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For most agriculture commodities it is the processor and manufacturer who bring them to the consumer
In 2017, the USDA’s Market Access Program (MAP), provided approximately $200 million to organizations representing farmers, ranchers, and small businesses engaged in exporting
One area the U.S. is seeking to “tweak” in the NAFTA agreement is the barriers to U.S. wine, beer and spirited beverages.
NASS collects and reports annual data for honey bee colonies; survey data was recently expanded for more robust reports.
Exporting agricultural products to China is a significant undertaking, yet the market’s many positive demand indicators are enticing.
President-elect Trump will nominate for agriculture secretary former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, a longtime rural agribusinessman.
Given the value of farm exports and farm imports, the 2016 agricultural trade surplus is expected to be at least $24 billion.
South Korea is in the throes of a bird flu outbreak and for the first time has asked the United States to ship it shell eggs.
Exporting is a great way to build your business, but getting your product on the shelf of a foreign retailer has unique challenges of its own.
Sweet potato production has increased substantially in recent years, achieving a record-high production in 2015
U.S. officials are seeking an agreement with South Korea to allow American egg imports; the need stems from the Asian country's worst-ever outbreak of bird flu.
The USDA announced that organic producers and handlers can apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of organic or transitional certification.
For a successful market entry strategy, research must be done per market; there is no 'one size fits all'. Euromonitor offers insight, starting with market selection.
Whole Foods Market announced trends to watch next year. While these may be trends in the domestic market, they are likely rippling through the international marketplace.
This briefing reviews who the digital consumer is and which innovations will lead the way in finding new pockets of growth
Demand for organic products is expected to continue growing, while consumer demand outruns supply, providing market opportunities within the organic sector.
Global expansion in the foodservice industry has become increasingly complicated. Yet, opportunities remain--albeit in a broader pool of consistently growing regions.
"Exports reached 10 percent growth in the quarter, the highest since 2013, with agricultural exports contributing disproportionately to the gains."
Technology helps improve productivity, efficiency and safety. Now, we’re discovering new ways that technology can offer benefits marketing U.S. farm and food products overseas.
EZ Guarantee Loans help family farmers and ranchers apply for loans from USDA-approved lenders to purchase farmland or finance agricultural operations.
Bread with added protein is nothing new. However, none of the major players have chosen to test the water, until now.
Concern surrounding the sugar content in juice has alerted consumers, prompting some to change their drinking habits and opt for higher quality and higher value products.
If there is value in a small business spending the time and money to attend a trade show, how can it best maximize the cost and reap the rewards?
Future growth in India is expected to be fueled by non-metro, Tier 2 and 3 cities. This briefing forecasts the markets that will be driven by these geographies.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering to purchase $20 million of cheddar cheese...
China's Ministry of Agriculture lifted its ban on U.S. beef following a recently concluded review of the U.S. supply system.
USDA is making an investment of $26.6 million, which will leverage an additional $32.5 million in matching investments from the grantees, more than doubling the federal investment.
The value of the U.S. dollar plays a role in export sales; the higher the dollar is valued against other currencies, the more expensive a landed U.S. product becomes.
Latest research & analysis of 2015 global sales of fresh products (fruits, veggies, eggs, meat, seafood, nuts…) from Euromonitor.
Latest research & analysis of 2016 global sales of pet care products from Euromonitor.
Thailand purchased a record $1.7 billion in food and agricultural products last year from the United States, making it our 13th largest export market.
Thanks to the USDA’s Ag Marketing Service and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, American seed growers & businesses are saving thousands in cross border transactions.
The United States' agricultural trade surplus is projected to rise to $19.5 billion.
This opinion piece explores private label for the more expensive dog food segment in Western Europe.
For those in the U.S. food and beverage market, food franchises in the Philippines offer great business potential.
“Burma is opening to the rest of the world and offers significant market potential for U.S. agricultural exports,” Karsting said.
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announced approximately $11.2 million in financial assistance to American dairy producers enrolled in the 2016 MPP-Dairy.
Japan, as a country, eats more seafood than any other country on Earth besides China, which is more than 10 times Japan’s size. How does e-commerce factor in?
The USDA has reached agreement with Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply to allow access for U.S. beef and beef products to the Brazil.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse announced that the federal crop insurance program will provide additional flexibility to farmers.
FAS offers a variety of services and programs that help U.S. agricultural exporters succeed in the global marketplace.