniture company Saraceni we have been contracted to arrange B2B meetings with architects and interior designers interested in importing high end Italian furniture into the UK.

Alimentaria Exhibitions – April 2019

Alimentaria Exhibitions – April 2019

We have been appointed as the official UK agent to find companies from the food Service and food technology sectors to exhibit at HOSTELCO – the Hotel & Restaurant Trade Show in 2020.

Chamber of Commerce Alava – February 2019

Chamber of Commerce Alava – February 2019

We were contracted to recruit 7 wine importers from the UK and Republic of Ireland to visit producers and wineries in the DO Rioja Alavesa. Gerald Lawson-Tancred from Xtend2 accompanied the delegation for this successful trip which took place in February.

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Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP)  - February 2019

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) - February 2019

We organised a UK Trade Mission for the Agricultural Commodities sector - organic food ingredient suppliers visiting some great UK companies such as Shipton Mill, Community Foods and Dunns Seeds.

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Seminar – The UK Spirits Market – QUEBEC Government Office, London

Seminar – The UK Spirits Market – QUEBEC Government Office, London - December 2018

Gerald Lawson Tancred, Managing Director, Xtend2 presented an overview of the UK Spirits market to a group of Canadian Drinks companies visiting the UK on a tasting programme.

B2B Meetings Agenda – British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

B2B Meetings Agenda UK – British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce - October 2018

SKINERIE - are a top selling skincare brand in Portugal and wanted to introduce their brands to the UK market. We were asked to contact relevant UK buyers to arrange meetings before and during the Pharmacy Show 2018.

Trade Mission – FIAB (Spanish Food & Drink Federation)

Trade Mission Manchester – FIAB (Spanish Food & Drink Federation) - September 2018

Working with the Spanish Food & Drink Federation (FIAB) a group of companies visited Manchester on a trade mission to meet food and drink buyers from the food service, retail and wholesale sectors.

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Hosted Buyers Programme – IFEMA – Meat Attraction 2018

Hosted Buyers Programme – IFEMA Madrid – Meat Attraction September 2018

Xtend2 Limited was contracted by IFEMA to invite UK & ROI buyers for the Hosted Buyer Programme at Meat Attraction Show, Madrid 2018.

B2B Meetings Agenda at London Wine Fair  – INFO Murcia

B2B Meetings Agenda at London Wine Fair – INFO Murcia - May 2018

Xtend2 Limited arranged and organised a programme of meetings for ten producers from the DO Jumilla and DO Bullas who were exhibitors at the London Wine Fair...

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Market Research  – Clos Cor Vi Winery, Spain

Market Research - UK – May 2018 – Clos Cor Vi Winery, Spain

Xtend2 prepared a brief overview of the white wine market in the UK. We created a profile and database of potential importers, distributors / buyers for the Spanish wine producer and also assessed the interest in the wines of those attending Wines from Spain Tasting.

UK & ROI Hosted Buyers Visit to Alimentaria Trade Fair Barcelona 2018

UK & ROI Hosted Buyers Visit to Alimentaria Trade Fair Barcelona 2018

Xtend2 Limited was contracted by Alimentaria BCN to invite and accompany 20 UK & ROI food and wine buyers for the Hosted Buyer Programme.

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Procomer Costa Rica – Meetings Agenda UK for Productos Agricolas Guimaya

Procomer Costa Rica – Meetings Agenda UK for Productos Agricolas Guimaya
January 2018

Xtend2 was contracted by Procomer Costa Rica to organise a meetings agenda in the UK for Productos Agricolas Guimaya who produce cassava (yuca) products.

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Discover Food from La Mancha Exhibition

Discover Food from La Mancha Exhibition

The Royal Garden Hotel, London
1st June 2017

Xtend2 was invited by the Chamber of Commerce of Ciudad Real Spain, to organise an exciting one day food exhibition in London, featuring a range of artisan and organic foods from La Mancha.

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UK Meeting Agenda

UK Meeting Agenda

May 2017
British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

As a continuation of UK Meetings’ Agendas we organised through the BPCC (British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce) we have arranged two follow-on meetings for Alfacar, a luxury packaging company in May. We identified both companies, organised the meetings, advised on travel and a member of the Xtend2 team accompanied Alfacar providing introductions and logistical support.

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MAPAQ – Successful Seminar & Meetings at the IFE March 2017

MAPAQ – Successful Seminar & Meetings at the IFE March 2017

Xtend2 was delighted to be working for the first time with MAPAQ (The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food for Quebec) at the IFE in March. Five Canadian companies representing artisan regional products including gin, maple syrup, cheese and herbs and spices travelled to London where they were provided with comprehensive sector reports and Gerald Lawson-Tancred, Managing Director of Xtend2, gave a seminar on the UK food and drink sector with emphasis on post-Brexit trade. This was followed by pre-organised meeting agendas with major UK importers, distributors and retailers at the IFE.

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Forometal, Gijon, Asturias, Spain

Forometal, Gijon, Asturias, Spain 30th May to 1st June 2017

Xtend2 will be the Asturex representative for the fifth time for Foro Metal. Procurement managers from all over the world will be attending and we are inviting managers to join the UK and ROI delegation to these B2B meetings organised by ASTUREX, the regional government export department representing the Metal Industry in Asturias.

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The SIPPO Programme at Biofach Nuremberg 2017

The SIPPO Programme at Biofach Nuremberg 2017 - 15th to 18th February 2017

Xtend2 was contracted as an international consultant by Switzerland Global Enterprise to work on their Swiss Import Promotion Programme [SIPPO] at BIOFACH, the world's leading trade fair for organic food. This was the third year running that Xtend2 has worked on the SIPPO programme at Biofach.

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The Fenavin Wine Fair, 9th to 11th May 2017, Ciudad Real, Spain

The Fenavin Wine Fair, 9th to 11th May 2017, Ciudad Real, Spain

As the appointed UK delegate for Fenavin, Xtend2 identified and invited 20 UK buyers to the 2017 Fair. The buyers left this influential Spanish wine fair satisfied, with orders in place and more in the pipeline.

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Market Introduction to Spanish wines - organic & old vine grapes

Market Introduction to Spanish wines - organic & old vine grapes

We are currently working with Bodegas Verum www.bodegasverum.com introducing their wines to UK companies. The Bodega is from La Mancha in Spain and produces a full range of organic and non- organic wines using traditional Spanish grapes including Malvasia and Airen and more modern blends.

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British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

OTA in Switzerland

Seminar on Organic Equivalency at the Hotel Schweizerhof, Bern - October 12 2016

Xtend2 are working with the OTA (US Organic Trade Association) to assist with an Organic Trade Seminar in Bern. We identified and invited traders, buyers, retailers, certification bodies, quality control and science officers and media based in Switzerland with interest in the organic sector.

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Fenavin Wine Fair 2019

Xtend2 has been the UK delegate for Fenavin Wine Fair for the last 8 editions. This year we took a total of 20 UK wine buyers.....

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