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Kim Grant

Kim Grant

VP Business Development

Olivia Hill

Olivia Hill

Senior Business Development Specialist

Thomas Kucharski

President & CEO

Growing Successful Agribusinesses

Whether it’s dairy production and processing, food packaging, or food processing, Buffalo Niagara is a major part of New York’s agriculture industry. In fact, we’re the leading producer of dairy products in the state, which says a lot considering New York is America’s 3rd largest dairy producing state. Not only are we conveniently located for access to the entire East Coast, our proximity to Canada helps food and dairy processors get their products to their customers. Plus, employers note their proximity to a high concentration of food businesses and farms as a major advantage.

no tax 0% state corporate income tax rate for food processors
Abundant fresh clean water, and waste water treatment facilities
dairy #1 state for yogurt, sour cream, and cottage cheese production

Buffalo Niagara Food & Dairy Processing Brochure

Invest Buffalo Niagara has helped nearly 20 agribusiness companies expand or relocate to the Buffalo Niagara region including. Companies access support from the region’s 21 colleges and universities and one of the country’s premier food science programs at Cornell University. These institutions offer research collaboration opportunities and laboratory testing, as well as education for the future of your company’s workforce. Degrees in agribusiness are particularly strong at Alfred State SUNY College of Technology.

Buffalo Niagara is home to a strong and growing 1,000+ company agribusiness cluster like Rich Products, HP Hood, Stuben, Upstate Farms, Goya, Perry’s Ice Cream, and Rosina.

 

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Agribusiness Brochure

“The Buffalo Niagara region has provided Perry’s Ice Cream with a dedicated workforce that is passionate about the quality of products we produce, sell and deliver. Our company’s four generations of success in this region is due to our team's hard work and pride. We are proud to call Buffalo Niagara our home for over 100 years.” - Robert Denning, President and CEO Perry’s Ice Cream Company, Inc.