Food Solutions

Five Criteria For Food Manufacturers Striving To Go Organic

Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture established national standards for organic production and processing in 2002, the organic industry has enjoyed a trend of double-digit growth. Steve Johnson, CEO, Missouri Partnership, ... Read More

Finding Opportunity At The Intersection Of Food Production And Distribution

Look inside the refrigerator, and there’s a good chance the ground beef, sliced cheese or bacon was packed on a machine made by Multivac. The company’s growth over the years offers ... Read More

Food Solutions Company Expands In Missouri, Adds 40+ New Jobs

Frick’s Quality Meats, a manufacturer of smoked meats and sausages, announced plans to expand in Washington, Missouri. The expansion represents $8 million in capital investment and is anticipated to add more ... Read More

Grab A Pint, Let’s Talk About Missouri Beer

Missouri is home to numerous craft breweries, and the world-famous Budweiser family of beers. But did you know the beer industry contributes more than $12.4 billion annually to Missouri’s economy, and ... Read More

Pet Food Company Expands In Joplin, Missouri, Creates 46 New Jobs

Blue Buffalo, a food solutions company specializing in pet foods, announced plans to expand with a new 112,000 sq. ft. building at the company’s Heartland Pet Food manufacturing campus in Joplin, ... Read More

Missouri Company Wins CiCi Award for Corporate Investment & Community Impact

Moon Ridge Foods, a pork processing business, has been awarded a CiCi Award for Corporate Investment & Community Impact, by Trade and Industry Development magazine. Moon Ridge Foods was honored for ... Read More

Aurora Organic Dairy Holds Groundbreaking For New Missouri Facility

Aurora Organic Dairy, a leading producer and processor of store-brand organic milk and butter for U.S. retailers, held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new $100 million facility in Columbia, Missouri. The ... Read More

The Kraft Heinz Company Cuts The Ribbon On New $250 Million Missouri Facility

The Kraft Heinz Company held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new $250 million expanded facility in Kirksville, Missouri. The 450,000 sq. ft. expansion was first announced in June 2016, and ... Read More

10 Months in Missouri = 3,400+ Jobs, $185M+ in Payroll, & $545M+ Invested

Missouri Partnership is tasked with one goal—attracting companies from around the world to invest in Missouri. Companies that create jobs, pay salaries and grow Missouri’s economy. These companies cut across our ... Read More

Caffeine Is In The News In Missouri

Recently, two interesting news articles crossed our desk, one from Kansas City and one from St. Louis with a common thread—coffee. The first was celebrating the one-year anniversary of Starbucks in ... Read More