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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Vermont Supplier Looks Forward to Export Sales to South Korea

by Food Export | Jul 12, 2016
Vermont Homemade Memories, LLC dba Vermont Harvest, located in Stowe, Vermont, has produced the finest gourmet condiments since 1983. These homemade jams, conserves and chutneys offer distinct flavors that will not be found in average condiments.

In January of 2014, Vermont Homemade Memories, LLC dba Vermont Harvest attended Food Export's Northeast Buyers Mission where Mr. Whip Burks, met with buyers from Guatemala, Mexico, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, France, Canada and Hong Kong.

With strong interest from a South Korea Buyer, Vermont Harvest projects $20,000 in sales in the next twelve months to South Korea. This will mark a first time export sale to the market for the Vermont supplier.

Whip Burks, Owner of Vermont Harvest mentioned, “I was really appreciative of the help that was provided at the meetings. Working with Food Export continues to expand our horizons.”

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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 June 2016 - Vermont Homemade Memories, LLC dba Vermont Harvest is located in the State of Vermont

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