Food Export Blog

Welcome to Food for Thought, Food Export’s official blog!  On this page you can find the latest in industry trends, current events, upcoming activities, and more.


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From the Midwest to East Asia to South America – August 2018 Recap

August 30, 2018

A recap of all the events Food Export staff traveled to in August 2018 to promote U.S. ag products!

Market Research

Increase Your Export Readiness and Get Real World Results Through Export Education

August 23, 2018

It is more important than ever to stay up to date with your industry knowledge and export education. We list all of the resources available to you on our website, and others in the exporting industry to help you become and stay export ready at all times.

Market Research

Export Strategy Diversification During Uncertain Trade Times

August 9, 2018

In a time of uncertain trade relationships Food Export - Midwest and Food Export - Northeast's mission continues to focus on market development and helping U.S. companies find export success through all of our programs and services.


From USAEDC to Food Ingredients – July 2018 Recap

July 25, 2018

From the USAEDC Attaché Seminar to a FAS Trade Mission to Indonesia, see all of the trade-related activities that Food Export - Midwest and Food Export - Northeast participated in during the month of July!

Branded Program

Our Branded Program Year Opens August 1st!

July 19, 2018

Food Export - Midwest and Food Export - Northeast's Branded Program Year opens August 1st! Take a few minutes to refresh your memory of the Program rules and deadlines before you start working on your Pre-Qualification and Application.


From Paris to Des Moines to New York City – June 2018 Recap

July 9, 2018

From The World Pork Expo in Idaho to the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City take a look at all of the events Food Export - Midwest and Food Export - Northeast staff participated in during the month of June.

Market Research

Updated Country Market Profiles for South Korea and Japan Show Increase in Opportunities for U.S. Exporters

June 18, 2018

Our online Country Market Profiles have been updated with the newest data for 2018! Here is a quick overview of the highlights for the foreign markets of South Korea and Japan.


From Seafood to Snacks – May 2018 Recap

June 1, 2018

Food Exports had a busy month of May! From Brussels to Montreal to Chicago see where all our trips took us this month.