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Private sector Leaders Announce Support for Antimicrobial Use Stewardship Principles in Poultry

Now includes over 40% of global poultry meat production

USAID-funded TRANSFORM project has united 26 organizations in antimicrobial use stewardship in an effort to combat antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial use in animals or humans could lead to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which weakens our ability to prevent and treat future infections. Recognizing the responsibility to safeguard the efficacy of these essential medicines, the following organizations announce their endorsement for science-based antimicrobial use stewardship principles that promote the health of poultry to avoid the need to use antimicrobials...

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May 8 9:35 AM, Urner Barry



Cargill and Nestlé Purina Partner on Regenerative Agriculture Adoption to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Investment in regenerative agriculture is estimated to reduce the carbon footprint of Purina’s U.S. grain supply from Cargill by up to 40 percent over the next three years

Nestlé Purina is investing in farmer adoption of regenerative agriculture practices across the company’s corn and soy supply chains through a new partnership with Cargill, one of the largest ingredient and agricultural solutions companies in the U.S. This work will support soil health and reduce the carbon footprint for Purina dry pet food products across North America...

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Apr 16 1:21 PM, Urner Barry


Cargill Shares Outcome of the World’s First Wind-Powered Ocean Vessel’s Maiden Voyage

Cargill today revealed exciting results of the six-month test period of the Pyxis Ocean, underscoring the potential for the wind assisted propulsion technology in moving the shipping industry toward renewable energy use. The MC Shipping Kamsarmax vessel retrofitted with two WindWings® -large solid wind sails developed by BAR Technologies - - has achieved performance consistent with what was predicted which is equivalent to an average of 3 tonnes of fuel per day.

“We are encouraged by the results and have learned a great deal about...

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Mar 13 10:04 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill ElevateTM Grain Marketing Solutions Empower Farmers to Make Informed Decisions 

Cargill is raising the bar in grain marketing, helping farmers unlock enhanced profitability with Cargill ElevateTM – a mix of market insights, pricing solutions, world-class expertise and access to robust farm management platforms that give farmers the flexibility and control they need to make informed decisions to stay competitive in the marketplace.

“Our grain representatives actively listen to farmers and understand that no two farmers have the exact same needs. Cargill’s industry-leading portfolio of pricing solutions empowers farmers to take charge and execute their individual grain marketing plans...

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Feb 23 10:56 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill Purchases Two Meat Plants from Long-Time Partner Ahold Delhaize USA

As U.S. consumer demand for convenient and affordable protein options continues to grow, Cargill announced today that the company has invested in two processing facilities to expand its production and distribution of supermarket case-ready beef and pork to retailers in the Northeast part of the country.

Cargill has purchased case-ready meat plants in North Kingstown, R.I., and Camp Hill, Penn. from Infinity Meat Solutions, subsidiaries of Ahold Delhaize USA. Cargill team members already staff both facilities, stemming from a long-term partnership with Ahold...

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Feb 8 8:06 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill “Protein Profile” Finds Shrinking, Time-Strapped U.S. Households Demand Easier Meal Options 

Annual trends report reveals top industry insights, including consumers’ desire for more diverse and globally inspired foods on their menus

North American consumers need protein solutions that are right-sized, simple, globally inspired and affordable. That’s according to the newly published “Protein Profile,” an annual report produced by Cargill’s North American Protein business. The comprehensive findings are compiled by Cargill’s Marketing and Insights team, based on their own proprietary research and market intelligence gleaned from working with North America’s top retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants...

 

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Feb 6 8:06 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill Launches REVEAL™ Layers, a First-Of-Its-Kind, Non-Invasive NIR Technology

As the poultry industry continues to explore ways to achieve gains in hen laying production, Cargill’s REVEAL™ Layers can help poultry layer producers get there. Using Cargill’s innovative, non-invasive Near InfraRed (NIR) technology, producers and nutritionists have immediate access to body composition assessments of their hens. This allows them to make real-time decisions regarding diets to support their flocks’ long-term production and performance.

It is believed that overdeveloped fat pads in laying hens are problematic for long-term egg production and optimal...

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Jan 31 8:26 AM, Urner Barry


WARN Notice Indicates Partial Layoff at Cargill's Nashville Plant

Cargill has filed a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, notifying the agency of a layoff on March 15, 2024.

