Launching Products Into Key Retailers in Each State or Region in the US and Beyond

THE USA:  On a national scale, State Proud aims to serve as a unifying platform for linking programs created by the Contract Manufacturing Alliance (CMA) across the entire United States. This ambitious initiative opens up a wide array of possibilities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities throughout the country. By forging connections with the CMA’s resources and expertise, State Proud can facilitate the development of manufacturing infrastructure, promote innovation in the food industry, and support the establishment of new production facilities. From specialized manufacturing facility builds to the revitalization of existing structures into productive manufacturing plants, the platform provides valuable insights and opportunities for growth. Moreover, State Proud and the CMA collaborate on programs designed to drive economic development in various regions, promote the creation of area-based commercial kitchens, and bolster the growth of food halls and other culinary ventures, ultimately contributing to economic prosperity and job creation on a national scale. This partnership underscores a commitment to fostering economic vitality and providing entrepreneurs and industries across the United States with the tools and resources they need to thrive and succeed.

Canada and the Caribbean as well

  • Canada: State Proud will be extended into Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland) with its own Province Proud (
  • The Caribbean: State Proud will be extended into the Caribbean (countries and US based territories) with its own Caribbean Made (