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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Branded Funding Helps Expand Seafood Sales to Chinese Markets

by Food Export | Jul 06, 2016
East Coast Seafood Inc., located in Topsfield, Massachusetts, in the 6th Congressional District, took advantage of Food Export’s services by participating in Food Export’s Branded Program in 2014. During their participation in the Branded Program, they attended Food Export’s Seafood: Buyers Mission at the Seafood Expo North America and the 2014 Food Show PLUS!™ at the China Fisheries Show.

By attending these two shows, the company made sales of over a million dollars to the Chinese markets.  In addition to attending events, East Coast Seafood Inc. took advantage of Food Export’s services by participating in seminars, further enhancing their education on exporting.

Founded in 1981, East Coast Seafood Inc. provides superior quality standards, enhanced product offerings, and integrated logistical advantages.  The company offers a state of the art processing facilities and an international reputation for providing superb products.  
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.

Story written July 2015 - East Coast Seafood is located in the 6th Congressional District in Massachusetts

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