This plant primarily serves the Kansas City metro area into East Kansas. Missouri has two Hiland Dairy processing plants, one in Kansas City and the general offices in Springfield. This page is dedicated to Hiland Dairy in Kansas City, Missouri.
Hiland Dairy Kansas City is located on Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and began in 1959 as Sealtest Dairy, producing fluid milk products and ice cream. During the next 60-plus years, the local dairies consolidated, and the market changed. The plant underwent various ownership and name changes like Fairmont, Fairmont-Zarda, and Roberts. And in 1991, it changed to a fluid-only production facility.
Hiland acquired the plant in 2013 and implemented numerous expansions and upgrades. Today, the plant produces approximately 2.7 million gallons of milk each month. We also make and bottle orange juice.
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Kansas City is home to many major sports teams. We have been involved with the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs, and currently, we are a sponsor of Sporting Kansas City. Deanna Rose Farmstead, Variety Kansas City, and Kaw Valley Center (KVC) are partner-supported organizations. We provide dairy products for area charity runs and events like the Heart Walk, Making Strides for Breast Cancer, Cows on the Run, Hy-Vee JDRF run/walk, and numerous other events
Hiland Kansas City proudly sponsors the Hy-Vee High School Athlete of the Week. In addition, we are neighbors with our local Harvester’s Food Bank and support with products.
We have a complete recycling program for metal, cardboard, plastic, batteries, and oil to reduce our carbon footprint. All recycling is tracked and recorded to be as eco-friendly as possible.
We love being the hometown dairy in Kansas City. Our employees are the driving force in putting out the freshest milk possible to the community they live in and call home. We are proud that we can provide a good stable job for 246 local families while producing something as essential as milk to the tables in Kansas City. During the pandemic, as families throughout our metropolitan area have struggled with job security and food insecurities, we have been able to step up and help our employees’ families and our community.
Irving B. Weber Award Winner for Total Quality Excellence
QCS Merit of Excellence for Fluid Milk Quality
Quality Chekd Production Excellence Award Finalist for Fluid Milk
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