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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Market Share Growth in Canada

by Food Export | Apr 02, 2019
Les Trois Petit Cochons, located in Brooklyn, New York, produces award-winning, all natural pâté and charcuterie. They offer a complete line of artisanal pâtés, mousses, terrines, jambon de Paris, sausages, saucissons, smoked meats and other French specialties.

Looking to expand their export business in 2018, the New York Supplier utilized Food Export Northeast’s Market Access Program (MAP) funded Branded Program to expand their market share in Canada. Using their allocated funds to conduct in-store sampling events was part of dynamic that helped Les Trois Petit Cochons gain over $5,000 in new export sales to Canada.

Les Trois Petit Cochons has been a Branded Program participant in 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018 and plans to utilize funds again in 2019. They also participate in Food Export’s Online Product Catalog, use the Food Export Helpline™ for assistance, and have attended Buyers Missions and Focused Trade Missions.

“Les Trois Petits Cochons has produced award-winning, all natural pâté and charcuterie since 1975 by crafting small, handmade batches using high-quality ingredients. One of the most awarded specialty food companies in North America, Les Trois Petits Cochons began as a small charcuterie in Greenwich Village, New York City. Today it leads the pâté and charcuterie industry, offering a complete line of artisanal pâtés, mousses, terrines, sausages, saucissons, smoked meats and other French specialties.” For more information about this dynamic New York company, visit their website at:

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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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