Do you want to export fresh fruit to Europe? Make sure you know all about the requirements your product has to comply with, before trying to contact European buyers. For example requirements
related to plant health, contaminants and labelling. Read more on the website of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries!
The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) has published new studies for companies that want to export coffee to Europe. The studies deal with trends on the European coffee market, requirements from European importers and marketing. CBI also published a study focusing on exporting sustainable coffee. Have a look!
The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) has published several new studies for companies that want to export tea to Europe. The studies deal for example with trends on the European tea market, requirements from European tea importers and marketing. If you want to export tea to Europe, it might be interesting to take a look!
Then Europe offers some interesting opportunities for you. CBI has published studies that can help you take advantage of these opportunities. They focus on export of pineapples from West Africa to Europe and answer questions like:
- How can you get pineapples on the European market?
- Which European markets are most promising?
- What requirements do European buyers have?
Do you consider exporting specialty coffee to the EU? CBI has published a study dealing with buyer requirements.
The study discusses the requirements that you can expect from potential buyers. These requirements are separated into three areas: legislative, non-legislative/contractual and additional requirements.
First the study deals with legislative requirements. When exporting specialty coffee to the EU, it is important to comply with EU legislation. This legislation deals with for example sanitary and phytosanitary measures, food safety and Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) of pesticides.
Second point in the study are the non-legislative requirements. These are contractual requirements that are not laid down by law but are set up for compliance with the law and with the practices in the sector.
Last are the additional requirements. To differentiate your product on the market you sometimes need to go beyond legislative and business requirements. For specialty coffee, the superior quality of... Read more
Uganda has the potential to become a leading producer of high quality and internationally competitive coffee. That is one of the conclusions of five studies about export opportunities for specialty coffee from Uganda. The studies are conduct by CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) and focus on exports to the European Union.
One of the CBI studies shows that European consumers are becoming more interested in the inner workings of the coffee industry and the product itself. Speciality coffee is becoming a trend and lifestyle choice. This growing interest and knowledge about the coffee sector is creating a unique opportunity for producers and exporters from Uganda.
Most promising markets
Another CBI study deals with the most promising markets for specialty coffee from Uganda. According to the study the main destination markets for coffee changes according to the quality. High-quality coffees are commonly sent to USA and Japan, while low- to mid-range qua... Read more