Ralston-Purina Co. Plant Bloomington, Undated
In 1948, Ralston-Purina Co. opened a soybean processing plant at 1700 W. Olive St., on Bloomington’s west side. Soybean oil from this plant was used in a variety of animal feeds. The plant was sold to Cargill,. Inc. in the mid-1980s, and it remains owned by the international food conglomerate today.
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