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Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Mar. 05, 2014
Jun. 28, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name MGP INGREDIENTS INC    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,672,814  
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000835011    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Public Float     $ 71,671,444