#MoreMissouri 2020: Agtech Company Invests in Missouri With New Headquarters

Missouri delivers more than you expect. In Missouri, you’ll find more of everything. More global industries. More diverse assets. More affordability. All month long, Missouri Partnership is celebrating “more” by taking a look back at some of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from 2020. Today, we’re checking out Benson Hill’s ribbon cutting at its new headquarters facility in St. Louis, Missouri.

In October, Benson Hill, a Missouri-based agtech company, cut the ribbon on its new headquarters facility. The 160,000 sq. ft. facility will host an ensemble of experts in plant biology, agronomy, data analytics, machine learning, and food science. It represents $52 million in capital investment.

“It’s fascinating to see the combination of talent that you’ve put together here,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “It’s a fascinating effort here, and I wish you all the best.”

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