Operational since 2001, Dakota Ethanol manufactures a variety of fuels and bioproducts. It produces more than 45 million gallons of ethanol annually. The company additionally provides a range of livestock feeds for the local, regional and national markets. Its products include syrups and modified and dried distillers grains. The company offers sales, distributions and loading services. Dakota Ethanol is owned and operated by Lake Area Corn Processors, which is comprised of about 1000 members.