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In honor of National Hot Sauce Day, USDA-FAS is celebrating a category of U.S. food exports that come in small packages but pack a lot of flavors and often heat – condiments and sauces. In 2021, the export of U.S.-made condiments and sauces was valued at $2 billion.
Sizzling meats, scooped yogurt, and Sci-Fi-like customer service were some of the many sights of the 2022 National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, May 21 – 24. Also seen at the show was FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley.
U.S. products took center stage in Guadalajara May 17-19 at Mexico’s largest annual food industry trade show. FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley was there to lend his support.
February 15, 2022
News Release

USDA Trade Mission Underway in Dubai

FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley arrived in Dubai today to launch the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first trade mission since November 2019.
From February 18-22, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission and hold events focused on the United States’ commitment to working with international partners to combat climate change.
Gary Crawford, with USDA Radio, talks with FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley about the USDA trade mission to the United Arab Emirates, which kicks off in Dubai on February 16, 2022.
On October 5, FAS Administrator Ken Isley joined U.S. Chargé d’Affairs Robin Quinville for the grand opening of the USA Pavilion at the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany. Nearly 160 American companies participated in Anuga, the world’s largest...
U.S. seafood was in high demand at Seafood Expo Global (SEG), generating record 12-month projected sales exceeding $1.2 billion. SEG is the largest seafood trade event in the world and held annually in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s show welcomed...
Global trade shows are a great way for small businesses to meet multiple foreign customers in a short period of time. Susan Jay of Fornazor International says USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service has helped her participate in trade shows where she has...
USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney visits the USA Pavilion at FOODEX Japan. (Photo: U.S. Embassy Japan) Japan is the fourth-largest global market for U.S. agriculture and the top Asian market for U.S. exports...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs Phone: (202) 720-7115 Email: press@fas.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2017 – International trade was once again an engine for economic growth in rural America in 2017, with U.S. farm and food exports reaching $140.5 billion...
U.S. exhibitors at the 25th annual Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, recorded their largest catch on record with projected 12-month sales of $895 million and on-sites sales of $136 million. This success was a huge win for the U.S...