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Food Export has been a critical partner for BNutty - they make it possible for us to succeed overseas and grow our business back home.” 
 Carol Podolak - Co-Founder, BNutty
We’re a non-profit organization ready to fuel your growth through exporting food and agricultural products.
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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.

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

To empower small- and medium-sized businesses in our regions to sell their food and agricultural products internationally.

Vision

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.

Values

  • 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.

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 $867M in combined export sales to countries around the globe.

“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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