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Cargill in Colombia

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Cargill began operating in Colombia in 1966. Over the years Cargill’s activities have included coffee and cocoa, fertilizer, and grain and oilseeds. Today, Cargill employs more than 100 employees in two locations. Our current activities include grain and oilseeds marketing as well as animal nutrition pre-mix products and nutrition services from Provimi. Black River Asset Management, an independently managed subsidiary of Cargill, maintains an office in Bogotá.

History

1966  Cargill enters Colombia with focus on grain merchandising
   
1984
 With its purchase of ACLI Cocoa and ACLI Coffee, Cargill enters the Colombian coffee and cocoa markets
   
1986  Cargill purchases Compañía Cafetera de Manizales
   
1991 Cargill builds fertilizer plant in Buenaventura
   
2000  Cargill sells coffee business
   
2002 Cargill sells fertilizer business
   
2005 Black River Asset Management begins operations in Colombia
   
2011
 Cargill’s acquisition of Provimi, a world leader in premix and animal nutrition services, includes operations in Bogotá and Funza
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