Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
food products
Subsidy Total: 
$2,892,567,385
Number of Awards: 
3,823
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1987. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2010.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Nestle$420,901,759180
Orca Bay Seafoods$298,161,08510
ConAgra Brands$273,734,795137
Tyson Foods$185,752,547184
National Frozen Foods$130,061,20226
J.M. Smucker$118,407,29773
Goya Foods$96,360,76823
Mondelez International$93,176,35316
Clemens Food Group$80,242,9775
Unilever$77,212,13474


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ConAgra ConAgra Brands Nebraska state 1987 $160,000,000 MEGADEAL
ORCA BAY SEAFOODS INC Orca Bay Seafoods Washington state 2008 $158,360,005 tax credit/rebate
ORCA BAY SEAFOODS INC Orca Bay Seafoods Washington state 2006 $136,758,723 tax credit/rebate
NATIONAL FROZEN FOODS CORPORATION National Frozen Foods Washington state 2008 $126,986,447 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Tyson Foods Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Tyson Foods Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
RJR Nabisco (now Mondelez International) Mondelez International Illinois multiple 1993 $90,000,000 MEGADEAL
Goya Foods Goya Foods New Jersey multiple 2011 $90,000,000 MEGADEAL
Goya Foods, Inc. Goya Foods New Jersey state 2011 $81,901,205 tax credit/rebate
Nabisco, Inc. Mondelez International Illinois Local 1994 $60,000,000 tax increment financing
Clemens Food Group Clemens Food Group Michigan multiple 2014 $55,000,000 MEGADEAL
Nestle USA Nestle Indiana multiple 2006 $53,800,000 MEGADEAL
Nestle USA - Prepared Foods Division, Inc. Nestle Kentucky state 1998 $50,600,000 tax credit/rebate
Conopco, Inc. d/b/a Unilever Unilever New Jersey state 2014 $38,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Soup Company Campbell Soup New Jersey state 2011 $34,191,809 tax credit/rebate
Nestle USA - Prepared Foods Division, Inc. Nestle Kentucky state 1994 $34,000,000 tax credit/rebate
RADER FARMS INC Utz Quality Foods Washington state 2008 $31,796,345 tax credit/rebate
Perdue Farms, Inc. Perdue Kentucky state 1995 $25,000,000 tax credit/rebate
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2010 $22,809,330 property tax abatement
SOLAZYME, INC. Corbion N.V. United States federal 2010 $21,765,738 federal grant
SOLAZYME, INC. Corbion N.V. United States federal 2017 $21,765,738 federal grant
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2009 $18,661,390 property tax abatement
Big Heart Pet Brands J.M. Smucker Ohio state 2015 $16,859,000 tax credit/rebate
RADER FARMS INC Utz Quality Foods Washington state 2007 $16,772,752 tax credit/rebate
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc. Lamb Weston Holdings Louisiana state 2011 $16,397,098 property tax abatement
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. Cutrale North Carolina state 2011 $16,130,250 grant
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2011 $15,724,660 property tax abatement
Bremner Food Group, Inc. (formerly Bremner Inc.) ConAgra Brands Kentucky state 1993 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Mars Illinois Local 2002 $15,000,000 tax increment financing
Hilmar Cheese Company Hilmar Cheese Texas local 2006 $14,603,858 property tax abatement
Nestle HealthCare Nutrition Inc. and Nestle Nutrition R&D Center Nestle New Jersey state 2015 $14,455,000 tax credit/rebate
Clemens Food Group Clemens Food Group Michigan state 2015 $13,884,000 property tax abatement
Allied Specialty Foods, Inc. Tyson Foods New Jersey state 2014 $13,770,000 tax credit/rebate
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2013 $12,951,300 property tax abatement
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2012 $12,457,580 property tax abatement
EDYS GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2016 $11,987,340 property tax abatement
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2015 $11,871,870 property tax abatement
T. Marzetti Company Lancaster Colony Kentucky state 2004 $11,700,000 tax credit/rebate
Sanderson Farms, Inc. Sanderson Farms North Carolina state 2012 $11,650,000 tax credit/rebate
EDY'S GRAND ICE CREAM Nestle Indiana local 2014 $11,575,080 property tax abatement
Conopco, Inc. and Unilever United States, Inc. Unilever New Jersey state 2006 $11,305,125 grant
The Carriage House Companies, Inc. ConAgra Brands Kentucky state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
The Carriage House Companies, Inc. ConAgra Brands Kentucky state 2015 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC Hearthside Food Solutions Kentucky state 1995 $9,500,000 tax credit/rebate
CONAGRA FOODS PACKAGED FDS CO ConAgra Brands Arkansas state 2010 $9,458,790 tax credit/rebate
The Eggo Company Kellogg New Jersey state 2015 $9,440,000 tax credit/rebate
Chobani, Inc. Chobani New York state 2012 $9,392,917 enterprise zone
Chobani, Inc. Chobani New York state 2012 $9,392,917 enterprise zone
