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Food / Beverage Products


Our Food/Beverage Products Cluster

Food & Beverage Products Cluster

  • Brother’s Fine Foods located in Lewisburg produces gourmet brand relishes, sauces, salsas, bloody mary mixes, and dry rubs among other things. Additionally, Brother’s Fine Foods performs contract manufacturing and private label production.
  • Imperial Food Services manufactures and distributes a variety of products in Lewisburg including, but not limited to smoked meats, deli meats, sandwiches / hand-held baked products, meal kit solutions, and a variety of energy drinks.
  • Our 9-county labor shed features more workers in the following food/beverage related sectors than the average US labor shed:
    • 6 times more employees in Tobacco Manufacturing than the US average
    • 4 times more employees in Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing than the US average
    • 4 times more employees in Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepares Sauce Manufacturing than the US average
    • 3 times more employees in Snack Food Manufacturing than the US average
    • 3 times more employees in Confectionery Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate than the US average
    • 2 times more employees in Poultry Processing than the US average
    • 2 times more employees in Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing than the US average
  • Since 2011 employees in the following food/beverage sectors have grown in our 9-county labor shed:
    • 813% growth since 2011 in Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing
    • 364% growth since 2011 in Breweries
    • 263% growth since 2011 in Distilleries
    • 167% growth since 2011 in Nonchocolate Confectionary Manufacturing
    • 122% growth since 2011 in Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing
    • 118% growth since 2011 in Coffee and Tea Manufacturing
    • 98% growth since 2011 in Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepares Sauce Manufacturing
    • 86% growth since 2011 in Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing
    • 70% growth since 2011 in Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing
    • 56% growth since 2011 in Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing
    • 48% growth since 2011 in Ice Manufacturing
    • 39% growth since 2011 in Soft Drink Manufacturing
    • 32% growth since 2011 in Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
    • 14% growth since 2011 in Commercial Bakeries
    • 13% growth since 2011 in Confectionary Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate
    • 13% growth since 2011 in Poultry Processing
    • 11% growth since 2011 in Tobacco Manufacturing


Food/Beverage Companies in our Labor Shed:

  • The following companies are located in our 9-county labor shed:
    • 40 Animal Production and Aquaculture
    • 30 Crop Production
    • 28 Support Activities for Animal Production
    • 12 Commercial Bakeries
    • 11 Breweries
    • 7 Poultry Processing
    • 6 Confectionary Manufacturing from Purchase Chocolate
    • 6 Meat Processed from Carcasses
    • 5 Soft Drink Manufacturing
    • 5 Dry Pasta, Dough, and Flour Mixes Manufacturing from Purchased Flour
    • 4 Animal Slaughtering
    • 4 Distilleries
    • 4 Snack Food Manufacturing
    • 4 Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing
    • 3 Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing
    • 3 Nonchocolate Confectionery Manufacturing
    • 3 Other Animal Food Manufacturing
    • 3 Fruit and Vegetable Canning
    • 3 Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing
    • 2 Fluid Milk Manufacturing
    • 2 Ice Manufacturing
    • 2 Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing
    • 2 Wineries
    • 1 Tortilla Manufacturing
    • 1 Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
    • 1 Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing
    • 1 Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing
    • 1 Fats and Oils Refining and Blending
    • 1 Chocolate and Confectionary Manufacturing from Cacao Beans
    • 1 Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing
    • 1 Coffee and Tea Manufacturing
    • 1 Spice and Extract Manufacturing
    • 1 Tobacco Manufacturing


Water and Wastewater

Lewisburg Water & Wastewater

  • Lewisburg is served by the Lewisburg Water & Wastewater Department that draws its water from the Duck River.
  • Water
    • Source: Duck River
    • Local Distributor - City: Lewisburg Water & Wastewater
    • Capacity: 4.0M Gallons Per Day
    • Current Consumption: 2.5M Gallons Per Day
    • Storage Capacity: 6.1M Gallons Per Day
    • Water: $16.59 1st 2K Gallons, $3.56 Avg. after 2K Gallons
  • Sewer
    • Treatment Type: Full Biological
    • Local Distributor - City: Lewisburg Water & Wastewater
    • Capacity: 6.0M Gallons Per Day
    • Current Usage: 2.0M Gallons Per Day
    • City Sewer Coverage: 90%
    • Storm Sewer Coverage: 15%
    • Solid Waste Disposal Type: Landfill
    • Sewer: $19.47 1st 2K Gallons, $6.49 Avg. after 2K Gallons


Interstate Access

  • Lewisburg located on Interstate 65 and have 4 times more General Freight Trucking companies than the US average.

