SPECIAL FEATURE: 10 reasons to set up shop in Northeast Indiana (home of 5-Hour Energy, Kraft Jet Puffed marshmallows and Li’l Drum cones)
By Elaine WATSON
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What attracts food manufacturers to one location over another? Great transport links? Access to skilled workers? Low utility costs or taxes? Large bribes? One region that thinks it has what it takes to attract the cream of the crop in food processing (without the bribes) is Northeast Indiana, home of 5-Hour Energy, Li’l Drum ice creams and Kraft’s ‘jet puffed’ marshmallows. FoodNavigator-USA headed to Fort Wayne to find out why food is such big business here.