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UK firms coming on market visit
The British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) and the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) office of the British High Commission in Port-of-Spain, will be hosting UK companies from the food and beverage and automotive sectors on a market visit to T&T from January 28 to 31. This visit will be the first leg of a two country visit which also includes Barbados. Among the UK firms participating are GF Foods which specialises in gluten and wheat free products ranging from home bake mixes, pastas and breakfast cereals to complete meal solutions such as traditional pies and Italian meals to classic desserts.
lso exploring the T&T market will be Ramsden International which already exports British grocery products from the UK to over 120 countries world-wide and Caribbean Trading Limited specializing in the export of frozen, chilled and ambient food products from the UK to the Caribbean region. Representing the automotive sector is TruckExport which deals in the export of used vehicles ranging from small sedans to tipper trucks. During their stay in T&T these representatives will meet with local companies and participate in site visits to various supermarket chains, all with a view to identifying possibilities for developing new export markets. The visit is in keeping with the BCCC’s and UKTI’s aim of fostering bi-lateral trade links between the UK and T&T.
For More information on any of the participating UK companies contact the BCCC at [email protected].