The Agricultural and Food and Beverage Sector employs more than 1,500 workers in Genesee County, and throughout the Western New York and the Finger Lakes Region there are more than20,000 employees. The Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park encompasses 250 acre shovel ready, pre-permitted park strategically located between Western New York and the Finger Lakes region in Batavia, NY. On site there is access to low cost process water via a local aquifer, a short and main line rail access to move products, and large capacity municipal sewer and water. With a pre-permitted site companies can break ground in less than 45 days and recently Muller Quaker Dairy had site approvals to break ground in 15 days.
Food manufacturers specifically value our region’s abundant milk supply/ agricultural assets, transportation infrastructure, access to fresh water, and access to major U.S. and Canadian markets.