Processing Magazine

Kansas officials break ground at cheese processing plant site

August 16, 2012

HUGOTON, Kan. — Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and other officials are gathering in southwestern Kansas today for the groundbreaking of a $20 million dairy ingredient and cheese processing plant, reported.

The Kansas Dairy Ingredients plant is expected to employ 60 people once it is completed.

The plant will initially process about 1 million pounds of milk per day, growing to 2.5 million pounds by the end of 2013. The expansion will allow for production of cheese and other dry milk ingredients.