Contributions to the U.S. Economy

Food and Beverage Industry Contributions to the U.S. Economy by State

GMA member companies are major contributors to our nation’s economy as manufacturers, employers and exporters.  Select a state from the drop down menu to learn what the food, beverage and consumer products industry means to the economy of that state.
 


Alabama

In Alabama, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $4,064,459,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 33,193 people, and operates 321 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Alaska

In Alaska, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,013,731,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 9,389 people, and operates 187 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Arizona

In Arizona, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,221,472,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 13,101 people, and operates 309 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Arkansas

In Arkansas, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $6,202,325,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 42,782 people, and operates 275 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

California

In California, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $41,035,273,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 190,368 people, and operates 4,884 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Colorado

In California, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $41,035,273,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 190,368 people, and operates 4,884 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Connecticut

In Connecticut, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,804,402,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 7,562 people, and operates 326 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Delaware

In Delaware, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,263,712,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 8,538 people, and operates 76 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Florida

In Florida, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $7,969,120,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 34,013 people, and operates 1,075 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Georgia

In Georgia, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $11,645,799,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 62,962 people, and operates 613 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Hawaii

In Hawaii, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $671,672,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 6,008 people, and operates 262 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Idaho

In Idaho, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $2,756,752,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 15,864 people, and operates 251 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Illinois

In Illinois, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $15,898,105,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 73,308 people, and operates 1,289 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Indiana

In Indiana, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $7,905,500,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 37,184 people, and operates 558 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Iowa

In Iowa, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $11,358,782,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 49,132 people, and operates 532 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Kansas

In Kansas, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $5,497,135,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 29,544 people, and operates 303 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Kentucky

In Kentucky, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $5,564,452,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 30,117 people, and operates 335 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Louisiana

In Louisiana, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,935,570,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 15,008 people, and operates 361 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Maine

In Maine, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,280,867,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 6,035 people, and operates 238 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Maryland

In Maryland, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,918,161,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 13,595 people, and operates 371 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,048,781,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 23,576 people, and operates 663 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Michigan

In Michigan, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $7,053,740,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 34,037 people, and operates 933 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Minnesota

In Minnesota, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $8,188,489,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 47,317 people, and operates 735 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Mississippi

In Mississippi, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,059,579,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 22,254 people, and operates 205 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Missouri

In Missouri, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $8,045,491,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 43,366 people, and operates 625 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Montana

In Montana, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $443,999,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 2,814 people, and operates 205 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Nebraska

In Nebraska, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $6,197,143,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 33,360 people, and operates 301 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Nevada

In Nevada, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $737,154,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 5,398 people, and operates 191 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,025,980,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 3,000 people, and operates 127 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

New Jersey

In New Jersey, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $6,045,209,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 31,371 people, and operates 969 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

New Mexico

In New Mexico, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $656,375,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 4,706 people, and operates 185 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

New York

In New York, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $8,723,711,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 54,306 people, and operates 2,283 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

North Carolina

In North Carolina, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $9,688,653,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 52,700 people, and operates 675 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

North Dakota

In North Dakota, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,629,670,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 4,779 people, and operates 127 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Ohio

In Ohio, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $14,006,510,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 56,669 people, and operates 1,044 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $2,505,699,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 17,579 people, and operates 300 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Oregon

In Oregon, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $4,252,141,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 25,211 people, and operates 860 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $15,136,027,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 70,255 people, and operates 1,355 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $265,655,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 2,628 people, and operates 157 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

South Carolina

In South Carolina, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $2,910,280,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 18,200 people, and operates 248 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

South Dakota

In South Dakota, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $740,394,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 9,293 people, and operates 135 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Tennessee

In Tennessee, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $7,847,950,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 37,667 people, and operates 391 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Texas

In Texas, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $14,186,391,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 97,249 people, and operates 1,971 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Utah

In Utah, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $3,066,138,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 16,160 people, and operates 323 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Vermont

In Vermont, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $1,043,220,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 5,541 people, and operates 201 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Virginia

In Virginia, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $6,312,466,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 31,784 people, and operates 520 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Washington

In Washington, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $5,921,676,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 38,644 people, and operates 1,167 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

West Virginia

In West Virginia, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $329,308,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 3,288 people, and operates 112 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $14,553,109,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 65,173 people, and operates 1,063 facilities.1

1 Data from 2013 Annual Survey of Manufacturers or 2013 County Business Patterns conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau

Wyoming

In Wyoming, the food and beverage industry contributes at least $705,542,000 per annum in value added to the economy, employs at least 7,459 people, and operates 59 facilities.1

The food industry in Wyoming also relies heavily on strong access to foreign markets, as processed foods account for approximately 0.7% of total non-durable exports.2