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Meat, Meat Alternatives & Seafood

In today’s complex and competitive food industry, growth comes through innovation. If you’re looking for a partner to enhance your existing product lineup or drive brand excitement and sales with new products, turn to Cargill. From ideation through launch, we offer the marketplace knowledge; technical capabilities and ingredients you need to develop breakthrough products that will delight your consumers and help your business thrive.

As a leading supplier to the meat and poultry industry, Cargill is well-positioned to meet your needs with high quality ingredient systems, finished products as well as expertise you can rely on to help your business succeed. Cargill’s ingredient and expertise benefits include improved yields, reduced costs, improved texture, an increase in product quality and increased shelf life. Because of our extensive ingredient tool box, Cargill can offer you expertise and flexibility in functionality by custom-designing a solution to your specific application need.

Explore meat & fish applications

Cooked Cured

Our ingredients improve moisture control and juiciness while providing emulsifying and flavor protection properties.

Cooked Emulsified

Stability under cooking conditions and improved yields for mortadella, sausages, hot dogs, patés, mousses and similar products.

Dried Processed

The right combination of protein, sweeteners, starches & derivatives, salt and hydrocolloids coming together for your dried, processed meat products.

Fresh Meat Products

Talk to us to learn about ways to increase shelf life while improving appearance, stability and taste through various combinations of ingredients and additives.

Specialty Meat & Analogs

Cargill offers a range of products that may be marketed as vegetarian and/or meat substitutes, consisting of total or partial plant-derived protein ingredients.


Cargill is inspiring and creating A New Way to Seafood®. We are connecting our global capabilities across the value chain with leading consumer insights, culinary innovation, value-added processing know-how and risk management to provide consumers and customers with access to a high-quality portfolio of seafood products.

Building a Better Plant-based Burger | Food Ingredient Solutions | Cargill

Cargill’s latest prototype serves up a mouth-watering taste of what’s next for plant-based meat alternatives, starting with a groundbreaking new approach to fats and oils.



Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.