Greenies KCK pet food plant sold, 25 employees idled

An Omaha company has bought the Kansas City, Kan., facility that once made Greenies pet treats, idling 25 employees at the plant. Sergeant’s Pet Care Products Inc. paid Atchison, Kan.-based MGP Ingredients Inc. $3.6 million for the plant at 16 Kansas Ave. The deal included equipment MGP used to make other pet treats but not equipment it used to make a texture protein meat extender and substitute. read more