Sedgwick County gives forgivable loan to Cargill

Cargill opened a new office building in 2007 for employees of the soybean oil and salad dressings department.

Cargill opened a new office building in 2007 for employees of the soybean oil and salad dressings department.

Sedgwick County commissioners this morning approved a $40,000 forgivable loan to Cargill Meat Solutions.

Cargill is building a new 70,000-square-foot facility between First and Second streets in downtown Wichita.

As part of an incentive package involving the state, county, city and the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, Cargill has agreed to maintain 50 jobs and create 10 new jobs in the next five years with an average salary of $73,500.