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Food and Agriculture

Business Insurance for the Food and Agriculture Industry

Companies that grow, produce, process and handle food and beverage items spend generations building trusted brands. But it only takes one mishap—one food recall, one power outage, one fire—to destroy it instantly.

For more than 85 years, our family-owned insurance brokerage has helped businesses like yours identify and manage risks. We understand the cyclical nature of your industry, the volatility of agriculture and food production, and the unique challenges you face.

While you focus on growing your business, Hylant focuses on protecting it.

Hylant’s food and agriculture team is dedicated to this industry. Working with you to clearly understand your business goals and risks, our experts develop a custom program to address both your traditional and emerging risks—from product recalls, crisis management and cybersecurity breaches to branding and labeling concerns, supply chain challenges, climate-related issues and the following:

In addition, your Hylant team can support you with claim management and advocacy, alternative risk evaluations, program management and these essential services:

  • Insurance certificate issuance
  • Vendor certificate of insurance management
  • Vendor compliance tracking and monitoring
  • Contract reviews
  • Crisis response solutions
  • International travel insurance

As our client, you benefit from our close ties with the industry’s highest-rated domestic and international insurers, resulting in favorable rates, terms and conditions. Your Hylant team not only works with you to design your risk management plan but also negotiates the terms and conditions of your coverage.

Protecting all you've built and preserving your legacy is crucial whether you are a grower, processor, brewer or distributor. We have your back—no matter what.

Coverage Expertise

Our team has years of expertise that we apply to help your business get the right coverage.

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Food Coverage Overview

Download this overview for more information about how we can help you.

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Agribusiness & Cyberattacks

Feedstuffs 365 interviewed Hylant risk experts about how food producers and others in agribusiness can prepare for a cyberattack and how cyber insurance can help manage the risk.

What Our Clients Are Saying

The team at Hylant is extremely knowledgeable about farming operations and has been a great partner to Hertzfeld Poultry Farms, Inc. since 2017. They proactively respond to changes in our business, allowing us to implement protocols and measures to operate safely while managing our risk. We are grateful for their knowledge and look forward to continuing this partnership.

Thomas E Hertzfeld II

President, Hertzfeld Poultry Farms

As a growing agricultural business, we recognized we needed a change in risk management strategies. We partnered with Hylant eight years ago to guide us through this change. Their professionalism and attention to detail provided us with the confidence to grow our business. Hylant’s insight and experience in agriculture adds a level of security we struggled to discover in a complicated industry.

Chris Weaver

Owner/Manager, Bridgewater Dairy Group

Willy’s has worked with the Hylant team for the last five years in risk management for our business. They’ve spent a lot of time making sure we understood the risks associated with our operations, selecting appropriate products to mitigate risk within our budget and risk appetite. As a fast-growing company, our risk management needs seem to change rapidly, the Hylant team is proactive and helps us decide when changes need to be made to our coverage.

Dave Cole

Chief Operating Officer, Willy’s Fresh Salsa

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