Exporting in a Changing World Seminar for the Meat & Dairy Sectors

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Date(s) - 23/01/2019
9:15 am

CAFRE, Loughry Capus
76 Dungannon Rd
BT80 9AA

Northern Ireland

Invest NI in conjunction with CAFRE will host a half day seminar ‘Exporting in a Changing World  for the Meat & Dairy Sectors’ on Wed 23rd Jan 2019 at the Food Innovation Centre, CAFRE, Loughry Campus, Cookstown. 

Commencing at 9.15am, this half day seminar will bring together experts in consumer insights, market access, and exporting, with meat and dairy processing businesses, to explore key trade issues in this changing world.

You should attend if you are interested in hearing about:

·      Potential future trading scenarios and implications for the meat & dairy sectors

·      Practical steps to be ready for selling outside of Northern Ireland in a changing world

·      What do international consumers want and why this matters

·      Market access priorities and timeframes.


The seminar programme: 

Welcome: John Hood – Director Food & Drink Division, Invest NI & Peter Simpson – Head of Food Technology Development Branch, CAFRE

Consumer Insight and Global Trends: Steven Evans – Consumer Insights Manager, AHDB

Meat & Dairy Market Access Routes: Jim McAlistair – DAERA Veterinary Inspection Branch

Future Trading Scenarios: David Swales – Head of Strategic Insight, AHDB

Practical Steps to be Brexit Ready: A Company Perspective – Declan Billington MBE – Chief Executive, John Thompson & Sons


Closing remarks

Gráinne Moody – Client Manager – Invest NI

Dr Raymond Martin – Senior Food Technologist, CAFRE


You can register for this event now by emailing: