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April 7

Cargill's adjusted profit jumps 13 percent despite broad pressure on commodity prices

The third-quarter jump occurred despite pressure on commodity prices.
January 25

Cargill reveals spinoff of largest Black River unit as Proterra Investment Partners

Proterra Investment Partners will manage more than $2 billion in funds.
October 7, 2015

Cargill reports steady operating results, bounce in net profit

The agribusiness giant, though a private company, is making differences in its results more clear.
August 17, 2015

Cargill buys Norwegian salmon-feed company for $1.5 billion

Purchase of Norwegian salmon feed producer boosts profile in a rapidly growing market.
April 10, 2015

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.
March 21, 2015

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,…
March 3, 2015
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.
January 31, 2015

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…
Cargill farms
January 29, 2015

Cargill says conversion to more humane sow farms is complete

It moved away from gestation crates into "group housing."
January 26, 2015

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, 2015
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.
January 15, 2015

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.
January 9, 2015

Grain, meat drive big profit jump at Cargill

While quarterly revenue was down for the food processing giant, profit jumped 41 percent.
January 8, 2015

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.
Cargill suit
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.
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.
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.
Chocolate deal
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.
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.
Cargill results
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.
July 31, 2014

Cargill closing its Milwaukee beef plant on Friday

The facility that employs 600 workers will go dark on Friday.
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…
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.
State + Local
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.
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…