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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Crepini Succeeds at SIAL Canada Show

by Food Export | Jul 07, 2016
Crepini, LLC of Brooklyn, New York, in the 10th Congressional District, exhibited at the 2015 SIAL Canada Show in Toronto and participated in Food Export’s Food Show PLUS! services offered there. Crepini estimates that they secured $50-100,000 in new sales from their participation in the show.

“The Crepini team strengthened our current relationships, and we are on track to expand to Canadian provinces outside of Ontario,” said Crepini owner Paula Rimer. “Our participation in the Food Show Plus! program connected us with new buyers and market opportunities.”

Crepini offers a unique line of ready-to-serve products, including crepes with mouthwatering sweet and savory fillings and a variety of Naked Crepes. Their signature product, the Naked Crepini™, is a fusion of the classic French crepe and Russian blini. Their products are available at Whole Foods, Costco and other retail stores across the U.S. and Canada.

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 August 2015 - Crepini, LLC is located in the 10th Congressional District in New York

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