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City of Lowell’s King Milling Company making $42 million investment

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King Milling Company
King Milling Company

Expansion increases capacity meeting growing demand for flour products.

King Milling Company has been producing flour along the banks of the Flat River since 1890. It’s Kent County’s oldest continually operating business. With customer demand from bakers and cereal producers growing, the Lowell-based company is investing in a $42 million-dollar expansion. The largest in company history. King Milling will begin construction of a 35,000-square-foot, six-story mill at its downtown Lowell headquarters. Once completed in late 2023, the mill will be the nation’s most modern producing 750,000 pounds of flour per day. With four mills in operation, King Milling will turn out 2.5 million pounds of flour daily.

Once operational, six jobs will be added over the first two years.

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development is helping finance the mill awarding a $250,000 Food and Agriculture Investment Program grant. The city of Lowell has signed off on a 12-year, 50% tax abatement.