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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New Export Markets for Pennsylvania Supplier

by Food Export | May 04, 2017
Pennsylvania Company Grovara, of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania achieved huge sales after meeting international buyers at Food Export Natural Products Buyers Mission at the 2016 Natural Products Expo East Show. The mission introduced the Supplier to qualified buyers from Brazil, Canada, Cayman, Hong Kong, Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. After the mission, Grovara was able to report new export sales to Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates for $95,000 and projected another $150,000 in sales over the next twelve months.

Grovara began participating in Food Export programs in 2012. “I am the biggest advocate of Food Export. We are now developing relationships with buying partners in over 50 countries. At least ten countries came directly from Food Export,” commented CEO Peter Groverman, “It is the type of program that will save small American businesses. We take full advantage of the Branded Program and their complementary opportunities. They have been of incredible benefit to our company.”

Grovara is an export trading and management technology company that serves international customers with healthy food and beverage products. With a global trend towards healthy and functional foods & beverages, Grovara prides itself in distributing a selection of products that meets the growing demand of healthier and better eating.

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.

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