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Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 USA

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Midamar founder accepts national recognition from U.S. Secretary of Commerce

February 25, 2014

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Bill Aossey, Founder of Midamar Corporation was honored to accept the award of Vice Chair, of the Iowa District Export Council, from U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. 

Patricia Cook, Director of the US Commercial Service - United States of America Department of Commerce along with DEC Members presented Bill Aossey with the Certificate of Recognition and appointment to the District Export Counsel.  Ms. Cook explained that this was the department’s “highest recognition” awarded to individuals who contribute leadership and business experience in support of our nation’s joint international export industry, and the government’s joint export expansion effort.  The US Commercial Service is a Department of the International Trade Administration, US Department of Commerce, which works directly with USA exporters.

Aossey graciously accepted the appointment and expressed his gratitude to the Secretary of Commerce and to the Director of the US Commercial Service.  “It is a great privilege to be recognized for this position and personally, I will do the utmost to fulfill the responsibilities of Vice Chair over the 3 year term. “

Established in 1974, Midamar was the first food company in the USA to coordinate with USDA in the development of Halal standards and processes in USDA inspected and approved processing facilities.  Since 1974, Midamar has become a globally recognized Halal Brand of USA produced protein and quality Halal products, and a leading export supply chain provider for USA food franchises expanding internationally. 

Aossey added, “At Midamar we are thankfully celebrating 40 years of domestic and international business this year. In addition to serving all fifty states with quality Halal products, over the years we have opened numerous global markets to US products in West Asia/Middle East, Central and South East and Asia. Most recently, we have been developing markets for US Agricultural products in West and North Africa and the Caribbean.  At Midamar, our plans are to grow in these markets and to continue to supply premium quality USA based foods with a focus on basic food security”

About Midamar

Midamar Corporation is the pioneer and leader in Halal food services. Midamar provides Halal food production and distribution, export management for US companies, and export services to restaurant concepts locating throughout the Middle East, South East Asia, and the Far East. Additionally, Midamar Corporation offers consulting services to US based companies who are expanding their business internationally. Founded in 1974, Midamar is centrally located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. For more information visit:  www.midamar.com

For more information contact:

Sara Sayed

Director of Marketing and Communications,

Midamar Corporation

1105 60th Avenue SW

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – USA

Email:  ssayed@midamar.com

Ph: 319-362-3711

Fax: 319-362-4111





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