Tropico 6 Resources Locations Guide – Food and Industrial Resources

Tropico 6 is a bit complicated game, especially for those who haven’t tried the previous installments in the series.

Most of you may be familiar with the goal of the game that is to build more and more structures expanding your city but a secondary goal is to feed resources to certain structures like Industries.

Tropico 6 Resources Locations

Each building has a specific “Resource Requirement” that must be fulfilled in order to keep the citizens satisfied. It’s, however, difficult to determine where to get these resources from or where to invest them at.

This Resources Guide for Tropico 6 lists all the resources available in the game and all the details regarding where to get them and where to use them.

Name Produced by Consumed by Renewable
Aluminium Mine (Aluminium), Automated Mine (Aluminium), Waste Treatment Facility (with Scrapheap Scrounging upgrade) Shipyard (with Welding Plant upgrade) No (only renewable in trace amounts through Scrapheap Scrounging)
Apparel Fashion Company N/A Yes
Banana Plantation (Banana), Hydroponic Plantation (Banana) Juicery Yes
Boats Shipyard N/A Yes
Canned Goods Cannery N/A Yes
Cars Car Company N/A No
Cheese Creamery N/A Yes
Chocolate Chocolate Factory N/A Yes
Cigars Cigar Factory N/A Yes
Cloth Textile Mill Fashion Company Yes
Coal Mine (Coal), Automated Mine (Coal) Steel Mill No
Cocoa Plantation (Cocoa), Hydroponic Plantation (Cocoa) Chocolate Factory (in Sweet Chocolate work mode), Chocolate Factory (in Dark Chocolate work mode) Yes
Coconuts Coconut Harvester Juicery (with Nut Cracker upgrade) Yes
Coffee Plantation (Coffee), Hydroponic Plantation (Coffee) Cannery (with Flash Freezer upgrade) Yes
Corn Plantation (Corn), Hydroponic Plantation (Corn) Factory Ranch (Cattle), Factory Ranch (Sheep), Factory Ranch (Goat), Factory Ranch (Pig), Factory Ranch (Llama), Plastics Plant (with Bio-Polymer Fabrication Facility upgrade) Yes
Cotton Plantation (Cotton), Hydroponic Plantation (Cotton) Textile Mill Yes
Electronics Electronics Factory N/A No
Fish Fishermen’s Wharf, Fish Farm (Fish) Factory Ranch (Crocodile), Cannery Yes
Furniture Furniture Factory N/A Yes
Gold Mine (Gold), Automated Mine (Gold) Jewelry Workshop, Electronics Factory No
Hides Ranch (Cattle), Factory Ranch (Cattle) Tannery Yes
Iron Mine (Iron), Automated Mine (Iron) Steel Mill No
Jewelry Jewelry Workshop N/A No
Juice Juicery N/A Yes
Leather Ranch (Crocodile), Factory Ranch (Crocodile), Tannery Fashion Company Yes
Logs Logging Camp Lumber Mill Yes
Meat Ranch (Cattle), Ranch (Pig), Factory Ranch (Cattle), Factory Ranch (Pig) Cannery (with High Pressure Canner upgrade) Yes
Milk Ranch (Sheep), Ranch (Goat), Factory Ranch (Sheep), Factory Ranch (Goat) Creamery Yes
Nickel Mine (Nickel), Automated Mine (Nickel), Waste Treatment Facility (with Scrapheap Scrounging upgrade) Weapons Factory No (only renewable in trace amounts through Scrapheap Scrounging)
Oil Oil Well, Oil Rig Plastics Plant, Pharmaceutical Company No
Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical Company N/A Yes (made from sugar, in Powerful Placebos work mode)
Pineapple Plantation (Pineapple), Hydroponic Plantation (Pineapple) Cannery, Juicery Yes
Planks Lumber Mill Shipyard, Furniture Factory Yes
Plastics Plastics Plant Furniture Factory (with Casting Molds upgrade), Electronics Factory Yes (with Bio-Polymer Fabrication Facility upgrade)
Rubber Plantation (Rubber), Hydroponic Plantation (Rubber), Waste Treatment Facility (with Scrapheap Scrounging upgrade) Car Company Yes
Rum Rum Distillery N/A Yes
Shellfish Fishermen’s Wharf (with Fishing Dredge upgrade), Fish Farm (Shellfish) N/A Yes
Steel Steel Mill Shipyard (with Welding Plant upgrade), Weapons Factory, Car Company No
Sugar Plantation (Sugar), Hydroponic Plantation (Sugar) Rum Distillery, Chocolate Factory (in Sweet Chocolate work mode), Pharmaceutical Company (in Powerful Placebos work mode) Yes
Tobacco Plantation (Tobacco), Hydroponic Plantation (Tobacco) Cigar Factory Yes
Uranium Mine (Uranium), Automated Mine (Uranium), Waste Treatment Facility (with Scrapheap Scrounging upgrade) N/A No
Weapons Weapons Factory N/A No
Wool Ranch (Sheep), Ranch (Llama), Factory Ranch (Sheep), Factory Ranch (Llama) Textile Mill Yes