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Within the framework of the Agri-Business Support Facility (ABSF), part of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations, NABC will receive an incoming  delegation of Ethiopian stakeholders from the spices, herbs and aromatics sector in the week of May 18th. They  will participate in a weeklong program of companyvisits to a.o. Verstegen, Intertaste, TEMA PROCESS, Nofalab, Lithos Spices, Euroma and J.S. Polak. They will furthermore attend several informational sessions as well as a matchmaking afternoon to get to know the partners, investors and other relevant contacts from the Dutch spices, herbs and aromatics sector.

We kindly invite all companies and organisations with an interest in meeting this delegation to attend this afternoon. After subscribing, participants can indicate which of the Ethiopian delegates they would like to meet, and through one-on-one meetings in the afternoon (13.30-17.30) of May 18th business opportunities can be discusssed. The afternoon will be closed with an informal networking reception.  

Please find the list of participants via this link.

If you have any questions, please contact Daphne Willems at or 070 3043618.  





13:30 Welcome by ABSF and NABC

13:35 Pitches by Ethiopian companies

14:15 Start Business-to-Business meetings

Please take a look at the list of participants and inform us who you would like to meet.
List of participants

16:00 Network Drinks

Practical information

Date: Monday May 18, 2015
Time: 13:30 - 17:30
Location: NH Atlanta Rotterdam
Address: Coolsingel/Aert van Nesstraat 4, 3012 CA Rotterdam 

Parking: Close by location
Language: English
Dress code: Business Casual


Please read the factsheet via this link.


Some pictures of the outgoing trade mission in November 2014 to Ethiopia:

Visit to the Wondo Genet Agricultural Research Center

Company visit to Joytech Fresh

Event details

Matchmaking session: Spices, Herbs & Aromatics sector - Ethiopia
From May 18, 2015
Till May 18, 2015
NABC events
Rotterdam, Netherlands