Exhibit 23


Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


The Audit Committee and Board of Directors

MGP Ingredients, Inc.

Atchison, Kansas


We consent to the incorporation by reference in Registration Statement No. 333-51849 on Form S-8 and the related Prospectus dated January 29, 2004, in Registration Statement No. 333-119860 on Form S-8 and the related Prospectus dated December 23, 2004, and in Registration Statement No. 333-137593 on Form S-8 of MGP Ingredients, Inc. of our report dated September 11, 2008, on our audit of the consolidated balance sheets of MGP Ingredients, Inc. as of June 30, 2008 and July 1, 2007, and the related consolidated statements of income, stockholders’ equity and cash flows for each of the three years in the period ended June 30, 2008, which report is included in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of MGP Ingredients, Inc. for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, our report dated September 11, 2008, with regard to the financial statement schedule that is included in such Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2008 and our report dated September 11, 2008, relating to the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of June 30, 2008, which reports appear in the June 30, 2008, annual report on Form 10-K of MGP Ingredients, Inc.  We also consent to the reference to our firm under the heading “Experts” in the Prospectus to the Registration Statement.


/s/ BKD, LLP



Kansas City, Missouri

September 12, 2008