Value-add a valuable opportunity

20 Feb 2017

How often do you cook a meal from scratch with no condiments or prepared ingredients?  Most of us probably do that once in a while… but not very often.

It wasn’t always so. If you take a close look at American consumers’ spending habits, you’ll see in interesting trend in their food purchases. While the percentage of their budget spent on food has remained about the same, the share of that food budget that goes to value-added products has steadily increased over the decades.

That means there’s a valuable opportunity for entrepreneurs in the value-added sector. Here in Phelps County, NE, we’ve seen that opportunity pays dividend for a number of companies located here. Perhaps yours is poised to be our next success story! Learn more about what Phelps County can offer at