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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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Export Success to Barbados

by Food Export | Jul 13, 2018
In January, Herbal Mist Beverages, located in Vineland, New Jersey in the 2nd Congressional District, attended Food Export’s Northeast Buyers Mission in Philadelphia with interest in increasing their exports to markets in the Caribbean.

This July the New Jersey Company reported that they shipped 10 pallets of beverages to Barbados as a result of the mission. This shipment notes a sale of $18,227 to the market.

Herbal Mist Beverages has been utilizing Food Export programs since 2014. This includes attending Buyers Missions, the Online Product Catalog, and Food Export’s Branded Program, which offers 50% cost reimbursement for international marketing activities.

Herbal Mist Beverages is a producer of 100% natural iced tea made with yerba mate. Yerba mate is nature’s purest caffeine. It combines with nature’s truest flavors that contain the essence of real fruit flavors and no artificial colors or preservatives to create Herbal Mist Teas. This product is created from genuine hot brewed tea never made from powders. Real cane sugar is added as one of the purest of sweeteners, with no such form of high fructose corn syrup. To learn more about Herbal Mist Beverages, go to:
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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