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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  • Spreading Export Sales for Pennsylvania Company

    Mar 12, 2019
    In 2018, The Bacon Jams, LLC, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania in the 6th Congressional District, utilized funding from Food Export - Northeast’s Branded Program to make sales in Canada. They made 12 foreign contacts and 1 new agent relationship after utilizing their funding to ship samples, make label modifications and produce/distribute promotional product materials.
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  • Savory Sales for Pennsylvania Company

    Mar 12, 2019
    In 2018, SB Global Foods, Inc., located in Hatboro, Pennsylvania in the 13th Congressional District, utilized funding from Food Export - Northeast’s Branded Program to make sales in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Philippines where they made 3 foreign contacts. They made 3 new agent relationships with buyers from each of the three countries.
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  • Growing Exports With Market Access Program Funded Branded Program

    Mar 01, 2019
    Participating in Food Export – Midwest’s Branded Program in 2018 has helped Illinois based Supplier, American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company (AmPharma) gain $300,000 in new export sales to Egypt. In February, the supplier was able to report these new sales and also projected to complete $750,000 in sales over the next twelve months while also making 30 new contacts and gaining 2 new agent relationships.
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  • Nebraska Family Blooms Sunflower Oil Industry

    Feb 28, 2019
    In 2018, SONPOWER Industries LLC, located in Ord, Nebraska, in the 3rd Congressional District, attended the Food Export – Midwest’s Midwest Buyers Mission in Kansas City, MO where they met with buyers from Antigua, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates. During these meetings, SONPOWER Industries LLC introduced buyers to their Simply Sunflower Oil.
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  • Sales are Popping in Guatemala for Shumway Popcorn

    Feb 25, 2019
    Shumway Farms Theater Style Popcorn, LLC located in Tekonsha, Michigan, in the 3rd Congressional District, participated in Food Export - Midwest’s Midwest Buyers Mission in July of 2015. As a result of participating, Shumway Farms Theater Style Popcorn, LLC met one of Food Export’s In-Market Representatives for Central America that connected Owner Ed Shumway with a Guatemalan Buyer.
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  • Massachusetts Supplier Increases Apple Cider Vinegar Exports to Canada

    Feb 14, 2019
    In 2018, Shire City Herbals Inc. dba Fire Cider, located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the 1st Congressional District participated in Food Export-Northeast’s Branded Program.
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  • Growing Exports With Market Access Program Funding

    Feb 07, 2019
    Formed in 2004 by combining the experiences of several individuals with diverse backgrounds in many areas of the equine industry including nutrition, training, marketing, sales and business, Prime Performance Nutrition started in order to provide quality products that are effective and have the highest standards in the equine industry, as the equine industry is constantly changing through new discoveries in nutrition and physiology and the through the utilization of feeds from all over the world. Prime Performance Nutrition’s goal is to provide cutting edge nutrition based on the industry’s changing needs.
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  • First-Time Market Export for Kansas Pet Food Supplier

    Feb 07, 2019
    PureLUXE from Pittsburg, Kansas makes natural, gourmet food for pets in cities all over the world. “Sourcing directly from America’s heartland” their food gives pets a superior level of nutrition designed to provide sustainable energy, immune support, healthy skin and a beautiful coat.
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  • Finding Repeating Success at Midwest Buyers Mission

    Feb 06, 2019
    In August of 2018, Grovara, from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, attended Food Export – Midwest’s Midwest Buyers Mission in Chicago where they met with buyers representing Antigua, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. During these meetings Grovara introduced to buyers their beverage, snack and dairy related products.
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  • Summer Fancy Foods Buyers Mission Helps Earn First-Time Market Sale

    Feb 04, 2019
    In July of 2018, Miller’s Mustard of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania participated in Food Export – Northeast’s Summer Fancy Food Buyers Mission at the Summer Fancy Food Show. There they met with twelve different international buyers to introduce them to their unique mustard product.
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  • Sweet Sales From Sweets & Snacks Buyers Mission Participation

    Feb 04, 2019
    Herr Foods, a widely known snack brand from Nottingham, Pennsylvania, has been an active participant in many Food Export-Northeast programs since 2003. Herr’s has been exporting their products for nearly 30 years but they are always looking to expand distribution in foreign markets, and Food Export’s programs and services have provided them an easy avenue to make credible connections with buyers from many markets around the world.
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  • 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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