Abundant raw materials, programs, and incentives with easy access to growing markets.
Upstate NY has a strong reputation as a producer of quality foods and food innovation, and Montgomery County is in the center of it all. Local food producers are directly connected to Capital Region and Central NY markets, and have the ability to easily reach customers throughout the northeast.
Jobs and growth in and around Montgomery County
Food MFG. Jobs
Food manufacturing jobs spread across 10 businesses.
Jobs Added - 2017-2022
Growing by 23% (faster than region) and projected to continue.
People within 100 miles and over 43M within 200 miles.
Proximity to Markets
Direct, easy access to New York State Thruway (I-90) links Montgomery County to the major travel corridors, and major economic hubs, of the northeast.
Immediate access to major transportation corridors
Montgomery County is supported by a strong and growing transportation, warehousing & logistics sector.
New York State Thruway (Interstate-90) Runs directly through the entire county and across the state.
Waterway access to the Port of Albany (50 Miles away) and the Port of Coeymans (60 miles away).
Both CSX and Amtrak run directly through Montgomery County, New York.
Montgomery County, New York is forty five minutes from Albany International Airport.
The role of agriculture in Montgomery County
Water is plentiful and there is no water rationing here!
Are by the food manufacturing industry are provided by local suppliers in Montgomery County and include grains, vegetables, hay, apples, and milk.
Are in Montgomery County, New York and there are 115,000 acres of land currently in production within the county.