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ATTENTION IMPORTERS: TFO Canada Buyer Mission to Guyana, May 12-15, 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 > 18:03:04

TFO Canada in cooperation with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) is organizing a buyer mission to visit Guyana from May 12 to 15, 2014. TFO Canada will be choosing and accompanying a select group of buyers to attend the mission.

The Mission's Objective is Twofold:

1. IICA and GMSA in cooperation with TFO Canada has pre-selected seven small and medium sized companies (processors and producers) deemed suitable for the Canadian market and you will have the opportunity to meet with these companies to provide them with valuable feedback on Canadian market trends, conditions and product adaptation required for successful market entry. The companies are in the processed food sector.
Description of the products:  Hot Sauce, Green Seasoning, Chinese sauce (Seasoning sauce), Sauces and pickles, tropical jams and jellies, cherry juice, fruit punch juice, orange juice, and coconut water.

2. You will benefit from the following:
• An agenda of meetings with the selected ten Guyanese SMEs, part of TFO Canada – IICA and GMSA export assistance program.
• Access to key trade and business support organizations (who can assist in follow-up and developing your business with Guyanese suppliers);
• CDN $1200 contribution towards your travel expenses;
• Assistance with the hotel reservation at corporate rates
• On site presence of the TFO Canada representative

Suggested date of arrival in Georgetown May 11, 2014 (You will be back in Canada by May 16th evening unless you prefer to prolong your stay)

Any questions please call us or send an e mail

Information on the mission:
Marysabel Gonzalez
Project Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean
TFO Canada
Tel: (613) 233-3925 x 30
To set up meetings with Processed food exporters:
Bertrand Walle
TFO Canada Associate
Tel: (514) 967-6039


Tandy’s Manufacturing Entreprises

Tandy’s Manufacturing Enterprise is a Food Processing company that has 20 plus years’ experience in the business. They produce excellent quality products that can be found throughout Guyana and some Caribbean markets.

Year established: 1989
Primary industry: Food Products and Beverages 
Established as: Manufacturer
Company has export experience? Yes – regional Caribbean market
Product: Jams & Jellies; Nut Butter; Green Seasoning; Peanut Butter Crunchy; Fruit Mix For Cakes; Chinese Seasoning Sauce; Guava Cheese; Mango Achar; Tamarind Achar

Prestige Food

Prestige Manufacturing  & Bottling Enterprise started more than 15 years ago, producing only the finest quality essences, today we still boast the very best when it comes to essences and all the other products we have added to our product line.

Year established: 1997
Primary industry: Food Products and Beverages 
Established as: Manufacturer
Company has export experience? Yes – regional Caribbean and the USA
Product: Mustard Flavoured oil, Vinegar, Hot Sauces, Chinese Sauce, Cassareep, Tamarind Chutney, Mango Achar, Green Seasoning and many more quality products.

Original Juice centre
Original Juice centre is a juice manufacturer and Today Original Juices are a staple on shelves in supermarkets in the rural and urban areas in Guyana and in some Caribbean countries. The company’s owner is expanding his business adding new flavours like pumpkin and sapodilla to his product line and breaking into regional markets.
Year established: 1982
Primary industry: Food Products and Beverages 
Established as: Manufacturer
Company has export experience? Yes – regional Caribbean
Product: Coconut water, cherry juice, fruit punch and orange juice.

Sterling Products limited

Sterling Products Limited was incorporated as a Public Limited Liability company on October 15, 1954. It has since grown to become the largest Edible Fats and Oil operation in Guyana and one of the largest local manufacturer of Ice Cream.The company employs 185 persons who are committed to enhancing customer satisfaction through the effective application of processes for continual improvement and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable regulatory requirements. The company views itself not only as a leading manufacturing entity in the region but also as providing essential services to its customers and to its local and regional communities.
SPL specializes in the manufacture and distribution of Cooking, Reduced fat and all-purpose Margarines, Ghee, Shortening, Butter, Ice Cream, Soap, hand dishwashing liquid, powder and liquid detergents. The company is also the authorised distributors of Flavorite Products

Kuru Kururu Farmers Crops and Livestock Association, Guyana

An Association of farmers registered under the "Friendly Society Act" establishing communities among farmers to improve their activities and livelihoods
Year established: 2007
Primary industry: Food Products and Beverages 
Established as: Manufacturer/Producer
Company has export experience?: Yes - since 2011 exports to Trinidad and Tobago
Product: Edoes

Mohan Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Fish Exports, Guyana

A private company producing and trading in fresh produce including fruits, vegetables and fish. Currently exporting to Canada.
Year established: 1985
Primary industry: Food Products and Beverages
Established as: Trading House/Broker/Agent
Company has export experience?:  yes - since 2005
Products: Pinneaples, Watermelons, Mangoes and Edoes

Roopar Ramotar Investments

Roopar Ramotar does the hundreds of cash crop farmers living and producing food up and down the Pomeroon. In 2013 the company’s owner he made the bold decision to further diversify his agricultural endeavours and go into the potentially lucrative production of coconuts, plantains and bananas
Year Established: 1995
Primary Industry: Food Products and Beverages
Established as: Producer / manufacturer
Company has export experience: regional
Products: coconut water and Plantain

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