Marcel Pinckaers (Foreign Agricultural Service) and Alec Boydston (Foreign Commercial Service) accompanied Kevin Oldenburg, CEO of Spokane, Washington based 2nd Sight BioScience, on a fact-finding visit to commercial greenhouse growers in the Westland region of the Netherlands. The visit included a meeting with Erik Helderman from Harvest House, one of the largest grower cooperatives in the Netherlands, specializing in salad
Remarks by the Vice President at the Swearing-in Ceremony of Commerce Secretary Ross February 28, 2017 THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Thank you for joining us. On behalf of the President of the United States, it’s my great privilege to administer the oath of office to a man who will become the 39th Secretary of Commerce for the United States
On November 14 and 15, 2016, nine U.S. exporters of Specialty Food Products had one-on-one meetings with twelve importers during a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM). This RTM was organized by Food Export USA Northeast in close cooperation with USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service in The Hague. The exporters were welcomed by Chargé D’Affairs Shawn Crowley and briefed by Agricultural Specialist Marcel
By visiting the operations of Foot Locker Europe in Vianen and Nike European Headquarters in Hilversum, Chargé d’Affaires Crowley wanted to show U.S. government support for American businesses in the Netherlands.
U.S. Agriculture Attaché Susan Phillips, MEP Annie Schreijer-Pierik, and Minister of Agriculture Martijn van Dam celebrate the opening of the U.S. market for Dutch veal at the Port of Rotterdam.