February 2018

TradeUSA Updates

TradeUSA Workshop "Prepare - Plan - Execute"

Το Τμήμα TradeUSA του Ελληνο-Αμερικανικού Εμπορικού Επιμελητηρίου και η Περιφέρεια Κρήτης συνδιοργανώνουν το TradeUSA Workshop: Prepare-Plan-Execute στις 15 Μαρτίου στο Ηράκλειο Κρήτης. To σεμινάριο απευθύνεται σε εμπορικές επιχειρήσεις που στόχος τους είναι η διείσδυση ή/και η επέκτασή τους στην αγορά των ΗΠΑ ενώ η συμμετοχή είναι δωρεάν.

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Top 5 trends for food and beverage industry businesses in 2018

There are a variety of opportunities for growing food and beverage businesses in 2018, but staying on top of changing customer needs, understanding millennial preferences, leveraging new packaging and employing key technology and acquisition strategies will all be essential in this competitive marketplace.

From bowl-based packaged foods to cost-conscious consumers, here are the top 5 things that businesses should focus on for 2018.

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What the Futurists Are Saying About Retail

It is tempting when talking about the future of retail to focus on technology. What is more relevant, however, is changes in societal attitudes — the way consumers think about themselves, about each other and how they want to look and present themselves in public. 

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Beef Producers Want 'Meat' to Come Only from Traditionally Raised Animals

The U.S. Cattlemen's Association has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture arguing that the terms "meat" and "beef" should be be defined as only products that come from animals that are raised and slaughtered, reports Business Insider. It argues labeling lab-grown, plant-based, or insect products as "meat" will confuse consumers.


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ΕΣΠΑ: Νέα Δράση «Επιχειρούμε Έξω»

Το Υπουργείο Οικονομίας και Ανάπτυξης/Ειδική Γραμματεία Τομεακών ΕΠ ΕΤΠΑ & ΤΣ ανακοινώνει την προκήρυξη της Δράσης του ΕΠΑνΕΚ (ΕΣΠΑ 2014-2020) «Επιχειρούμε Έξω», με προϋπολογισμό 50 εκατ. ευρώ. Η δράση στοχεύει στην ενίσχυση της εξωστρέφειας των ελληνικών μεταποιητικών επιχειρήσεων μέσω της συμμετοχής τους σε διεθνείς εκθέσεις. Δικαιούχοι είναι οι πολύ μικρές, μικρές και μεσαίες ελληνικές μεταποιητικές επιχειρήσεις που αναπτύσσουν ήδη εξαγωγική δραστηριότητα.

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Grow the future of your business by exhibiting at IDDBA 18.

The IDDBA Advantage
By joining IDDBA 18 you get the opportunity to network with decision-makers from across the globe! With over 10,000 attendees, you’re brought face-to-face to build relationships with new customers and reconnect with current ones. Make sure to take advantage of the chance to exhibit at the largest industry-only show for the dairy, deli, bakery, and foodservice industries!

June 10-12 | New Orleans

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Discover America


The Beehive State

Utah is a place where cities, mountains, rivers and cultures converge. With five national parks (Arches/Canyonlands/Capitol Reef/ Zion/Bryce Canyon), 43 state parks, six national forests, seven national monuments, 14 ski areas, deserts and mountains, Utah's scenic and recreational opportunities are unlimited.

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Market Monitor Construction USA 2018

Construction expansion is set to continue, underpinned by robust economic growth, with building businesses profit margins expected to remain stable.

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US meat consumption to reach an all-time high in 2018

Just 3% of Americans say they follow a strict vegetarian or vegan diet, according to the Pew Research Center. The rest, indulge in meat. Last year, per capita meat consumption in the U.S. increased at the fastest rate in four decades, climbing 5% compared with a year prior, according to the advisory firm Rabobank.The average American now eats roughly 193 pounds of beef, pork and/or chicken a year(or more than 3.7 pounds a week), up from roughly 184 pounds in 2012. As for 2018, Americans is expected to eat a record amount of meat

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Webinar: How to Handle U.S. FDA Detentions and Import Alerts

 The webinar is free of charge and will take place on Tuesday, March 6  at 9:00am EST. It will conclude with a live Questions and Answers session.  Interested readers can register through the link below:  

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