Chester Mill

EST. 1915

Located in Chester, Illinois, home to Popeye and his cast of characters, the Ardent Mills Chester facility sits prominently on the Mississippi River.

Contact this Facility
Chester Mill
101 Water St.
Chester, IL 62233

618-861-5606

NUMBER OF TEAM MEMBERS: 25+

WHAT Chester MAKES:

Chester makes many different blends of flour that get used for various finished goods, including cakes, pastries, breading and coatings and many other tasty snacks. The Chester mill has a daily capacity of:

  • 1.12 Million lbs. of flour

WHERE DOES Chester GET ITS WHEAT?

The Chester community mill helps bring top-quality flour to the Midwestern, Southeast and parts of the Southwest, United States. Alton receives locally and regionally grown Soft Red Winter wheat from many geographies, including fields in Missouri and locally in Illinois. 

GIVING BACK

The Ardent Mills Chester team is active in the community and often partners with organizations that team members are involved in, most recently a food program for local kids.