Food Processing

The Commonwealth of Virginia has long recognized food processing as a driving force in the national and Global economy. Food processing companies have taken notice. Since 2006, companies in the food and beverage sector have invested $1.9 billion and created more than 7,300 new jobs in the Commonwealth.

Virginia's Food Processing Industry

  • One of Virginia's largest manufacturing sectors
  • Employs more than 35,000 people
  • Beverage manufacturing (219 firms), bakeries and tortilla manufacturing (174 firms), and other food manufacturing (85 firms) are the three largest sectors
  • More than 145 licensed breweries call Virginia home

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Contact Info Virginia

Contact Name:
Antje Abshoff, Managing Director of Europe

Address:
State of Virginia, European Office
Pacellistr. 6-8
80333 Munich, Germany
Mobile: +49 172 423 7646
Email: aabshoff@vedp.org
www: www.vedp.org 

State Demographics Virginia

Region: Atlantic
Population: 8.47 m (2017) -> 8.41 m
Gross State Product: 494 billion (2016)
Exports: 16.52 b (2017)
Labor Force: 4.31 m (2017)
Unemployment Rate: 3.6 % (10/2017)
Per capita real GDP: $ 52,957 (2016)
Capital City: Richmond
Principal Cities: Arlington, Alexandria, Chesapeake, Hampton, Norfolk, Virginia Beach

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