State Department of Agriculture Program: Kansas

State Department of Agriculture of Kansas
The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is the nation’s first state department of agriculture. The agency is devoted to the total support of agriculture in Kansas. The department works for the entire Kansas agriculture sector, including farmers, ranchers, food establishments and agribusinesses. The department is dedicated to providing support and assistance to make Kansas businesses successful and encouraging more farms, ranches and other agriculture business to expand in or relocate to Kansas.

From The Land of Kansas: The From the Land of Kansas trademark program has the goal of helping businesses that grow, produce, process or manufacture products in Kansas. In addition, the program works with and supports restaurants using Kansas products and retailers selling Kansas products and ingredients.This trademark program helps members promote their Kansas products and provides members with a variety of business development tips and opportunities including marketing assistance. In addition, the state trademark provides a consistent way to identify Kansas agriculture-based products.
Core Customers:  Retail and Food Service
Kansas is home to a number of important customers who are ideal to look at for distribution.  These Overland Trading, Payless Shoe Source, Shepler’s, Alco Duckwall Stores, Johnson’s Security Stores, Baker’s Supermarkets, Ball’s Food Stores, Dillon’s Markets, Falley’s Markets, AWG Distribution, Westlake Ace Hardware, Backwoods Equipment, Dickenson Theatres, Redemption Plus, Hen House / Ball’s Markets, Street Corner News, Bob’s Super Saver, Four B Corp, White’s Foodliner, Clasen Inc, Leeker’s, Presto C Stores, Quik Trip, Kwik Stop, Kroger, Wood Oil, Crescent Oil, Dara’s Fast Lane, Star Fuel Centers, Johnson’s General Stores, Mr Goodcents, Famous Sam’s, Lone Star Steakhouses, Treat America, Houlihan’s Restaurants, Sheridan’s, Pioneer College Caterers, Applebee’s, Canteen, Fox and Hound Restaurant Group, Eurest Dining, Gambino’s Pizza, Taco Tico, Spangle’s, Latour Food Mgmt, Lodging Enterprises, Sirloin Stockade, High Plains Pizza, Heartland Chicken, Butler Co, Johnny’s Taverns, KC Hopps, NPC Intl, Zancanelli Mgmt, Planet Sub, Daland Corp, In The Sauce Brands, Fugate Enterprises, Lodging Enterprises, Original Bread Inc, Rage Inc, Restaurant Mgmt Co, Spangles, etc.