About Cargill (2012-12-20)

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 142,000 people in 65 countries. The company helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.

Cargill has grown to become one of the largest, privately-owned businesses, providing food, agricultural, risk management, financial, and industrial products and services around the globe.

Thousands of customers turn to Cargill for innovative solutions across our four major market segments.

Agriculture: They buy, process and distribute grain, oilseeds and other commodities to makers of food and animal nutrition products. We also provide crop and livestock producers with products and services.

Food: They provide food and beverage manufacturers, foodservice companies and retailers with high-quality ingredients, meat and poultry products, and health-promoting ingredients and ingredient systems.

Financial: They provide our agricultural, food, financial and energy customers around the world with risk management and financial solutions.

Industrial: Cargill serves industrial users of energy, salt, starch and steel products. We also develop and market sustainable products made from agricultural feedstocks.

Contact information:

Cargill, Incorporated

PO Box 9300

Minneapolis, MN


United States

Website: www.cargill.com

Cargill Russia

Cargill began furnishing grain supplies to the USSR in 1963. In 1991, a Cargill office opened in Moscow, Russia resulting in enhanced operations in Russian regions. The company’s 2011 acquisition of a global feed producer Provimi resulted in a larger Cargill presence in Russia.

Cargill employs about 2,700 employees in Russia. Cargill is one of the biggest foreign investors in agro-processing segment of Russian economy with the amount overrunning $900 million USD.

Cargill has activities in the following areas in Russia:

  • grain and oilseed trading
  • oilseed crushing, refining, bottling and hardening
  • malt production
  • meat and poultry
  • animal feed formulation, production and distribution
  • production and sales of syrup, starches and starch derivatives
  • food and feed ingredients sales
  • vital wheat gluten production
  • specialty food ingredients including juice concentrates and texturisers

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