Make it and Ship it
For more than a century, Texas and its various regions have served as a hub for the Food and Beverage sector. From corporate headquarters to production and distribution, to retail businesses, you will find a thriving ecosystem. Companies include Frito-Lay, Dean Foods, B.E.F. Foods, M&M Mars and We Pack Logistics and newcomers like Golden State Foods and Farmer Brothers coffee, which have recently relocated or expanded in Texas.
About This Industry
With more than 130 million acres of agricultural land, Texas primarily produces corn, wheat, and cotton, along with sorghum, silage, hay, and soybeans.
The giants of the food production industry, including Tyson, Cargill, Micro-Beef, Bayer, Caviness, JBS USA, Texas Farms, Seaboard, Premium Standards Farms and more, live and work here in Texas.
Texas continues to drive the Food Technology industries through its partnerships with major educational programs, including Texas A&M, Texas Tech, West Texas A&M, Tarleton State University, and the University of Texas. The state is also a major producer and distributor of animal veterinarian health products and supplies, including feed additives, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, and other animal health products.
Discover which regions of Texas may be best for the relocation of your food production or distribution center.
Your Economic Guides to Texas
The Texas Economic Development Connection is a team of certified economic developers working in cooperation with governmental agencies, chambers of commerce, and economic development organizations across Texas to support small businesses ready to expand or relocate to the Lone Star State. We help companies identify opportunities in Texas cities and stand prepared to help them begin their journey to becoming a Texan.
Ready and rarin' to go
It’s time to mount up and move out. Let our team get to know you and help guide you on your move or expansion into Texas. Register your project today with our team and let your trail drive to Texas begin.