If you are interested in exporting fresh fruits or agricultural solutions to China, here’s a date for you. Asia Fruit Logistica is preparing a Business Meet-Up that will take place on the 27th and 28th May at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Main buyers and suppliers of the fresh produce industry in China are expected to attend.

The aim of the event is to establish contacts and get to know the trends and opportunities in the Chinese market, which is in a process of expansion. Over two days, participants will be provided with market information as well as expert discussions.

Registration for this event is open and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. International suppliers of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as agricultural services looking  to  establish  and  expand  their  business  in  China  are  invited  to  register  at:

https://meetups.asiafruitlogistica.com/Pages/index/login_new.shtml

Mi Yalin, Chairman of Sunhola Group Gaobeidian Agricultural and Sideline Products Trading Center Liu Xiongjie, General Manager of Shanghai Huizhan Fruit and Vegetable Management Co David Axiotis, Managing Director of Global Produce Events Ye Canjiang, Chairman of Guangzhou Jiangnan Agricultural Development Co.

India’s fruit exports to China: mangoes and bananas 

India’s fresh fruit exports are experiencing significant growth all around the world. According to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), there was a 29% increase in fresh fruit exports from April to December 2023. Notably, commodities  such as bananas, kesar, and dasheri mangoes have shown export growth rates of 63%, 120% and 140% respectively. 

In China, Indian exporters can find opportunities for fruits like bananas, grapes, berries and mangoes; as well as fresh vegetables such as onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and potatoes. Additionally, the Chinese market also imports agri-tech solutions and machinery from India.

About the China Business Meet-Up partners 

The China Business Meet-Up is organized by ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA and co-hosted  in partnership with China’s three major fruit and vegetable wholesale markets

Guangzhou Jiangnan Fruit and Vegetable wholesale market is located in Guangdong and is the major wholesale market in the southern region of China. 

Shanghai Huizhan fruit and vegetable wholesale market is strategically located in the metropolitan region of the Yangtze River Delta. From here it spans a dense partner network through the surrounding provinces of Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and is strategically located supplying the whole of Central China.

A series of Business Meet-ups 

Before its final stop  in China, Business Meet-ups  are being conducted  in Jakarta ((27 February). Mumbai (21-22 March) and Bangkok (3 April). Those interested in attending the event     in     Mumbai     can     find     more     information     about     the     event     here:

https://www.asiafruitlogistica.com/mumbai-business-meet-up/

 “By engaging directly with these diverse markets, we believe we can create more opportunities and value for all Asia Fruit Logistica visitors and exhibitors.” said David Axiotis, managing director of Global Produce Events, the organiser of Asia Fruit Logistica in an interview with Fruitnet.

About ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 

With more than 13,000 trade visitors from over 70 countries and regions, ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA is the leading continental trade show for Asia’s fresh produce business. The

17th edition of ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place on 4-6 September 2024 at AsiaWorld- Expo in Hong Kong. ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA is co-located  with ASIAFRUIT CONGRESS and ASIAFRUIT BUSINESS FORUM, which are organised by ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA’s knowledge partner Asiafruit Magazine.

India at ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 

India has been exhibiting at ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA since its premier in 2007. Since then, its presence has been growing both in terms of exhibitors and visitors. In 2023, the delegation from India was the third largest at the trade show. ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA’s organizers report an increase of interest and registrations from India for the 2024 edition. 

Indian exhibitors from past editions report positive feedback. “It was great to meet with our existing customers and new potential buyers for Indian fruit and vegetables. The event was an excellent opportunity for us to revive and build long-lasting business relationships, with concrete interest and confirmed orders for the upcoming season.”, says Girish Sarda, founder and CEO at Magnus Farm Fresh.

For more information, please visit: https://www.asiafruitlogistica.com