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Majority of Thanksgiving Celebrations Predicted to Include Whole Turkeys this Year
As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, Cargill's U.S.-focused Future of Turkey study indicates a return to traditional Thanksgiving celebrations, with more than 8 in 10 consumers who responded saying they plan to purchase a whole turkey this year. This marks a turnaround from previous years when consumers often purchased individual turkey parts such as turkey breasts as they exercised caution during the pandemic with smaller gatherings and celebrations.
“Americans hold onto the belief that a whole turkey should be the centerpiece of a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends,”...
Cargill’s Newly Expanded Soybean Processing Plant in Sidney, Ohio to Connect Local Farmers to Demand
Cargill has completed an expansion and modernization project at its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio. The upgraded facility, which came online in September, will help Cargill better serve farmers and meet the growing demand for soy products across food, feed and renewable fuel markets.
The project nearly doubles the previous crush capacity at the facility, providing greater market opportunities for area farmers and feed customers through creating demand for soybeans and offering greater access to soybean meal and hulls...
Cargill and Partners Announce First Gold Standard-Approved Methane Emissions Reduction Methodology
Beef producers are leading the way toward the future of sustainable agriculture and hold the ability to mitigate methane emissions that address climate change. To recognize these efforts and enable reduction value to be quantified, Cargill partnered with TREES Consulting to develop a Gold Standard-approved beef methodology that offers the global beef industry a framework for measuring methane emissions reduction using feed supplements that have been incorporated into beef cattle diets, such as SilvAir™*. Gold Standard’s certification process allows climate and sustainable development...
Cargill Regenconnect and John Deere Announce Collaboration to Enable New Revenue Streams for Farmers
Cargill and John Deere are announcing a collaborative effort to streamline the digital and in-field experience for farmers using John Deere technology and electing to participate in the Cargill RegenConnect® program.
Cargill RegenConnect provides farmers a financial incentive for positive environmental outcomes through the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices, while helping to improve soil health and decarbonize the agriculture supply chain. John Deere’s precision ag technology and digital platform, Operations Center, helps farmers to implement and document the practices they choose to...
Cargill to Sell China Poultry Unit to Private Equity Firm DCP Capital
U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill said it is selling its poultry business in China to private equity firm DCP Capital, exiting a Chinese meat market that has become increasingly challenging, especially for foreign players.
The sale of the unit known as Cargill Protein China is subject to regulatory approvals but is expected to close this year, Cargill said in a statement on Wednesday.
It did not give a transaction price and DCP declined to comment on the deal.
China is the world's No.2 poultry producer after the...
Cargill Expands Retail Feed Operation with Plans for New Facility in Washington State
The trend for ranching and farming, especially rural lifestyle farming, is not showing any signs of slowing down. According to the Department of Agriculture, the number of lifestyle farms continues to hold strong at nearly 800,000 in the U.S., making up nearly 40% of all farms across the country.1 With this trend and the need for more animal feed, Cargill is building a new facility in Granger, Washington, solely focused on producing feed for current and potential ag retail locations in the region...
Taco Bell, Cargill and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Partner to Restore Habitats
With bold ambitions to operate 10,000 restaurants in the coming years, Taco Bell acknowledges its responsibility to balance global expansion with intentional impact. In pursuit of parent company Yum! Brands' broader climate efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 50% by 2030, Taco Bell is taking bigger steps to improve the environmental effects of its supply chain, especially for one of its top-selling ingredients. Taco Bell is now partnering with its long-time supplier Cargill and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation...
Nestlé and Cargill Team Up with the NFWF to Support Sustainable Grazing Practices Across 1.7 Million
Nestlé, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), and Cargill are coming together to help scale the adoption of voluntary conservation practices that help fight climate change. Through this work, the companies will support vital habitat for native wildlife, while also sustaining a robust beef supply chain. In one of the largest corporate commitments to regenerative ranching in the U.S. to date, two of the world’s largest food companies will invest a combined $15 million...
