Contributing $93 billion to our statewide economy, food and agriculture combine to form one of Ohio’s top industries. Here in Northeast Ohio, thousands of farms produce more than 200 diverse crops, and more than 1,000 agricultural processing plants are thriving. Our region boasts more than 670 food-related processing and manufacturing establishments, providing a wealth of employment opportunities.
In fact, one in every seven Ohioans is employed in some aspect of food and agriculture, including farm production, wholesaling and retailing, marketing, processing and agribusiness.
As reported by Team NEO, in 2015, food manufacturing represented a $3.4 billion industry in Northeast Ohio.
If you’re interested in a career in the agriculture or food processing industries, you’ll find a bounty of exciting opportunities throughout the region.