Online Product Catalog Opens New Export Market for Maine Lobster Supplier
In 2021, Cozy Harbor utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Online Product Catalog to build their market presence. The Online Catalog generated $52,000 in sales to Singapore for the Portland, Maine based American Lobster supplier. Cozy Harbor projects $225,000 more in sales in the next twelve months in the Singapore market while also initiating 20 foreign buyer contacts around the globe and establishing 1 new distributorship.
Cozy Harbor has been in operation since 1980 and sells both domestically and globally in Canada, Asia, and Europe. The company is one of the largest and most experienced lobster processors in the United States, working directly with fishermen to source premium live lobster for processing and flash freezing. Cozy Harbor’s BRC AA Certification attests to their exceptional quality control and food safety practices. All Cozy Harbor lobster products are also MSC certified.
Cozy Harbor has participated in Food Export programs since 2004 utilizing the Branded Program, the Online Product Catalog and has attended a number of Buyers Missions and Focused Trade Missions both nationally and internationally.
Food Export's Online Product Catalog is a free service for registered supplier's to list their full line of products available for export. The Online Catalog is accessed by Food Export staff when an qualified international buyer has inquiries regarding products they are interested in importing. This service connects U.S. Suppliers with international buyers all over the world!
Food Export uses funding from the Market Access Program (MAP) and Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) Program 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.
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Each year, hundreds of U.S. suppliers participate in the Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast's programs. As a result, companies are successful at generating new export sales, establishing new distributorship, expanding their production facilities,
and hiring additional employees. Read the Success Stories to learn more!
In May 2019, Luke’s Lobster, from Saco, Maine, utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Food Show PLUS!™ services while attending the Seafood Expo Global. The provided show services allowed the Maine Supplier to have pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings with various buyers.
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Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, reprisal
or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations or alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape,
American Sign Language, etc.) should contact us. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint
Form, AD-3027, found online https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer.
Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast reserve the right to deny services to any firm or individual
which, in the sole opinion of Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast, does not comply with FAS, MAP or Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast regulations or policies, or otherwise offer the best opportunity to achieve
its mission of increasing food and agricultural exports. Submission of any false or misleading information may be grounds for rejection or subsequent revocation of any application or participation. Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast
are equal opportunity employers and providers.