Food Processing Industry

The food processing industry evolved through the years because of Corona’s location, infrastructure, and skilled workforce. With rules and regulations continually changing the food cluster is always adjusting. The City of Corona recognized this and established a partnership with local businesses, governments and other entities to assist with demands.

Prominent Companies

Appa Fine Foods
One of the premier suppliers of USDA Packaging and Fresh USDA processing in North America. Appa occupies 100,000 sq. ft and more than 200 employees. Since 1987, they have expanded dramatically and currently offer over 200 food items in addition to their original smoked salmon.

Monster Energy
For more than 70 years, Monster Energy has enjoyed a loyal consumer following for its high quality, delicious all-natural beverages. Monster is a leading marketer of all natural alternative as well as energy beverages. The Brand is recognized nationally.

Nasco Gourmet Foods
Since 1984, Nasco Gourmet Foods has been manufacturing fresh salsas, dips, deli salads, dressings and sauces to major supermarkets, restaurant chains and foodservice accounts.

U.S. Foodservice
As “Your Partner Beyond the Plate®”, U.S. Foodservice® offers a tremendous variety of the world’s finest food, equipment and supplies. But we know the power of brands too. Our collection of exclusive brands, as well as national and local/regional manufacturer brands, provides a product selection unmatched in its variety.