March 15, 2023

JAPOLAC Participates in FOODEX JAPAN 2023


Dr. Ritter Diaz, Representative Director of JAPOLAC participated in FOODEX JAPAN 2023 by invitation of Ms. Blanca Kato, Japan Business Development Executive of the Costa Rica trade promotion agency, PROCOMER.

At the booth of PROCOMER, Ms. Kato explained Dr. Diaz the export offer of Costa Rica, which included gourmet coffee, frozen pineapple, juices, among others.

Dr. Diaz also held meetings with the presidents of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association and the Bolivian National Exporters Association to explain the trade facilitating activities of JAPOLAC to support small and medium size companies of Latin America and the Caribbean interested in the Japanese market.

In addition, Dr. Diaz met with company representatives from Costa Rica, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay to explain the role of JAPOLAC to identify, analyze, select and recommend Latin American and Caribbean products with good potential for the Japanese market.

One of the objectives of JAPOLAC is trade facilitation between Japan and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean focusing on the promotion of small and medium size companies.

FOODEX is the largest food fair held in Japan and took place from March 7 to 10, 2023.