Fast-track your export and import development success 

LATAM Food & Beverage Trade Readiness Forum

25 July 2024 *new date

5.30pm - 8.00pm

Green Chemicals Futures Building
​13 Railforest Walk
​Monash University, Clayton Campus

Who should attend?

 If your objective is to fast track your export and import development success, improve overall market diversification capabilities for Australian food businesses, or entering your food and beverage products to Latin America.


    $30 (ex GST) for food and beverage industry
    $99 (ex GST) for government or consultants

    *In response to feedback from businesses wanting to attend but due to the end of the financial year time constraints, we have moved the this event from 13 June to 25 July to accommodate on-going demand.

    Food Innovation Australia is proud to partner with Monash Food Innovation Centre, to facilitate a tailored LATAM trade readiness forum. This in person event is your chance to gain valuable insights, ask questions and network with industry experts on trends and dynamics associated on how to best enter this new and emerging market.


    Opening remarks from Ambassador of Uruguay, Her Excellency Mrs Dianela Pi.


    The forum is specifically tailored to the food and beverage market.

    • LATAM region and market overview
    • Share market insights on the LATAM market with Australian businesses interested in learning how to best enter the market and how to avoid risk.
    • Cultural intelligence and doing business in LATAM markets.
    • Supply chain, logistics and freight.
    • Case studies, hear insights from companies exporting /importing to LATAM.
    • FIAL’s Australian Food & Beverage Catalogue (AFBC) platform demonstration & tips, on how to create a successful supplier profile.
    • Q&A and networking at a great venue with food and drinks.

    Why LATAM?

    The LATAM market continues to expand with a growing middle class, increased consumer demand for high quality food and beverage products across numerous categories - e.g. health and wellness. Encompassing twenty countries including islands of the Caribbean, with a population of +660million and a combined GDP of US$5.5 trillion (2021 World Bank) – Latin America’s economic growth represents numerous opportunities for Australian businesses.


    Australia is well-placed to establish a more robust, mutually advantageous economic partnership with LATAM. We believe there is significant growth and untapped diversification and potential within the region.

    Sharing Knowledge

    We combine market information and insights and create relevant and practical knowledge that  can be used make informed commercial decisions.

    Building Capability

    We inspire growth and business confidence by providing practical skills from industry experts to develop innovative products, processes and access new markets.

    Creating Connections

    We connect businesses with researchers to kickstart industry investment, foster innovation and encourage new product, process, and technology development.