With strong roots in food and ag: nearly 400 food companies and more than 100,000 farms, Missouri is poised to embrace the U.S. Food Industry’s modern disrupters such as eating patterns, health demands, and supply chains.
While Missouri’s renowned research institutions focus on sustainability and creating efficiencies in food production, state government offers support for companies looking to grow Missouri’s agtech and food and beverage industries. Missouri’s central location and diverse cropland often sell themselves for growing companies looking to streamline the food production process and to meet the demand for locally grown food.
In this article by Trade and Industry Development Magazine, Missouri is featured as a state that is strategically embracing the shifts in the food industry’s consumer demand and supply chain. Highlights include Missouri’s central location, innovation, business incentives, and agricultural strengths.