Wabash County Has Everything Food and Beverage Manufacturing Businesses Need to Thrive!

From abundant raw materials to a dependable shipping network, Wabash County has the advantages food and beverage manufacturers need to build a successful and sustainable business.

Access to vast agricultural resources due to the location in the Midwest agricultural belt means businesses do not have to pay exorbitant costs to receive raw materials. The most critical of these for the food and beverage industry may be an abundant supply of high quality water. Wabash County sits atop one of the Midwest’s largest aquifers, which provides area water utilities with more than 2.5 million gallons per day excess capacity. These state of the art facilities can provide more than enough water to meet the most demanding business needs well into the future.

Food producers in Wabash County also enjoy significant cost savings in their packaging supplies due to the presence of two local food-grade packaging manufacturers.

Additionally, food and beverage companies can efficiently ship their finished products to local, regional and major North American markets due to an enviable network of highways and railroads throughout Wabash County.

Contact us today to get more details on how food and beverage companies are thriving in Wabash County.

Employer Spotlight

Living Essentials, makers of 5-Hour Energy™, is a true Wabash success story. It came to Wabash County in 2007 just as its new energy shot was being launched onto the market. Numerous expansions later, Living Essentials is one of Wabash County’s largest employers. It owns and maintains over 1.3 million square feet of manufacturing, R&D, and distribution facilities on 91 acres. The Economic Development Group of Wabash County was there to assist every step of the way.