News Pfma Kicks Off New Year With Trade Events



PFMA kicks off New Year with trade events
13th January 2020

By Karen Pickwick

The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association launches 2020 with two new trade events open to both member and non-member companies.

The events, on January 30-31, will focus on international trade and helping the pet food industry maximise export opportunities.

Day One – Thursday, January 30: Way2Trade Chinese Feed Legislation Course.

Focusing on trade with China, the PFMA is hosting this event as part of a series of Way2Trade events and it will include:

n Den Hollander, of Way2Trade Netherlands, who will focus on veterinary import legislation
n A representative of CCIC Europe will guide delegates through the production and feed safety legislation in China. There will also be information on an alternative to railway transport and the conditions
n Participants will receive a certificate of CCIC on participating in this knowledge exchange, which can be used during future inspection by GACC (General Administration of Customs China).

This event will cost £800.00 per person for non-members with discounts for PFMAmembers.  (discounted from £1060.00). For members rates please log into the Members' Area or contact

Day Two – Friday, January 31: PFMA Trade Event

This event will focus on global exporting and will include:
- Guide to finding new markets around the world – Peter Kersh (World Feeds)
- The role of international trade advisers in supporting businesses to export – Angus Murray (Department of International Trade)
- Veterinary health certificate issues and global exports – Tjeerd den Hollander (Way2Trade Netherlands)
- Tariffs and customs procedures around the world – Gavin Roberts (Trade Flow Customs)
- What do I put on my label? – Steve Spice (Ashbury Labelling)
- Q&A session on the above areas.
The cost of Day 2 per person is £200 for members and £300 for non-members.

Both events will be held at ETC venues, 50-52 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A 1HL.