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International Trade Program

Caroline Hargraves, Director of Marketing and Economic Development, 801-982-2353

The purpose of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) International Trade Program is to connect Utah agriculture & food producers with a variety of local and global resources to facilitate growth into international markets. 

UDAF maintains an extensive network of partners and contacts to expand export resources and opportunities for Utah’s many and diverse producers including WUSATA, World Trade Center Utah, the U.S. Commercial Service, Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center, and more. 

Available export resources include:

      • Certificates of Free Sale 
      • Grant Funds & Cost Reimbursement Funds 
      • Export Counseling 
      • Export Training and Networking Events 
      • Inbound and Outbound Trade Missions 
      • Trade Shows 
      • Trade Leads
      • Buyer Matchmaking 
      • Market Research

Certificates of Free Sale

Companies may request a Certificate of Free Sale (CFS) from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food to support selling their product(s) in other states or countries. Certificate requests are administered by the Regulatory Services Division for food/dairy and vitamin supplements or the Plant Industry Division for animal feed and fertilizers.  To request a Certificate of Free Sale, or see the progress of a current request, click here.

Utah’s Own

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food offers additional marketing and local branding resources to qualifying Utah agriculture and food businesses via the Utah’s Own program. For more information, visit