Feeding The Future

The science and engineering behind Wisconsin’s food and beverage production—from farm to factory to fork—comes from the expertise developed over generations of agriculture and food science leadership. Wisconsin has earned global recognition for technological advancements that have improved growing practices, increased distribution efficiency, and raised safety and nutritional standards worldwide—all of which is driven by the joy we associate with good, healthy food.

Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland, producing more than 3 billion pounds of cheese and 30 billion pounds of milk each year. But that’s not all we’re known for. Wisconsin is also the #1 U.S. producer of ginseng, mink pelts and cranberries, and is a leader in sustainable and organic practices. And with above-average specialization of people and companies in food and beverage processing, Wisconsin has the workforce to support your company’s growth.

Food manufacturers In Wisconsin

FOOD AND BEVERAGE LEADERSHIP

Wisconsin is consistently ranked at the top, from health care and cost of living to career opportunities and industry development.

3,700+

Food and beverage companies in Wisconsin

EMSI 2021.1 Class of Worker, QCEW Employees 2019

#1

U.S. producer of cheese, ginseng, mink pelts and cranberries

Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics (Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, 2021)

7 of the 11

Largest food companies in the world have operations in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics (Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, 2021

FOOD & BEVERAGE PROFILE

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FOOD & BEVERAGE COMPANIES IN WISCONSIN®

Birchwood Foods/Kenosha Beef
Birds Eye Foods
Gehl Foods
Hormel
Johnsonville

Klement Sausage Co
MillerCoors
Organic Valley
Oscar Mayer
Palermo’s Pizza

Roth Kase
Sargento
Schreiber