Friday, February 17, 2006

Friday Pennsylvania Agriculture Factoid

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Commonwealth leads the nation in food manufacturing, Pennsylvania's number one export. The state's processing industry exports more than $1 billion annually and is home to approximately 2,300 food processors, including brands like Heinz, Hershey's and Welch's.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very True...and the Food Network rated PA as one of the best places for food-factory tours...including Snyder's Pretzels, Utz's Potato Chips, and Just Born Candies(a.k.a Peep's and Mike & Ike's) :)

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