Exports are crucial to the continued success of Scotland’s seafood industry. With traditional markets such as France, Spain and Italy still strong and newer markets opening up in North America and Asia, Seafood Scotland can support your exporting ambitions.

The export development team can help you:
   Consolidate existing business and pursue new sales
   Understand consumer and buying demands
   Showcase products on exhibition stands cooked by professional chefs
   Meet, network and educate buyers around your products or processes
   Introduce new species to the market
   Gain PR exposure of your company and products


Export development events are planned in line with Scotland’s Export Strategy and work to secure Scotland’s place as a producer of world-class seafood. These events attract a global audience of key buyers, media, chefs and influencers from across the world.

The map below provides an overview of key export development events. Contact our team if you are interested in participating or learning more.



Seafood Expo North America
Boston, USA • March 17-19  2019

30 April – 2 May 2019 • Toronto, Canada

Seafood Expo Global
7-9 May 2019 • Brussels, Belguim

National Restaurant Association Event
18-21 May 2019 • Chicago, USA

Japan International Seafood & Technology Expo
21-23 August 2019 • Tokyo, Japan

Food Service Roadshow
31 August – 12 September 2019 • Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Chef Association Surf & Turf Competion
September 2019 • Hong Kong

Surf & Turf Showcase, Anuga
5 – 9 October 2019 • Cologne, Germany

Scottish Sowcasing – Rugby World Cup
October 2019 • Tokyo, Japan

China Fisheries & Seafood Expo
30 October – 1 November 2019 • Qingdao, China

US Product Showcase
TBC November 2019 • Orlando, USA

Seafood Scotland are involved in these, and many more international events.
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