The notice, filed on January 24, will affect 111 workers at its “crumbles production” at Cargill’s plant in Nashville, Tennessee. The facility is located on Eugenia Ave and was acquired by Cargill in 2016. 

The employees at the facility are not represented by a collective bargaining agreement, added the notice.

The Northern Middle Local Workforce Development Area rapid response team...

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Jan 30 7:31 AM, UB Newswires


Cargill Announces Retirement of Anna Richo, Corporate Senior Vice President

Cargill announced today that Rishi Varma has been named Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary, effective January 29, 2024. In this role, he will also serve as General Counsel. Varma succeeds Anna Richo, who will transition to Corporate Senior Vice President, Strategic Advisor to the General Counsel and CEO until her retirement in September 2024.

Varma joins Cargill from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), where he serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. While at HPE, he oversaw corporate governance, mergers...

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Jan 15 9:29 AM, Urner Barry


Brian Sikes, Cargill President and CEO, Elected Chair of Cargill Board of Directors

Cargill President and CEO Brian Sikes has been elected Chair of Cargill’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2024. Sikes succeeds Dave MacLennan, who will retire as Executive Chair of Cargill’s Board at the end of 2023.

Sikes began his career with Cargill in 1991 and was named President and CEO in January 2023. Sikes is the 10th CEO in Cargill’s 158-year history and is known for his relentless focus on people and culture, as well as customer-driven transformation and growth...

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Dec 21 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Majority of Thanksgiving Celebrations Predicted to Include Whole Turkeys this Year

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, Cargill's U.S.-focused Future of Turkey study indicates a return to traditional Thanksgiving celebrations, with more than 8 in 10 consumers who responded saying they plan to purchase a whole turkey this year. This marks a turnaround from previous years when consumers often purchased individual turkey parts such as turkey breasts as they exercised caution during the pandemic with smaller gatherings and celebrations.

“Americans hold onto the belief that a whole turkey should be the centerpiece of a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends,”...

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Nov 10 3:41 PM, Urner Barry


Cargill’s Newly Expanded Soybean Processing Plant in Sidney, Ohio to Connect Local Farmers to Demand

Cargill has completed an expansion and modernization project at its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio. The upgraded facility, which came online in September, will help Cargill better serve farmers and meet the growing demand for soy products across food, feed and renewable fuel markets.

The project nearly doubles the previous crush capacity at the facility, providing greater market opportunities for area farmers and feed customers through creating demand for soybeans and offering greater access to soybean meal and hulls...

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Nov 2 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill and Partners Announce First Gold Standard-Approved Methane Emissions Reduction Methodology 

Beef producers are leading the way toward the future of sustainable agriculture and hold the ability to mitigate methane emissions that address climate change. To recognize these efforts and enable reduction value to be quantified, Cargill partnered with TREES Consulting to develop a Gold Standard-approved beef methodology that offers the global beef industry a framework for measuring methane emissions reduction using feed supplements that have been incorporated into beef cattle diets, such as SilvAir™*. Gold Standard’s certification process allows climate and sustainable development...

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Jul 20 8:09 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill Regenconnect and John Deere Announce Collaboration to Enable New Revenue Streams for Farmers

Cargill and John Deere are announcing a collaborative effort to streamline the digital and in-field experience for farmers using John Deere technology and electing to participate in the Cargill RegenConnect® program.

Cargill RegenConnect provides farmers a financial incentive for positive environmental outcomes through the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices, while helping to improve soil health and decarbonize the agriculture supply chain. John Deere’s precision ag technology and digital platform, Operations Center, helps farmers to implement and document the practices they choose to...

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Jul 13 9:40 AM, Urner Barry


Cargill to Sell China Poultry Unit to Private Equity Firm DCP Capital

U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill said it is selling its poultry business in China to private equity firm DCP Capital, exiting a Chinese meat market that has become increasingly challenging, especially for foreign players.

The sale of the unit known as Cargill Protein China is subject to regulatory approvals but is expected to close this year, Cargill said in a statement on Wednesday.

It did not give a transaction price and DCP declined to comment on the deal.

China is the world's No.2 poultry producer after the...

 

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May 31 10:13 AM, Urner Barry







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