Five of the world’s 30 largest food and agriculture companies are among the global leaders headquartered in Minneapolis-Saint Paul.
It’s the only metro to see a significant increase in its food and ag workforce over the past decade. You’ll find one of the top communities for food scientists, food marketers, agronomists, and much more.
The University of Minnesota was ranked as one of the Top 25 in the world, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Grow North is an entrepreneurial support organization that connects the ecosystem for food and agriculture entrepreneurship in Minnesota through programming like Food Ag Ideas. Accelerators like Techstar Farm-to-Fork and Impact SKU work with cohorts of startups that come to MSP from around the world
Each year, leading corporations pitch the challenges they’re working to solve in food and agriculture at the region’s Bold Open event. Hosted by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, the Bold Open is a pathway to helping food innovators develop new uses for agricultural products.
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