Trade Mission to the UK

March 10-18, 2019 - SOLD OUT

Scotland, Ireland and England

We are pleased to invite you to participate in Trade Mission to the UK taking place from March 12-18, 2019.

The mission will consist of the following:

Scotland: (March 10-12)
Market briefing (evening of March 10th)
Meetings with key importers & distributors at their offices
Store visits to Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Lidl, Costco and Booker

Ireland: (March 13-15)
Market briefing (evening of March 12th)
Meetings with key importers & distributors at their offices
Store visits to Tesco, Supervalu, Aldi, Dunnes Stores and Fallon and Byrne
Visit Pallas Foods, Ireland’s largest wholesale food supplier, to learn how they work with US & Canadian companies (TBC)

England: (March 16-18)
Market briefing (timing to be confirmed)
Visit the IFE Show (

The cost to participate in this program is CDN $1,644.00 (members) and CDN $3,288.00 (non-members). Participation fee includes the cost of hiring a consultant, bus and conference room rentals, as well as a visitor pass into IFE.

To register for this mission, please go to

If you are not a CFEA member and would like to access the member rate, you can apply online for membership at and pay the annual fee of CDN $565.00. Only companies producing products in Canada are eligible for membership and participation in our events.

Travel/Shipment Reimbursement Details (for CFEA members only): upon completion of the event, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for the reimbursement of your travel expenses. The reimbursement will consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $900.00 (maximum one per company) and a per diem of CDN $212.50 per day up to a maximum of 8 days (maximum one per company).

It is important to keep the following documentation for the claim process: a copy of your airline itinerary that shows the travel dates and price paid for the ticket and boarding passes. You will also be required to provide proof of payment (credit card statement or cancelled cheques). Cash payments are not permitted. NOTE: If you fly premium economy or business you will be expected to provide an economy ticket mock up along with the paid ticket and the reimbursement will be based on whichever is lower.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you!

Funding for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s
AgriMarketing Program: National Industry Association Component