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Welcome to the Montana Food Show! Join us for our third annual food and beverage tradeshow coming in Fall 2019. Check back for more info as the date approaches.

Let’s get more Montana foods on Montana plates – and Montana beverages in Montana glasses!

At the first Montana Food Show in 2017:

  • 45 vendors attended. With half of the companies reporting sales data so far:
  • $5,527 in sales the day of the show
  • 202 contacts made
  • $170,141 in projected sales in the next year
  • 163 buyers from 81 companies attended. Company types included:
  • Catering companies
  • Grocery Stores
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Restaurants/Bars
  • Resorts/Hotels/Lodging Facilities
  • Retail Stores
  • Schools/Colleges
  • Wholesale/Distributors
  • Other: event planners, dog food companies, cooking schools, mobile food vendors
  • 95 + members of the general public attended during the retail hours

Wondering if this show is for you? Check out the list of last year’s vendors below, or click here for the 2018 Vendor List.

Curious about what buyers came to purchase Montana foods at our 2017 show? Click here to view/download the 2017 Buyer List.

 

Click here to view photos from the 2018 Montana Food Show!

Learn more about the 2018 Food Show Vendors:

Marketing News

Harvest of the Month: Apples

Recipes and tips for buying and cooking apples in anticipation of Montana Crunch Time on October 24th

Harvest of the Month: Apples

Montana Crunch Time is a statewide event to celebrate National Food Day and National Farm to School Month in Montana by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples on October 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. MST.

Get ready by clicking here to check out apple recipes, buying tips, and cooking suggestions from Harvest at Home!

USDA Unveils New Technology for Organic Exports

USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) is working to make it a little easier for certifiers and businesses to export organic products to Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and Mexico

USDA Unveils New Technology for Organic Exports

The organic industry may now utilize the USDA Electronic Trade Document Exchange System (eTDE) to submit and approve organic export certificates and send them to participating foreign trade partners. Foreign trade partners can electronically review information about shipments leaving the U.S., validate printed export certificates, and pull electronic certificates directly into their own systems.

Click here or contact the Montana Organic Program at agrorganic@mt.gov to learn more about the eTDE organic option.

Celebrate Montana Crunch Time

Crunch into locally and regionally grown apples on October 24, 2018

Celebrate Montana Crunch Time

Montana Crunch Time is a statewide event to celebrate National Food Day and National #FarmtoSchool Month in Montana by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples on October 24th at 2:00 pm.

This year, Montana is participating in the first multi-state CRUNCH OFF with Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado! Help Montana win the Crunch Off crown by registering your crunch at the Montana Crunch Time page from MSU and Montana Farm to School.

Stay tuned and check out the Montana Department of Agriculture Facebook page for more details on the Helena Crunch Time event!