Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second most populous in the state and seventh largest in the U.S. Dallas–Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and fifth largest metropolitan statistical areas in the country, respectively. Other major cities include Austin, the second most populous state capital in the U.S., and El Paso.
As of 2014, Texas had a gross state product (GSP) of $1.648 trillion, the second highest in the U.S. Its GSP is greater than the GDPs of Australia and South Korea, which are the world’s 12th and 13th-largest economies, respectively. Texas’ economy is the fourth-largest of any country subdivision globally, behind England (as part of the UK), California, and Tokyo Prefecture. Its Per Capita personal income in 2009 was
$36,484, ranking 29th in the nation.
State Department of Agriculture
TDA’s mission is to partner with all Texans to make Texas the nation’s leader in agriculture, fortify our economy, empower rural communities, promote healthy lifestyles, and cultivate winning strategies for rural, suburban and urban Texas through exceptional service and the common threads of agriculture in our daily lives.
Go Texan: There’s no denying Lone Star pride! GO TEXAN, with its signature mark in the shape of Texas, celebrates, promotes and supports the business savvy and plainspoken grit Texas agriculture is known for throughout the world. Whether it’s grown, sewn or served up on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out in support of Texas business and agriculture, looking for the GO TEXAN mark to light the way. GO TEXAN represents Texas agri-business on state, national and international levels by building recognition for the GO TEXAN mark and helping you find Texas products.
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Core Customers: Retail and Food Service
Texas is home to a number of important customers who are ideal to look at for distribution. These include HEB, United Supermarkets, Brookshire’s, 7-11 Corporate, Buccee’s, Spec’s, Fiesta Mart, Levine’s, Conn’s, Whole Foods HQ, Auto Value, Jiffy Lube, AAFES, Tom Thumb, Randall’s, Sally Beauty Supply, Joshua’s, EZ Marts. Susser Stores, Thousand Trails, Michael’s Crafts, Gattuso Distribution, At Home, Stage Stores, JC Penney, Curves, Economy Cash and Carry, Tuesday Morning, Gebo’s Farm Stores, Sun and Ski, Mystic Tan, Rip Griffin Truck Stops, Academy Sports, Palm Beach Tan, Neiman Marcus, Boot Town, Gold’s Gym, Luskey’s. Redstone Foods, Brookshire Grocery, Arnold Palmer Golf Courses, Cinemark, Santiko’s Theatres, Six Flags, Starplex Theatres, Fish City Grill, Razzoo’s Cajun, Accor Hotels, Aramark, Omni Hotels, Sodexo, Compass, Delaware North, Cici’s Pizza, LSG SkyChefs, Spaghetti Warehouse, Rave Motion Pictures, M Crowd, Smoothie Factory, Kettle Restaurants, Pizza Inn, Uncle Julio’s, Felcor Lodging, Highgate Lodging, Omni Hotels, Cheddar’s, Buffet Partners, Cookie Bouquet, Grifff’s, Rockfish Seafood Grill, Wingstop Restaurants, Nestle Tollhouse Cafe by Chip, Bonanza Steakhouse, Steak and Ale, Tin Star, Which Wich, Metro Foods, Dickey’s BQ, Dick’s Last Stand, La Madeleine. Sonny Bryan’s, El Fenix, Taco Bueno, Star Concessions, On The Border, Genghis Khan, Corner Bakery, Landry Restaurants, Luby’s, JD’s Supermarkets, etc.