Export Assistance

The following organizations work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agriculture Service, and are involved actively in the overseas promotion of value-added food products.

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 1020
Washington, DC 20005
202-296-9680; Fax: 202-296-9686
email: nasda@nasda.org

NASDA focuses exclusively on promoting US made food products in overseas markets. It sponsors an annual show in Chicago in concert with the Global Food and Style Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place in conjunction with the Food Marketing Institute’s Supermarket Industry Exposition, which attracts supermarket industry executives from around the world. Past shows featured several events at one location—The FMI (Food Marketing Institute) Show, U.S. Food Export Showcase, United Produce Expo and Conference, and All Things Organic.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
AG Export Services
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-1000
202-690-3576; Fax: 202-690-0193
Website: fas.usda.gov

One:Deux International , LLC
Douglas Resh, President
International Business Consulting
Export Management Company
428 East Thunderbird Road, Suite 745
Phoenix, AZ 85022
484/955-3674
email: Doug@one-deux-international.com;
Website: one-deux-international.com

One:Deux International is the source for all of your international operations.
Welcome to a world of opportunities!

Canadian Food Exporters Association
885 Don Mills Road, Suite 301
Don Mills, Ontario, M3C 1V9, Canada
416-445-3747 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting
416-445-3747 end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Fax: 416-510-8044
email: susanpcfea.com;
Website: cfea.com

FOOD EXPORT USA-Northeast
One Penn Center
1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 420
Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-829-9111
Website: foodexportusa.org

Food Export USA—Northeast is a nonprofit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the northeast region of the United States. The organization has been helping exporters of northeast food and agricultural products sell their goods overseas since 1973, when it was first created as a cooperative effort between ten northeastern state agricultural promotion agencies and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Food Export USA, in conjunction with its member states, provides a wide range of services to facilitate trade between local food companies and importers around the world. These services include: export promotion, customized export assistance, and a cost-share funding program.

Food Export USA member states include Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachu­setts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Food Expert USA North East – Members

Connecticut Department of Agriculture
765 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
860-566-4667; Fax: 860-566-6576

Delaware Department of Agriculture
2320 S. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-698-4500; Fax: 302-697-6287;
Website: state.de.us/deptagci

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street Room 500
Boston, MA 02114
617-626-1700; Fax: 617-626-1850
Website: mass.gov.agr

Maine Department of Agriculture
28 State House Station
Blossom Lane Augusta, ME 04333
207-287-3419; Fax: 207-287-7548
Website: state.me.us/agriculture

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 2042, 25 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-3551; Fax: 603-271-1109
Website: agriculture.nh.gov

New Jersey Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 330, John Fitch Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-984-2279; Fax: 609-984-5367
Website: state.nj.us/agriculture

New York Department of Agriculture and Markets
108 Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
518-457-4188; Fax: 518-457-3087
Website: agmkt.state.us

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
2301 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408
717-772-2853; Fax: 717-705-8422
email: aginfo@state.pa.us;
Website: agriculture.state.pa.us

Rhode Island Division of Agriculture
235 Promenade Street, Room 370
Providence, RI 02908-5767
401-222-2781×4500; Fax: 401-222-6047
Website: state.ri.us/dem/index

Vermont Department of Agriculture
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2901
802-828-2430; Fax: 802-828-2361
Website: vermontagriculture.com

Western USA Trade Association (WUSATA)
4601 NE 77th Avenue, Suite 200
Vancouver, WA 98662
360-693-3373; Fax: 360-693-3464
Website: wusata.org/body.html

WUSATA Members:

Alaska Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 949
Palmer, AK 99645-0949
907-745-7200; Fax: 907-745-7112

Arizona Department of Agriculture
1688 West Adams Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-0998; Fax: 602-542-5420

California Department of Food & Agriculture
1220 N Street, 4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-654-0433; Fax: 916-654-0403
email: 74404.273@compuserve.com

Colorado Department of Agriculture
700 Kipling Street, #4000
Lakewood, CO 80215-8000
303-239-4100; Fax: 303-239-4125

Hawaii Department of Agriculture
1428 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
808-973-9560; Fax: 808-973-9613

Idaho Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 790
Boise, ID 83701
208-332-2411; Fax: 208-32-8500

