Cargill invests in Mouscron facility to meet customer demand for Belgian chocolate

BELGIUM – Cargill, an American privately held global corporation, has invested in a new liquid Belgium chocolate production line in its Mouscron production facility in Belgium. According to the company, the investment increases the company’s capacity to produce milk and dark chocolate and creates up to 10 new local jobs. Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business…

Cargill introduces new in-store roasted deli meat in line with culinary innovation

USA - Cargill has introduced new in-store roasted deli meat and deli-prepared offerings as a result of its culinary innovation featuring research and development of new products with a focus on nutrition. The new products highlight consumer insights driven by protein innovation and forms part of Cargill’s focus area that is, in-store roasted meats and…

Cargill forms partnership in new water sustainability programme

USA - The privately-owned corporation Cargill has partnered with The Nature Conservancy and Nestlé Purina to launch a three-year sustainability programme to reduce water waste in the beef supply chain. The project which claims to save up to 2.4 billion gallons of water over three years will see farmers install weather sensors in crop fields…

Cargill sells its stake in Progressive Ag Partners joint venture to Central Valley Ag

USA - Cargill has sold its stake in the Progressive Ag Partners (PAP) joint venture to Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) giving it full ownership of the venture effective June 1. PAP was a joint venture, formed in September of 2002 between CVA and Cargill, offering the buying, selling and storage of grain from producers…

Cargill invests US$20m to expand egg processing facility

USA - Cargill has invested US$20 million to expand its Big Lake, Minnesota egg processing facility in a bid to meet increasing customer and consumer demand for a greater variety of cooked egg products. The Big Lake expansion includes capabilities to pasteurize, mix and cook a number of additional egg products for foodservice and protein…

Cargill reports financial results for fiscal 2018 third-quarter

MINNEAPOLIS - Cargill has reported financial results for the fiscal 2018 third quarter and first nine months ended Feb 28, 2018, reporting a 22% decrease in its net income from last year’s US$715 million. According to the company, these earnings included a net charge of US$161 million related to the recently enacted U.S. Tax Cuts…

Animal Nutrition &Protein drove Cargill’s 2%growth in revenue for third quarter

USA - Cargill has reported a 2% rise in revenues to US$27.85 billion increasing the year-to-date figure to US$84.32 billion led by solid increase in adjusted operating earnings in the Animal Nutrition and Protein segment in the fourth successive quarter. For the fiscal 2018 third quarter and first nine months ended Feb. 28, 2018, earnings…

Cargill invests US$17.2m in Ontario poultry plant

CANADA - Cargill Protein has invested US$17.2 million in state-of-the art chicken processing technology at its Ontario facility in a determination to ensure humane handling of food animals. To address customers and consumer concerns on animal welfare, the firm has installed a Controlled Atmospheric Stunning (CAS) system to be replacing electric method, attributed to convulsive…

Cargill introduces de-oiled lecithin products for clean label and GMO-free range

USA - Cargill has launched a new de-oiled rapeseed lecithin, an allergen-free and label-friendly ingredient that finds application in bakery and snacks to meet increasing consumer demand. According to Juergen Detert, technical service manager for Cargill Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers, and the new range offers great emulsification performance without compromising on taste or texture and…

Cargill sells Canadian assets to agri-food cooperative, La Coop federee

CANADA - Cargill has announced that through its Winnipeg-based Canadian arm, it has agreed to sell its grain and crop input assets in Ontario to an agri-food company, La Coop federee. The Amierican commodities conglomerate will sell 13 grain assets and crop inputs retail assets to La Coop, whose operations involve seeds, fertilizers, and crop…