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Firebird Artisan Mills Launches New Crisp Ingredient Line Designed for Healthy Snacks

Leawood, KS — March 7, 2019 — Firebird Artisan Mills, a leader in gluten-free ingredients, has launched an innovative new crisp product line targeted at improving the nutritional value and product performance of a wide variety of snacks, bars and baked goods.  The first Firebird Artisan Crisp is the Suntava Purple Corn™ 50% Protein Crisp now available […]

Bruce Chapin Joins Agspring As Chief Financial Officer

Leawood, KS — August 8, 2018 — Agspring announces Bruce Chapin joined Agspring this Spring as chief financial officer.   Chapin is responsible for all financial management, accounting and reporting for the corporation and its subsidiaries. Chapin joined Agspring from Louis Dreyfus where most recently he was the head of industry—North American region.  His more than […]

Agspring Adds Brian Aust As Vice President, Merchandising

Leawood, KS — July 24, 2018 —Agspring announces that Brian Aust has joined the company as VP, merchandising responsible for overseeing the merchandising decisions for both Big River Rice & Grain and Thresher Artisan Wheat. Aust’s broad and tangible experience as a merchandising lead will be an immediate asset to Agspring merchandising operations both strategically […]

Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. and Agspring Announce Marketing Agreement for Big River Rice and Grain

MANDEVILLE, LA (July 17, 2018) – Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. (“CGB”) and Agspring announce an agreement today to begin providing managerial and marketing services to Big River Rice & Grain, an Agspring company. This new relationship aligns Big River directly with export markets through CGB’s longstanding and reliable record supplying foreign feed markets with […]

Firebird Artisan Mills Achieves British Retail Consortium AA Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

Leawood, KS — July 16, 2018— Firebird Artisan Mills, a leader in gluten-free ingredients located in Harvey, North Dakota, recently completed its primary annual Food Safety & Quality Audit and achieved a coveted AA rating from the British Retail Consortium. This is the fourth successive year that Firebird has received one of the global standard-setter’s highest […]

Big River Rice & Grain Adds New Leadership and Announces Retirement of Industry Trailblazer

Leawood, Ks — Feb. 9, 2017 — Agspring announces that subsidiary Big River Rice & Grain, located in the Mississippi River delta region of Louisiana and Arkansas, has added Justin Towery, a veteran in grains and oilseeds, as vice president of merchandising. Also being announced is the retirement of Ron Miller, vice president, business development, […]

Agspring Names Industry Veteran As VP, Finance

Leawood, KS — Feb. 6, 2017 — Agspring announced that Trevor Warren has been promoted to Vice President of Finance. Warren has been a member of the Agspring corporate team since 2014 where he has been a key contributor in mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, and investor relations roles. More than half of […]

Agspring Names Senior Industry Executive, Mark Beemer, as CEO

Leawood, KS — Dec. 13, 2016 — Agspring announced that Mark Beemer has been named CEO effective Monday, December 12. Mark has served as a senior advisor to the company since early fall and brings significant experience in the grain handling, merchandising and commodity markets to Agspring. Beemer has more than 28 years of grain […]

Firebird Artisan Mills Partnership Is Part of Bakery’s Recipe for Success

MyBread Gluten Free Bakery grows through tight relationship with Firebird Artisan Mills MyBread Gluten Free Bakery was a small shop in 2013, a one-man artisanal bakery with a singular vision: to provide a delicious, versatile, gluten-free bread alternative. In 2011, founder Dan Gallagher and his mom refined a recipe for a gluten-free flatbread that celiac […]