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Benestar Brands Announces Expansion in Scioto County, Ohio

Benestar Brands, an international food producer and the world’s leading producer of pork snacks, announced an investment of $2.5 million to expand their current operations in Scioto County. The new manufacturing and distribution facility will be located in the SOAR Business Park, in Minford, Ohio. The new plant will bring 40 new jobs to the region.
Mon Jul 25 20221 min read

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Food and Agribusiness is the largest industry in Ohio, boasting hundreds of companies that cultivate, process, package, distribute, and market food and drinks enjoyed by consumers around the world. The proximity to and relationships with industry and academic partners result in faster, more affordable access to every part of the supply chain. Companies at any point in the food and agribusiness supply chain have access to the partners they need to succeed in Ohio.


Ohio’s economic development pipeline has a steady flow of many investments from food companies–large and small –across the full food value chain, with a substantial portion of investments coming from food manufacturers. JobsOhio has worked diligently with regional and local economic development officials to ensure that Ohio food manufacturers have the resources they need to grow, innovate, and serve customers worldwide.


With Nestle Purina PetCare building a new $550M factory inWilliamsburg Township, along with several other business development and expansion projects from other major brands, Ohio’s food and agribusiness industry is rich and growing.Find out more about how to grow your business in Ohio.