Meet quality suppliers from Jordan, Moldova and Central America

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Are you interested in discovering new fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers? The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) connects you with reliable, certified suppliers prepared to do business with a European partner. Each of these companies has received individual coaching from a CBI sector expert.

Browse through the online catalogue for more information on the companies and their products. You can also request meetings with the companies directly.

If you have any general questions, or want to know more about the offer from:

  • Jordan
  • Moldova
  • Costa Rica
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua or
  • Panama

please contact:

Milco Rikken

Milco Rikken

CBI FFV Consultant for Jordan 
+31 625028939


Piet Schotel

Piet Schotel

CBI FFV Consultant for Moldova, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua
+31 6 53381897



Arno van der Maden

CBI FFV Consultant for Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama
+506 88474746

Quality products from Jordan

The Jordan Valley has a long production season. Jordan is also close to Europe, giving it an advantage. At the moment, CBI is helping 34 Jordanian companies to export their products to EU, regional and international markets.

Products include:

  • Tomatoes;
  • Cucumbers;
  • Bell peppers;
  • Peaches;
  • Watermelons;
  • Melons;
  • Plums;
  • Strawberries; and
  • Medjool dates.

CBI also works with the Jordan Exporters and Producers Association For Fruit and Vegetables (JEPA).

Would you like to know more? Email Melanie van der Baaren-Haga.

Moldova, all about the taste

Moldova is a fertile country with a long tradition of fruit production.

Products include:

  • Apples;
  • Cherries;
  • Grapes;
  • Peaches;
  • Pears;
  • Plums; and
  • Stone fruits.

In Moldova, CBI works with the local Fruit Producers and Exporters Association of Moldova, Moldova Fruct. Moldova Fruct has created a way to virtually visit some of Moldova’s fruit producers and exporters: a virtual farm tour

Would you like to know more? Email Afke van der Woude.    

Central American suppliers ready for the European market

Central American countries offer year-round products and seasonal products such as mango and limes. Companies from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama are ready to enter the European market.

Products include:

  • Okra;
  • Cassava;
  • Sweet potatoes;
  • Mango;
  • Dragon fruit; and
  • Papaya.

Companies from these countries take part in The Connecting Central America Programme. The  European Union co-finances this programme, and SIECA coordinates it. CBI can set up a virtual B2B meeting with these companies for you.

Would you like to know more? Email

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Monday, August 23, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021


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