Who We Are
Heartland Corn Products was founded in 1992 as a farmer-owned cooperative and is one of Minnesota’s first ethanol producers. As a farmer owned cooperative of approximately 900 patrons, HCP has steadily expanded over the years. HCP produces Ethanol, Dried Distillers Grains (DDGS) and Crude Corn Oil. HCP employs approximately 50 people.
Heartland Corn Products is structured as a closed cooperative association, requiring ownership of shares in the company prorate to the amount of grain marketed thru the company. The basic business model is that farmers/producers deliver corn; the company processes the corn, markets the products, and pays the producer the value of the products less the costs of operations and debt service.