Export Information & Assistance

Success Stories

Bio-Nutrition International Inc.
At the 2013 Value-Added Feed Ingredients Buyers Mission at World Dairy Expo, Bio-Nutrition International, Inc. made new export contacts through one-on-one meetings. As a result of their participation, Bio-Nutrition saw some very positive results including an increase in business activity and sales.

Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
In this February 22, 2013 news release, learn how partnerships with companies contribute to a record setting year of agricultural exports. Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery increases its exports of dry sweet whey each year, which helped Wisconsin's dairy-related exports grow 22% in 2012. Last year the state exported more than $2.9 billion worth of agricultural products to 149 countries.
Located in Greenwood, Grassland Dairy Products manufactures high-quality butter and dairy products. Family-owned since 1904, the business serves the retail, foodservice and industrial markets. Food Export wrote this success story about Grassland's participation in a focused trade mission to Indonesia for food ingredients. 
Muldoon Dairy Inc. of Madison has taken advantage of several services from Food Export included the Branded Program and Food Show PLUS!TM. Read their success story here from Food Export. Muldoon Dairy Inc. was connected to several buyers from the region and is selling product to Vietnam.
Organic Valley
Read this feature on Organic Valley through U.S. Korea Connect. Pete Bassett, Global Sales and Business Development Manager of Organic Valley, describes how the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement is making exporting easier and less expensive. Organic Valley has attended educational seminars and initiated customized market research studies with DATCP to refine the cooperative's messages and understand market needs and opportunities in Korea and beyond.
Oskri of Lake Mills participated in a Midwest Buyers Mission and made a new export sale of snack bars to the United Arab Emirates. Read about their success story on Food Export's website. Oskri is a supplier and manufactuer of natural fruit products including dried fruit and snack bars, fruit bars, granolas and crunches. 
Food Export has a success story about Sartori Cheese of Plymouth on their website. Sartori Cheese used the available Market Builder services for Europe. Sartori is a fourth-generation family company that has been hand crafting artisan cheese in Wisconsin for more than 70 years. 
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been engaged internationally for decades, but in recent years, there is a new level of excitement and growth. DATCP and UW-River Falls have partnered together on numerous international efforts, including participating at World Dairy Expo and traveling to China, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.