Food & Agriculture Related


FL: Chewy to Invest $31M, Hire 600 for New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center

February 20, 2017

Online retailer of pet food and products to build a new fulfillment center in Ocala, Marion County, FL. more >>


MD: Freshly to Open Processing & Distribution Facility, Add 500 Jobs

February 17, 2017

Gourmet meal delivery service to open a 171,000-sq-ft facility in Savage, Howard County, Maryland, its 1st east coast facility. more >>


RI: United Natural Foods to Expand, Hire 150 in Providence

February 16, 2017

Natural, organic & specialty foods & nonfood distributor opening a shared services center to drive greater efficiencies, improve customer experience. more >>


MS: Pearl River Foods Locating Processing Plant in Carthage, Hiring 150

February 14, 2017

Poultry processor will lease a Leake County, Mississippi, spec building to better serve the local poultry industry. more >>



Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. more >>



New Training to Support Food Hubs Through National Network

January 5, 2017

Program to create national network of at least 100 trained food hub mgrs & 60 tech assistance providers offering financial mgmt skills, resources. more >>


Growing Demand for Packed & Frozen Foods According to Research and Markets

December 13, 2016

North America Active and Intelligent packaging market is estimated to grow from $7.12B in 2015 to $9.34B by end of 2020 at a CAGR of 6.65%. more >>


USDA Announces $8M+ in Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel

June 6, 2016

USDA investing $8.8M to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. more >>


National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: Internship Applications Sought

April 8, 2015

"Interning with NCBA and PLC has allowed me to become a part of the team that fights for agriculture and the beef industry." more >>


Case Studies

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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


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North Port, Florida, Continues to Achieve!   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Like many of America’s great success stories, North Port, Florida, is a self-made city and is ready to be the city of any growing business's future. More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | January 10, 2017
WeiserMazars 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study   

Report defines industry trends, builds knowledge base of food & beverage challenges, opportunities & best practices to stay ahead of competition. More>>


White Paper | January 10, 2017
U.S. Organic Hotspots and their Benefit to Local Economies   

A systematic assessment of the impact of organic agriculture on local economies that identifies 225 counties in the U.S. as organic hotspots. More>>


White Paper | December 10, 2015
Recipe for Change: The Flexible Food Processing Plant of the Future   

A look at a prototype for a more flexible food processing plant. Concept features six key areas of innovation to help inform the future facilities... More>>



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Articles

Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Ports Article | December 6, 2016
Ports: Portals to Business Prosperity and Economic Growth

By: Jennifer Alten

Get on board with knowledge of some of the nation's top ports that are moving vast amounts of our nation’s commodities and goods.   More>>


Georgia Article | December 6, 2016
Georgia’s Pro-Business Environment Continues to Drive Economic Development

By: Governor Nathan Deal

If you want to be in a location that's just recorded another exceptional year for trade & industry growth, it's time to learn about Georgia.   More>>


Kansas Article | December 6, 2016
Kansas: A Picture of Business Success Enhanced by Top-Notch Quality of Life

By: Governor Sam Brownback

Seeking a location with a superb business climate, infrastructure and quality of life? The state of Kansas is a haven for all of that.   More>>


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Kentucky - Momentum, Resources, Location Key to Vibrant Future for Kentucky Industry

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Seeking to select a site in a state with economic momentum, moving in a positive direction toward the future? Then you need to discover Kentucky.   More>>