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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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Wisconsin Company Continues to Increase Export Sales

by Food Export | Jul 11, 2016
Oskri, located in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, in the 5th Congressional District, made a new export sale of snack bars to China as a result of their May 2015 participation in Food Export’s Food Show PLUS!TM at the SIAL China show in Shanghai.

Oskri’s participation in Food Export’s Food Show PLUS! TM tradeshow enhancement services assisted them in meeting a new Chinese buyer. This meeting resulted in snack bar sales of $72,000 and approximately $150k more in sales over the next twelve months. This increase in sales has urged the Wisconsin supplier to hire on two additional workers to help support production.
Oskri is a supplier and manufacturer of natural fruit products that include snack bars, fruit bar, granolas, crunches and dried fruit. It was founded in 1999 and offers vegetarian, dairy free, and gluten free options through distribution, wholesale and website channels.

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 March 2016 - Oskri Inc. is located in the 5th Congressional District in Wisconsin

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