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SC: Grey Ghost Bakery Expands in Charleston Co., Creating 25 Jobs

July 29, 2021

Grey Ghost Bakery, a made-from-scratch cookie baking company, plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The $395,000 investment will create... more >>


NC: Ball Corp. to Invest $384M, Create 220 Jobs in Beverage Production Hub

July 28, 2021

Global aluminum beverage packaging company Ball Corporation will create 220 new jobs in Cabarrus County. more >>


WI: Heartland Produce to Build $29M Facility in Kenosha, Creating 40 Jobs

July 28, 2021

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Heartland Produce’s new $29 million headquarters and distribution facility in... more >>


UT: Tyson Foods to Hire 500 for New Facility in Eagle Mountain

July 21, 2021

Tyson Foods is looking to hire 500 employees for its new, soon-to-be-open facility in Eagle Mountain, Utah. more >>



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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2019

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 >>


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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 >>



AZ: Starbucks, ASU Partner to Find New Ways to Build, Operate Stores

April 26, 2021

Starbucks Corp. and Arizona State University are partnering to create the ASU-Starbucks Center for the Future of People and the Planet. more >>


AR: Simmons Tops Forbes' Best Midsize Employers List for Food Companies

March 15, 2021

Simmons Foods, based in Siloam Springs, Ark., ranked No. 1 among food companies on Forbes 2021 list of America’s Best Midsize Employers. more >>


Kroger to Give $100 Bonus to Employees Who Get Vaccinated

February 16, 2021

The Kroger Co. has joined the growing list of grocery retailers offering incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. more >>


R.I. University Offers Cannabis Entrepreneurship Degree, Reports Boston Globe

December 14, 2020

Cannabis is now emerging as a serious field of study in the U.S., according to a recent story in the Boston Globe. more >>



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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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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 >>


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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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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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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>>


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>>


Articles

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Key Trends in Food Processing

By: James H. Renzas

With quarantines, lockdowns, restaurant closures and work-from-home, consumers had more time to research how their food is being produced and where...   More>>


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New Challenges & Opportunities for the Global Food Chain

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The food supply logistics chain is one of the most complex programs needed for national sustainability, and it is ever evolving and faces a wide...   More>>


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Tennessee: Headquarters Are at Home Here

By: Trade & Industry Development

The number of companies choosing to call the Volunteer State home continues to rise, with an impressive range of industry diversity. Tennessee’s...   More>>


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The Future of Food Processing in Iowa

By: Debi Durham

With millions of acres of fertile land, plentiful raw materials and abundant sources of renewable energy, Iowa has built upon its long history as a...   More>>


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Trends to Watch with the American Food Supply Chain

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

The stability and sustainability of the domestic food supply is fundamental to the stability of the U.S. economy. The direct impact of the COVID-19...   More>>