Fufeng Chinese Corn Mill Project in North Dakota Awaits National Security Review From CIFIUS

Story by Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (DTN) — On the northern edge of Grand Forks, North Dakota, dirt work is starting on roads and other infrastructure for a project that has become the most controversial corn mill ever proposed in the U.S.

After talks with local economic development leaders last year, a Chinese food-processing conglomerate, Fufeng Group, launched plans to build a $700 million, 25-million-bushel corn wet milling plant that could potentially make products such as monosodium glutamate (MSG), other starches and amino acids that would primarily be used for livestock production.

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