During Berlin Food Week September 17-23, the Foreign Agricultural Service is introducing German consumers and culinary professionals to an array of premium U.S. foods. FAS Berlin is teaming up with multiple U.S. industry organizations to showcase...
A culinary student from Lyceum of the Philippines University uses U.S. almonds to make mousse. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines) Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary...
U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan (right) gets behind the grill to promote U.S. beef exports with Chef John S. Wingertsahn. (Photo: U.S. Embassy Indonesia) U.S. beef exports to Indonesia reached a record $53.7 million in 2017, up 37 percent...
Since Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue traveled to Beijing in June to celebrate the reopening of the Chinese market to U.S. beef, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has been working to capitalize on new export opportunities for the U.S. beef...
Agricultural Attaché Paul Welcher (right) had the difficult task of selecting the “Best American Burger” in Pattaya, Thailand, this spring during an FAS-sponsored competition promoting U.S. food products. It’s grilling season here in the United...
Agricultural Attaché Nicolas Rubio, Agricultural Trade Office Director Chanda Berk and Consul General Ricardo Zuniga onsite in Brazil for the first arrival of U.S. fresh beef - USDA choice boneless top beef sirloin (or picanha). U.S. fresh beef...
Dane International Commodities, Inc., a Philippine importer specializing in the supply of U.S. nuts, California raisins, other dried fruits and food ingredients, showcases its products to food franchises attending a marketing event in Manila...
By Desiree Thomas, International Program Specialist, FAS Office of Capacity Building and Development Tucked away outside of the hustle and bustle of Istanbul’s vibrant sites, historical landmarks and beautiful structures is a family-owned leather...
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Perky Jerky Chairman of the Herd Brian Levin celebrate the return of U.S. processed beef products to Japan after an 11-year absence. Colorado-based Perky Jerky took advantage of expanded market access to...
USDA Under Secretary Michael Scuse talks with Florida agriculture leaders at the Port of Tampa about the importance of Trade Promotion Authority. By Rick Dantzler, Florida State Executive Director, Farm Service Agency Recently, I had the pleasure of...
“Wayo-settchu” is a Japanese concept, roughly meaning “a blending of Japanese and Western styles.” This idea can be applied to everything from fashion and architecture to music and cuisine. On February 22, 2014, the U.S. Agricultural Trade Office...

By Sue Heinen, FAS Administrator Recently, I traveled to the Middle East to meet with local and U.S. Embassy leaders to discuss agricultural strategy within the region. Towards the end of my two-week journey, I also had the opportunity to meet with U...