Interstate Access


Skilled Labor

  • Under 100 employees in Lewisburg are a member of a union
  • Tennessee is a Right-To-Work state
  • The following numbers of skilled people work in the food/beverage sector in our 9-county labor shed:
    • 7,670 employed in Crop Production
    • 3,540 employed in Animal Production and Aquaculture
    • 2,971 employed in Poultry Processing
    • 1,243 employed in Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing
    • 1,133 employed in Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
    • 955 employed in Commercial Bakeries
    • 742 employed in Snack Food Manufacturing
    • 625 employed in Chocolate Confectionery Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate
    • 450 employed in Tobacco Manufacturing
    • 430 employed in Soft Drink Manufacturing
    • 429 employed in Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing
    • 416 employed in Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing
    • 389 employed in Support Activities for Animal Production
    • 251 employed in Fluid Milk Manufacturing
    • 163 employed in Meat Processed from Carcasses
    • 130 employed in Breweries
    • 115 employed in Fruit and Vegetable Canning
    • 104 employed in Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing
    • 87 employed in Dry Pasta, Dough, and Flour Mixes Manufacturing from Purchased Flour
    • 67 employed in Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
    • 58 employed in Distilleries
    • 53 employed in Tortilla Manufacturing
    • 45 employed in Wineries
    • 33 employed in Other Animal Food Manufacturing

Labor


Unskilled Labor

  • 25,084 people are employed through temporary staffing agencies in our 9-county labor shed


Electric PowerElectric Power

  • We are served by the Lewisburg Electric System which is a distributor for TVA. TVA has been ranked a Top 10 North American utility for leadership in economic development by Site Selection magazine for nine consecutive years.
  • TVA has a diverse power mix with 11 coal-powered plants, 29 hydroelectric dams, three nuclear power plants (with six operating reactors), nine simple cycle natural gas plants, and five combined cycle gas plants.


Natural Gas

Lewisburg Gas Department

  • Natural gas service is provided by Lewisburg Gas Department serving homeowners (residential), business ( commercial) and factory (industrial) customers with 3743 service lines and 97 miles of main.
  • Lewisburg Gas Department provides service to both the I-65 Business Park, off I-65 Exit 32 and Industrial Park in the city limits.
  • LGD is served by Spectra Energy (East Tennessee Pipeline) transmission mains.


TrainingFree Community or Technical College Training for all Tennesseans - Tennessee Promise

  • The Tennessee Promise provides free tuition through Columbia State Community College for either a degree or certificate program for graduating high schoolers.
  • Columbia State features degree and certificate programs in Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology. Click here to view the curriculum for the degree program:


Universities

Universities

    • Lewisburg is positioned in close proximity to Middle Tennessee State University (located 35 miles from Lewisburg) with over 22,000 students which features a Nutrition and Food Science 4-year degree program.
    • The University of Tennessee features 3 research areas concerning the food/beverage sector: Food Microbiology and Safety, Food Biopolymers, and Food Quality. Click here to learn more about the research areas:


K-12 Public Schools

  • The Marshall County School System serves approximately 5,400 enrolled students from K-12 per year.
  • Our system ranks in the top 75% of all school districts in Tennessee by www.schooldigger.com.
  • In 2014, our students performed better than the state average in testing in the following areas:
    • 9% better in English I
    • 8% better in Algebra II
    • 7% better in Algebra I
    • 4% better in Biology I
    • 2% better in US History


Air Access

Carriers That Serve Nashville International Airport

  • The Nashville International Airport, located 49 miles from Lewisburg, is served by 13 carriers with more than 410 average daily arriving and departing flights with non-stop service to 57 airports. The following carriers serve the airport:
    • Air Canada
    • Alaska Airlines
    • American Airlines
    • American Eagle
    • Boutique Air
    • Delta Air Lines
    • Delta Connection
    • Frontier Airlines
    • JetBlue Airways
    • OneJet
    • Southwest Airlines
    • United Airlines
    • United Express
  • Non-stop service is provided to and from the following airports through Nashville:

    Lewisburg Website Non Stop Air Service


Taxes/Business Climate

  • There are no personal income taxes on wages and salaries in Tennessee.
  • The state Corporate Income Tax rate in Tennessee is 6.5%.
  • According to The Tax Foundation, Tennessee has the lowest state debt per capita in the country, meaning we will have sustainable, low taxes for the foreseeable future.
  • In 2015, Tennessee was named the “Fourth Best State in the Country for Business” by Chief Executive magazine.


Available Buildings and Sites


Incentives

  • Click here to view Lewisburg's incentives programs:
  • Click here to view the State of Tennessee’s incentives programs:

City of Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg is a beautiful small town nestled in the hills of Southern Middle Tennessee providing arts and outdoors, access and affordability. It’s a great place to WORK - job growth rate of 3+%; PLAY - parks and recreation system that meets or exceeds national standards in almost every category; LIVE - cost of living index 20% below the national average; and LEARN - school system ranked "exemplary" by the State of Tennessee.

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  131 East Church Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091

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