THE SWEETSPOT FOR THE FLAVORINGS INDUSTRY

Three of the Top 10 international flavoring companies have major operations in the Greater Cincinnati region, including Givaudan Flavors Corporation, Frutarom  and MANE, Inc.

OHIO IS THE RIGHT PLACE FOR FOOD

Ohio has a large concentration of companies that cultivate, process, distribute and market foods enjoyed by consumers around the world.

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Build your customer base in Greater Cincinnati  

With a large pool of skilled workers, an innovative research and development climate, strategic access to customers and markets, and low business operating costs, our region is perfectly positioned to help your business succeed. That’s why hundreds of food and flavoring companies already chose to located here.

Greater Cincinnati is home to hundreds of food and flavorings companies, including:

  • The Kroger Co.: Founded in 1883, it is the fifth-largest retailer in the world and one of the largest private-food manufacturers in the country 
  • AdvancePierreTM Foods: One of the nation’s Top 100 food-processing companies 
  • Sunny Delight Beverage Co.: A leading juice-based drink processer, including the popular SunnyD® product line 
  • Archer Daniels Midland Co.: A flavoring company that supports Wild Flavor 

Several brewers are based here as well – from local brewers to the main brewery for the Boston Beer Company’s Samuel Adams®, one of the nation’s top-selling craft  beers, and the second-largest brewery by volume for MillerCoors.

It’s easy to see why Site Selection magazine ranked Greater Cincinnati as the second most competitive city in North America for food and beverage companies. (2015)

Success stories

  • The Kroger Co. – From a single grocery store in 1883 to a Fortune® 500 grocery store chain and leading private label food manufacturer, The Kroger Co. continues to flourish in Greater Cincinnati.  

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Assets

REDI Cincinnati is your first point-of-contact for questions about locating or expanding your food & flavoring company in our region. To learn more, contact REDI at (513) 562-8474 or info@REDICincinnati.com. 

SNAPSHOT

  • Several local colleges offer coursework and degrees in chemistry, horticulture, biology, chemical engineering, food and nutrition, and dietetics.
  • The Food and Drug Administration’s regional/district offices serving Kentucky and Ohio are located in Cincinnati.
  • 18,000 industry specialists work in Greater Cincinnati

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