DRC/CPMA offers tips to embassies and ag counsellors on how to be export-ready

L-R: Sam Silvestro, Walmart Canada and CPMA chair; Fred Webber, Dispute Resolution Corporation; Tanya Sefolo, minister plenipotentiary, South African High Commission.

The Dispute Resolution Corporation and Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recently held a joint event in Ottawa, hosting 23 embassies and 11 industry representatives. Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Agricultural Minister-Counselors received information on how their vendors can be export-ready, particularly in filling gaps that Canadian producers can’t fulfill in off-season. Country delegations are encouraged to participate in CPMA’s upcoming trade show to be held in Toronto May 9-11, 2017.

Publish date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2016

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