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Events > Midlands Engine: Food and Drink Programme - Gulfood 2021
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Virtual Meet the Buyer

The Department for International Trade invites food and drink producers from across the Midlands Engine to participate in this Gulfood virtual meet the buyer event.
 
This virtual meet the buyer event is the ideal first step for businesses wanting to grow their sales and operate in the following product categories:
 
Premium Grocery | Health & Wellness | Free From | Fortified Products
 
Working with the Great British Food Platform, this innovative event includes:#
 
  • Virtual Mission Briefing (Webinar on 8 December 2020)
  • Food & Drink UAE Market Update
  • Mind of the Buyer Webinar
  • Inclusion of your products into sample hampers for interested buyers (companies are responsible for the cost of sending items to the UK Great British Food Platform HQ for inclusion in a hamper)
  • Meet the Buyer – 1:1 call week
Food and Drink is a huge sector in the UAE - the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted online grocery searches by 560% in the UAE and total food and drink sales are projected to grow by 6.9% to £29.5B.
 
Application Process:

Step 1: Apply via the register button
Step 2: EOI applications will be reviewed 
Step 3: Successful applications will be notified and buyer matchmaking will begin
 
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