Advance Food Company Tyson Foods Oklahoma local 2011 $9,250,000 tax increment financing
Keebler Company Kellogg Kentucky state 2003 $9,000,000 tax credit/rebate
General Mills Operations, LLC General Mills Ohio state 2009 $8,371,530 tax credit/rebate
Quaker Oats Company 2000-EZ-10 PepsiCo Iowa state 2000 $8,225,000 enterprise zone
J. M. Smucker L.L.C. J.M. Smucker Kentucky state 2003 $8,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Hilmar Cheese Hilmar Cheese Texas state 2005 $7,500,000 grant
JM Smucker J.M. Smucker Tennessee local 2013 $7,331,169 property tax abatement
Kellogg USA, Inc. f/k/a Mountaintop Baking Company Kellogg Kentucky state 1990 $7,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods Tyson Foods Texas state 2005 $7,000,000 grant
ALBERTO-CULVER U S A INC Unilever Arkansas state 2010 $6,994,314 tax credit/rebate
Hillshire Brands Company Tyson Foods Illinois Local 2011 $6,500,000 tax increment financing
Tootsie Roll Tootsie Roll Industries Illinois local 1999 $6,368,943 tax increment financing
Cumberland Gap Provision Company WH Group Kentucky state 2001 $6,300,000 tax credit/rebate
Swift Pork Company JBS Minnesota local 2010 $6,125,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
Hormel Foods Corporation Hormel Foods Iowa state 2008 $6,115,980 tax credit/rebate
Smithfield Packing Co, Inc. WH Group North Carolina state 2009 $6,071,922 tax credit/rebate
JM Smucker J.M. Smucker Tennessee local 2013 $5,690,445 property tax abatement
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2008 $5,674,141 property tax abatement
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2016 $5,603,003 property tax abatement
Leprino Foods Company Leprino Foods Colorado state 2014 $5,575,577 tax credit/rebate
Herbalife International Of America, Inc. Herbalife North Carolina state 2012 $5,559,000 grant
Blue Bell Creameries, Inc. Blue Bell Creameries Louisiana state 2016 $5,400,181 enterprise zone
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2016 $5,386,993 property tax abatement
Clemens Food Group Clemens Food Group Michigan state 2015 $5,340,000 tax credit/rebate
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2012 $5,246,205 property tax abatement
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2013 $5,209,700 property tax abatement
Bremner Food Group, Inc. ConAgra Brands Kentucky state 2010 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Nestle Waters North America Inc. Nestle Connecticut state 2011 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Chobani, Inc. Chobani New York state 2015 $4,949,300 tax credit/rebate
Kraft Heinz Foods Company Kraft Heinz Iowa state 2015 $4,750,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Nestle USA, Inc. Nestle Ohio state 2013 $4,709,997 tax credit/rebate
Yancey's Fancy Inc. Dietz & Watson New York state 2015 $4,581,243 enterprise zone
Chobani Idaho INC Chobani Idaho state 2012 $4,532,800 training reimbursement
Bremner Food Group, Inc. (formerly Bremner Inc.) ConAgra Brands Kentucky state 1997 $4,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Seaboard Foods Seaboard Oklahoma local 2011 $4,500,000 tax increment financing
Schreiber Foods, Inc. Schreiber Foods Wisconsin state 2014 $4,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Hain Celestial Group, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group New York state 2015 $4,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Frito Lay Inc. PepsiCo Nebraska local 2011 $4,377,793 tax increment financing
Snyder's of Hanover, Mfg., Inc. Campbell Soup United States federal 2011 $4,212,422 federal grant
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2012 $4,194,410 property tax abatement
ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods Co., Inc. ConAgra Brands Iowa state 2006 $4,069,000 tax credit/rebate
Gerber Products Company / Nestle Infant Nutrition Nestle Michigan state 2009 $4,050,000 tax credit/rebate
Leprino Foods Company Leprino Foods Colorado state $4,043,155 tax credit/rebate
Folger Coffee Company J.M. Smucker Louisiana state 2009 $4,015,618 property tax abatement
Nestle Waters North America Nestle Texas local 2006 $4,005,180 grant
Pilgrim's Pride JBS Georgia state 2010 $4,000,000 grant
Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls, Inc. Lancaster Colony Kentucky state 2007 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Nestle Waters North America Inc. Nestle Connecticut state 2011 $4,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PepsiCo, Inc. PepsiCo New York state 2015 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Herbalife International of America, Inc. Herbalife North Carolina state 2015 $3,998,750 grant
HP Hood, LLC H.P. Hood New York state 2015 $3,952,657 enterprise zone
HP Hood, LLC H.P. Hood New York state 2015 $3,952,657 enterprise zone
ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods, LLC ConAgra Brands Iowa state 2015 $3,935,000 tax credit/rebate
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