Upcoming Event


WEBINAR: Selling Food into the European Union: What U.S. Companies Need to Know


Thu. November 09, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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AGENDA:
- Trends - Food and Drink Opportunities in Europe
- The logistical aspects of selling food into Europe
- The legal requirements of selling food in Europe

Our experts will be addressing issues such as:
Trends
- Food and Drink Opportunities in Europe
EU market overview
Top EU Imports
Top US Exports to the EU
Fastest Growing US Exports
Food Retail Sector Overview
EU Agricultural Policy Developments

The logistical aspects of selling food into Europe
From point A to point Z: a step by step transatlantic journey products from the United States to Europe:
Processes: what you need to know to efficiently and effectively sell food into Europe
Freight
Transport
Handling and Storage
Documentation
  Types of Storage: Advantages and Disadvantages:
>> Bonded Warehouse
>> VAT Warehouse
>> Direct delivery
Import duty and customs requirements

 
The legal requirements of selling food in Europe
EU Food Law - system of European and national law
>> What are European Directives, Regulations, Decisions?
>> Implementation in EU Member States
>> Food Law: Most relevant legislative acts Requirements to be met for placing food onto the European market>> Who is responsible - Food Business Operators
>> Food Safety
>> Food Hygiene
>> Food Labelling - mandatory requirements, health and nutrition claims, other marketing terms (fresh, natural, homemade)
>> Composition and ingredients incl. additives, flavours etc.
>> Specific food categories: organic, novel food, GMO.
Consequences of non-compliance
>> Investigations by competent authorities
>> Enforcement action- Label amends/Prosecution/Administrative actions - Fines and imprisonment
>> Withdrawal and Recall - Rapid Alert System (RASSF)
Other legal considerations of placing food onto the European market
>> Intellectual Property - brand and trademark protection
>> Competition considerations
>> Contractual arrangements - role of importer and distributor
>> Online sales


SPEAKERS:
• Jennifer Lappin, Agricultural Attaché, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, U.S. Mission to the European Union
• Michael SAS, Director, North America, foodcareplus, Inc. & President, Across Foods, LLC
• Katie Vickery, Partner, Osborne Clarke


TIME:
12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM - Webinar Program
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Q & A


REGISTRATION FEES:
EACCNY Member: $50
EACCNY Non-member: $50


NOTE:  PLEASE SELECT ''MEMBER'' OR ''NON-MEMBER' ON THE FORM BELOW AND ENTER YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM.


PARTNERS:
This program is in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service International Trade Administration | U.S. Department of Commerce


TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM, Please contact marketing(at)eaccny.com