Saturday, September 22, 2012

Indy Star: Bell Aquaculture Included Among Indiana's Major Players In Food and Agriculture Industry

Quoting from the August 2 article 'Working together could help Indiana agriculture' by Jeff Swiatek:

"Here's a look at major players in Indiana's diverse food and agriculture industry:

Purdue University (West Lafayette): Has ag school and research parks.

Dow AgroSciences (Indianapolis): Global seller of herbicides, pesticides and crop seeds.

Elanco (Greenfield): Eli Lilly and Co.'s animal health arm.

AgReliant Genetics (Westfield): Fourth-largest field seeds company in U.S.

Beck's (Atlanta): Sixth-largest seed company in U.S.

Bell Aquaculture (Albany): Nation's largest yellow perch aquaculture facility.

Farbest Foods (Huntingburg): One of the largest turkey processors in U.S.

JBS United (Sheridan): One of the nation's largest animal nutrition companies.

Maple Leaf Farms (Milford): Top duck producer in North America.

Nestle (Anderson): World's largest production plant for ready-to-drink beverages.

Red Gold (Orestes): Family-owned tomato canner and food company.

Remington Seeds (Remington): Largest corn and soybean seed contract production, packaging and distribution company in U.S.

Rose Acre Farms (Seymour): Second-largest egg producer in U.S.

Weaver Popcorn (Noblesville): A leading grower and seller of popcorn.

Whiteshire Hamroc (Albion): swine genetics company for Yorkshire, Landrace and Duroc breeds."

Link to archived abstract - full article available for purchase

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