The United States is fortunate to offer the safest and most economical food supply in the world.
Alabama ranks #3 in the U.S. in the production of broilers and other poultry, and substantially contributes to the ever-growing worldwide demand for proteins. Agribusiness has cultivated a positive impact on North Alabama’s regional economy as our counties rank among Alabama’s top-ten producers in the following categories:
Update June, 2020
Source: 2017 Census of Agriculture County
North Alabama’s further-processors and packaging operations are served by a plentiful, clean water supply and are within close proximity to maintenance, rendering, and cold storage service suppliers. Our central-South location also positions them between two of the nation’s largest freight centers, Atlanta and Memphis, and within 500 miles of half of the U.S. population.
Largest Food-Related Employers