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2014-10-01 08:24:44

Throughout October 2014, Mosaic is recognizing the contributions of its 8,900 global employees and supporting neighbors in select operating communities through one-time $10,000 gifts PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first decade, The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) and its 8,900 global employees have helped the world grow the food it needs--by mining, manufacturing and delivering nearly 150 million finished phosphate and potash product tonnes to customers and farmers in...

2014-09-30 08:25:03

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced that it is reducing phosphate fertilizer production, primarily because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. This curtailment will result in lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates plants, but is not expected to result in employee layoffs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO "Phosphate raw material input costs are disconnected from fundamental agricultural...

2014-09-23 20:22:49

CARLSBAD, N.M., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced it is contributing $35,000 to the American Red Cross in New Mexico for disaster relief efforts in areas of the state that recently experienced heavy rainfall and flash flooding, including Eddy County and the community of Carlsbad. The American Red Cross established a shelter at Carlsbad High School as several neighborhoods were evacuated during the worst of the flooding....

2014-09-23 12:24:22

Company endorses U.N. declaration on deforestation NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the United Nations' Climate Summit in Manhattan today, Cargill will join dozens of other companies, governments and civil society groups from around the world in supporting the New York Declaration on Forests. The declaration is unprecedented in its scope. The endorsers pledge to do their part in slowing, halting, and reversing global forest loss, while enhancing food security for all. "We want to...

2014-09-18 12:23:16

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help Unilever achieve its business goals, Cargill has delivered over the past four years a series of ground-breaking solutions aimed at helping Unilever reduce its environmental impact, improve sustainability and grow its business through innovation. This work has resulted in Unilever selecting Cargill as its first-ever "Visionary" award winner during its fourth Partner to Win Supplier Summit earlier this month in Wembley, London. Cargill was...

2014-09-16 12:32:38

Affected employees to receive assistance MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will close its Memphis corn milling facility, which employs approximately 440 people, 120 being contract employees, effective January 2015. The closure of the facility results primarily from the underutilization of the Memphis plant and its location away from the corn belt. The corn oil refinery will remain open and operate as a standalone facility to continue to serve customers. For the...

2014-09-15 12:22:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking an important step forward in its commitment to sustainable palm oil, Cargill is becoming a member of The Forest Trust (TFT), the international non-governmental organization that partners with companies to build responsible supply chains. "We are proud of the work we've done with TFT over the last year and very pleased to become a member," said Cargill's Vice Chairman Paul Conway. "TFT has been instrumental in helping us get the work done...

2014-09-15 08:30:57

Brill® Formulation 2.6 delivers real-time data visibility, enabling faster, more accurate formulation MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's Feed Management Systems today has introduced a newly enhanced version of Brill® Formulation to help feed manufacturers improve the accuracy and speed of their formulation process. Brill® Formulation 2.6 has been designed by users and includes 15 new user-requested enhancements to facilitate more comprehensive, real-time data...

2014-09-03 23:10:19

Norman Hay, who retired recently as CEO of Cargill, International S.A. and head of the Petroleum Business Unit, joins PanXchange, Inc. as Director. Mr. Hay, who has 38 years with Cargill in global leadership roles across grains, energy and soft commodities, will remain in Geneva, Switzerland and focus US and international energy projects for PanXchange. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Cites Mr. Hay, “Global physical energy markets, particularly petroleum, suffer from significant...

2014-09-02 08:32:58

Purchase expands Cargill's chocolate footprint in North America and Europe. MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company's (NYSE: ADM) global chocolate business for $440 million. The acquisition is an excellent fit with Cargill's existing chocolate business and brings together two organizations with strong talent, broad customer bases and extensive research and development capabilities. "This acquisition is a major...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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