The North Carolina Food and Beverage Community Meets Here
The North Carolina food and beverage scene's is one of the oldest in the country as it was one of the country's first settlements. In the early 1700's it was known as "Fish Town" and Blackbeard and his jolly men partied along the coast. A port was created in 1722 to allow for the collection of taxes. Today’s food and beverage business in North Carolina is a 13.5 billion dollar business and employs some 10 percent of the states active workforce. It has come a long way baby!
Today North Carolina hosts some of the most beautiful coastline in the country dotted with cities that not only offer top notch seafood, but they add in that Southern charm and hospitality too.
You can't miss the North Carolina Seafood Festival held the first week in October in Morehead City! You can have a choice of worlds in North Carolina as well.
Along with their incredible beaches and quaint beach cities like Wrightsville they also have exciting big city life in Charlotte and mountain experienced in quaint cities like Boone.
The North Carolina food and beverage charm does not end their. Pepsi was invented in New Bern in 1898, milk was made the official state beverage in 1987, but their biggest cling to beverage highlife is their award winning winery at the Biltmore Estate in Ashville. See, they know how to party! What would you expect from the Tar Heel State! Whatever you want to experience the North Carolina f&b scene will accommodate you!
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