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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VerMints, Inc. Takes on Japan

by Food Export | Sep 01, 2015
VerMints, the organic mint company located in Weymouth, Massachusetts attended The Food Show PLUS!™ at Int’l Food and Beverage show in Tokyo, Japan this past March. They met knowledgeable buyers from the country, and reported $8,000 of actual sales. These sales represent a first time export and a twenty percent increase in sales. With the relationships fostered from the show VerMints project export sales to Japan of $10,000.
verm1VerMints, the organic mint company located in Weymouth, Massachusetts attended The Food Show PLUS!™ at Int’l Food and Beverage show in Tokyo, Japan this past March.   They met knowledgeable buyers from the country, and reported $8,000 of actual sales.  These sales represent a first time export and a twenty percent increase in sales.  With the relationships fostered from the show VerMints project export sales to Japan of $10,000.

Head of International Sales and Marketing, Lia Duffy stated “We really enjoyed this show, and made very valuable contacts that we hope to do business with in the future.”

VerMints is known for their all-natural, organic, gluten free mints that can be found in cities across the country.  The company name comes from the Latin word “ver” meaning “true”. VerMints are “True” Mints made without artificial colors, preservatives or sweeteners of any kind. Over the past years the company has expanded across the world with all six of its tasty flavors.  The small tins of mints were a hit in America and are ready to make the lives in Japan a little fresher too!

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.

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