Food Processing

As a percentage of total employment, the Food Processing in Northwest Iowa represents significantly greater percentage of the employment in our Region (6.6%) than is represented in the State of Iowa (2.6%) and the nation(0.8%).

Our region accounts for just over 7% of the farms and farmland in the State of Iowa, and it is a leading producer of agricultural commodities. 

Cherokee Area Economic Development
201 West Main Street – Cherokee, Iowa 51012

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