Tri-State Crush, LLC and The Redwood Group, LLC Collaborate to Operate and Market Non-GMO, Organic Soybean Crush Plant in Nappanee, IN

Mission, KS - July 16, 2018 - Tri-State Crush, LLC, an organic and non-GMO soybean crush facility located in Nappanee, Indiana, and The Redwood Group, LLC, a commodity supply chain solutions and merchandising company in Mission, Kansas, announced today the formation of a strategic relationship that will create an additional outlet for local producers to market their production and will better connect the end users to the source.

The Redwood Group will be procuring organic and non-GMO soybeans for the plant as well as marketing the meal and oil from the extrusion process.

The partnership combines an expertise in logistics, sourcing, and vigorous quality assurance programs with a world class facility that can supply the premier organic and non-GMO products.

The partnership delivers a transparent and sustainable supply chain that is built to support a growing industry that relies on integrity and quality.

Travis Luke of Tri-State commented, "We are excited to bring these growing markets back to our community here in Indiana.

"The partnership with Redwood will contribute to our ability to give our organic and non-GMO customers a secure, reliable, and efficient supply of product."

"We are thrilled to partner with Tri-State Crush to expand our vision of being a leader in the organic supply chain business," said Mike Kincaid, Redwood President.

"Our mission is to innovate and create additional verticals in our respective businesses, which a strong partnership with Tri-State clearly accomplishes."

Tri-State Crush, LLC owns and operates an organic and non-GMO soybean crush facility located in Nappanee, Indiana.

Tri-State Crush's commitment to producing a reliable and high-quality product is backed by a team with a long history in animal nutrition, risk management, and providing value to its growers and customers.

The Redwood Group, LLC specializes in food and feed ingredient supply, grain merchandising, physical and financial energy, and logistics solutions throughout North America and abroad.

Its team of dedicated, customer-centric specialists manage a broad range of commodities, working with the entire supply chain from producers to end users.

The Redwood Group: A Better Route from Seed to Shelf.

For more information, please contact Brendan Vincent at 913-416-5635 or brendan.vincent@theredwoodgroup.com