Cargill opens its first animal nutrition premix plant in Philippines

PHILIPPINES – Cargill has officially opened its first animal nutrition premix plant in the Philippines to meet increasing demand from medium and large livestock farms and feed millers in the Philippines and Southeast Asian countries for US$12million. Cargill opened the plant where 50 local employees will produce animal nutrition premix solutions to customers under the…

Cargill invests US$146m to upgrade Tennessee sausage production site

USA – Cargill’s North American protein business will invest US$146 million to upgrade its sausage production site in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The investment will grow the company’s meat crumble offerings for food ingredient, foodservice and retail customers. It will also include the construction of a new dried sausage production facility, which will create more than…

Cargill acquires US animal nutrition company Diamond V

USA – Leading food and agribusiness company Cargill has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a provider of natural immune support products and technologies that improve animal health, animal performance and food safety. According to Cargill, the acquisition will accelerate the company’s push to meet consumers demand for more wholesome food production to…

Cargill introduces functional native starches to address consumer demands

USA - Cargill has introduced a new brand portfolio of functional native starches that deliver simple ingredients label that consumers demand, along with greater process tolerance, shelf life and storage stability. Dubbed SimPure, the range offers food and beverage manufacturers tailor-made, functional native starches and with its product line available worldwide. The custom starch blend…

Cargill publishes its third report on sustainable cocoa plan progress

USA – Cargill has published its third report on the progress and achievements so far of the Cargill Cocoa Promise, which also aims to reduce deforestation by 2030. The report notes that Cargill Cocoa Promise has already supported over 145,000 farmers worldwide with market access, training and resources and worked with almost 500 farmer organizations…

Astral sells feed business to Cargill, to focus on poultry operations

SOUTH AFRICA - Southern African integrated poultry producer Astral Foods is ridding itself of a noncore asset in an effort to sharpen its focus on its poultry business. Astral reported on Wednesday that it had sold off its stake in animal nutrition business Provimi to US-based food and agriculture company Cargill for an undisclosed amount.…