March 20-24, 2016
On the occasion of the visit of Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment of the Republic of Finland; a Food from Finland Matchmaking and Reception Event was organized, with 8 Finnish food companies displaying their products to more than 120 attendees, including Chinese importers, diplomats and media.
The participating companies had the chance to have B2B meetings and a networking session with potential buyers, gaining deep knowledge about the market and establishing prospective cooperation possibilities.
The event was moderated by Mr. Seppo Selkälä, Head of the Trade Center of Finpro Beijing. Welcoming words and remarks were made by Ms. Marja Rislakki, Ambassador of Finland to China as well as Mr. Tiilikainen. An introduction to Finnish food was made by Mr. Esa Wrang, head of the Food Industry (Finpro).
The evening concluded with a delicious buffet dinner that allowed our distinguished guests to delight themselves tasting authentic Finnish recipes with a very special menu designed by the Finnish chef Kim Palhus.