Minnesota’s agricultural exports brought in $7.3 billion in 2014, a third record-high. Agricultural exports account for more than one-third of the state’s total exports.
Our top export commodities include soybeans, corn, pork, feed, corn, and pork – but we’re also home to many leading processed food companies, with products ranging from snack foods to frozen entries to bakery products.
Minnesota’s primary export markets are China, Mexico, Japan, Canada, South Korea, and Taiwan. Emerging markets, such as, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Colombia, are beginning to gain importance for the state’s food and agricultural exporters.
Minnesota Agricultural Export Profile (PDF: 936 KB / 10 pages)
Jeffrey Phillips, International Trade Manager
Brian Erickson, Domestic/International Marketing, Tradeshow Support, Business Development
Su Ye, Domestic & International Market Research; China & Taiwan Trade
Emily Jerve, Market Research, Commodities
Ag Marketing & Development Division