Success Stories

Each year, hundreds of U.S. suppliers participate in Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast’s programs.  As a result, companies are successful at generating new export sales, establishing new distributorships, expanding their production facilities, and hiring additional employees.  Read these success stories to learn more.

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  • Food Export Helpline™ Produces First-Time Sale to Mexico for Illinois Supplier

    Dec 05, 2019
    Established in 2009, Ying Stoller’s mission of bringing wholesome Asian recipes and ingredients to the world came to fruition when she began bottling her own sauces for consumers.
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  • New York Company Makes First Time Export Sale to Canada

    Dec 03, 2019
    Otamot Foods, located in Brooklyn, New York, is an organic tomato sauce company. Their signature sauce contains ten organic vegetables, including red bell peppers, sweet potatoes and red beets. This “innovative tomato sauce is formulated to deliver maximum nutrition from whole, plant-based foods.”
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  • First-Time Export Sale to Australia for New York Supplier

    Nov 25, 2019
    In 2018, Good Noodles Inc. dba Sfoglini Pasta, located in West Coxsackie, New York, in the 19th Congressional District, participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program.
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  • North Dakota Supplier Expands Exports After Buyers Mission

    Nov 21, 2019
    In August of 2018, Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc., from Denhoff, North Dakota participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Midwest Buyers Mission. At the Mission they chose to meet with International Buyers from Antigua, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates.
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  • Utilizing Food Show PLUS!™ Services Helps Vermont Supplier Break Into Canadian Natural Food Market

    Nov 21, 2019
    In February of 2019, Brandon, Vermont based Olivia’s Croutons utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Food Show PLUS!™ services at the CHFA West Show in Vancouver, Canada.
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  • Minnesota Supplier's Export Success Grows to the United Arab Emirates

    Nov 21, 2019
    In March of 2018, Kay’s Naturals, from Clara City, Minnesota attended Food Export - Midwest’s Natural Products Expo West Buyers Mission where they had meetings with seventeen different international buyers.
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  • Cooperative Increases Exports With Food Export Branded Program

    Oct 25, 2019
    Organic Valley Family of Farms, a Cooperative owned by over 2,000 Farmers around the U.S., has participated Food Export – Midwest’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program since 2000.
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  • Ohio Pet Food Company Utilizes Food Export - Midwest's Branded Program to Grow Exports

    Oct 02, 2019
    In 2018, Blackwood Pet Food, LLC located in Lisbon, Ohio, in the 6th Congressional District, participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Branded Program where they utilized $130,000 of the Market Access Program funding to help them create export sales over $1M in Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea.
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  • Market Access Program Increases Exports for New York Supplier

    Oct 02, 2019
    Utilizing Food Export’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program in 2018 helped New York based, United Growth Int'l Inc. increase their market share in China. Knowing that China is one of the largest economic and consumption countries they focused their effort to the market to expand their export of dairy, snack and nut products.
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  • Export Success for Wisconsin/New Jersey Supplier

    Sep 24, 2019
    MCT Dairies, Inc. aka Bella Pac LLC is a full-line dairy distributor and trading house established in 1983. They are headquartered in Chatham, New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Appleton, Wisconsin, and sales offices in Appleton, Onalaska, and Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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  • Growing Exports to Canada

    Sep 24, 2019
    During 2018, GLK Foods, LLC located in Appleton, Wisconsin utilized funds from Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program to market their products in Canada. They did this by using their allocated funds to attend the SIAL Canada show in Montreal and the Carwacs Show in Toronto last year.
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  • Agricultural Trade Promotion Program Provides New Opportunities for Exports for Illinois Company

    Sep 19, 2019
    E Formella & Sons Inc, located in Countryside, Illinois in the 3rd Congressional District, utilized Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program from 2003 until 2014. During this time period, the Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program helped them enter multiple markets such as Canada, Mexico and Norway. By 2012, E Formella & Sons Inc graduated from the Canadian market in the Branded Program due to the 5-year graduation policy.
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  • New York Supplier Gains Export Sales to Canada With Market Access Program Funding

    Sep 10, 2019
    In 2018, Real Kosher Ice Cream DBA Klein's Kosher Ice Cream from Brooklyn, New York, participated in Food Export - Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program where they were able to gain new export sales to Canada.
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  • Minnesota Cider Company Uses Food Export - Midwest Branded Funding to Explore New Markets

    Sep 10, 2019
    In 2019, Sociable Cider Werks, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the 5th Congressional District, participated in Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program. They are utilizing their Branded Program funds in to help offset the costs of exhibiting at trade shows and other international marketing efforts in the U.S. and Mexico.
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  • Increasing Exports With Food Export - Northeast's Branded Program

    Sep 06, 2019
    Wellesley, Massachusetts based Farmwise LLC DBA Healthy Life Brands was founded in 2013 by a family who was searching for healthy and delicious food for their daughters. They experimented with over 300 recipes to create a healthier version of french fries, tater tots and rings blending them with their favorite vegetables making a tasty nutrition treat.
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  • Trade Mission Participation Leads to Increased Exports

    Aug 29, 2019
    In March of 2018, East-West International Group, from Moreland Hills, Ohio, participated in Food Export - Northeast’s Focused Trade Mission to the UK and Ireland for Healthy and Natural Products. The mission started with an educational portion with market briefing and a retail tour before companies participated in day long one-on-one meetings with buyers.
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  • Cherry Central Grows Exports to South Korea

    Aug 29, 2019
    Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc. based in Traverse City, Michigan is the industry leader in red tart cherries, apples, and blueberries and is also a major supplier of cranberries, strawberries, pomegranate arils, and asparagus grown on farms across the United States. They are a veteran exporter who sends their products all around the world including to countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
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  • Sweet Street Desserts Expands Exports In Europe

    Aug 29, 2019
    Sweet Street Desserts, located in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the 16th Congressional District, has participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Branded Program for many years to grow and expand their exports. In 2018, the company reported export sales to France and Belgium totaling over half a million US dollars.
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  • Woman Owned Pet Food Company Enters German Market

    Aug 27, 2019
    In 2018, Under the Weather, located in South Burlington, Vermont, utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program in order to gain access to the German market.
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  • Positive Growth for Wisconsin Supplier

    Aug 22, 2019
    In 2018, Isle of Dogs Corporation participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Branded Program, using funds to grow their business and new customer relationships in Australia, Singapore and specifically, China to promote their premium dog products.
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