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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Illinois Supplier Utilizes Market Access Program to Expand Export Sales

by Food Export | Dec 13, 2017
American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company (AmPharma) started utilizing Market Access Program Branded Program funds in 2016 with the hopes of expanding exports. Already being a strong market leader in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia with consumer for poultry products the Downers Grove, Illinois Supplier had a goal to increase sales to 3-4 million annually over the next few years.

The company promoted their AmphiBACT, AFLAGIN and AmphiproStress animal feed supplements and probiotics in a North African market with print advertisement and promotional literature. This helped the product branding and increased product interest.

This past February AmPharma was able to report they had gain great momentum in the market earning over $1,000,000 in new export sales to the North African market while also gaining 100 new foreign contacts. These sales also mark a 20% increase in sales to the market for the supplier.

AmPharma has utilized Food Export programs since 2016 participating in the Online Product Catalog, attending a Buyers Mission and the Branded Program.

AmPharma was formed in 1994 for the purpose of marketing, distributing and manufacturing the highest quality dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, nutritional energy and meal replacement bars and veterinary products made of the purest and finest ingredients. For more product information visit their website:


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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