Food & Agriculture Related


TN: Bongards’ Creameries to Make Major $35M, 95-New-Job Expansion in Humboldt

July 19, 2017

Farmer-owned co-op will add around 80,000 sq ft to its facility in Gibson County, TN. more >>


NJ: Nuts.com to Expand in Jersey City, Add 150 Jobs

July 17, 2017

Online destination for nuts, dried fruit, snacks and pantry staples will lease a 24,000-sq-ft space in Jersey City, NJ, create hi-tech workspace. more >>


MO: Frick’s Quality Meats Expands in Washington, Creating 40 Jobs

July 13, 2017

Manufacturer of smoked meats & sausages will break ground on an 18,000-sq-ft expansion to its existing 120,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


SC: Ruiz Foods to Invest $79M, Expand Florence County Mfg Facility, Hire 705

July 11, 2017

Producer of frozen food and snack products adding another production line to its SC mfg facility now; plans to add additional lines. 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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2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>


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2017 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

What does corporate investment look like? For our 15 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment recipients, it means investing more than $11B.   More>>


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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>>