Food Production

Alabama is home to several large food production companies including Tyson Foods, Zeigler, Southeastern Meats, Bud’s Best Cookies, Pepsi Cola Bottling, Mayfield Dairy Farms, Coca Cola Bottling, and Buffalo Rock Vending.

Following are some quick facts about this important industry:

  • Food production and beverage product industries exports from Alabama increased from about $123 million in 2000 to $275 million in 2018.
  • Food production and beverage product industries employed over 35,000 workers in 2018, accounting for over 13% of manufacturing jobs.

For a closer look at Alabama’s food production industry, please open the document below.

Alabama’s Food Production Industry

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