Gold N Plump New Owners
Some new chicken owners in the state. The Maschhoffs of Carlyle Illinois has
completed the purchase of GNP, the owner of Gold-'n-Plump Chicken of Arcadia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Maschhoffs is the largest family-owned pork producer in North America. GNP is based in Saint Cloud Minnesota. It has a number of chicken brands including the Gold-'n-Plump processing plant
in Arcadia, and a chicken hatchery in Independence.
The new owner says the two companies production businesses will keep operating as separate business units.