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Food & Beverage Manufacturing Report

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) have published a research report that assesses the current state of “ready to scale” food and beverage businesses and identifies opportunities to help the capitalize on economic opportunities.

The report showcases the food and beverage sector as a driver of economic activity in Minnesota. Economic analysis indicates these businesses generate the highest overall returns of any industry in the state, with a 5 percent gain in manufacturing output yielding over $11 billion in impact to the state’s economy and an additional (estimated) 167,822 jobs.

To learn more, download the full report here.