Dutch Louis Dreyfus Company builds a soybean processing plant in Upper Sandusky, Ohio

Dutch Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) starts the state-of-the-art construction of a soybean processing plant in Upper Sandusky (OH), with integrated crushing, vegetable oil refining and lecithin production and packaging capabilities.  
The project will create more than 100 new jobs.

“Soybeans are Ohio’s top exported agriculture product, so we are very excited to welcome LDC to Upper Sandusky,” said Governor DeWine. “This new facility will not only bring in new jobs, but it will also lead to new avenues for growth and innovation in Ohio’s agricultural sector.” 

There are approximately 26,000 soybean farmers in Ohio, and the annual economic impact from soybean production in Ohio is $5.3 billion.

“LDC’s substantial investment is a testament to Ohio’s economic vibrancy and our appeal to global agribusiness leaders,” said J.P. Nauseef, JobsOhio president and CEO. “This collaborative effort brings 100 new jobs and cutting-edge technology that will serve as a magnet for future investment in this critical sector.”

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