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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Food Export Helpline™ Produces First-Time Sale to Mexico for Illinois Supplier

by Food Export | Dec 05, 2019
Established in 2009, Ying Stoller’s mission of bringing wholesome Asian recipes and ingredients to the world came to fruition when she began bottling her own sauces for consumers.

The sauces, though Asian in style and taste, are made from ingredients grown and produced here in the United States, and boast a low sodium content which markets them as a healthy alternative to traditional Asian cooking sauces.  Her product line has grown domestically over the years as the company now offers eleven different options.  Through her initial domestic success, she has been able to launch her products worldwide with the help of Food Export - Midwest’s programs and services.

Ying’s Kitchen has been utilizing multiple Food Export programs and services since 2014. In 2018, utilizing the Food Export Helpline™, they reported a first-time sale to Mexico with projected sales of $12,000 through 2019.  The company has also been a successful utilizer of the Branded Program over the years and will continue to grow their business in both new and existing markets in the future. They are an excellent example of how a supplier can maximize their time and money with Food Export through multiple programs working in conjunction.

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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.  

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