Who we are

Creators of a global marketplace

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.

2019 Export Revenue

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.

Our Programs

We help both novice suppliers and seasoned exporters unlock long term global growth with programs and services in education, market entry, and market promotion.

Proven Results

In the last year alone, companies that participated in our programs and activities gained over $978M in combined export sales to countries around the globe.
"We are now exporting to about 36 different countries around the world and are getting new countries every day. And all of that has to do with Food Export-Northeast and the programs that they run." Bascom Maple Farms

Based in Brattleboro, Vermont
Food Export-Northeast Participant since 2007

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Food Export Overview

February 17, 2021 2:26 Minutes

Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast offer a variety of programs and services to help grow exports of value-added food and agricultural products. Whether your company is just getting started or is already exporting to several countries, we have multiple programs and services to assist you.

3:45 Minutes

Repurposing Expenses - Shipping Samples - The first installment of a new Branded Program series highlighting different ways to repurpose your allocated funding.

5:14 Minutes

Meeting Foreign Buyers - Be prepared for your meetings. Follow up afterwards with the buyers. Hear from international buyers on what they expect from a supplier when meeting with them.

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.
Berlin’s Grillwalker Event Features Unique Way to Prepare American Lobster Tails

Berlin’s Grillwalker Event Features Unique Way to Prepare American Lobster Tails

Seafood Program . June 16, 2021

To raise awareness in Germany about the versatility of American lobster Food Export­–Northeast organized a promotion where Berlin’s iconic Grillwalkers cook split American lobster tails.
Live Webinar: "Meeting Buyer Expectations"

Live Webinar: "Meeting Buyer Expectations"

Jun 23–Jun 23, 2021 . N/A