Wisconsin: Where Food Production Grows

In a state known for collaboration, it’s no surprise Wisconsin leads the way in applied science that enhances the entire food and beverage sector. Globally recognized research bodies like the Center for Dairy Research and Food Research Institute work with producers statewide to develop market-driven solutions. Wisconsin’s robust supply chain and academic resources fuel its continuous growth—assuring producers and processors they are supported by a state committed to excellence.



Kerry Ingredients


In 1987, Ireland-based Kerry was looking to open its first overseas dairy ingredients and manufacturing plant— and it set its sights on Wisconsin. Today, the company employs approximately 1,200 people at three locations statewide.





Top Food and Beverage Brands Reside Here


More and more global food and beverage companies are establishing facilities and North American headquarters throughout the state. Brands including Sargento, Birds Eye, Johnsonville, Hormel, MillerCoors, Organic Valley and Klement Sausage Co. have made Wisconsin home.





For more information about investment opportunities in Wisconsin, contact me at +1.608.210.6827 or

Kristie Pulvermacher, WEDC
Business Attraction and Foreign Direct Investment Manager




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