Buyers Program

A Program Exclusively for Our Exhibitors

SIAL Canada offers all its exhibitors the opportunity to participate in its Buyer Program. This program allows participants to meet with high-level U.S., Canadian and international buyers who are specifically interested in doing business with them.

Your products are not already FDA compliant? Our expert will guide you, free of charge, through the steps required to prepare your products for sale on the American market. 

 

HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM 2022

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All registered exhibitors are eligible

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U.S. HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM
SIAL Canada's U.S. Hosted Buyer Program, offered to all its exhibitors is a unique platform for meeting American buyers and importers. Organized in collaboration with the Association of Food Industries (AFI), this SIAL Canada-exclusive program aims to offer exceptional service to those who are looking to grow their business within the United States.

INTERNATIONAL HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM (except USA)
Coordinated by SIAL, the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC), the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of Ontario (OMAFRA), this program gives the chance to all SIAL's exhibitors to meet with buyers and importers from all over the world.

CANADIAN HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM
Accessible to all SIAL exhibitors, the Canadian Hosted Buyer Program gives you the chance to meet one-on-one with members from the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) and United Grocers Inc. (UGI).

NEW! This year SIAL HBP is using GRIP, an AI-powered business matchmaking platform. Buyers and exhibitors will enjoy an enhanced networking experience to generate business.

 

KEY FIGURES

  • COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
  • 1. United States of America (75%)
  • 2. Canada
  • 3. Mexico
  • 4. China
  • 5. Chile
  • 6. France
  • 7. Japan
100% BUYER SATISFACTION RATE
800+ BUSINESS MEETINGS in 2019
2/3 of meetings led to a SALE

2020 Participating Companies

  • Atalanta Corp.
  • Atlanta nut
  • Atlantix Commodities
  • Bloom packaging
  • Bozzuto's inc.
  • Brad's Organic
  • Buc-Ee's convenience
  • Chedraui
  • Cinemex
  • Corinthian Distributors
  • Cyril's Foods
  • ENM Sales & Services
  • EM Bridge Consulting
  • Fafani Foods
  • Fantis Foods, Inc.
  • Food Match Inc.
  • Formaggio
  • Fortune Fish And Gourmet
  • Glory Bee
  • Golden Beach Inc.
  • Gourmand Alimentos
  • Groupo Piscimex
  • HEB
  • Jiva Organics
  • Kehe
  • Kroger
  • Kua Mex
  • Lipari Foods
  • Lucky Supermarket
  • M.J. Rosenmayer
  • Mario Camacho Foods
  • Matthew Biette, consultant
  • Quirch Foods
  • Qunuz Inc
  • Royal Food Import
  • Shell
  • Sigma Food Service
  • Soriani
  • Sunrise Natural Foods
  • Sysco
  • Tradco Ltd.dba Alba Foods
  • US Foods
  • Zingerman's

Buyer Program in 4 steps

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1. EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

  • Book a booth at SIAL Canada
  • Be prepared to export to the United States
  • Have English-language documentation

If you wish to receive FDA compliance, please contact: sialhbp@expocanadafrance.com 

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2. APPLICATION FORM

Our application is easy to use and open is all exhibitors. 

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3. APPROVAL PROCESS

We will get back in touch with you as soon as your request has been approved.

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4. SCHEDULE FOR BUSINESS MEETINGS

Learn what potential opportunities await you. We will let you know your schedule and best practices for the business meetings.

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