Food & Agriculture Related 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>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>


White Paper | March 8, 2012
When It Comes to Business Taxes, Location Matters   

Taxes are a big cost for many businesses, and vary widely based both on state and market sector. Now, for the first time, the Tax Foundation has... More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2012
Tax Foundation Releases New Data on State and Local Sales Taxes   

Tennessee, Arizona, Louisiana, Washington, and Oklahoma have the highest combined state and average local sales tax rates, according to a new report... More>>


White Paper | February 14, 2012
U.S. Economic Developers Express Renewed Optimism for the Future; Prospect Activity Grows but Moderates   

According to a bi-annual survey of 190 economic developers across the U.S. conducted in January 2012 by Avalanche Consulting, Inc., perceptions about... More>>


White Paper | June 10, 2011
BLS 2011 State Incentives Resource Guide - Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company   

The BLS 2011 State Incentives Resource Guide is intended to provide a detailed summary of the primary and most valuable state and local economic... More>>