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Cargill Corporation is an international producer and distributor of agricultural products. William Wallace Cargill founded Cargill as a grain storage facility in 1865.

In 2019 Cargill selected Jon Nash, who began his career at Cargill in 1998, to lead its North American protein business and the new role will be based in Wichita. Most recently, Nash was the president of Cargill's Protein foodservice business, and in the past has served as vice president of operations and was general manager and controller of the company's Fresno, Calif., beef facility.

Cargill Protein has 28,000 employees across nearly 50 locations where it produces beef, turkey, chicken and egg products to foodservice, retail and food ingredient companies across North America and around the world.


July 14, 2021
Cargill enters European soluble fiber market with $45 million investment in Poland
May 5, 2021
Cargill acquires Leman Decoration Group, expanding its gourmet chocolate offerings.

January 11, 2021
Cargill announces the opening of its new premix animal nutrition facility in Lewisburg, Ohio.
September 16, 2019
Cargill and Maersk Tankers announce a strategic partnership to improve flexibility for customers and reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
May 15, 2019
With an eye to complementing its focus on animal protein, Cargill announced today it will invest in Aleph Farms, a cultured meat company focused on growing complex meat varieties like steak.

Cargill is participating in a Series A investment round led by VisVires New Protein and joined by several other investors looking to move Aleph Farms' product from prototype to the commercial marketplace.

These investments complement the company's investment in its traditional animal protein portfolio, which has totaled more than $1.5 billion over the several years.

April 26, 2019
Cargill announced today that it will invest US$112 million to expand the capacity of its corn processing facility in Songyuan of Jilin province.
March 6, 2019
ADM and Cargill complete agreement launching technology joint venture focused on farmer profitability


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A Comunicação e a Sustentabilidade no mundo corporativo - Revista Negócios da Comunicação


January 11, 2022

Agua saludable para 12 escuelas rurales, con el apoyo del Proyecto Agua Segura y Fundación Cargill • Agroverdad - Noticias e Información del Agro


December 17, 2021

Cargill acquires edible oil refinery in Andhra Pradesh

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November 30, 2021



September 23, 2021
The Economic Times
"Digital Saathi will provide digitally enabled agriculture advisory services and enhanced market access to smallholder farmers based in 5 districts of Karnataka including Davangere, Bellary, Haveri, Chitradurga and Shimoga," said Cargill in a statement.
August 25, 2021
As part of its commitment to nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way, Cargill announced the development of the II phase of the alliance with World Central Kitchen (WCK), which began in 2017 in the region, to train cooks, who are mostly fathers and mothers of families in charge of preparing meals for schoolchildren. The project, which is part of the regional campaign called "Crece Sano", seeks to equip cooks with the necessary skills to prepare and serve healthy sc...
August 16, 2021
As part of ongoing efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable cocoa sector, Cargill has entered a multi-year research agreement with vertical farming pioneer and leader AeroFarms aimed at improving cocoa bean yields and developing more climate-resilient farming practices. "Environmental challenges and growing demand for cocoa products are placing increased pressure on the global cocoa supply chain," said Niels Boetje, managing director Cargill Cocoa Europe. "Through partnerships wi...
July 20, 2021
Cargill and Ecolab announced the latest class of entrepreneurs to join the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator, a three-month, mentorship- driven program that engages early-stage entrepreneurs changing the face of the global food system. The 11 startups in the 2021 Techstars program are utilizing technology to drive innovative solutions in areas such as the future of food retail, food safety, and workforce development and management. The food value chain is one of the last major industr...
July 15, 2021
Pet owners and veterinarians increasingly want more options to ensure the health and well-being of pets including a growing interest in allergy and gastrointestinal support, diagnosis and treatments. To accelerate the introduction of new products and insights in the pet microbiome modulation space, Cargill today announced an investment in AnimalBiome, the Oakland, California-based start-up using the latest microbiome science to restore pet digestive and skin issues. Research has shown tha...


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