CSS Farms (Minden Location)

Tour 1

By developing innovative supply solutions and focusing on quality, CSS Farms has grown to be one of the premier chip suppliers in the country.

Their first operation started outside of South Dakota, the Minden farm harvests 1700 acres of chipping potatoes annually. Fresh and storage shipments cover a 10 month time frame with 800,000 cwt of storage capacity.

Cash-Wa Distributing

Tour 1 

Cash-Wa Distributing is a family-owned company with two distribution centers in Nebraska and South Dakota, a modern fleet of trucks and trailers, several sales offices within the 11 Great Plain States plus Cash & Carry stores. We're the 18th largest Broadline Foodservice Distributor in the nation, have an inventory of over 20,000 SKUs and deliver in all or part of the 11 states.

Nebraska Star® Beef & Lucky Beef Jerky

Tour 2 

Nebraska Star® Beef and Lucky® Beef Jerky are Nebraska based, family owned, and operated companies dedicated to providing the highest quality, premium angus beef. Our generations of experience and one of a kind all-natural process covers every humane aspect of breeding, raising, feeding and shipping that results in an ultimate difference in taste, tenderness and overall quality of beef we produce. We are a small, single source, family run, premium beef producer located north of Holdrege, Nebraska. Our beef is raised, aged, and butchered the traditional way, each steak is hand cut and trimmed – one at a time.

BluePrint Engines®

Tour 3

BluePrint Engines® was started 20 years ago in a small garage in central Nebraska. What started as a passion for speed turned into a hobby, then a job, and finally a career. Today, BluePrint Engines has produced more than 200,000 engines for cars and light trucks. We have a tremendous staff of qualified technicians who have a passion for performance—on the job and on the street.

Thunderhead Brewery 

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Thunderhead Brewing is a small brewmaster owned brewery dedicated to producing high quality ales and lagers. Established in 1999. Thunderhead Brewing serves a delicious variety of beer handcrafted by an experienced staff of beer lovers. Pilsners, Porters, Stouts, IPAs, Fruit beers, Honey beers, barrel aged favorites, and even a firkin from time to time. Stop in for an ale and stay for a stone oven pizza!