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Document And Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
Apr. 30, 2014
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name MGP INGREDIENTS INC  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,688,434
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000835011  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2014  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus (Q1,Q2,Q3,FY) Q1