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OH: T. Marzetti Expands Facility in Columbus, Creating 20 Jobs

April 15, 2021

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation, has announced plans to expand its production facility in Columbus. more >>


AL: New Peanut Shelling Facility in Atmore to Create 150 Jobs

April 14, 2021

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey joined Escambia County officials in Atmore to mark the start of construction on the Coastal Growers LLC peanut shelling... more >>


NM: New Mexico Lands Two Food Distribution Operations, Hiring 32

April 13, 2021

Rio Blue Produce and Sierra Madre Produce, both with operations in Mexico have selected Santa Teresa, New Mexico, to grow their North American... more >>


LA: Lineage Logistics to Expand at Port of New Orleans, Creating 50 Jobs

April 7, 2021

Lineage Logistics cold-storage investment of $42 million to support $1.6 billion state poultry industry and create 50 new jobs. 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 >>



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 >>


NJ: State Bans Plastic, Paper Bags in One of U.S.'s Most Stringent Laws

November 9, 2020

Supermarkets in New Jersey will no longer be able to give paper bags to customers starting in mid-2022. 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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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>>


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Arkansas is Ready for Business

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

In Arkansas, every business is essential. Arkansas is a business-friendly state with an abundance of resources to help businesses succeed,...   More>>


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Feeding the Economy: A Continuing Need

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While much of the nation’s economy has seen changes, one fundamental thing hasn’t altered: people still need to eat. Regions that produce food...   More>>