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Cargill Grants $10 Million to World Food Program USA to Combat the World’s Growing Hunger Crisis

Cargill has made a $10 million grant to World Food Program USA in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s response to the global hunger crisis, escalated by the collateral impact of the Ukrainian war. This generous grant, the largest donation ever made by Cargill to World Food Program USA, comes at a moment of unprecedented need as 345 million people face severe hunger and 50 million teeter on the brink of famine around the world. The grant will support the...

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Aug 16 8:00 AM, General News



Cargill and Continental Grain Complete Acquisition of Sanderson Farms

Cargill and Continental Grain Company today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Sanderson Farms, Inc. by a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain. The acquisition was announced on August 9, 2021.

Sanderson Farms shareholders are receiving $203.00 per each share of common stock they owned as of immediately prior to the completion of the transaction. As a result of the completion of the transaction, Sanderson Farms' shares will no longer trade on the NASDAQ beginning July 22, 2022...

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Jul 25 8:12 AM, General News


World Food Program USA Appoints Cargill and Kastner Executives to its Board of Directors

World Food Program USA (WFP USA) today named Pilar Cruz, Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Cargill, and Brandon Rochon, Chief Executive Officer of Kastner and Chief Creative Officer of Fluent Group, to its distinguished Board of Directors. World Food Program USA has grown dynamically in recent years to meet the urgent needs of the United Nations World Food Programme. As part of that growth, it has strategically sought to expand its Board of Directors. As industry leaders in their respective fields of...

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Jun 24 9:22 AM, General News


Cargill to Build New Soybean Processing Facility in Southeast Missouri

Cargill has unveiled plans to build a new soybean processing facility located in Pemiscot County, Mo. near Hayti and Caruthersville to support growing domestic and global demand for oilseeds driven by food, feed and fuel markets. The facility will be the first of its kind for Southeast Missouri with an annual production capacity of 62 million bushels of soybeans. Cargill anticipates breaking ground on the project early next year with plans to be operational in 2026. The new facility will add approximately 45 full-time positions to the region when...

 

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May 18 8:44 AM, General News


Cargill Expands RadiPure® Pea Protein into the META & India Markets 

As more consumers aim to add plant-based foods to their diets, Cargill is expanding RadiPure® pea protein in Middle East, Turkey, Africa (META) & India, a move that will help food and beverage manufacturers in the region respond to evolving marketplace trends.

"No individual protein source can solely feed the world. While consumers are looking for alternatives to increase their protein intake, they do not want to compromise on taste and texture. Our RadiPure® pea protein helps us meet this growing demand in the market," Banu Oksun...

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Apr 20 7:56 AM, General News


Burger King, Cargill, NFWF Partner to Support Cattle Ranchers Through Regenerative Ag Practices

On April 12, Burger King and Cargill announced a partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the largest private conservation grant provider in the U.S., to support cattle ranchers committed to addressing climate change through regenerative agriculture practices in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. This five-year initiative with up to $5 million in funding, brings together two major beef brands dedicated to emissions reduction, reinforcing the important role beef and cattle play in helping the Great Plains thrive...

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Apr 13 9:30 AM, General News


Aramark and Pittsburgh Penguins Bring First Temperature-Controlled Food Lockers to PPG Paints Arena

The Pittsburgh Penguins are testing the latest innovation in food locker delivery systems at PPG Paints Arena as part of a collaboration with Aramark, the arena’s exclusive food and beverage concessionaire, and Cargill, provider of food pickup system Chekt.

The new self-service concept, which launched at PPG Paints Arena in late February 2022, allows fans to select and order food and beverage items from an exclusive menu directly at their seats and pick up from one of 24 dual-chamber, temperature-controlled food...

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Mar 9 9:43 AM, General News


Four New Leaders Join Cargill's Executive Team

Four new leaders are joining Cargill's executive team. They were selected for their expertise aligned to evolving customer and employee needs and their potential to drive the company's innovation and sustainability strategies around the world.

"The food system is constantly and quickly changing. To continue delivering innovative ideas and solutions for our customers, we must change as well. These leaders are guided by values and purpose, committed to our customers and passionate about feeding a growing population in a safe, responsible and sustainable way," said Dave MacLennan, Cargill chairman and CEO...

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Feb 28 2:04 PM, General News


Research Finds More Consumers Weighing Sustainability Claims on Packaged Food Choices

Sustainability considerations now influence the majority of the world’s grocery shoppers when buying packaged foods such as potato chips and cookies, according to Cargill’s most recent global FATitudes™ survey. The proprietary research finds 55% of consumers indicate they’re more likely to purchase a packaged food item if it includes a sustainability claim, a four-point jump since the company last fielded this research in 2019.

