Food/Beverage Processing & Manufacturing

1. Total employment in the Food & Beverage sector is in excess of 12,000. More than 100 new jobs were added in this sector in 2013.

2. Recent expansions from Sara Lee/Ralcorp and other food processors have helped to add more than $20 million in new investment in Clayton County

3. The 150-acre Atlanta State Farmers Market in Forest Park employs more than 3,700 people with an estimated annual payroll of $75 million