Food & Agriculture Related

LA: Fuji Vegetable Oil to Invest $70M in Jefferson Parish Facility, Hire 39

March 16, 2018

Specialty oils co.'s new Jefferson Parish processing facility adjacent to former Avondale Shipyard to create 39 new direct, 48 indirect jobs. more >>

VA: Panaceutics to Invest $5.8M, Open Pharmaceutical Mfg Facility, Hire 70

March 7, 2018

Mfgr of personalized medicine & nutrition solutions to open R&D & high-tech mfg facility in Ringgold E. Industrial Park in Pittsylvania County, VA. more >>

AL: Rex Lumber to Build $110M Pike County Mfg Facility, Create 110 Jobs

March 6, 2018

New lumber mfg operation expected to create quality job opportunities, significant new timber market & enhanced regional economic activity. more >>

GA: Edible International to Open Second HQ, This One in Atlanta, Hire 200

March 5, 2018

Franchisor of shops offering fresh cut fruit arrangements' new Atlanta office to provide co. with expanded franchise and retail resources. more >>

Stone County Economic Development Partnership

McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... 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 >>

Canada's Minister of Agriculture Promotes Agricultural Trade and NAFTA

January 8, 2018

Government of Canada is working hard to strengthen Canada-U.S. trade relationship, create new opportunities for producers, food processors. 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 >>


Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>


Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>

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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 9, 2018
Food, Glorious Food!    

Metro areas with large populations have a foothold on food production while other areas have found their specialties driving employment. More>>

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>>



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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>

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Idaho: The Constant Top Performer

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Time to get to know more about Idaho. Its economy continues to receive national attention for economic growth & prosperity across metrics.   More>>

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Beyond the Box: Workforce Fulfillment in Food Production Companies

By: Jeff Dearduff

Uncover reasons location is more important than ever for food producers, main ones being automation & the modern workforce & its requirements.   More>>

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An Easy Choice:Tennessee Certified Sites

By: Governor Bill Haslam

Not all sites are created equal. That’s why Tennessee takes the guesswork out of locating a site with Select Tennessee Certified Sites program.   More>>

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Communities that Take Agriculture & Food Production to the Next Level

By: Jennifer Alten

The industry focused on food & agricultural crop production is lucrative & thriving in communities around the country. Take a look at some examples.   More>>