Cargill to build $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita
November 30, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Cargill says it will begin construction next month on a $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita.
The company said Wednesday in a news release that the 42,000-square-foot plant will employ 35 full-time workers. It is expected to begin operating in January 2019.
Cargill official Pat Woerner said the new plant will allow Wichita to be a competitive supplier of biofuels.
The Wichita Eagle reports the plant is separate from the construction of Cargill Protein's new $60 million headquarters in Wichita.
The Minneapolis-based company said the plant will replace an oil refinery...