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Flooding in Southern Missouri Has Historic Hodgson Mill Underwater

May 4, 2017 - In late April/early May 2017, a storm system dumped many inches of rain over the central US, and Southern Missouri, where the original Hodgson Mill is located, was particularly hard hit. Roads, bridges, and homes were destroyed, and many people were displaced into shelters to wait for waters to recede. Read more & See Video

Hodgson Mill Upgrades Wind Turbines for More Sustainable Energy

October 11, 2016 -  Hodgson Mill upgrading and replacing their existing two wind turbines with a sleeker, more modern, efficient and powerful style. Beginning Oct. 11th, local Central Illinois firm Midwest Green Energy, LLC is dismantling and removing the old vertical turbines and over the next month will install new helical turbines. The installation is at Hodgson Mill’s main production facility in Effingham, IL. Read more



Hodgson Mill Achieves BRC Grade "AA" for 2016

August 1, 2016 - Hodgson Mill Inc. has passed its British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification and earned the “AA” rating. The BRC is the leading trade association for UK retailing. Although the BRC food safety standard began in the United Kingdom, it is now recognized as a global standard.   Read more

The Debate Over Genetically  Modified Corn Takes Root Locally

July 28, 2016 - Effingham Daily News, Charles Mills - A story in the Farm Fair Special about Mark and Bob Goldstein - one a farmer, one President of Hodgson Mill, inc, and how they are working together.

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Nose to the Grindstone: Historic Nearby Mill Offers Grains of All Types

May 26, 2016 -  Illinois Times, Ashley Meyer - "Earlier this month I was searching out local ingredients to include on the menu for a fundraising dinner. I was surprised to learn that Hodgson Mill is located in Effingham, just 75 miles southeast of Springfield. This family-owned business has been milling grains and flours for five generations, and continues to grow and thrive in southern Illinois."


For Local Farmer, Non-GMO Gamble Pays Off

March 7, 2016 - Local farmer Mark Goldstein has been growing genetically modified corn on his family farm in Effingham IL for a long time - like most everyone else in the area.  However, he took a chance and tried his hand at growing Non-GMO yellow corn for Hodgson Mill, which is in his backyard.

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New Ways to Enjoy Ancient Grains

 February 15, 2016: Hodgson Mill is stepping up its offerings of delicious, convenient ancient grain side dishes. Nutritious ancient grains like Quinoa, Pearled Sorghum, Teff, and KAMUT® Khorasan Wheat come expertly seasoned and ready-to-make. 

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Fresh New Package Designs for Your Old Favorites

October 15, 2015 - Here at Hodgson Mill we're redesigning our entire line of products for a fresh look, greater consistency, and even more user-friendly directions and recipes. Customers will now be able recognize the Hodgson Mill brand no matter which aisle products are stocked in their local grocery stores

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Hodgson Mill Innovates 18 New Ancient Grain & Gluten Free Products

January 31, 2015  - Hodgson Mill is adding 18 innovative products to its extensive line of whole grain foods in 2015.  Super grains like Sorghum, Quinoa, and KAMUT® Khorasan Wheat are now offered as pure, high-quality single-items, as well as formulated into quick & easy side dishes and a new hot cereal. Quality gluten free starches important for gluten free baking are also now available.  

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Hodgson Mill Now Has Over 100 Items Non-GMO Project Verified

 January 30, 2015 -  Hodgson Mill now has 107 products Verified by the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only third-party verification and labeling agency for non-GMO products. This is one of the largest selections available in the grocery industry, and even more remarkable considering the complex formulas of many of the verified products. 

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Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancake Mix gets chosen as one of the best whole grain pancake mixes.

May 20, 2014 - Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancake Mix tested by Good House Keeping Magazine Research Institute and was selected as one of the best Whole Wheat Pancake Mixes. 

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We Make Our Own Whole Wheat Pasta Now. It’s Fresher, with Consistently Higher Quality.

September 12, 2012 - A desire for a fresher product and consistently higher quality has led Hodgson Mill to begin manufacturing its own line of whole wheat pastas. The all-natural, whole wheat and gluten-free foods manufacturer recently increased its production facility by adding 40,000 square feet and installing two Italian-made, fully automated pasta lines for the production of its whole wheat pasta.


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