We are Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast, non-profit organizations made up of agricultural promotion agencies from 13 Midwestern and 10 Northeastern states. We exist to provide the support U.S. companies need to enter international markets by offering export education, global connections, export strategies, and marketing financial assistance.
Our Mission, Vision & Values
To empower small- and medium-sized businesses in our regions to sell their food and agricultural products internationally.
We envision a future where small- and medium-sized businesses in our regions thrive in the global marketplace. We lead this transformation by simplifying international success for businesses and enriching global exchange, while effectively realizing resources for the growth and prosperity of our member states and U.S. agriculture.
Cultivating Global Relationships. We nurture lasting relationships across borders and boundaries and work collaboratively to help our stakeholders.
Rooted in Trust. We invest in and support our stakeholders then trust them to take ownership over their work. We are responsible stewards of our resources and work with integrity.
Producing Results. We are focused on the long-term success of the stakeholders in our regions; we’re driven to help them succeed through innovation and expertise.
How it works
We connect Midwest and Northeast food suppliers with global buyers to create opportunities that extend their distribution and boost international business growth.
“The Food Export Association of the Midwest has provided us with the educational tools to really understand how the exporting process works.”Pyramid Foods
Based in Shawnee, Kansas
Food Export-Midwest Participant since 2017
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MOST RECENT VIDEO
What is the Branded Program?
February 17, 2021 2:04 Minutes
What is the Branded Program? - Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast details this cost-share, 50% reimbursement program that helps small companies with the international marketing of their U.S. products.
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Inside a Food Export Buyers Mission - Be prepared. Follow up. Hear from international buyers on what they expect from a supplier when meeting with them.
Repurposing Expenses - Social Media - Learn how to get reimbursed for social media expenses using the Branded Program in our new video series.
Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations or alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact us. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer.
Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast reserve the right to deny services to any firm or individual which, in the sole opinion of Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast, does not comply with FAS, MAP or Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast regulations or policies, or otherwise offer the best opportunity to achieve its mission of increasing food and agricultural exports. Submission of any false or misleading information may be grounds for rejection or subsequent revocation of any application or participation. Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast are equal opportunity employers and providers.