Challenges and Trends Facing Food and Beverage Manufacturers in 2016

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Apr 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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). 

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Topics: Made in CA, Food Manufacturing

Congratulations to our Latino Business Award Finalists!

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Jan 29, 2015 2:42:00 PM

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

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

SoCal Manufacturers Catch the Spirit of Made in California

Posted by Carrie Pittman on May 16, 2014 10:09:00 AM

Southern California manufacturers experienced another great Made in CA Open House at Twisted Manzanita Spirits & Ales on April 29, 2014 in Santee, CA.  A total of 48 attendees representing 31 different manufacturers and organizations attended the event. 

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Topics: Made in CA, Made in California

The Cure for Holiday Shopping Stress – Gifts Made in CA!

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Dec 2, 2013 6:01:00 AM

Written by: Ellen McKewen, Marketing Manager

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

Made in California Manufacturers Make Connections

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Nov 8, 2013 2:54:00 PM

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 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

Enjoy California Made Products These Last Dog Days of Summer

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Aug 1, 2013 8:54:00 AM

Written By:  Ellen McKewen, Program Manager for the Made in CA Program of CMTC.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA, Made in California

Manufacturing in the Golden State - Making California Thrive

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Jan 25, 2013 11:59:00 AM

Written by:  Michele Nash-Hoff, Guest Blogger

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

Buy American Made Products This Holiday Season

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Dec 20, 2012 2:02:00 PM

Written by: Emily Carter

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

Do You Manufacture Products in the State of California?

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Dec 13, 2012 9:32:00 AM

Written by:  Ellen McKewen

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

The State of Manufacturing in California

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Jul 16, 2012 11:00:00 AM

 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.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Made in CA

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