German Meat GmbH: Networking Dinner Receptions in Toronto and Montreal

Toronto and Montréal

Meet the participants of a German business delegation and learn about meat import and export opportunities!

From September 5 – 8, 2017 a German business delegation will be visiting Toronto and Montréal in order to explore the market potential for the export of German meat and establish new business contacts. This program is organized by the German association of meat exporters, German Meat GmbH, and the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

In addition to individual B2B meetings with companies interested in establishing new business partnerships, the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce will host two dinner receptions in Toronto and Montreal. Canadian meat industry professionals will have the chance to meet Germany's leading companies specialized in meat export and can discuss chances and opportunities CETA provides to simplify trade within the industry.

The dinner reception is for industry professionals only and will be free to attend. This is a unique opportunity to network with industry peers from Germany and Canada and should be attended by all interested parties from industry, government, media and associations. 

The dinner reception in Toronto will take place on September 6, 2017 from 6.30-8.30PM at the Ritz Carlton Toronto (181 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7):

The dinner reception in Montréal will take place on September 7, 2017 from 6.30-8.30PM at the Auberge du Vieux-Port (97 de la Commune Est, Montréal, QC H2Y 1J1):

About German Meat GmbH

German meat is the  joint export promotion of the German meat industry. German Meat groups together companies and organizations from all levels of meat processing: from agriculture via slaughtering and cutting through to the meat products industry. The aim of German Meat is to promote the export of products made by the German meat industry.

The following German companies will be part of the delegation:

Vion Food Group: VION is a byword for the high standards of performance and innovation demanded by today's markets. VION is the international pioneering food group that works together with its clients and partners to implement innovative concepts. VION offer beef, pork, lamb, poultry and game - either vacuum-packed, fresh or frozen. These are available as pre-packed meat, convenience and finger-food products.

Westfleisch SCE: The Westfleisch Group is Germany's third largest marketer of red meat and has for years been one of the top 5 names in the sector for slaughtering, dressing, processing and refining. Westfleisch was founded in 1928 as a livestock marketing cooperative and is today in the ownership of some 4,500 farmers, who breed pigs, cattle and calves under the aegis of cooperation agreements. Every year approximately 7.5 million pigs, more than 350,000 head of cattle and some 60,000 calves are slaughtered in 9 meat centres and the subsidiary companies, Gustoland (sausages) and WestfalenLand (convenience foods) process and refine the meat. Westfleisch employs some 1,900 staff and produces an annual turnover of about 2.5 billion euros.

Wiesenhof International GmbH: Germany's number one poultry brand WIESENHOF stands for a diverse range of poultry. Their range of classic chicken products and turkey and duck specialities is sure to whet anyone's appetite - fresh or frozen, poultry-sausage or convenience products, and summer or winter seasonal products. WIESENHOF stands for top quality: parent stock, birth, rearing, feed and slaughter - everything in Germany and from one source. The result: WIESENHOF is clearly Germany's number one poultry brand! Wiesenhof International GmbH is part of the PHW group.

NWT GmbH: NWT GmbH cuts up, processes and packages meat and meat products in Twist for the domestic and international markets. The company produces and packages high-quality processed goods and by-products, fit for human consumption as well as exquisite bacon products for the wholesale trade and for the meat processing industry. Their flexible processing lines allow them to meet every customer request. NWT customers can also work out and implement tailor-made long-term individual solutions for various products with experienced employees. NWT, a strong, flexible, long-term partner for customers from every corner of the globe.


For more information please contact:

Elena Gerken
Project Manager
Tel: +1 (416) 598-7071