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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Connecticut Supplier Expands Exports to China

by Food Export | Dec 14, 2017
The Orange Cheese Company started working with Food Export- Northeast in 2014 resulting in their first ever export sale. Since then they have had continuous success growing in China. After a modest start they are now shipping multiple 40’ft containers every quarter and have experienced a rapid growth in their export sales to Asia’s largest market. Their efforts now result in close to a million dollars in annual sales to major markets throughout China including, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

Orange Cheese Company is headquartered in Orange, Connecticut and exports a full line of American-made artisanal and specialty cheeses for the retail, hotel/ restaurant, food services, and wine industries in China and other Asian markets.

Founded with a passion for fine quality artisanal and specialty cheese Orange Cheese Company aims to introduce the best American cheese brands and rich cheese culture to China. Orange Cheese Company is headquartered in Orange, Connecticut with branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, exporting a full line of American-made artisanal and specialty cheeses for retail chains, hospitality, food services, and wine industries in China and other Asian markets.

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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