From milk to chocolate, brewing to packaging, Allen County’s agricultural economy is booming. Indiana is a top-five state for corn, soybean, and ice cream production. Fortune 500 companies, including Nestle and Walmart, choose Fort Wayne.
Allen County offers the Food & Beverage industry customer access through our extensive transportation network, proximity to the nation’s largest markets, competitive incentives, and affordable site options. This cluster is inclusive of food and beverage producers, packaging, machinery manufacturing, and ag-innovation.
A statewide industry council promoting innovation and growth in Indiana’s agricultural economy including plant science, animal health and nutrition, high tech agriculture, and human food and nutrition.
Building on Indiana’s farm to fork tradition, this regional industry council increases the visibility and economic opportunities for local food producers and businesses, so they may expand their sales locally and beyond.
Our branch campus and county extension office provide connections to the expertise at Purdue University, which is ranked #8 globally for agriculture and in the top 10 nationally for numerous engineering specialties.