Beef, Chicken and Pork: Nebraska’s Food Manufacturing Industry

This week, the Grand Island Independent reported that manufacturers in Grand Island added nearly 1,200 jobs between 2003 and 2013, a staggering increase according to Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce president Cindy Johnson. “This is most impressive given that national manufacturing lost nearly 6.3 million manufacturing jobs between 1990 and 2000,” she told the […]

Manufacturers in Nebraska: Hormel

This post is part of an ongoing series of manufacturer profiles. The blogs will cover some of the many names in manufacturing in the state of Nebraska. Check back later for more posts in the series. To see previous posts in the series, click here. Dinty Moore Stew, Hormel pepperoni, chili, ham, Skippy peanut butter, […]

4 Ways to Enjoy Foods Produced in Nebraska this Holiday Season

As the heartland of some of the most premium beef production in the world, Nebraska has a reputation for excellent cattle production and corn-fed protein not only in the Midwest, but around the world. “Nebraska is well suited for beef production. We have the land, the corn, the ethanol co-product distillers grains and the processing […]