MGP Ingredients

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is MGP Ingredients doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 26

MGP Ingredients has a DitchCarbon Score of 26 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

MGP Ingredients is part of the beverages industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

MGP Ingredients is situated in the US, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 9.49% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1941 and headquartered in Atchison, Kansas, MGP Ingredients is a leader in the beverages industry, specializing in the production of specialty wheat proteins, starches, premium distilled spirits, and high-quality industrial alcohol. The company offers a range of products including non-GMO proteins and starches for food applications, as well as gins, vodkas, bourbon, and rye whiskeys crafted with over 150 years of expertise. MGP Ingredients also operates a facility in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, where they distill and mature their premium spirits.

Bad news, MGP Ingredients hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

MGP Ingredients has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting or has not publicly disclosed its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

MGP Ingredients should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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