At a glance

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 143,000 people in 67 countries. We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.

Financial highlights

In fiscal year 2013, Cargill had $136.7 billion in sales and other revenues. Earnings were $2.31 billion. More financial information.

Dollars in Millions20132012Percent Change
Sales and other revenues$  136,654$  133,8592
Net earnings from continuing operations       2,312       1,17597
Cash flow from operations       4,179       3,50719

Customers we serve

Thousands of customers turn to Cargill for innovative solutions across our four major market segments.


Grain silos.

Agriculture: We buy, process and distribute grain, oilseeds and other commodities to makers of food and animal nutrition products. We also provide crop and livestock producers with products and services.

Pork meal in fry pan with sauce.

Food: We provide food and beverage manufacturers, foodservice companies and retailers with high-quality ingredients, meat and poultry products, and health-promoting ingredients and ingredient systems.

Cargill employee in Mexico.

Financial: We provide our agricultural, food, financial and energy customers around the world with risk management and financial solutions.

Paper surface press.

Industrial: Cargill serves industrial users of energy, salt, starch and steel products. We also develop and market sustainable products made from agricultural feedstocks.