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2014-06-23 12:31:19

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is introducing a soybean oil made from identity-preserved (IdP), conventionally-bred (non-GM) soybeans for customers interested in exploring a non-GMO claim on their product label. The oil is refined in Cargill's Des Moines, Iowa, plant in a process certified by SGS, a global inspection, verification, testing and certification company. "Despite the many merits of biotechnology, consumer interest in food and beverage products made...

2011-08-15 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has announced a new $3 million grant to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to protect the Brazilian rainforest and help farmers grow soy more sustainably. The grant expands a program that has already helped 383 farmers comply with conservation laws. Since 2004, the Responsible Soy project has successfully promoted responsible soy production in the Santarem area in the Brazilian state of Para, where Cargill has a soy terminal, by helping...

2011-07-07 09:47:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Beef Australia and Teys Bros announced today that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has determined that it does not propose to intervene in the proposed merger of Cargill Beef and Teys Bros. The proposed joint venture still requires approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) and foreign antitrust regulators before it can be finalized. Brad Teys, CEO of Teys Bros, commented, "We are pleased to be one...

2011-04-20 09:01:00

HALLS, Tenn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill AgHorizons said it will invest $25 million at its Hales Point grain elevator near Halls in a modernization project that will significantly increase its storage capacity and improve the speed to unload grain to better service customers. Local officials welcomed the news. "We thank Cargill for addressing a business opportunity that helps our farmers save critical time and reduces their transportation expenses," said Lauderdale County...

2010-07-14 10:14:00

WICHITA, Kan., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will be presenting Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, with a check for $100,000 toward creation of the "Cargill Children's Farm," an interactive, interpretive, multisensory area within "The Downing Children's Garden." The project is part of a multiphase, 27-acre expansion for Botanica. The first phase of this expansion is the Downing Children's Garden, which is scheduled for completion in 2011. The Cargill Children's Farm will help children...

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