Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland

26 Mar 2021


Kansas, the nation’s breadbasket, is rapidly becoming a leader in food processing, with one major announcement following another in this growth sector in the state.

Empirical Foods recently broke ground on a new ground beef facility in Garden City, KS. The plant will bring 250 new jobs and more than $250 million in capital investment to Garden City and Finney County.

“After a long evaluation period to identify the perfect location for our new facility, we were pleased to settle on Garden City and could not have identified a better, more welcoming community,” said Nick Roth, president of Empirical Technology, Inc. “The State of Kansas, Garden City and the Finney County Economic Development Corporation have been excellent partners to the beef industry and companies like ours.”

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