One of the Top Agribusiness States in the Nation
Ohio boasts a remarkable concentration of companies that cultivate, process, distribute, and market food and drinks enjoyed by consumers around the world. The state’s strategic location and robust distribution facilities provide access to suppliers and customers, making Ohio one of the top Agribusiness states in the nation. Ohio’s world-class companies and their innovative techniques and private label brands contribute approximately $105 billion to the state’s economy. All totaled, growing, processing, transporting and retail Agribusiness operations employ more than one out of every six Ohioans, making Agribusiness the largest industry sector in the state.
World’s Largest Food Manufacturer to Expand in Ohio
Nestlé USA furthered its commitment to Ohio with the relocation of 300 jobs from California to its Solon campus. The technical, production and supply chain roles add $41 million in new payroll and will join the existing 2,000 employees at the Northeast Ohio campus.