Food & Beverage

From headquarters to food processing to an ever-expanding bourbon industry, food and beverage facilities are creating an economic boost across Kentucky. The state’s proximity to massive consumer markets, combined with an abundance of natural resources and transportation networks, allows companies to produce and transport quality products cost effectively and efficiently.

Bourbon Production:

95% of the world’s bourbon supply is made in Kentucky

Food & Beverage Jobs:

14% of Kentucky’s manufacturing jobs are in the food and beverage industry

Food & Beverage Facilities:

Kentucky is home to 334 food and beverage facilities, employing over 50,000 people


Food & Beverage new and expanding report YTD (PDF)

Food & Beverage new and expanding report 2018 (PDF)

Food & Beverage new and expanding report 2017 (PDF)

Food & Beverage-Related Facilities (PDF)

Food & Beverage Industry Profile (PDF)