Food Processing in Metro Little Rock
Discover the modern ingredients for success in Central Arkansas.
Food processing is part of Metro Little Rock’s bread and butter. Anchored by companies like Hormel Foods, Land O’Lakes and Tyson Foods, the area is one of Forbes’ top-100 metro areas for business thanks to low operating costs, favorable incentives and trained workforce. Mix in the region’s reliable utilities and transportation network – essential components for food processing facilities – and doing business in Metro Little Rock is a piece of cake.
Founded in Arkansas, Tyson Foods is the second-largest food production company on the Fortune 500 list. With a workforce of 1,500 across multiple plants, Tyson is one of Metro Little Rock’s largest food processing employers. The company’s facilities in Metro Little Rock include a $40 million processing plant at the Harbor Industrial District in Pine Bluff and a plant in North Little Rock, which celebrated 50 years of continuous operation in 2018.Read Story