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The Southern United States Trade Association

is a non-profit organization that facilitates trade between small to medium-sized southern U.S. companies and overseas importers. Since 1973, SUSTA has worked with the Departments of Agriculture of the 15 southern states and Puerto Rico to promote the export of high-value food and agricultural products.

Fine Food Australia

Australia is the world's 12th largest economy, with nominal GDP of US$1.2 trillion and one of the highest levels of per capita GDP in the world. The market for food grocery sales in Australia is concentrated in areas where population and disposable income is the greatest.

Exhibit your products in the SUSTA pavilion at Fine Food Australia in a nine square meter booth. The deadline to register is June 15, 2018.

Recent News

USDA and USTR Finalize Access for U.S. Pork Exports to Argentina

The government of Argentina has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. pork to be imported into Argentina.

SUSTA Congratulates Board President Cindy Hyde-Smith on Senate Appointment

SUSTA would like to congratulate the President of their Board of Directors, Cindy Hyde-Smith, on her appointment to the U.S. Senate.

NAFTA Renegotiation Meetings

There will be a series of SBA outreach meetings on the impact of a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on small businesses.


Florida Mint and Lip Balm Company Now in Italy

In 2016, Brian Schroeder, Director at Kizable, LLC, traveled to Shanghai to exhibit at SIAL China. At the trade show, he met a prospective Italian client. A year later and Kizable is exporting to Italy for the first time.

Who We Are

We are proud to help food and agriculture companies meet the rising global demand for high-quality U.S. food and ag products. SUSTA delivers programs and services that allow Southern U.S. agribusinesses to Learn, Connect and Compete. Our programs bring results to companies at every stage of the export cycle. See how you can cultivate international markets.


Our Video

For over 30 years we have helped export thousands of products around the world. We take the complication out of exporting while connecting you to international buyers. With three unique programs you will find the perfect fit. Have questions about how to start? Watch our video to learn how SUSTA can help your agricultural business Succeed, Grow and Thrive.