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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  • Pennsylvania Supplier Projects New Export Sales

    Sep 12, 2016
    PDB Group LLC dba Absolutely Lobster located in the 2nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania, attended Food Export’s Seafood Buyers Mission at the 2015 Seafood Expo North America.
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  • Branded Program Helps Ohio Supplier Export to Thailand

    Sep 12, 2016
    Founded in 1997, Cleveland, Ohio-based Ganeden is at the forefront of probiotic research and product development. This Ohio supplier is best known for GanedenBC30®, its patented, FDA GRAS probiotic ingredient found in more than 500 leading food, beverage, sports nutrition and companion animal products around the world.
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  • Minnesota Supplier Gains Exports to Vietnam

    Sep 12, 2016
    This past January, Midwest Ag Enterprises, located in Marshall, Minnesota, in the 7th Congressional District, attended Food Export’s Value-Added Feed Ingredients Buyers Mission at the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo. At the mission they met with international buyers interested in their animal feed ingredients and discussed possible export opportunities for their supplements and livestock feeds.
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  • Vermont Supplier Gains New Export Sales in Dubai

    Sep 07, 2016
    In January 2016, Agri-Mark, Inc./Cabot Creamery Coop., from Waitsfield, Vermont, attended the Gulfood Show in Dubai, UAE where they utilized Food Export’s Food Show PLUS!™ services.
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  • New York Snack Supplier Expands Exports to China

    Sep 07, 2016
    Food Export’s Branded Program has helped Washingtonville, New York based Golden Link Inc. grow their export business to China. In 2015, the Market Access Program funded Branded Program provided funding for Golden Link to focus on their exporting plan to China.
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  • Illinois Dairy Supplier Expands Export Sales to Korea

    Aug 29, 2016
    Dutch Farms is a family-owned, fourth generation, Chicago-based company with Dutch roots. The Dutch have always been known for their dairy products, especially their wonderful cheese and that is what you get from Dutch Farms, outstanding cheese, butter and eggs.
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  • Focused Trade Mission Helps Expand Michigan Exports

    Aug 22, 2016
    In May of 2015, Watershed Wellness traveled to Taiwan as a participant in Food Export’s Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan for Retail and Food Service Products. During the mission the Michigan supplement supplier was briefed on the market and toured Taiwan’s major retail stores to anticipate how their product would fare.
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  • Increasing Export Sales From Wisconsin to Korea

    Aug 17, 2016
    One of Food Export’s premiere programs is its Food Show PLUS!™ services made available to registered U.S. suppliers traveling overseas to international tradeshows. Food Show PLUS!™ can maximize tradeshow success with an enhanced service package to assist who exhibitors maximize their show experience.
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  • Wisconsin Supplier Increases Exports to Japan

    Aug 17, 2016
    Founded in Weston, Wisconsin in 2010 Marathon Ginseng is a global provider of top of the line wild and cultivated Wisconsin Ginseng, also known as American Ginseng or Panax Quinquefolius. Marathon Ginseng is the exclusive distributor of the MonkGarden Ginseng from the Ginseng Capital of America, Marathon County of Wisconsin
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  • Indiana Supplier Expands Exports With Food Export's Branded Program & Food Show PLUS!™ Services

    Aug 17, 2016
    Vesta Ingredients, a dietary supplement and food additive supplier from Indianapolis, Indiana utilized Food Export Branded Program funds in 2015 to build their export business to Brazil and Peru.
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  • NECCO Candy Sweetens Exports to Taiwan

    Aug 15, 2016
    In May of 2015 NECCO, a privately held company of American Capital Company, located in Revere, Massachusetts, in the 5th Congressional District, attended the Sweets and Snacks Buyers Mission at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago, Illinois.
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  • Maine Seafood Supplier Expands Exports to China

    Aug 15, 2016
    In September of 2015, Maine Coast, a lobster supplier from the 1st Congressional District in Maine, traveled to Hong Kong to take part in Seafood Expo Asia. This show, formerly known as the Asian Seafood Exposition, is a three day event where seafood buyers connect with exhibitors offering a variety of live, fresh, frozen and value-added seafood products and seafood-related services and equipment.
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  • Brew Export is Brewing With Export Success

    Aug 15, 2016
    Brew Export, located in the 11th Congressional District of Michigan, is experiencing export success resulting from their participation in programs and services offered by Food Export Midwest and the International Marketing Program of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).
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  • Rhode Island Supplier Expands Export Markets With Help of Food Export Programs

    Aug 15, 2016
    Founded in 1980, The Town Dock has steadily grown over the last 36 years. This amazing growth has added to Rhode Island’s fishing industry and created new jobs in that sector.
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  • Safie's Specialty Foods Hires 25 Employees As Result of Export Success

    Aug 15, 2016
    Safie Specialty Foods Company, Inc. located in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, of the 10th Congressional District, has been a consistent attendant of Food Export activities, participating in 15 events since 2013.
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  • Expanding Export Sales for Chicago Supplier

    Aug 09, 2016
    In July 2014, Mr. James Hurley, President of La Preferida, Inc., from the 3rd Congressional District of Chicago, Illinois attended the SIAL Canada show and utilized Food Export’s Food Show PLUS!™ services.
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  • Midwest Buyers Mission Helps Boost Export Sales

    Aug 08, 2016
    Black Swan, the Illinois makers of flavorful barbeque sauces, continues to expand their export markets. While already exporting to Belgium, Brazil, Canada and Costa Rica, (all as a result of Food Export’s Buyers’ Missions) Black Swan continues to participate in Food Export activities as a way to grow their export business.
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  • Ginseng Up Expands Export Success in Europe

    Aug 05, 2016
    In October 2015, Ginseng Up, from Worcester, the 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts, attended the ANUGA show in Cologne, Germany where they utilized Food Export’s Food Show PLUS!™ services.
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  • Export Success for New Jersey / Wisconsin Supplier

    Aug 04, 2016
    MCT Dairies, Inc., is a full-line dairy distributor and trading house established in 1983. They are headquartered in Millburn, New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Appleton, Wisconsin, and sales offices in Appleton, Onalaska, and Green Bay, Wisconsin. MCT Dairies is a leading supplier of cheese and dairy ingredients, including cheese, butter, butterfats, milk powder, and dried dairy proteins.
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  • New Jersey Supplier Increases Exports to Brazil

    Aug 02, 2016
    Joe Tea, located in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, in the 11th Congressional District, participated in Food Export’s Winter Fancy Foods Buyers Mission in January of 2014. As a result of participating in that Buyers Mission, Joe Tea made $30,000 in sales to Brazil and projects to have $100,000 more in sales to the market over the next twelve months.
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