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2014-08-20 16:25:11

Truvia® Business Announces Year Two Results of its $1 Million Partnership With World Food Program USA WAYZATA, Minn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Truvia(®) business announced it has helped to feed 49,705 Bolivian schoolchildren in the first two years of its three-year partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, a collaboration made possible by World Food Program USA, a non-profit organization that connects the U.S. private sector with humanitarian...

2014-08-20 12:20:55

Cargill's fiscal 2014 charitable contributions span 59 countries MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today released its fiscal 2014 corporate responsibility report entitled "Delivering Responsibly in the Global Food System." The report focuses on the work Cargill does around the world to improve access to safe, affordable and nutritious food, operate responsible supply chains and benefit communities in which it operates. "The global food system is being challenged to...

2014-08-20 08:30:05

- All regulatory clearances received GENEVA and SAO PAULO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill and Copersucar have successfully completed all required regulatory clearances to form Alvean, their new 50/50 sugar trading joint venture. Operating as an independent entity, Alvean will begin integrating global activities to originate, commercialize and trade raw and white sugar. As announced in March 2014, Alvean will bring together two of the world's leading and most respected...

2014-08-15 08:22:04

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Mark J. Isaacson Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Isaacson has held the role on an acting basis since May, when Richard L. Mack was named the company's Chief Financial Officer. Isaacson has joined Mosaic's Senior Leadership Team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO Isaacson, 52, joined Mosaic upon its...

2014-08-14 16:29:10

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on September 18, 2014, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 4, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO The declaration and payment of any future dividends is subject to approval by Mosaic's Board of...

2014-08-11 12:29:22

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development helps facilitate gathering of more than 40 employers on August 14 MILWAUKEE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working closely with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Cargill is conducting an August 14 job fair for beef processing facility workers impacted as a result of the company's August 1 closure of its harvest plant here. More than 40 organizations, primarily companies seeking employees to fill open positions, will...

2014-07-31 08:25:15

CEO Prokopanko to Return from Medical Leave on August 4 PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today reported second quarter 2014 net earnings of $248 million, up from $218 million in the first quarter of 2014 and compared to $430 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $0.64 in the quarter compared to $1.01 last year. Notable items negatively impacted earnings by $45 million, or $0.06 per share. Mosaic's net sales in the second quarter of...

2014-07-30 16:31:26

Affected employees to receive assistance MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced that it will close its Milwaukee, Wis., beef harvest facility, which employs approximately 600 people, effective at the close of business, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The closure of the facility results primarily from the tight cattle supply brought about by producers retaining cattle for herd expansion. The ground beef plant at the site will remain open to meet customer needs,...

2014-07-30 08:36:16

New capability helps customers determine a farm management program to manage devastating bacteria MINNEAPOLIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's animal nutrition business has launched a new EMS Risk Tool to help customers determine the best farm management program to manage the risk of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) on their shrimp farms. EMS, also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND), is caused by certain strains of the bacteria vibrio and has led to...

2014-07-09 08:33:40

Growing company brings on former International President of Hertz and Burger King, Fredy Dellis, to lead expansion in the UK, Europe and across the US as CEO MIAMI, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheGenieLab, a team of web developers from Wales, are opening a new office in Miami, Florida on July 9th. The new office, in the Wynwood incubator campus The Lab, is a way to expand a further footprint into the US market where they have an already high-demand for their offerings. Photo -...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.