When you choose Nationwide to protect your business, you get much more than just insurance. You get a team of experts working with you to help improve workplace safety, reduce risk, and ultimately increase your profits. We'll offer you services and materials that directly relate to your unique needs:

Workers' Compensation

  • Cost containment
  • Return-to-work program
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Ergonomics (evaluations, program development)
  • ​OSHA compliance
  • safety program design and implementation

Food Safety

  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Food Safety and Current Good Manufacturing
  • ​Practices CGMPs
  • Food defense
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training
  • Recall program reviews and evaluation
  • Quality assurance/quality control consultation
  • Feed material assurance scheme

Target Markets 

Client Services

  • New customer orientation and service-needs analysis
  • Central point of contact
  • Loss analysis consultation
  • Dairy Processing
  • Meat Processing
  • Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing
  • Grain Milling
  • Juice/Beverage Processing
  • ​Oil Extraction
  • Poultry Processing
  • Snack Food Manufacturing
  • ​Spice, Extract, Flavoring Manufacturing

Expertise to help manage risk effectively

Nationwide is a leading agribusiness insurer that understands the unique risk and demands of food manufacturing and processing business. The Nationwide Specialty Ag Program brings you the right protection, customizable coverage for your business, and valuable
​risk-management services by experts.

Fleet Safety and Compliance Programs

  • ​DOT compliance, policies, processes and procedures
  • DOT audit review
  • Fleet training
  • Fleet consulting
  • Power industrial truck training

Tailored protection for your business

Protection and coverages tailored for food manufacturers and processors

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Account-specific reports (premium and audit)
  • ​ERM framework (follows ISO 31000 standard)
  • Benchmark studies (on specific coverages or markets)

In addition to the broad core coverage in the Nationwide Specialty Ag Policy, we offer coverage endorsements to help protect and grow your business:


  • Food Equipment and Contamination Cleanup
  • Food Contamination and Product Alteration
  • Property in Transit, including refrigeration breakdown
  • Contaminated Food Product
  • Food Product Testing
  • Research and Development Costs
  • Processing Water
  • Prototypes
  • Professional Fees
  • ​Milk Contamination

Property Engineering

  • Thermal imaging
  • Business contingency planning
  • Fire protection assessment
  • Sprinkler system analysis
  • Construction quality assurance (geotechnical guidance, structural design)