Yakima County is particularly well suited for key industries like food processing, warehouse/distribution, industrial machinery and supplies, aerospace, back office and health care industries. Operating with the believe that we win when we work together, YCDA businesses have secured $500+ million in investments and created/retained 10,500+ jobs.
The Yakima Valley’s history has deep ties to agriculture and enjoys a vibrant heritage in the Yakama Nation, Latino, Japanese, and Filipino cultures. All of which have given rise to the valley’s rich array of museums, exhibits, and renowned seasonal produce.
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