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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  • Trade Mission Participation Leads to Increased Exports

    Aug 29, 2019
    In March of 2018, East-West International Group, from Moreland Hills, Ohio, participated in Food Export - Northeast’s Focused Trade Mission to the UK and Ireland for Healthy and Natural Products. The mission started with an educational portion with market briefing and a retail tour before companies participated in day long one-on-one meetings with buyers.
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  • Cherry Central Grows Exports to South Korea

    Aug 29, 2019
    Cherry Central Cooperative, Inc. based in Traverse City, Michigan is the industry leader in red tart cherries, apples, and blueberries and is also a major supplier of cranberries, strawberries, pomegranate arils, and asparagus grown on farms across the United States. They are a veteran exporter who sends their products all around the world including to countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
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  • Sweet Street Desserts Expands Exports In Europe

    Aug 29, 2019
    Sweet Street Desserts, located in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the 16th Congressional District, has participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Branded Program for many years to grow and expand their exports. In 2018, the company reported export sales to France and Belgium totaling over half a million US dollars.
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  • Woman Owned Pet Food Company Enters German Market

    Aug 27, 2019
    In 2018, Under the Weather, located in South Burlington, Vermont, utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program in order to gain access to the German market.
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  • Positive Growth for Wisconsin Supplier

    Aug 22, 2019
    In 2018, Isle of Dogs Corporation participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Branded Program, using funds to grow their business and new customer relationships in Australia, Singapore and specifically, China to promote their premium dog products.
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  • New York Company Doubles Sales With Branded Program

    Aug 22, 2019
    The American Cocktail Company, located in Manhattan within the 10th Congressional District, participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) Branded Program where they focused their marketing efforts in Italy.
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  • Vermont Gourmet Pizza Company Breaks Into Canadian Market

    Aug 20, 2019
    In 2018, Against the Grain Gourmet, located in Brattleboro, Vermont, utilized Food Export - Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program to expand their sales into the Canadian market.
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  • Connecticut Supplier Gains New Export Market

    Aug 12, 2019
    In June of 2018, Sustainable Indulgence, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 4th Congressional District, attended Food Export – Northeast’s Caribbean and Latin American Buyers Mission where they met with buyers from Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guatemala, and Panama.
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  • International Community Goes "Nuts" Over Pennsylvania Supplier

    Aug 07, 2019
    Working with Food Export - Northeast since 1999, Pennsylvania-based Terrafina has been able to grow their exports to many new markets. Most recently in 2018, Food Export’s Branded Program allowed Terrafina to explore Southeast Asia, specifically Singapore and South Korea. The funds from this program allowed them to travel to international trade shows like Seoul Food & Hotel and Food & Hotel Asia.
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  • Success With Food Show PLUS!™ at 2019 Seoul Food & Hotel

    Aug 05, 2019
    In May of 2019, Ravenna, Ohio based US Wine Exports Company Ltd. took advantage of Food Export – Midwest’s Food Show PLUS!™ service at Seoul Food & Hotel that took place in Seoul, South Korea. Food Show PLUS! ™ services included introductions to qualified buyers, in-market briefing, on-site assistance, and a self-guided retail tour.
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  • Branded Program Pays Off for New York Pet Food Supplier

    Jul 29, 2019
    Since 2013, New York based, Grandma Mae’s Country Naturals has participated in Food Export - Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program. Grandma Mae’s utilized the program’s 50% reimbursement for international marketing and promotions in several international markets. Grandma Mae’s has seen tremendous growth in export sales due to utilization and assistance of the MAP funded program. From 2016 to 2017 alone, the company was able to double its export sales. This was heavily due to the assistance from the Branded Program for promotions in South Korea.
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  • Food Show PLUS!™ Program: Dairy-Good Experience for New York Company

    Jul 26, 2019
    In 2018, Agri-Dairy Products Inc., headquartered in Purchase, New York of the 17th Congressional District utilized Food Export – Northeast’s Food Show PLUS!™ program at the Food Tech Summit and Expo.
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  • Successful Trade Mission Expands Exports to U.A.E. and Kuwait for Missouri Supplier

    Jul 25, 2019
    Founded in 2005 on the principles of quality, integrity, and service, Premier Proteins, LLC has grown to service retail and distribution markets of specialty meat in the United States and throughout the world. Based in Kearney, Missouri in the 6th Congressional District, Premier Proteins produces all natural, hormone and antibiotic free, domestically raised and minimally processed Wagyu beef, Grass-Fed beef, and Berkshire Pork.
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  • New Jersey Supplier Finds Success at VIV Asia

    Jul 19, 2019
    In March 2019, Fornazor International, located in Hillsdale, New Jersey, in the 5th Congressional District, attended VIV Asia 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, a leading trade show in the animal feed sector. They used Food Export – Northeast Branded Program funding to assist in the cost of exhibiting at the show and they participated in our Food Show PLUS! tradeshow enhancement package at the show. South East Asia is one of Fornazor’s top 3 markets and they saw a great deal of interest in their Halal Certified feeds/ingredients at the show.
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  • Ohio Supplier Successfully Exports to South Korea

    Jul 19, 2019
    Best Breed, Inc. currently operates from Findlay, Ohio, in the 5th Congressional District. In 2018, Best Breed, Inc. participated in Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program. The program was able to help Best Breed, Inc. make sales to South Korea. With the help of Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program, Best Breed, Inc. projected their total export sales would increase by nearly 100% from their initial actual sales.
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  • Vermont Supplier is Streaming Maple Syrup to Global Consumers

    Jul 19, 2019
    In 2018, Bascom Family Farms participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Focused Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates and used allocated Branded Program funding to help offset travel cost. Through the Trade Mission, Bascom Family Farms reported an estimated $250,000 in sales.
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  • Missouri Supplier Utilizes Helpline™ Service

    Jul 12, 2019
    In 2018, BioZyme Incorporated, located in St. Joseph, Missouri, in the 6th Congressional District, registered for Food Export – Midwest’s Helpline™. The Food Export Helpline™ is a free service available to companies where they can ask questions regarding exporting with an industry export, Food Export Counselor, Dennis Lynch.
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  • Massachusetts Lobster Supplier is Trapping Sales in Europe and Asia

    Jul 11, 2019
    The Lobster Trap Co., Inc. is hooking sales in Europe and Asia after utilizing Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program.
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  • First-Time Market Sale for Brooklyn Hot Honey

    Jul 09, 2019
    Utilizing Food Export – Northeast’s Market Access Program funded Branded Program has assisted Brooklyn, New York based Mike’s Hot Honey gain a first-time market export sale to Canada. In 2018, the supplier used the program to increase their market share in Canada by conducting in-store sampling events and shipping samples to distributors and prospects.
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  • Ohio Supplier Successfully Exports to Colombia With Branded Program

    Jul 02, 2019
    Milo’s Whole World Gourmet, LLC currently operates from Athens, Ohio, in the 15th Congressional District. In 2018 Milo’s Whole World Gourmet, LLC, participated in Food Export – Midwest’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program. The program was able to help them to successfully export to Colombia for the second consecutive year and make nearly $4,000 in sales. With the help of Food Export – Midwest ‘s Branded Program, Milo’s Whole World Gourmet, LLC, project their total export sales will reach $6,000 within the next twelve months.
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