The Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay concurrent to Finland, presents its compliments to the Finnish-Latin American Trade Association and has the honour to inform about the invitation to participate in the IX International Symposium on Ka´a He´e – Stevia organized by the Paraguayan Stevia Chamber of Commerce (CAPASTE), to be held at the Itaipú Convention Center, Alto Paraná – Paraguay, on 22 and 23 of September, 2016.

Ka’a He’e – Stevia is a natural food additive originated in Paraguay acknowledged worldwide as one of the most promising sweetening solutions of the healthy food and beverage industries. The present edition will focused on sharing and discussing the advantages, difficulties, needs and achievements in the value chain of natural sweeteners for the “Food, Beverage and healthy products with low calories global industry”.
The Ka’a He’e Stevia Paraguayan Chamber invites to entrepreneurs in Food, Beverage and other industries that demand Ka’a He’e as a valued input; Leaf importers, intermediaries and finished Ka’a He’e- Stevia products; Entrepreneurs, national and foreign investors of extract industry; CEO´s, professionals, technicians of national and foreign public and private entities or international organisms associated to development and Entrepreneurs and applicants in general. In this edition, the 1st B2B Matchmaking – Business Meeting will be held in order to generate an exchange space for commercial, professional or another field of interest associated to stevia.

CAPASTE is an association that joins together the most important stevia actors and is host and organizer of this IX edition. Is an active member of the European Stevia Association – EUSTAS; OriGin – Geneva (Switzerland); Stevia Mexican Chamber – CAMEXTE; REDIEX Stevia Board – Ministry of Industry and Trade; Paraguayan Production Guild Union – UGP. For more information, registration and preliminary program, please visit the web page:
The Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay concurrent to Finland, avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Finnish-Latin American Trade Association, the assurances of its highest consideration.