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For Immediate Release: April 7, 2011
Contact: Lynne Richmond 
(609) 633-2954

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture and Food Export USA-Northeast will present, “Exporting 101; Educational Seminar” on Thursday, May 19 at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel.

The seminar is for individuals or companies who want to get started in food and agricultural exporting, or currently export U.S. food and agricultural products but are not aware of federal export assistance programs or might be eligible for a 50 percent matched funds reimbursement of their export promotion expenses through the “Branded Program.”

Dennis Lynch, an export counselor with Food Export USA-Northeast with 30 years of experience in international trade will speak on:
  • How to develop export readiness skills
  • Understanding the harmonized system for import-export purposes
  • Export pricing, quoting and terms of sale
  • Export documentation and logistics
  • Federal assistance programs available to help U.S. food exporters break into new markets

Companies that register before May 6 will receive a free market analysis of the top 10 foreign markets for their products.

For more information and to register, visit:

Food Export USA-Northeast, a non-profit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the northeast region of the U.S., receives federal export development funding from the United States Department of Agriculture and administers export education and promotion programs on behalf of the 10 northeastern state Departments of Agriculture.