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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New York Supplier Gains Exports at Seafood Expo Global

by Food Export | 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.

In April of 2018 Acme Smoked Fish took of advantage of Food Export - Northeast’s Seafood Trade Show services at the Seafood Expo Global event in Brussels, Belgium. These services included show site assistance, booth space and buyer introductions.  

Because of these introductions and services the New York Supplier was able to report new export sales to Europe for $20,000 this past November. Acme also projects to complete $40,000 more in sales over the next twelve months.

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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