• Cargill’s AKEY business celebrates 50 years of leadership in animal nutrition. Cargill’s AKEY business celebrates 50 years of leadership in animal nutrition

    13 Nov 2013

    Cargill’s AKEY® business celebrates 50 years of service and leadership in providing customers with nutritional solutions, services, and research-proven feeding programs and products for the livestock, poultry and feed industries. 

  • Cargill Animal Nutrition and Provimi unveil PROMOTE™, a new brand for feed additives

    12 Nov 2013

    Cargill Animal Nutrition, through its Provimi business, today introduced PROMOTE™, a new global brand and line of feed additives designed to help bring to animal producers, feed manufacturers and retailers the industry’s most innovative and impactful feed-additive solutions.

  • Fighting EMS shrimp disease in Mexico—Cargill workshop to draw together academic researchers and industry. Fighting EMS shrimp disease in Mexico—Cargill workshop to draw together academic researchers and industry

    04 Nov 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, Nov. 12-13, in Ciudad Obregon to explore strategies to help customers deal with a new bacterial disease causing mass mortalities at cultivated shrimp farms in northwestern Mexico.

  • Cargill reports first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings. Cargill reports first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings

    09 Oct 2013

    Cargill today reported net earnings of $571 million in the fiscal 2014 first quarter, down 41 percent from last year’s record quarter of $975 million. First-quarter revenues of $33.8 billion matched the year-ago period.

  • Cargill. Cargill Board of Directors elects David MacLennan next chief executive officer effective Dec. 1; Greg Page to serve as executive chairman

    11 Sep 2013

    Cargill today announced that its board of directors has elected David W. MacLennan, currently Cargill’s president and chief operating officer, as the corporation’s next chief executive officer effective Dec. 1, 2013, succeeding Gregory R. Page, 62, who will serve as executive chairman. MacLennan, 54, will retain the title of president and continue as a director of the company. The transition is the result of the company’s ongoing succession planning with the board.

  • Cargill building $29-million feed mill in Hedrick, Iowa. Cargill building $29-million feed mill in Hedrick, Iowa

    04 Sep 2013

    Cargill’s pork business broke ground this week for construction of a new, $29-million, state-of-the-art, feed mill in Hedrick, Iowa. The new feed mill, capable of producing 350,000 tons of pelletized hog feed annually, is strategically located in proximity to feedstock raw material supplies; hog finishing operations in southeast Iowa and northern Missouri; as well as to the company’s pork processing plants at Ottumwa, Iowa, and Beardstown, Ill. 

  • Cargill sells Martinsburg, Pa., feed mill to Risser Grain

    30 Aug 2013

    Concurrent with the sale, Risser is entering into an agreement with New Enterprise, Pa.-based Key State Ag Service, LLC.

  • Cargill’s animal nutrition business sells Hanford, Calif. facility

    09 Aug 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business announced today that it has completed the sale of its Hanford, Calif., feed manufacturing facility to Pitman Family Farms, a family owned poultry farmer. 

  • Cargill reports fourth-quarter and fiscal 2013 earnings. Cargill reports fourth-quarter and fiscal 2013 earnings

    07 Aug 2013

    Cargill today reported net earnings of $483 million in the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended May 31, up substantially from $73 million in the same period a year ago. Fourth-quarter revenues were $35.4 billion, a 4 percent increase from $34 billion in the year-ago period.

  • Dr. Brooke Humphrey named global technology director – pork

    07 Aug 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced that Dr. Brooke Humphrey has been named global technology director for pork at the innovation campus in Elk River, Minn. Currently, Humphrey is the monogastric research and development (R&D) director in Elk River.

  • Cargill buys Siamakme Aquatic Feeds Co., Ltd. Cargill buys Siamakme Aquatic Feeds Co., Ltd.

    11 Jul 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business announced today that it is expanding its investment in the shrimp feed industry in Thailand by purchasing Siamakme Aquatic Feeds Co., Ltd, a shrimp feed manufacturer in Thailand. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

     

  • Cargill Animal Nutrition and Purac collaborate on joint development of bio-based feed ingredient solutions

    13 Jun 2013

    Cargill’s Animal Nutrition business and Purac, a subsidiary of CSM, announce their collaboration in the development and commercialization of bio-based animal feed solutions.

  • Cargill’s Animal Nutrition business agrees to sell Swiss flour business to Groupe Minoteries SA; will invest to expand other facilities

    28 May 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Switzerland today announced that it is taking steps to strengthen its businesses in the country and position the organization for long-term growth. The company, doing business as PROVIMI KLIBA SA, has reached an agreement to sell its Penthalaz, Switzerland-based flour business to Groupe Minoteries SA, a leading flour milling company in Switzerland. The deal is expected to close in early August.

  • Cargill’s animal nutrition business conducts voluntary recall of lamb feed

    10 Apr 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of Showmaster® S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW) because it contained incorrect sodium molybdate levels. To date, there are 170, 50-pound bags of feed still out in the market. Cargill continues to take appropriate steps to pursue retrieval on those bags.

  • Cargill. Cargill reports third-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings

    09 Apr 2013

    Cargill today reported net earnings of $445 million in the fiscal 2013 third quarter ended Feb. 28, down 42 percent from $766 million in the same period a year ago. Nine-month earnings totaled $1.83 billion, up 66 percent from $1.1 billion in the prior year. Third-quarter revenues edged up 1 percent to $32.2 billion, which brought nine-month revenues to $101.2 billion.

  • Cargill. Marcel Smits to become Cargill’s chief financial officer

    01 Apr 2013

    Cargill today announced that former Sara Lee executive, Marcel Smits, is its new chief financial officer, effective April 15.

  • Cargill’s animal nutrition business conducts voluntary recall of select mineral product used in ruminant feed. Cargill’s animal nutrition business conducts voluntary recall of select mineral product used in ruminant feed

    05 Mar 2013

    Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of certain brands of its ruminant mineral products because they were deficient in vitamins A, D and E. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s facilities in McPherson, Kansas, and Montgomery City, Missouri, between Dec. 7, 2012, and Feb. 27, 2013. The absence of added vitamins in these products was due to an oversight in Cargill’s manufacturing process that has been remedied.  

  • Cargill completes asset purchase agreement of Pennfield Corporation

    17 Jan 2013

    Cargill today announced it has secured the winning bid to complete the acquisition of two animal feed mills from Lancaster, Pa.-based Pennfield Corporation for $9.8 million in a bankruptcy proceeding.  The acquisition will be finalized Jan. 21, 2013, and Cargill will assume ownership. 

  • Cargill_logo Cargill reports second-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings

    09 Jan 2013

    Cargill today reported net earnings of $409 million in the fiscal 2013 second quarter ended Nov. 30, compared with $100 million in the same period a year ago. In the first six months, earnings totaled $1.38 billion compared with $336 million in the prior year. Second-quarter revenues rose 6 percent to $35.2 billion, which brought first-half revenues to $69 billion. 

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