“Our latest findings clearly demonstrate that messages surrounding sustainability are having an impact on consumers,” said Nese Tagma, managing...

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Feb 4 7:55 AM, General News


Cargill Expands Portfolio of AI Powered Innovations to Give Poultry Producers Actionable Insights

Poultry producers are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency and health of their flocks. Advancements in technology, like artificial intelligence, can help accelerate these improvements, identify previously unknown problems and anticipate outcomes. Cargill is assembling a portfolio of AI-driven innovations through proprietary development and strategic partnerships to go beyond nutrition and help customers optimize their operations with actionable insights.

Galleon Microbiome Analysis – a comprehensive broiler microbiome health assessment tool

There is an interdependency between the condition of the gut microbiome and the flock’s health...

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Jan 11 8:15 AM, General News


Cargill to Acquire Croda’s Bio-based Industrial Business, Expanding Natured-Derived Solutions

Cargill has reached an agreement with Croda to acquire the majority of its performance technologies and industrial chemicals business for EUR 915,000,000 (1.03bln USD) on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The investment would dramatically expand Cargill’s bioindustrial footprint to better serve industrial manufacturers searching for “greener” ingredient solutions.

The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in Summer 2022. Cargill will comply with applicable information and consultation requirements with our employee representative bodies.

“The bioindustrial space is a priority for Cargill, as we..."

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Dec 22 8:58 AM, General News


Cargill, Vattenfall and Windpark Hanze Accelerate the Green Energy Transition in the Netherlands

Cargill and Vattenfall partner with Windpark Hanze in the Netherlands, who will build a wind farm that is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 350,000 metric tons a year, which is equivalent to providing electricity for more than 95,000 homes in the Netherlands per year once construction is complete.

The onshore wind farm, consisting of 15 wind turbines, will be commissioned in the Flevoland province near the city of Dronten. It will have a total installed capacity of 90 megawatts and will go into full...

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Nov 30 8:52 AM, General News


Sanderson Farms Stockholders Approve Combination with Cargill and Continental Grain Company

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, its stockholders approved the previously announced agreement for a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain to acquire Sanderson Farms for $203 per share in cash. Upon completion of the transaction, Cargill and Continental Grain will combine Sanderson Farms with Wayne Farms, a subsidiary of Continental Grain, to form a new, privately held poultry business.

“We are pleased Sanderson Farms stockholders approved this transaction and thank them for their support,” said Joe Sanderson, Chairman...

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Oct 22 8:00 AM, General News


BASF and Cargill expand partnership for the Animal Feed Industry

BASF and Cargill are expanding their partnership in the animal nutrition business, adding research and development capabilities and new markets to the partners’ existing feed enzymes distribution agreements. Together, they will develop, produce, market, and sell customer-centric enzyme products and solutions. The goal is to bring farmers feed innovations that reduce nutrient waste, improving feed efficiency, and promote animal growth and wellbeing.

“We are proud to enter this next stage of collaboration with Cargill. Through joint solutions we will further increase the value creation opportunities in the enzymes space..." 

 

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Oct 21 8:00 AM, General News


Cargill Launches Poultry Feed with Essential Oils for Healthy Flocks and Maximized Egg Production

Backyard poultry owners want natural, wholesome feeds that help their birds thrive, keep their eggs strong and keep coops fresh. Cargill is delivering on this demand by adding essential oils to its Nutrena® Naturewise® poultry feeds. The natural* essential oils contribute to the promotion of egg weight, size and production, enhanced palatability and a fresh aroma direct from the bag.

"We listened to what poultry owners and soon-to-become owners want most and expect from their poultry feed," said Stephanie Poupart, poultry strategic...

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Oct 7 8:07 AM, General News


Cargill Introduces New Revenue Stream for Farmers 

One year ago, Cargill made a commitment to advance regenerative agriculture practices across 10 million acres of land in North America by 2030, recognizing that it not only improves soil health but can also open new revenue streams for farmers. To that end, Cargill has been enrolling farmers in Cargill RegenConnect™, a new regenerative agriculture program that pays farmers for improved soil health and positive environmental outcomes, including payment per metric ton of carbon sequestered. The new program connects farmers to the growing carbon marketplace and will help scale the voluntary adoption...

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Sep 17 8:45 AM, General News







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