Natural Resources

Toledo/Northwest Ohio lies adjacent to the Great Lakes, providing the world’s largest supply of fresh water


Value Supply Chain

Northwest Ohio offers a strong supply chain from growers, producers and distributors to manufacturing equipment and service providers


Research & Innovation

CIFT is a nationally recognized company providing technical innovations & solutions to the food processing/agribusiness sectors


Site & Building Inventory

Northwest Ohio is home to dozens of sites ready for immediate development and numerous recently constructed spec buildings

“Northwest Ohio has the whole infrastructure and culture surrounding the food processing industry.”

— Dave Beck, Center for Innovative Food Technology

300 FOOD PROCESSING COMPANIES OPERATING IN NORTHWEST OHIO

OHIO OFFERS LOWEST TAX RATE IN MIDWEST FOR FOOD AG INDUSTRY

NORTHWEST OHIO WORKFORCE OF 16,000 IN FOOD PROCESSING

Northwest Ohio's food processing industryin the last five years:


2,000+

New Jobs

$642Mil

Capital Investment

Take a look at the company we keep in the food processing industry

Businesses in Northwest Ohio can reach more than 60% of the U.S. and Canadian markets within a day’s drive. It’s no wonder some of the biggest names in the industry have established operations in this region.

Did You Know?

Northwest Ohio is home to both the world’s largest soup factory and ketchup factory

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Gary Thompson

Executive V.P.
Business Development
(419) 304-9585