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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Natural Products Buyers Mission Helps Minnesota Supplier Gain New Export Market Sales to Taiwan

by Food Export | Jul 27, 2018
In January of 2017 Total Health Nutritional Foods, Inc., from Minneapolis, Minnesota participated in Food Export’s Specialty Food Buyers Mission at the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show. At the mission the Minnesota Supplier met with buyers from Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and Taiwan to introduce their LutriA products.

Post event Total Health Advanced Nutrition was able to report over $30,000 in projected sales to five different markets, Brazil, China, Japan, France and Colombia.

Since 2002 Total Health Advanced Nutrition has been producers of the LutriA line of powered beverage mixes, including dietary and nutritional supplements, dairy replacers, teas and sports drinks. Working primarily with specialty food ingredients, meal replacement products and dried dairy ingredients that comprise their dietary supplement product line.


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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