Economy

October 20, 2011 1:08 PM

Closing of Kansas City flour mill reflects shift of work to coasts

The Kansas City area, once a national center for grinding wheat into flour and home to dozens of mills, has but two left. Three, if you count Excelsior Springs. The recent shuttering of the Archer Daniels Midland mill in North Kansas City marked another milestone in a generations-long trend.

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