Cargill

A Wayzata-based international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services.

Business
August 17

Cargill buys Norwegian salmon-feed company for $1.5 billion

Purchase of Norwegian salmon feed producer boosts profile in a rapidly growing market.
Business
April 10

With no energy trading misstep, Cargill profit jumps 33 percent

Third-quarter results were strong compared with last year, with gains in energy trading and protein and animal nutrition.
Business
March 21

Cargill's Vorwerk makes case for ending Cuba embargo

A trade mission with 95 agriculture leaders from 12 states visited Cuba earlier this month. Many were members of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba,…
Business
March 3
Whitney MacMillan, retiring CEO of Cargill, Inc., at the Administrativ...

14 Cargill heirs on Forbes' annual list of billionaires

The family earns the distinction of having the most members make the worldwide list.
Business
January 31

Schafer: For Cargill, changing climate is about risk

Business leaders looking for a smart way to influence the most controversial questions in public life can do much worse than follow the example of…
Business
January 29

Cargill says conversion to more humane sow farms is complete

It moved away from gestation crates into “group housing.”
Business
January 26

Cargill trying to get more of the fish feeding frenzy

Fish need to eat, and that’s an opportunity for Cargill — one of the world’s largest animal feed producers.
January 16
Cargill lobbyist Devry Boughner, the company’s point person on free tr...

Cargill takes the lead in urging end to Cuba trade restrictions

Cargill and the new U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba — more than two dozen trade associations representing virtually every crop and meat produced in the United States — have engaged Minnesotans in Congress for help.
Business
January 15

Cargill: Plastic found in Japan McNuggets didn't come from us

Cargill investigated its operations and concluded the piece of chicken with plastic in it did not originate from the company.
Business
January 9

Grain, meat drive big profit jump at Cargill

While quarterly revenue was down for the food processing giant, profit jumped 41 percent.
Business
January 8

Cargill apologizes for McNugget problem in Japan

After plastic popped up in McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets sold in Japan, Cargill is extending all apologies. That’s because the suspect nuggets were supplied by Cargill’s chicken processing operations in Thailand.
Business
October 22, 2014

Cargill loses effort to stop ex-exec from working at rival

Cargill tried to stop an executive from working for its meatpacking rival JBS.
Business
October 21, 2014

Cargill disputes link to child slavery claims on Ivory Coast cocoa farms

Minnesota-based ag giant wants court to overrule decision that connects it to Ivory Coast farms that used child labor.
Business
September 13, 2014

Cargill sues Syngenta Seed over China shipments

The company said it lost $90 million after corn grown from genetically modified Syngenta seed was refused by China.
Business
September 2, 2014

Cargill buys ADM's chocolate business for $440M

The $440 million deal is a significant consolidation move in the global chocolate industry.
Business
August 23, 2014

Cargill sues former executive, accusing him of stealing secrets

The agribusiness giant said the executive stole secrets when leaving for competitor JBS.
Business
August 8, 2014

Cargill reports difficult year; profits down 19 percent

Despite a turnaround in its beef business, Cargill was affected by troubles in its energy trading unit and sluggish demand.
Business
July 31, 2014

Cargill closing its Milwaukee beef plant on Friday

The facility that employs 600 workers will go dark on Friday.
Business
July 30, 2014

Cargill buys Michigan salt mine, plant from Mosaic

Cargill Inc. said Wednesday that it acquired a Michigan mine and production facility that it will use for salt from Mosaic Co., its former fertilizer…
Business
July 19, 2014
Most of the turkey growers that Minnesota veterinarian Jill Nezworksi...

Cargill to ease up on antibiotics

The company is phasing out the growth-promoting drugs in its turkeys amid concern about their effects on humans.
July 14, 2014

National sweetener battle grows increasingly bitter

Minnesota ag titans Cargill and American Crystal Sugar face off in a legal fight that even doctors say isn’t about public health.
Business
July 11, 2014

Cargill sunflower-oil plant in Ukraine is under armed occupation

Cargill Inc. has suspended operations at a sunflower-oil plant in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, where the government is battling pro-Russian separatists, and said…
July 5, 2014

June 12: Minn. food companies back group fighting federal nutrition standards

And the leaders of the legislation, which pushes for school districts to waive new lunch rules, have found financial support from six Minnesota food companies.
Blogs
June 19, 2014

Cargill ups its stake in Russia by another $100 million

The agribusiness company invests in upgrades to a big sweetener plant.
Local
June 16, 2014

Cargill gives MPS, nonprofit ally $4.16 million

Foundation supports college, career, STEM programs plus food equipment