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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iGourmet Gains Exports to China with Branded Program

by Food Export | Dec 13, 2017
Utilizing the Market Access Program (MAP) funding through Food Export’s Branded Program has helped increase exports for West Pittston, Pennsylvania based iGourmet LLC dba Delori Foods for the third year in a row. Utilizing the 50% cost reimbursement program to reduce the cost of exhibiting at international tradeshows has helped the Pennsylvania supplier maximize their show presence. With

With a large and growing demand for their products in China, iGourmet targeted the country with their marketing strategy in 2016. This strategy included participating in SIAL China and utilizing their Food Export Branded Program allocated funds to defer the costs.

This proved to be a great strategy for iGourmet as they were able to report over $2,000,000 in healthy snack, gourmet and children’s food product sales to China after utilization of their allocated Branded Program funds.  is the USA’s leading gourmet food ecommerce retailer and gift basket provider.  They are a fulfillment partner to Amazon, Target, eBay, US military (globally), Wal-Mart and many other leading websites. They procure the best, most sought after and rare gourmet foods, cheeses, oils, chocolates, meats, wines, spirits, beer and beverages. iGourmet’s Delori Trading division discovers and features thousands of amazing products from artisan producers all over the USA; consolidate containers from many producers to make efficient and valuable shipments to customers all over the world.

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, 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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