Market Familiarization Tour – Bolivian Trade Mission to Canada
Montreal May 5 – 7; Toronto May 8 – 9
Sector: Alpaca Clothing & Accessories; Silver Jewellery
TFO Canada, in cooperation with PROMUEVE BOLIVIA (TFO Canada’s partner in Bolivia for export promotion), is organizing a market familiarization visit of 9 Bolivian producers of jewellery (both silver and gold, fashion and fine), including famous Bolivianita stone, fashion accessories and beautiful woven clothing, mostly made of alpaca, one of the country’s staple items now widely exported around the world. These companies, most of them led by women entrepreneurs, are coming to Montreal and Toronto to meet with potential buyers and to see how the Canadian market works.
This initiative is part of the Trade Capacity Building Project for Artisan Exporters, funded by DFATD, and carried out jointly by TFO Canada, Promueve Bolivia and CESO.
Retail visits and company meetings will take place in Montreal on Tuesday and Wednesday May 6th and 7th and in Toronto on May 8th and 9th.
- Agua Joyas, Bolivia
- Artesanias Samampay
- Asociacion Integral Villa San Antonio de Qutapiqiña AIQ, Bolivia
- Comart Tukuypaj
- Hamasta Nin
- Mama Rawa, Bolivia
- Marin Textiles, Bolivia
- Moonshade, Bolivia
- UMA Design SRL, Bolivia
If you are interested in meeting with any of these companies, please contact the following TFO Canada Representatives:
JEWELLERY IN BOTH THE MONTREAL AND TORONTO AREAS:
Marc Germain – [email protected] or 514-397-0113
FASHION ACCESSORIES AND CLOTHING IN THE MONTREAL AREA:
Alvaro Echazu – [email protected] or 514-867-2166
FASHION ACCESSORIES AND CLOTHING IN THE TORONTO AREA:
Brian Winston – [email protected] or 416-892-1333
TFO Canada Buyer Mission to Guyana
May 12 – 15, 2014
Sectors: Processed Foods and Beverages
TFO Canada in cooperation with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) is organizing a buyer mission to visit Guyana from May 12 to 15, 2014. TFO Canada will be choosing and accompanying a select group of buyers to attend the mission.
IICA and GMSA in cooperation with TFO Canada has pre-selected seven small and medium sized companies (processors and producers) deemed suitable for the Canadian market and importer participants will have the opportunity to meet with these companies to provide them with valuable feedback on Canadian market trends, conditions and product adaptation required for successful market entry.
Description of the products: Hot Sauce, Green Seasoning, Chinese sauce (Seasoning sauce), Sauces and pickles, tropical jams and jellies, cherry juice, fruit punch juice, orange juice, and coconut water.
- Tandy’s Manufacturing Enterprises
- Prestige Food
- Sterling Products limited
- Original Juice centre
- Kuru Kururu Farmers Crops and Livestock Association, Guyana
- Mohan Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Fish Exports, Guyana
- Roopam Ramotar Investments
Any questions please call us or send an email:
Information on the mission:
Project Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean
Tel: (613) 233-3925 x 30
To set up meetings with Processed food exporters:
TFO Canada Associate
Tel: (514) 967-6039