Montana Department of Agriculture
303 North Roberts Street
POB 200201
Helena, MT 59620-0201
406-444-3114; Fax: 406-444-5409
email: agr@mt.gov

New Mexico Department of Agriculture
Box 30005, Dept 3189
Las Cruces, NM 88003-0005
505-646-3007; Fax: 505-646-8120

Oregon Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310
503-986-4552; Fax: 503-986-4750

Utah Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 146500, 350 North Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
801-538-7101; Fax: 801-538-7126

Washington Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 42560
1111 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-2560
360-902-1801; Fax: 360-902-2089

Wyoming Department of Agriculture
2219 Carey Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0100
307-777-6569; Fax: 307-777-6593

Food Export Association of the Mid-West USA

309 West Washington Street, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60606
312-334-9200; Fax: 312-334-9230
Website: foodexport.org

Ask for information about their EXPORT ESSENTIALS on line training modules.

Food Export Association of the Midwest USA Members:

Illinois Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 19281
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
217-782-6675; Fax: 217-524-5960

Indiana Office of the Commissioner of Agriculture
150 West Market, Suite 414
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-8770; Fax: 317-232-1362

Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship
Wallace Bldg. 502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5322; Fax: 515-281-7046

Kansas State Board of Agriculture
109 SW 91st Avenue, 4th Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1280
785-296-3556; Fax: 783-296-8389

Michigan Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 30017 525 West Allegan
Lansing, MI 48909
517-373-1052; Fax: 517-335-1423

Minnesota Trade Office
90 West Palm Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107
651-297-3291; Fax: 612-297-5522

Missouri Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102
314-751-3359; Fax: 314-751-1784

Nebraska Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 94947
301 Centennial Mall South, 4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68509
402-471-4876; Fax: 402-471-2759

North Dakota Department of Agriculture
600 East Boulevard Ave Dept.602
Bismark, ND 585050-0020
701-328-2231; Fax: 701-328-4567

Ohio Department of Agriculture
International Trade Program
8995 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43068
614-466-2732; Fax: 614-466-6124

South Dakota Department of Agriculture
523 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
605-773-5425; Fax: 605-773-5926
email: agmail@state.sd.us

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53708
608-224-5012; Fax: 608-224-5045

Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA)
World Trade Center
2 Canal; Street, Suite 2515
New Orleans, LA 70130-1408
504-568-5986; Web site: susta.org

SUSTA Members:

Arkansas Agriculture Department
1 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
501- 683-4851; Fax: 501- 683-4852
Website: secretary@aad.ar.gov

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
The Capitol, PL10,
Tallahassee, FL 32339-0800
850-488-3022; Fax: 850-488-7583

Georgia Department of Agriculture
204 Agriculture, Bldg. 19
Martin Luther King Drive
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-3600; Fax: 404-651-8206

Kentucky Department of Agriculture
500 Mero Street, 7th Floor
Capital Annex Room 188
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-5126; Fax: 502-564-5016

Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
P.O. Box 631
5825 Florida Blvd., BR LA 70806
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0631
225-922-1234; Fax: 225-922-1253

Maryland Department of Agriculture
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-841-5880; Fax: 410-841-5914

Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
121 North Jefferson Street
Jackson, MS 39201
601-359-1100; Fax: 601-354-7710

North Carolina Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 27647, 1 Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27611
919-733-7125; Fax: 919-733-1141

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture
2800 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-8804
800-580-6543 or 405-521-3864; Fax: 405-522-0909

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Wade Hampton State Office Building Capitol Complex
P O Box 11280
Columbia, SC 29211
803-734-2210; Fax: 803-734-2192

Tennessee Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 40627
Nashville, TN 37204
615-837-5100; Fax: 615-837-5333

Virginia Department of Agriculture
1100 Bank Street, Suite 219
Richmond, VA 23219
804-786-3501, Fax: 804-371-2945

U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC)

Industry and Trade Administration (ITA)
14th and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
202-377-2000 Website: ita.doc.gov

Useful for economic and general marketing data. No food-related assistance.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

1441 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20416
800-368-5855 or 202-653-7561

Same as USDOC; generic small business export assistance. Not food specific.