Macon Economic Development Commission

Food Processing

Food Processing in Macon Bibb Georgia  | Macon Economic Development Southern hospitality and economic development expertise  combine for an appetizing experience in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia.  With its excellent proximity to Interstates I-75, I-16, and I-475, Macon is a great location to serve Atlanta and Southeast markets. 

Macon offers abundant, high quality water and sewer capacity and award winning treatment plants. In fact, our reservoir has a water capacity of 60,000,000 gallons/day and sewer capacity of 48,000,000 gallons/day. The American Water Works Association selected the Macon Water Authority as the 2009 “Best of the Best” taste test winner meaning that Macon also offers America’s best tasting water.

 

 

 

 

Making it more suitable for the food products manufacturing industry is Macon's:

Middle Georgia Food Related Companies

  • Hillshire
  • BAR-JIM Inc
  • California Cereal Products
  • Carter’s Homemade Bacon & Sausage
  • ConAgra Food Ingredient Grain Processing
  • Crown Candy Corporation
  • Eatonton Co-Operative Feed Co.
  • Frito-Lay, Inc
  • Gooseneck Farms
  • Hatcher Milling Co.
  • Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnut Co.
  • MBM Foodservices Inc.
  • M S P Feed Co.
  • Perdue Farms, Inc.
  • Pride of Africa Coffee, Inc.
  • Priesters Pecan
  • Ryals Bakery

2015 Macon MSA Wage Survey

SOC Code Occupational Description Entry Hourly Wage Average Hourly Wage
51-3011
Bakers
8.36
10.54
51-3021
Butchers and Meat Cutters
8.95
12.84
51-9021
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
8.37
11.61
51-9023
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
14.42
17.76
51-9032
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
12.96
14.33
51-9111
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders
11.66
15.67

Source: 2015 Georgia Wage Survey, Georgia Department of Labor, March 2016.