Oklahoma Supplier Gains New Export Market After Buyers Mission Participation

Participating in Food Export's Natural Products Buyers Mission helped this supplier gain a first-time sale to the Panama market!

In September 2023, Stryve Foods LLC from Oklahoma participated in Food Export’s Natural Products Buyers Mission at the 2023 Natural Products Expo East. During the event, the Oklahoma supplier presented its meat sticks, jerky, and meat snacks to buyers from China, Grenada, Guatemala, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.  

Stryve Foods reported earning $25,000 in sales to Panama this March after connecting with the buyer at the Natural Product Expo East’s Buyers Mission. This sale represents the Oklahoma company’s first-time sale to the Panama market. They also project to complete $25,000 in sales with their new buyer contact while establishing a new distributorship.  

Stryve Foods LLC started participating in Food Export programs in 2020, participating in Virtual Trade Missions and Virtual Buyer Missions. Last year, they participated in their first in-person Buyer Mission and are also part of Food Export’s Market Access Program funded Branded Program.  

Stryve uses 100% premium-grade beef sourced from local ranchers in the United States. Their beef is sourced, purchased, seasoned, dried, and packaged in the U.S.A. 

Food Export uses funding from the Market Access Program (MAP) to help America’s small businesses increase their exports of food and agricultural products. As these exports increase, these small businesses are creating jobs and improving the strength and stability of our agricultural economy. Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast are non-profit organizations that work in collaboration with their member state departments of agriculture and the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. They offer a wide range of programs and services that help boost America’s agricultural exports.


First-Time Export
Sale to a New Market

Food Export Buyers Mission Success

Food Export Buyers Mission Success


A company headquartered in the U.S.
Midwest region

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