BCI Leads U.S. Delegation to the Commodity Expert Group on Hops Bio

BCI Leads U.S. Delegation to the Commodity Expert Group on Hops

Dec 01, 2022

BCI supports growers in identifying solutions to the challenges presented by EU plant protection and MRL regulatory changes

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Matt Lantz meets with US Ambassador to Thailand Bio

Matt Lantz meets with US Ambassador to Thailand

Nov 16, 2022

Opening new markets on behalf of clients requires expertise and productive relationships with government officials.

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BCI Attends Fruit Logistica Bio

BCI Attends Fruit Logistica

Nov 09, 2022

President James Christie, Vice President Matt Lantz, and Senior Manager Beck Reilly attended Asia Fruit Logistica in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Shelby Sackett Promotes U.S. Cranberries in South America

Shelby Sackett Promotes U.S. Cranberries in South America

Nov 08, 2022

BCI plays an integral role developing new and emerging markets for the U.S. cranberry industry, and South America represents an important region within the program.

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BCI Discusses MRLs at Food Chain ID Webinar Bio

BCI Discusses MRLs at Food Chain ID Webinar

Oct 26, 2022

Matt Lantz and Alinne Oliveira spoke at a webinar for FoodChain ID about international pesticide MRL policies and how companies and growers can be prepared to address challenges.

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Bryant Christie Inc. Celebrates 30 Years in Business with New Website and Leadership Team Bio

Bryant Christie Inc. Celebrates 30 Years in Business with New Website and Leadership Team

Oct 10, 2022

For 30 years, our priority continues to be the people and companies we work with.

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Matt Lantz and Adam Hollowell Speak at the Blueberry Summit Bio

Matt Lantz and Adam Hollowell Speak at the Blueberry Summit

Oct 07, 2022

Matt Lantz and Adam Hollowell spoke at the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council's Blueberry Summit in Nashville, TN...

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Bryant Christie Inc. Attends Hopsource Bio

Bryant Christie Inc. Attends Hopsource

Sep 29, 2022

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI) staff traveled to Yakima, WA to participate in Hopsource...

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Bryant Christie Inc. Announces Ownership Change Bio

Bryant Christie Inc. Announces Ownership Change

Aug 29, 2022

Bryant Christie Inc. (BCI), a provider of global market solutions to food, beverage, and agribusiness, is pleased to announce exciting changes to its leadership team.

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Matt Lantz Moderates Session with Assistant Secretary of State Jessica Lewis Bio

Matt Lantz Moderates Session with Assistant Secretary of State Jessica Lewis

Aug 29, 2022

On Tuesday, August 9, Matt Lantz, BCI’s Vice President for Global Access, moderated a discussion with Assistant Secretary of State Jessica Lewis on how the US provides military assistance to its allies.

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Matt Lantz Awarded the Order of the Hop Bio

Matt Lantz Awarded the Order of the Hop

Aug 04, 2022

This 600 year old award is presented to those who have supported the “nobleplant.”

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Sarah Gelpi Hooker selected to serve on IFPA's Global Development Committee Bio

Sarah Gelpi Hooker selected to serve on IFPA's Global Development Committee

Apr 07, 2022

Ahead of the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, Sarah had the opportunity to participate in the first in-person meeting of the Global Development Committee

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FoodChain ID Acquires BCGlobal

FoodChain ID Acquires BCGlobal

Feb 03, 2022

FoodChain ID has acquired BCGlobal, a leading provider of database subscription services delivering information on global regulatory requirements impacting the trade of food, beverage, and agricultural products.

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BCI Teams Present at Annual Cranberry Meeting Bio

BCI Teams Present at Annual Cranberry Meeting

Aug 24, 2021

BCI’s Market Development and Global Access Teams traveled to Minneapolis earlier this month to deliver an update on the firm’s work related to the CMC’s international program.

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BCI Visits Washington Wine Country Bio

BCI Visits Washington Wine Country

Aug 24, 2021

BCI staff visited wineries in Washington State, to understand the industry’s international priorities and goals and to get a sense of what future inbound tours will experience.

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BCI supports CA cherry industry with photo resources Bio

BCI supports CA cherry industry with photo resources

Mar 23, 2021

Shelby Sackett is overseeing the development of new photography and videography assets for California cherry collateral and promotion.

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Matt Lantz joins Council on Foreign Relations

Matt Lantz joins Council on Foreign Relations

Mar 02, 2021

Bryant Christie Inc. is very pleased to announce that Matt Lantz, Vice President for Global Access, has been accepted as a lifetime member by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

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BCI Staff Members to Serve on USDA Agriculture Trade Advisory Committee

BCI Staff Members to Serve on USDA Agriculture Trade Advisory Committee

Feb 10, 2021

Matt Lantz was reappointed to serve a second five year term representing the US cranberry industry, and Will Callis is in his second year representing the US apple industry.

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BCI Staff Tour the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Bio

BCI Staff Tour the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Mar 10, 2020

BCI Sacramento staff toured the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company facility in Chico, CA, where they learned about the history of Sierra Nevada, the varieties of hops used, and the company’s sustainability initiatives

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BCI Moderates the Global Hop Summit in Brussels Bio

BCI Moderates the Global Hop Summit in Brussels

Dec 28, 2019

BCI Vice President for Global Access Matt Lantz and Trade Policy Specialist Alinne Oliveira participated in the Global Hop Summit in Brussels.

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BCI Staff Attend Women in Agribusiness Summit Bio

BCI Staff Attend Women in Agribusiness Summit

Oct 02, 2019

Sarah Gelpi and Pamela Araoz attended the 8th annual Women in Agribusiness Summit (WIA) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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BCI Successfully Completes China FNGO Registration Process Bio

BCI Successfully Completes China FNGO Registration Process

Aug 27, 2019

BCI President James Christie traveled to China to receive the client's registration certificate. BCI is pleased with this successful outcome.

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Developing Markets for Craft Beers Bio

Developing Markets for Craft Beers

Apr 18, 2019

Eric and Matt talk about hops, markets and exports.

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Eliminating Trade Barriers in Japan Bio

Eliminating Trade Barriers in Japan

Apr 09, 2019

James and Matt are in Tokyo, eliminating trade barriers for U.S. agricultural products.

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Sarah Gelpi Judges Culinary Competition at UpperCrust in Mumbai Bio

Sarah Gelpi Judges Culinary Competition at UpperCrust in Mumbai

Dec 11, 2018

At the UpperCrust Food and Wine show this weekend in Mumbai, BCI Marketing team-member Sarah Gelpi served as a judge for a culinary and mixology competition.

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BCI Staff Tour Blue Diamond Packing Plant

BCI Staff Tour Blue Diamond Packing Plant

Oct 18, 2018

BCI’s Sacramento team visited Blue Diamond Growers for a tour of its Sacramento plant, where they watched as Blue Diamond prepared its signature flavored snack almonds,

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