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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Kansas Based Supplier Maintains Growth With Branded Program

by Food Export | Jun 21, 2018
In 2017, DEW - Drink Eat Well, LLC dba Hilary's Eat Well, located in Lawrence, Kansas in the 2nd Congressional District, continued to show tremendous export sales. This can be accredited to Food Export’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program.

The Kansas Company has been utilizing the Branded Program since 2012. In 2015, they reported their first year of export sales at $125,000. This past year they reported 2017 export sales at $450,000. With the help of the Branded Program they could continue to develop and grow their sales and distribution in Canada.

Hilary’s Eat Well creates delicious go-to foods that are packed with whole food ingredients that are free from the top common allergens. Their products range from frozen veggie burgers, millet medleys, veggie sausages, and veggie bites, and shelf stable salad dressings. Whether you have to live a life free from one or more food allergens or you simply choose to, its Hilary’s passion to provide craveable foods to make meals free from compromise.

Food Export uses funding from the Market Access Program (MAP) to help America’s small businesses increase their exports of food and agricultural products. As these exports increase, these small businesses are creating jobs and improving the strength and stability of our agricultural economy. Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast are non-profit organizations that work in collaboration with their member state departments of agriculture and the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. They offer a wide range of programs and services that help boost America’s agricultural exports.  

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