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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  • Grandma Maud's Inc. Makes First Ever Export Sale to Australia

    Jul 11, 2016
    Grandma Maud’s Inc., based in Chicago, Illinois, is a well-established producer of pre-packaged Southern meals and seasonings. Though knowledgeable of the U.S. domestic market, they needed guidance in expanding to international markets.
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  • Branded Program Helps Strategic Market Plans

    Jul 11, 2016
    Foodtown International, a distributor of private label products, has been a longtime participant of the Food Export Northeast’s Branded Program. Throughout their years of participation, the company has engaged in export in a number of international markets. Nigeria being one that proved to be a success.
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  • Herr Food's Expands Exports to South America

    Jul 11, 2016
    Herr Foods, located in Nottingham, Pennsylvania, attended Food Export’s 2015 Natural Product Expo East Buyers Mission where they attended meetings with buyers from Romania, Chile, Barbados, Colombia, Netherlands and Guatemala.
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  • El Salvador? Yes! With Food Export Buyers Missions

    Jul 11, 2016
    In June 2015, New Composite Partners, located in Edgerton, Wisconsin, participated in the Value-Added Feed Ingredients Buyers Mission during the World Pork Expo in Iowa. New Composite has been trailing the Food Export path for some time.
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  • North Dakota Supplier Expands Export Sales

    Jul 11, 2016
    SK Food International was founded in 1990 and supplies a full line of Premium Quality Ingredients including Identity Preserved: non-GMO and organic grains, seeds, soybeans, pulses, expeller oils and flours/flakes.
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  • Business Boost for Nebraska Preferred Popcorn

    Jul 11, 2016
    Preferred Popcorn LLC, of Chapman, Nebraska, is a 100% farmer-owned company that grows and processes premium popcorn. In the company’s 16 years of existence, both bulk and microwave popcorn have been exported to over 55 countries on five continents.
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  • Kansas Supplier Exports to Canada

    Jul 11, 2016
    During July of 2014, Fine Foods of America Inc., from Leawood, Kansas attended the Midwest Buyers Mission. Post event, the company reported sales of $15,000 to Canada and they also gained 14 new Buyer contacts.
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  • Expanding Export Markets With Food Export Buyers Mission

    Jul 11, 2016
    In June of 2015, American Food Service, Inc, from Boonville, New York, located in the 21st Congressional District, attended the Caribbean & Central American Buyers Mission for Retail and Food Service Products in Miami, Florida.
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  • Export Success Grows North Dakota Flaxseed Business

    Jul 11, 2016
    Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. is operated by the 6th generation Miller Family Farm. The women owned family business is located in Denhoff, North Dakota. They have been raising and harvesting flaxseed in central North Dakota since the turn of the century. Their specialty product, flaxseed, is hand selected and their cold milling process is unique to the family farm.
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  • Branded Program Helps First-Time Sale to the Middle East for Michigan Company

    Jul 11, 2016
    GF Cooperative Inc. dba Graceland Fruit, Inc. located in Frankfort, Michigan, is one of the world’s largest single-providers of infused dried fruits; such as cranberries, cherries and blueberries. Graceland, in business since 1973, has achieved records sales each of the past three years with a focus on diversifying their business internationally.
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  • S.R. Rosati, Inc. Recognizes the Value of Food Export Programs

    Jul 11, 2016
    In 2015, S.R. Rosati, Inc., located in Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania, in the 7th Congressional District, attended the Caribbean/Central America Buyers Mission for Retail & Food Service Products and the Focused Trade Mission to the Caribbean for Retail & Food Service Products.
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  • Smooth Transition Exporting to Japan

    Jul 11, 2016
    In July of 2015, The Konson Company, from Brooklyn, New York in the 9th Congressional District, participated in Food Export’s Focused Trade Mission to Hong Kong for Food Service Products.
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  • Grandma Mae's Country Naturals Abundant Exports

    Jul 11, 2016
    With their corporate headquarters located in Newark, Delaware, administrative offices in New York, New York, and their production being done in Sherburne, New York, Grandma Mae’s Country Naturals has been able to make an abundant amount of pet food for markets all across the globe.
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  • Increased Export Sales for Brooklyn, New York Supplier

    Jul 11, 2016
    In September of 2015, Morris Kitchen, from Brooklyn, New York, of the 9th Congressional District, attended Food Export’s Focused Trade Mission to Canada for Specialty and Natural Products in Toronto, Canada. There they met with five Canadian buyers representing many different cities/provinces of Canada.
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  • Illinois Supplier Grows Export Success Year After Year

    Jul 11, 2016
    For over 60 years Tee Lee has been growing, processing and packaging quality popcorn in the heart of America’s Corn Belt. This family owned business takes great pride in their popcorn. And they are continuously working to offer the best hybrids to achieve the best possible growing and popping results.
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  • Online Product Catalog Boosts Exports for Minnesota Supplier

    Jul 11, 2016
    Food Export’s Online Product Catalog is a web-based catalog for registered suppliers to promote their products to international buyers from around the world. When a Food Export registered supplier features their products in this virtual directory, buyers are easily able to locate them and suppliers are able to make a buyer connection right from their desk.
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  • Wisconsin Company Continues to Increase Export Sales

    Jul 11, 2016
    Oskri, located in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, in the 5th Congressional District, made a new export sale of snack bars to China as a result of their May 2015 participation in Food Export’s Food Show PLUS!TM at the SIAL China show in Shanghai.
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  • Pennsylvania Company Recognizes Sales Potential in International Markets

    Jul 11, 2016
    In 2015, The Esus Group, Inc., located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in the 6th Congressional District, attended three Buyers Missions organized by Food Export, one of which was the Private Label Buyers Mission where Esus met with a buyer from South Korea.
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  • New York Supplier Eager to Export

    Jul 11, 2016
    Terrafina was started in 2005, when in true entrepreneurial spirit; they seized a window of opportunity in the market and unleashed their passion for healthy snacks on Brooklyn New York.
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  • New Hampshire Company Continues to Find Export Success at Buyers Missions

    Jul 11, 2016
    In 2015, Original Gourmet Food Company, from Salem, New Hampshire, attended three Food Export Buyers Mission where they acquired export sales over $1.5M. These sales helped the New Hampshire supplier increase export sales over 20% in three different international markets.
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