116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
A picket line has been forming outside of Ingredion daily since Aug. 1. Rain or shine, members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 100G picket outside their former place of work. Their jobs included grinding and steeping corn, among other things for Ingredion, a multinational cornstarch manufacturer. The majority of the company's cornstarch is an ingredient in corrugated cardboard boxes. Ingredion has maintained operations during the strike using existing employees and workers from an outside staffing agency. Ingredion did not accept The Gazette’s interview request for this video.