Food & Agriculture Related


NC: Both Baxter International & Taylor Stave to Expand in McDowell County

March 24, 2017

Two employers, one a healthcare co. and one a wood products supplier, plan to create 118 new jobs in McDowell County, NC. more >>


VA: Land O’Lakes, Inc. to Construct an Animal Feed Mfg Facility in Roanoke

March 24, 2017

While new facility is being constructed, the co. will serve customers from product made at existing facilities. more >>


NY: OFD Foods to Build a $25M, 30-New-Job Mfg Facility in Monroe County

March 21, 2017

Supplier of freeze-dried food for the U.S. military selected Henrietta in Monroe County, NY, to build a new 50,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


GA: Farmax Merchandise to Invest $5M in Crisp County, Add 20 Jobs

March 21, 2017

China-based peanut production and exporting co. to invest $5M in a new peanut oil processing facility in Crisp County, GA. 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

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When Offshore Food Manufacturers Come to the U.S.

By: Frank Spano, Susan L. Riffle

Whether foreign or domestic, the expert tips here will greatly benefit food industry site selectors attracted to the sizable U.S. market.   More>>


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Agriculture & Life Sciences Companies Flock to Locate in California

By: Trade & Industry Development

See for yourself how California’s economy has transformed in a remarkably positive way, making it a top choice for business location.   More>>


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Idaho is Moving at the Speed of Business

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Take a look at how Idaho’s economy is accelerating and attracting companies of all kinds that enjoy the ease of doing buiness in the state.   More>>


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The Food Industry Battles for Share of Stomach

By: Brian Todd

What drives innovation in both the retail and manufacturing sectors of the food business? This article from The Food Institute holds the answer.   More>>


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Communities Where Businesses Flourish with the Fruits of the Land

By: Jennifer Alten

Take a look at exciting examples of successful agricultural businesses & food processing centers that have found a home across the country.   More>>