Cathy Ma

NCDA&CS employees receive awards for exports

Each day, department employees work to better the state of agriculture in North Carolina. Too often, these employees get overlooked for their accomplishments. Recently, however, two employees in our International Marketing Section were recognized for their work promoting N.C. agricultural exports. Cathy Ma, international trade specialist, swept all the categories for which she was nominated […]

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Food entrepreneurs share ideas during Raleigh roundtable discussion

About 20 local food entrepreneurs gathered in Raleigh Tuesday to share their achievements and challenges breaking into the competitive food market. Small business owners representing a variety of specialties, from agricultural co-ops and flavored peanuts to seasoning packets and flavored drinks, attended the roundtable discussion held at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Lab. The roundtable discussion is […]

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Faces in the Field: Cathy Ma, international trade specialist

httpvh:// With a pleasant smile and quick laugh Cathy Ma has helped N.C. companies find niche markets in North America, Europe and Asia for more than two years. Ma, an international trade specialist for the department, works with processed food, meat and seafood producers across the state to identify market opportunities abroad. In addition, she […]

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