News Release

MGP Ingredients, Inc. Schedules Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter Financial Release Date, Conference Call

08/22/2008
MGP Ingredients, Inc. Schedules Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter Financial Release Date, Conference Call

ATCHISON, Kan., August 22, 2008—MGP Ingredients, Inc. (Nasdaq/MGPI) will report its fiscal 2008 fourth quarter financial results prior to the market's opening on Tuesday, August 26, to be followed by an investor conference call that day at 10 a.m. central time. The conference call will be led by Tim Newkirk, president and chief executive officer, and Robert Zonneveld, vice president and chief financial officer. They will review the company's fourth quarter results.

Stockholders and other interested persons may listen to the conference call via telephone by dialing (800) 254-5933 domestically, or (973) 935-2044 internationally by 9:50 a.m. central time on August 26. The conference identification number for entering the call is 60882153. Otherwise, it may be accessed on the Internet at www.mgpingredients.com.

In business for more than half a century, MGP Ingredients, Inc. is a recognized pioneer in the development and production of natural grain-based products, including specialty wheat proteins and starches and food grade and fuel grade alcohol. The company has facilities in Atchison, Kan., Pekin, Ill., Kansas City, Kan., and Onaga, Kan. that utilize the latest technologies to assure high quality products and to maintain efficient production and service capabilities.