Meatless Kingdom wins Asia-Pacific Scale It Up! Innovation Challenge
Start-up company Meatless Kingdom has been chosen as the winner of Asia-Pacific Scale It Up! Innovation Challenge, an innovation challenge with the goal of helping plant-based protein start-ups in Asia accelerate bringing their products to market. The challenge included 30 companies, competing in a six-month long contest, of which Meatless Kingdom emerged as the winner.
To truly become a solution for the growing population and complement conventional proteins, meat and seafood alternatives need to be viable options that are able to meet consumer demand...
Cargill, CUBIQ FOODS Collaborate on Novel Fat Tech to Accelerate Innovation of Plant-Based Foods
Answering the call for healthier, more sustainable and better-tasting solutions, Cargill and the young food-tech company CUBIQ FOODS have signed product co-development and commercial go-to-market agreements aimed at developing and accelerating wide-scale commercialization of CUBIQ FOODS’ innovative fat technologies.
With this strategic partnership, Cargill will now have access to CUBIQ’s innovative technologies to help customers develop plant-based alternative foods with benefits that surpass typical products made with animal fats or tropical oils, such as...
Cargill Names New CFO Joanne Knight and Head of Strategy Philippa Purser
Minneapolis, MN – Strengthening their executive team, Cargill announced yesterday the appointments of Joanne Knight as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Philippa Purser as Head of Strategy and Global Process Leader. Each will help accelerate the company's strategic priorities and commitment to feed the world safely, responsibly and in a sustainable way."As Cargill continues to navigate dynamic global markets, operational excellence and a clearly articulated vision driven by purpose and values will define the company's success," said Brian Sikes, Cargill President and CEO.
"Joanne and Philippa are exceptional ...
BASF, Cargill Expand Partnership to Offer Enzyme Solutions to U.S. Animal Protein Producers
At the IPPE fair in Atlanta, BASF and Cargill today announced their expanded cooperation, adding the United States (US) to their existing feed enzymes development and distribution agreement. Together, the two companies are committed to bringing innovative enzyme-based solutions to the market, generating distinctive value for animal feed customers. By combining the enzyme research and development strengths of BASF with Cargill’s know-how in application and broad market reach, the partners will form a joint innovation pipeline for animal protein producers...
Cargill Wins 2022 BIG Innovation Award
Cargill today announced it has been named a winner in the 2023 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group.
Cargill is uniquely positioned to lead the transformation of our food and agriculture system to help address many of the world’s most pressing needs – from supply chain continuity to climate action and food security.
“Challenges are getting bigger and the time to solve them shorter,” said Florian Schattenmann, Cargill’s chief technology officer and vice president of Research & Development and Innovation. “That’s why our team is constantly focused on innovative solutions...
Cargill Announces CFO Transition
Cargill today announced that Jamie Miller will step down as Chief Financial Officer to accept an opportunity outside the company. Joanne Knight will serve as Cargill’s acting CFO.
“We are grateful for Jamie’s service to Cargill,” said Brian Sikes, Cargill President and CEO. “Over the last few years, we have further strengthened our business model, expanded our business portfolio, and are well-positioned for long-term success.” Miller will leave Cargill on Jan. 13, 2023.
Sikes added: “Joanne is highly regarded by the Board and Executive Team for her strong track record...
CARE, Cargill Renew Partnership to Support Women in Agriculture During Global Hunger Crisis
Cargill and CARE embark on the next chapter, expanding their partnership to improve the lives and economic development of smallholder farmers and entrepreneurs focusing on women, with Cargill pledging $14 million over the next three years. The goal is to drive deeper impact and build resiliency for rural agricultural communities globally, especially as the world faces a growing hunger crisis.
CARE and Cargill are longstanding partners; for more than 60 years, the two organizations have collaborated to develop and implement 34 distinct programs that reached more...
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