ST. LOUIS — Benson Hill, Inc. has announced plans to acquire a soybean crushing facility from Seymour, Ind.-based Rose Acre Farms. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Benson Hill said the investment represents “a significant milestone” in the execution of the company’s growth plan and further solidifies its position in the value chain to support production of a robust portfolio of proprietary, non-GMO, identity-preserved and sustainable soy protein and oil ingredients for the human food and animal feed markets. The investment will be funded through the expansion of Benson Hill’s debt facility with Western Technology Investment, the company said.

“The acquisition of the Rose Acre Farms soybean crushing facility represents an important next step in the execution of our playbook for growth,” said Bruce Bennett, president of ingredients at Benson Hill. “This targeted investment can ultimately provide the…

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