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2009-11-18 10:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Alton Brown knows a lot about salt. And, today, he brings salt -- one of the oldest and most prized ingredients known to man -- to life. Brown is the star lecturer on Salt101.com, a new, innovative and highly interactive microsite, launching today as part of an integrated "Salt 101" campaign by Cargill, maker of Diamond Crystal® kosher and sea salts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091118/CG13641) Salt101.com --...

2008-11-10 18:00:15

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Energy Company Limited (White Energy ) is pleased to announce that it has signed a joint venture agreement with an entity managed by Black River Asset Management LLC (Black River), an independently managed subsidiary of Cargill, under which White Energy and Black River will jointly develop and commercialise White Energy's coal upgrading technology throughout Africa. White Energy and Black River will establish a special purpose...

2008-10-20 09:00:20

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill, maker of Diamond Crystal(R) kosher salt, today announced a new spokesperson relationship with Alton Brown, host of the popular culinary shows "Good Eats,""Iron Chef America" and the "Feasting on ... " series. For years, professional chefs and gourmet cooks have praised Diamond Crystal(R) as a world-class kosher salt. A longtime and passionate kosher salt enthusiast, Brown is an expert educator, entertainer and eater, and through online...

2008-08-12 12:01:59

DENVER, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. announced that as of the close of business yesterday, it had realized approximately $26.1 million of losses resulting from closing out various corn, ethanol and natural gas hedges. Based on current commodity prices, the Company also had approximately a further $19.9 million of unrealized mark-to-market losses under hedging agreements (for further details, see the attached table). The Company currently does not have sufficient...

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