Louisiana provides an array of resources for developing and expanding companies in the agribusiness and food processing industries, contributing $11.7 billion annually going into the state’s economy. Some of our top commodities include cotton, timber, rice, soybeans, sugar cane, and one-third of the U.S. seafood supply.
Louisiana produces more than 850 million pounds of seafood each year. The state is the largest commercial fishery in the contiguous U.S. and largest producer of blue crabs, shrimp, crawﬁsh, oysters, tuna, catﬁsh, and drum.
Hundreds of food manufacturers and agribusinesses call Louisiana home, including Tabasco, Domino Sugar, Camellia, Zatarain’s, and Georgia Pacific.