Posted  23 Jul, 2019 
In: Articles

Originally published July 15, 2019 on Alberta Agri-News


Two new videos outline the services available to Alberta companies that are considering expanding into the export arena.

“When meeting with Alberta companies for the first time, we learned that they were not aware of the services that are available through the provincial government,” says Evan Buie, international initiatives officer with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF).

The following videos highlight the suite of services offered to agriculture and food companies in the province.

Have You Thought about Exporting looks at why companies should consider exporting, what companies can prepare for and why they should contact AF to help them achieve their export goals.

Export Essentials: What’s Involved in Exporting includes knowing the market, adapting products to meet taste preferences, labelling and regulatory requirements along with connecting with the federal trade commissioner service and the Alberta International Offices. Promotion and logistics, distribution and market access are also covered.

Agriculture export development specialists with AF offer export readiness support, market intelligence, market opportunities and buyer-seller connections for agriculture and food companies. These specialists also assist companies navigate the various programs that are available through different levels of government.

Contact

For more information, contact Evan Buie:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-422-7839
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-427-5921
Email: evan.buie@gov.ab.ca


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