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VA: Rare Sugar Producer To Expand In Albemarle Co., Creating 64 Jobs

October 15, 2021

Bonumose, Inc. will partner with Hershey to research and develop reduced or zero sugar chocolate products in Albemarle County. more >>


KS: Agribusiness Bartlett To Create New Soybean Facility, With 50 Jobs

October 14, 2021

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly applauded plans from Bartlett, to invest $325 million in a large soybean crushing facility project in Montgomery County. more >>


Publix Looks to Add 30,000 to Workforce in Southeastern Market

October 7, 2021

Publix Super Markets is looking to hire about 30,000 associates through the end of this year across its seven-state Southeastern market area. more >>


OH: BARK Expands in the Columbus Region, with 500 New Jobs Over Four Years

October 7, 2021

The Original BARK Company, a leading global omnichannel brand for dogs and their parents, announced plans to further expand in Columbus, Ohio. more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

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

blank Case study | April 30, 2018
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

GrassSeed Article | October 12, 2021
Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

By: Trade & Industry Development, Mary Helen Sprecher

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this...   More>>


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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>>


blank Article | July 29, 2020
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>>