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Buffalo Niagara is a major player in New York State's agriculture industry, particularly in the dairy industry, of which New York State is a leading producer. Which is why more agribusinesses are finding Buffalo Niagara to be the ideal place to dign in. Learn more about what makes Buffalo Niagara a great place for your company.

Meet Carolyn Powell, your Agribusiness resource at BNE:

"There is no better place to work and live than Buffalo Niagara. From wonderful family and friends, to beautiful golf courses, ski resorts, beaches and boating on the lake, to scenic hikes and parks, I can be anywhere in an hour or less. The amazing 4 seasons are the icing on the cake."

Carolyn is a Business Development Manager working with businesses involved in food processing and agribusiness, such as yogurt, protein products, and food packaging. In addition to providing expertise on supply chain resources, logistics, and other issues, she educates businesses on state and local incentives available in the Buffalo Niagara region, such as low-cost hydropower for manufacturing. Prior to joining the BNE, Carolyn was the GM at HQ/The Regus Group providing startup, midsize and Fortune 500 companies with executive office space. Carolyn was born and raised in the Buffalo area, and attended Canisius College, where she obtained degrees in both Management and Marketing.

Contact Carolyn at 716-842-1330, ext. 104 or

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE) is a nonprofit, private business development and regional marketing organization dedicated to the proposition that, as a place where life works, the Buffalo Niagara region is the ideal place for businesses to locate, grow, and start up.