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C. 20549 \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs24\b\qc FORM 8-K \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs24\b\qc CURRENT REPORT\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qc Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 23, 2018 \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs28\b\qc MGP Ingredients, Inc.\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx10800\trrh66 \pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx10800\trrh66\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx3671\clvertalc\cellx7235\clvertalc\cellx10800\trrh66 \pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx3671\clvertalc\cellx7235\clvertalc\cellx10800\trrh66\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx3671\clvertalb\cellx7235\clvertalb\cellx10800\trrh281 \pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc KANSAS\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc 0-17196\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc 45-4082531\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx3671\clvertalb\cellx7235\clvertalb\cellx10800\trrh281\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx3671\clvertalb\cellx7235\clvertalb\cellx10800\trrh529 \pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (State or other jurisdiction\par\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc of incorporation)\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (Commission\par\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc File Number)\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (IRS Employer\par\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs20\qc Identification No.)\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx3671\clvertalb\cellx7235\clvertalb\cellx10800\trrh529\row}}} \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Cray Business Plaza\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc 100 Commercial Street\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Box 130\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Atchison, Kansas 66002\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code) \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc (913) 367-1480\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (Registrant\u8217?s telephone number, including area code) \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Not Applicable\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qc (Former name or former address, if changed since last report) \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):\par\pard\plain\cf1\f54\fs28\ql \plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)\par\pard\plain\cf1\f54\fs28\ql \plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)\par\pard\plain\cf1\f54\fs28\ql \plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))\par\pard\plain\cf1\f54\fs28\ql \plain\sa132\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of\plain\sa132\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 1933 (\u167?230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (\u167?240.12b-2 of this chapter).\par\pard\plain\sa132\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Emerging growth company\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for\plain\sa132\cf1\f51\fs20\ql complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\f0\fs4\par\pard\plain\f0\fs2\brdrt\brdrs\brdrw15\brdrcf2\brdrsp0\par\pard\plain\f0\fs4\par \page \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16{\*\bkmkstart part_1_2_1}{\*\bkmkend part_1_2_1}\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\b\ql Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\qj The 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company (the "Annual Meeting") was held on May 23, 2018, in\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\qj Atchison, Kansas. At the Annual Meeting, the holders of 15,824,506 shares of the Company\u8217?s Common Stock\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\qj were represented in person or by proxy and 315 shares of the Company\u8217?s Preferred Stock were represented in\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\qj person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The following matters were submitted to a vote of stockholders and the\plain\sa132\cf1\f51\fs22\qj results of the vote were as follows: \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\b\qj 1. 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Griffin\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 315\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clbrdrt\brdrs\brdrcf1\clvertalb\cellx2491\clbrdrt\brdrs\brdrcf1\clvertalb\cellx4875\clbrdrt\brdrs\brdrcf1\clvertalb\cellx5056\clbrdrt\brdrs\brdrcf1\clvertalb\cellx7546\clbrdrt\brdrs\brdrcf1\clvertalb\cellx10040\trrh323\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx2491\clvertalb\cellx4875\clvertalb\cellx5056\clvertalb\cellx7546\clvertalb\cellx10040\trrh306 \pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qj George W. Page, Jr.\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 315\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx2491\clvertalb\cellx4875\clvertalb\cellx5056\clvertalb\cellx7546\clvertalb\cellx10040\trrh306\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx2491\clvertalb\cellx4875\clvertalb\cellx5056\clvertalb\cellx7546\clvertalb\cellx10040\trrh306 \pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qj Karen L. 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Jeannine Strandjord\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 315\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\ri22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx2491\clvertalb\cellx4875\clvertalb\cellx5056\clvertalb\cellx7546\clvertalb\cellx10040\trrh306\row}}} \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\b\qj 2. Ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company\u8217?s independent registered public accounting\plain\cf1\f51\fs22\b\qj firm. \par\pard\plain {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx10019\trrh66 \pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx10019\trrh66\row}}} {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx1832\clvertalc\cellx3603\clvertalc\cellx3784\clvertalc\cellx5499\clvertalc\cellx5869\clvertalc\cellx7575\clvertalc\cellx8141\clvertalc\cellx10019\trrh66 \pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalc\cellx1832\clvertalc\cellx3603\clvertalc\cellx3784\clvertalc\cellx5499\clvertalc\cellx5869\clvertalc\cellx7575\clvertalc\cellx8141\clvertalc\cellx10019\trrh66\row}}} 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\par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\li22\sb22\sa22\cf1\f51\fs22\qr 0\cell \par\pard\plain\intbl\fs16\pard\plain\intbl\f0\fs16\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\trqc\clvertalb\cellx1732\clvertalb\cellx3427\clvertalb\cellx3608\clvertalb\cellx5239\clvertalb\cellx5609\clvertalb\cellx7214\clvertalb\cellx7780\clvertalb\cellx9449\clvertalb\cellx10019\trrh306\row}}} \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16{\*\bkmkstart part_1_2_2}{\*\bkmkend part_1_2_2}\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc SIGNATURES \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~MGP INGREDIENTS, INC. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\par\pard\plain\li3960\fi1584\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Date: May 30, 2018\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~By:\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql /s/ Thomas J. Lynn\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\~\par\pard\plain\li5016\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Thomas J. Lynn, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16}