In the United States alone, the food manufacturing industry is made up of approximately 21,000 companies and generates a revenue of about $760 billion. One of the five fiscally largest food manufacturers in the United States is California which is a leader in raw milk production and tomato processing. California also holds the title for the largest producer of almonds worldwide and leads the way in the production of fruits, nuts and vegetables, with a total of over 76,000 farms throughout the state.
In 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that California has approximately 3,700 food manufacturers employing over 147,000 people (excluding agricultural food production).Read More
On January 20, 2015, the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) held its sixth annual Latino Business Awards luncheon and ceremony at the LA Hotel Downtown. The Latino Business Awards recognize businesses that are setting an example for excellence throughout Los Angeles County. This year two CMTC clients were nominated: San Fernando Valley Pallet Company and Scale 1:1.Read More
Written by: Ellen McKewen, Marketing Manager
Ever wonder what the company right around the corner from you does?
Southern California manufacturers found out when they rubbed elbows and exchanged business opportunities with their neighbors at the most recent Made in CA Open House. The Open House was held on October 24th at Rico D'Addario
Written By: Ellen McKewen, Program Manager for the Made in CA Program of CMTC.
Written by: Michele Nash-Hoff, Guest Blogger
Written by: Emily Carter
As the most highly populated state in the United States, California has a significant impact on the country’s manufacturing sector. The Golden State is home to the nation’s second and sixth largest census statistical areas (Los Angeles Metropolitan Area and San Francisco Bay Area). Additionally, California’s diverse geography ranges from the coastal shores to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Mojave Desert and beyond, creating a varied landscape to sustain varied types of production.