With one of the largest concentrations of food science professionals in the United States, Wisconsin consistently cultivates and nourishes innovation in food and beverage production. This environment of invention and a statewide dedication to collaboration and research, including globally recognized research bodies such as the Center for Dairy Research and the Food Research Institute, have made Wisconsin a prime location for more than 15,000 food and beverage companies.


Whether it’s breakthrough research, a commitment to organic and locally sourced materials or a skilled and dedicated workforce, Wisconsin is proving its leadership in the food and beverage industry. Statewide, companies are working hard to meet the standards and quality that consumers have come to expect from Wisconsin. See what some of the top companies in the industry have to say about finding a home In Wisconsin®.


  • Adam Borger, UW Food Research Institute
  • John Lucey, Center for Dairy Research
  • Kim Marotta, MillerCoors
  • Shawn Kapanke, Silver Spring Foods
  • Andrew Lynch, Kerry Group
  • Cindy Brown, Chippewa Valley Bean 
  • Shelley Jurewicz, Food & Beverage Wisconsin
  • Kevin Ladwig, Johnsonville
  • Tim Omer, Emmi Roth
  • Mike Homewood, Agropur Ingredients
  • Russell Klisch, Lakefront Brewery
  • Glenn Gazzolo, Nueske's

Message from Wade Goodsell

It’s hard to beat Wisconsin’s dedication to excellence in the food and beverage industry. To learn more about our unique industry offerings, look for Wisconsin in booth #4956 at IFT 2015, July 11-14, in Chicago. And for more information about growing or relocating in Wisconsin, contact me at 608.210.6813 or wade@inwisconsin.com or visit InWisconsin.com.

This message was sent by: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation 201 W. Washington Avenue Madison, WI 53703