Tour 1

CSS Farms (Minden Location)

CSS Farms has grown to be one of the premier chip suppliers in the country. Their Minden farm harvests 1,700 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

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. They have an inventory of over 20,000 SKUs and deliver in all or part of the 11 states.

Tour 2

Nebraska Star® Beef & Lucky® Beef Jerky

Nebraska Star® Beef and Lucky® Beef Jerky are Nebraska based, family owned, and operated companies dedicated to providing the highest quality, premium angus beef. Their 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 they produce north of Holdrege, Nebraska.

Tour 3

Sandhill Plastics

Sandhill Plastics is a manufacturing specialist founded on the premise of using post-consumer plastics as the raw material in its manufacturing process.  With this system we were able to process just over 2.4 million lbs. in 2015 alone, & saving over 36 million milk jugs from the landfill. One 1/2″ sheet of HDPE plastic keeps the equivalent of 640 milk jugs from being landfilled.

Thunderhead Brewery 

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.