Double your budget with 50% cost reimbursement on:

  • International web site development
  • Foreign market-compliant packaging and labels
  • Advertising and public relations
  • In-store promotions and product demonstrations
  • Fees for exhibiting at select overseas and domestic trade shows
  • Marketing and point-of-sale materials
  • Freight costs for product samples

Is your company eligible to participate in the Branded Program?

A company headquartered in the U.S.
Midwest or Northeast regions
Meet SBA Guidelines
of a small business
Promote brand name products
with at least 50% U.S. agricultural content by weight

Learn more about the Branded Program eligibility requirements.

The first step in the application process is to submit a free Pre-Qualification.

Branded Program Overview

How the Branded Program Can Help You With International Digital Marketing Efforts

Branded Program - In-Store Promotions

For Current Branded Program Participants

Important Dates

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In 2020, Super Sauces Inc. (DBA: Otamot Foods), of Brooklyn, New York participated in the Food Export – Northeast’s Branded Program to increase international exports. The Food Export Branded Program provides 50% cost reimbursement for a wide variety of international marketing activities. This allows companies to increase the effectiveness of their international marketing plans.
Branded Program Continues to Be Driver of Export Success for Wisconsin Dairy Supplier

Branded Program Continues to Be Driver of Export Success for Wisconsin Dairy Supplier

In June of 2010, CEO and Owner, Brian Slater successfully established Mill Haven Foods in the New Lisbon community where it has thrived ever since. With a wealth of industry experience and knowledge, the Wisconsin based company has grown over the last decade and now boasts a 77,000 square foot facility with over 50 full-time employees all dedicated to providing excellence in the dairy food ingredients sector.
Existing and New Sales Contacts, Grows Gehl Foods Export Sales

Existing and New Sales Contacts, Grows Gehl Foods Export Sales

In 2019, Gehl Foods, located in Germantown, Wisconsin, in the 5th Congressional District, utilized Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program to meet with buyers in Germany and United Arab Emirates.