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.

If your company has a success to share, email us at info@foodexport.org.

  • Export Sales to Japan Through Branded Program

    Jan 31, 2019
    Based in Hillside, New Jersey, Karmalize, LLC is a producer/supplier of gourmet nut butters, seeds, nuts and organic superfoods.
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  • New York Company Expands Exports in Latin America

    Jan 31, 2019
    In June of 2018, Rosina Food Products, Inc., located in Buffalo, New York, in the 26th Congressional District, attended Food Export – Northeast’s Caribbean & Latin American Buyers Mission where they met with buyers from Jamaica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Export Sale Growth for Indiana Supplier

    Jan 31, 2019
    Based in New Albany, Indiana, American Beverage Marketers is dedicated to “creating the best cocktail mixes and ingredients”. In business for over twenty-five years, their four core brands, Master of Mixes, Finest Call, Reàl Cocktail Ingredients, and Agalima Organic, serve a very specific market, and they have been created to successfully address a cross section of functions throughout the category. By offering a variety of product lines, they are better able to meet the multiple and varied needs of their diverse global customer base.
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  • Wisconsin Supplier Finds Export Success Through Private Label Buyers Mission

    Jan 31, 2019
    In November 2017, The Stone Group, an export management company based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin, participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Private Label Buyers Mission at the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) Show.
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  • Indispensable to Export Success

    Jan 31, 2019
    Utilizing Food Export programs and services has helped Black Swan Gourmet BBQ Sauces gain international presence and expand their products into new markets. Black Swan credits much of their export success to the Food Export Helpline that guides them through the labyrinth of paperwork for shipping, custom processes and regulations. Food Export and Helpline Counselor, Dennis Lynch has been instrumental throughout Black Swan’s export history, providing in-depth answers and guidance regarding label modifications, invoice questions, document assistance and certification requirements.
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  • New York Supplier Gains Exports at Seafood Expo Global

    Jan 28, 2019
    Acme Smoked Fish, Inc. located in Brooklyn, New York, in the 12th Congressional District, has utilized Food Export USA – Northeast’s programs and services since 2011 participating in the Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program, attended numerous Buyers Missions, Seafood events, Focused Trade Missions and educated themselves with webinars, the Food Export Helpline™ and seminars.
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  • Market Access Program Funding Helps Gain Exports to Canada

    Jan 28, 2019
    Founded on simplicity, Venus Wafers from Hingham, Massachusetts, started in 1931 with a passion for well-made, nutritious foods. Their 100% whole wheat crackers, packaged in a simple brown box are made from all-natural ingredients.
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  • New York Salsa Supplier Expands & Meets Distributor

    Jan 23, 2019
    In September of 2018, Salsa God, from New York, New York traveled to Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand on Food Export – Northeast’s Focused Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand. While attending the mission they utilized Food Export’s Branded Program services. The Branded Program is a 50% cost-share reimbursement program that helps companies make the most of their marketing budget so their promotional efforts can go further.
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  • Branded Program Helps New Jersey Supplier Increase Exports While Attending International Tradeshow

    Jan 17, 2019
    Working with Food Export USA – Northeast since 2011 has helped New Jersey based The Two Little Guys Company dba Joe Tea grow their exports to many new markets. Most recently in 2018 Food Export’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program helped Joe Tea gain exports to the United Kingdom after attending SIAL Paris in October.
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  • Export Success Through Food Export Programs

    Jan 17, 2019
    In 2018, Life Plus Style Gourmet, participated in Food Export - Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program as well as multiple Buyers Missions, Focused Trade Missions and Food Show PLUS!™ events. Located in Valley Stream, New York in the 4th Congressional District, Life Plus Style Gourmet was able to continue and grow their export success in a number of new markets.
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  • Continued Export Growth for Indiana Supplier

    Jan 17, 2019
    In June of 2018, Clabber Girl Corporation of Terre Haute, Indiana attended Food Export - Midwest’s Midwest Buyers Mission in Kansas City, Missouri. At the Mission the Indiana Supplier met with nine different international buyers to introduce to them their baking powders and other food ingredient products.
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  • South Korean Market Gets a Whole Lot Sweeter

    Jan 15, 2019
    In 2018, Bassetts Ice Cream, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1st Congressional District, participated in Food Export-Northeast’s Branded Program. They have worked closely with us for the past ten years as they expand their popular American made ice-cream and dessert product lines around the globe.
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  • Salvadorian Export Sales for Illinois Pet Food Manufacturer

    Jan 14, 2019
    In 2018, Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food, located in Markham, Illinois in the 2nd Congressional District, utilized the Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program to create and distribute giveaway items and advertise in magazines aimed at the Salvadorian market.
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  • Education for Export Success

    Jan 11, 2019
    In 2018 Advanced Sunflower LLC from Huron, South Dakota focused on educating themselves for exporting. They utilized Food Export Midwest’s Export Essentials to learn about free trade agreements, commercial export documentation, international terms of sale and specific international markets.
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  • New York Snack Supplier Expands Exports to the Middle East & Europe

    Jan 10, 2019
    In 2018, Have Your Cake Kitchen dba Rule Breaker Snacks, from Brooklyn, New York traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Food Export – Northeast’s Focused Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kuwait.
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  • Expanding Exports Into Canada

    Jan 10, 2019
    Utilizing the Market Access Program (MAP) funded Food Export - Midwest Branded Program since 2014 has helped Delphos, Ohio based Lakeview Farms grow their brand name and export sales to Canada. Wanting to maintain and grow their business in Canada through demos, trade shows and marketing activities Lakeview Farms has continued to use the program to get the best return on their promotional investments.
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  • Missouri Supplier Expands Exports With Help From the Market Access Program

    Jan 10, 2019
    Founded in 1992 as a functional ingredient manufacturing company, RIBUS, Inc. supplies natural and organic rice ingredients to food, beverage, dietary supplement and pet companies around the world.
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  • Michigan Exporter Utilizes Education Support Services

    Jan 10, 2019
    In 2018, Fry Krisp Food Products, located in Jackson, Michigan, in the 7th Congressional District, participated in the Food Export – Midwest’s Helpline™, Export Essentials modules, various webinars and a seminar to help educate themselves on the various intricacies of exporting.
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  • Gaining Export Sales at Food Export - Midwest Buyers Mission

    Jan 10, 2019
    Founded on simplicity, Venus Wafers from Hingham, Massachusetts, started in 1931 with a passion for well-made, nutritious foods. Their 100% whole wheat crackers, packaged in a simple brown box are made from all-natural ingredients.
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  • Increased Exports to Canada for Illinois Supplier

    Jan 10, 2019
    In 2017, Wood Dale, Illinois based Rush Direct, Inc. utilized Food Export - Midwest’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program to increase their market share and brand identity. Utilizing the 50% cost reimbursement Branded Program helped Rush Direct defer costs from attending multiple Canadian trade shows.
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