Resources & Expertise

Consumers and customers

With 2.2 million consumers and hundreds of industry-related companies, it’s easy to see why Site Selection magazine ranked Greater Cincinnati the second most competitive city in North America for food and beverage. (2015)

Supply chain

In addition to exceptional markets access, our region has an extensive supply chain for food and flavorings companies, including suppliers that provide distribution, transportation, sensory and product testing, packaging services and more.

Brand development and management

Your brand has an important story to tell, and Greater Cincinnati’s branding experts are the people to help you tell it. Our industry experts have been creating household names like Tide®, SunnyD® and Jergens® for decades – and they can help your company develop an identity as well.

Innovation and collaboration

A large R&D talent pool combined with the number of food and flavoring companies provide significant opportunities to innovate, collaborate and share knowledge.

Entrepreneurial and startup support

Even some of the most successful companies need support and the right resources to get off the ground. Click here to learn about our region’s resources to help entrepreneurs and startups jumpstart their businesses.

Food and Drug Administration Central Region

The central regional/district office located in Cincinnati serves Kentucky and Ohio.

Additional Resources 


REDI Cincinnati is your first point-of-contact for questions about locating or expanding your food & flavoring company in our region. To learn more, contact REDI at (513) 562-8474 or