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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Kansas Supplier Exports to Canada

by Food Export | Jul 11, 2016
During July of 2014, Fine Foods of America Inc., from Leawood, Kansas attended the Midwest Buyers Mission. Post event, the company reported sales of $15,000 to Canada and they also gained 14 new Buyer contacts.

Bruce Steinberg, President of Fine Foods of America Inc., said “This show really gave us an opportunity to expose ourselves within the industry”.  Fine Foods of America Inc. is a company known for their extensive Fine Vines® Artisanal Ketchup brand.  They have previously utilized Food Export’s services by listening in on various webinars, and currently they participate in the Branded Program and the Online Product Catalog.

In November of 2014, Mr. Steinberg attended the Private Label Buyers Mission.  At the event, the company engaged in a first time export sale of $5,000 to Mexico and gained fifteen new foreign buyer contacts.


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 April 2016 - Fine Foods of America Inc. is located in the 3rd Congressional District in Kansas

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