Food & Beverage

Fort Bend County’s strategic location is ideal for food and beverage distribution and manufacturing companies and why so many companies in this key sector call Fort Bend home. Availability of rail, major highways, and two regional ports provide the necessary access to markets and our available land is a perfect fit for companies with a significant physical footprint. Ability to easily serve both the Greater Houston market and the San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas markets via direct connections to Interstates 10 and 69, as well as easy access to I45, Fort Bend has developed a successful cluster of food and beverage companies. 

Fort Bend County’s strategic location is ideal for food and beverage distribution and manufacturing companies and why so many companies in this key sector call Fort Bend home. Availability of rail, major highways, and two regional ports provide the necessary access to markets and our available land is a perfect fit for companies with a significant physical footprint. Ability to easily serve both the Greater Houston market and the San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas markets via direct connections to Interstates 10 and 69, as well as easy access to I45, Fort Bend has developed a successful cluster of food and beverage companies. 

Frito Lay/ PepsiCo

Frito Lay/PepsiCo is a producer of snack products Doritos, Cheetos, and others. Frito Lay has been in Fort Bend County since 1982They have grown with the county, expanding three times to add to their footprint, which will soon total 590k square feet.

Ben E. Keith

"It is the talented labor pool we needed to fill those 400 jobs that attracted us to come here. Fort Bend County gave us a great access to a remarkable group of employees.” 

Jerry Dubose, Ben E. Keith Foods

Training the Workforce

Our large, talented, and diverse workforce is one of Fort Bend’s biggest community assets.  working cooperatively with industry to ensure employment needs are being met, the work force training programs, universities, and business organizations focus on keeping the talent pipeline packed full with skilled, employable labor. 

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Fort Bend has an incredibly favorable business climate that makes it easy for us to do what we love doing: providing healthier snack offerings world-wide. Our associates love the higher standard of living that Ford Bend provides and this continues to improve every year.
Kawal Oberoi, CEO, Dishaka LLC