Citrus Market Outlook Forum, March 16-17, Sydney
Citrus growers wanting the latest insights into export and domestic markets are urged to register for the 2016 Citrus Market Outlook Forum, to be held in Sydney on March 16-17.
Registration for this popular event is now open and growers should act quickly to ensure they secure accommodation, as well as a spot on the Sydney Harbour cruise dinner.
Kurt Huang will be the key note speaker. His company provides a fresh fruit import clearance service in Shanghai, and his main office is located in the Shanghai Huizhan Fruit & Vegetable Market, the biggest imported fruit wholesale market in East China.
He will provide the latest insights into the China market, which last year became Australia’s largest valued export market for citrus.
International trade expert Laurie Smith will share his insights as opening speaker. He has over 30 years’ experience in international corporate, advisory and government roles. He was based in Asia (Guangzhou, Beijing, Taipei and Shanghai) for a total of 18 years across three decades before returning to Sydney in 2011 where he headed Austrade’s international network for four years.
Austrade’s Vanessa Perez, based in Manila, will update delegates on the opportunities in the growing Philippines market.
On Day 2 executives from The Daily Drinks Co, Langtech and Fruit juice Australia will provide new ideas for increasing juice consumption while dynamic presenter Tristan Kitchener will give us the latest on retail trends. Woolworths is supporting and attending the forum.