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peasMinnesota is a top spot for food production. We’re home to five of the 30 largest food and agriculture companies. Our workforce has expertise in every phase of food production. This fact sheet has more about our Food & Beverage Industries.

Minnesota is the headquarters for Fortune 500 food giants General Mills, Supervalu, Land O’Lakes, and Hormel. Cargill and Rosen’s Diversified are among the largest private food sector firms based here.

A Broad Range of Products

Here is a sampling of food and beverage manufacturers with headquarters or major operations in Minnesota.

  • Meat processing: Hormel, JBS USA, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Quality Pork Processors, Rosen’s Diversified

  • Other food products: E.A. Sween Co., General Mills, Michael Foods, Old Dutch Foods

  • Bakeries and tortillas: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Conagra, Pan-O-Gold Baking Co., Rich Products, SuperMom’s

  • Fruits, vegetables, specialty foods: Birds Eye, Faribault Foods, Lakeside Foods, Lamb Weston, Schwan’s, Seneca

  • Dairy products: Associated Milk Producers, Bongards, First District Association, Kemps, Kraft Heinz, Land O’Lakes, General Mills

  • Beverage manufacturing: Arctic Glacier USA, August Schell Brewing, Coca-Cola, Cold Springs Brewery, Pepsi

  • Grain & oilseed milling, fat & oil refining, cereals: CHS Oilseed Processing, Minnesota Soybean Processors, General Mills, Post Consumer Brands, Rahr Malting

  • Sugar and confectionery products: American Crystal Sugar, Ann’s House of Nuts, KLN Family Brands, Pearson’s Candy, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative

  • Animal food: Cargill, Hubbard Feeds, KLN Family Brands

  • Seafood products: American Fish & Seafood, Morey’s Seafood

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