PORT ELIZABETH - A delegation of South African exporters heads to the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) in Sweden on Saturday in search of markets for South African natural and organic products, as well as for processed foods, drinks and cosmetics, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said in a statement on Friday.
The OSM that will take place in Malmo, Sweden, from November 12 to November 16, is organised by the dti in partnership with the Western Cape Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (Wesgro) and the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO).
Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says that the mission will promote exports of South Africa's natural and organic products and that the companies will showcase their goods and services at the Natural Products Scandinavia Show, also in Malmo.
“The trade mission is part of the dti’s efforts to achieve its objective of creating market access for South African products and services in markets with high export potential," Davies said.
"We have particularly selected a group of exporters of natural and organically certified ingredients, processed foods, drinks and cosmetic products in alignment with the department’s market and product diversification strategy.”