Built Around You

Why establish your food processing facility in South Carolina?

Agribusiness continues to grow in South Carolina. It’s a vital part of the state’s economy with a $22 billion impact every year. From smaller, family owned farms to large-scale farms, beef and poultry, timber and other specialty items, SC is perfectly positioned for new agribusiness opportunities.

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For example, South Carolina has an exceptional combination of uncommon advantages other states just can’t offer.

  • 4.8 million acres of farmland
  • The country’s most efficient port
  • 41,000 miles of highway
  • A location within 1,000 miles of 75% of the US population
  • A cost of living 12% below the national average
  • Energy averaging 5.9 cents per KWh

And, that’s exactly why the Office of Agribusiness Development was established – to promote state’s benefits and diversify agribusiness opportunities. So, whether you’re in food processing, packing or any other ag-related business seeking to expand or relocate, South Carolina is built around you.

Watch these short videos and click to contact Jack Shuler by email at jshuler@scagribusiness.com or at (803) 429-4979 to learn more about the opportunities and advantages of bringing food processing facilities to South Carolina.