Projects

Join our export projects

We invite food companies to join our projects for China, Japan, South Korea, USA, Ukraine and Kazakhstan markets:

 

1. Development of export to China, Japan and South Korea. Duration of the project is 36 months. The project is approved and has started on May 1, 2020.

The project has a balanced set of actions mostly attributed to business auditory: importers, wholesalers and retailers. Participation in target market food fairs, B2B meetings, events for professionals and on-line activities are planned to make, expand and maintain good business relationships. However, a set of activities to help distributors with making first steps in the market and directed to consumers (on-line advertising, events for consumers, tastings and information displays at POS) are also foreseen.

The overall budget of the project is 4,716,388 Eur. Financial aid: 80% of all expenses.

 

2. Development of export to USA, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Duration of the project is 36 months. The project is in preparation phase. It is expected to start on April 1, 2021.

The projects will include participation in target market food fairs, B2B meetings, events for professionals and on-line activities, events for consumers, tastings and information displays at POS.

The expected budget of the project is 5,000,000 Eur. Financial aid: 80% of all expenses.

 

Expenses for compensation: fair fees and stand construction cost, plane tickets, hotels, support staff, transportation of samples, agency fees, on-line promotion fees, payments for tastings (including supermarket fees), place rent for promotional events, administration of the project, etc.

 

For more information: info@bgleaders.com, +370 686 65563

 

Europe Shares

The programme “Europe Shares” is jointly proposed by Lithuanian organisation Baltic Gastronomy Leaders and The Bulgarian Winemaking & Export Association. Target markets of the programme are China, Japan and South Korea. Duration of the programme is 36 months.

The main idea of the programme is to provide professionals and inhabitants of the target markets with European ingredients and to teach them making European dishes. The programme is a balanced set of actions mostly attributed to business auditory: importers, wholesalers and retailers. Participation in target market food fairs, B2B meetings, events for professionals and on-line activities are planned to make, expand and maintain good business relationships. However, a set of activities to help distributors with making first steps in the market and directed to consumers (on-line advertising, events for consumers, tastings and information displays at POS) are also foreseen.

The main messages of the programme will be about EU organic scheme, PDO and PGI scheme and generic EU quality and safety mechanisms. It will be illustrated by a basket of products, including wines from Bulgaria and diary, spirits, bakery, fruits and vegetables, grain products and other food from Lithuania

The main expected impact of the programme is to increase food (the basket foreseen) export from Lithuania and Bulgaria to target markets. The overall budget of the programme is 4,716,388 Eur. European Union will compensate 80% of project expenses.

Approved. The project will start May 1, 2020

From Europe with Love

The programme “From Europe with Love” is jointly proposed by Lithuanian organisation Baltic Gastronomy Leaders and The Bulgarian Winemaking & Export Association. Target market of the programme is USA. Duration of the programme is 36 months.

The main idea of the programme is to strengthen positive emotional ties of USA inhabitants with EU and its food. Since the exporters of proposing countries are quite active in target markets the programme is a balanced set of actions mostly attributed to consumer auditory: on-line advertising, tastings and information displays at POS, promotion out of POS. However, a set of activities with aim to expand distribution network and directed to business auditory (importers, wholesalers and retailers) are also foreseen:  participation in target market food fairs, B2B meetings, events for professionals and on-line activities.

The main messages of the programme will be about EU organic scheme, PDO and PGI scheme and generic EU quality and safety mechanisms. It will be illustrated by a basket of products, including wines from Bulgaria and diary, spirits, bakery, fruits and vegetables, grain products and other food from Lithuania

The main expected impact of the programme is to increase food (the basket foreseen) export from Lithuania and Bulgaria to target markets. The overall budget of the programme is 3,950,050 Eur.