Cargill to Upgrade Wichita, KS Processing Plant

Cargill in early October announced plans to upgrade and expand the soybean processing capacity of its Wichita, KS facility. The $50-million project is expected to be completed in 2017.

According to John White, facility manager for Cargill’s Wichita Grain & Oilseeds Supply Chain business, “Our Wichita facility is in a great location to buy soybeans and supply soybean meal to our livestock producers and customers.

“We are very excited about making this long-term investment, not just in our facility, but also in our commitment to our employees, community, farmer suppliers, and the variety of customers who use our soy-based products,” says White.

Project Details
“We will be upgrading the plant’s processing equipment, automation and controls, utilities, and much more to keep pace with current and future farmer supply and customer demand,” he says. “We expect to increase production by 30% when the project is complete.”

Cargill has operated the Wichita soybean processing plant since the 1960s, alongside its Cargill Dressing, Sauces, and Oils refinery plant, which further processes most of the soybean oil produced on site.
Including Cargill’s meat businesses, the company employs more than 1,000 in Wichita.

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