7 May 2013
Cargill has started building a cocoa processing plant in Indonesia to meet regional demand for cocoa products.
7 May 2013
Cargill is to form a joint venture with Canadian grain firm Parrish & Heimbecker for the operation of the US agribusiness giant's facility in Ontario in Canada.
19 April 2013
Cargill has announced it will invest US$5.5m in upgrading its meat packing facility in Hazleton in Pennsylvania.
17 April 2013
Cargill is working to expand the presence of its Spencer Beef brand in Japan after the country eased restrictions on US beef imports in January.
11 April 2013
Cargill is to take its table-top stevia sweetener brand Truvia into Canada - and revealed it wants to launch the product into Brazil and India.
9 April 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill has recorded a decline in third-quarter earnings as the drought hit supplies of crops and raised feed costs.
4 April 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill is to invest US$2.3m in the installation of ground beef production and packaging equipment at a site in Pennsylvania.
2 April 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill has appointed former Sara Lee chief executive, Marcel Smits, as its CFO.
5 March 2013
ConAgra Foods, Cargill and CHS are to form a joint venture combining their flour milling capabilities in the US.
26 February 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill has settled a long-running dispute with the Mexican government over trade barriers erected against high-fructose corn syrup.
18 February 2013
Two Hs dominated the headlines this week: horsemeat and Heinz. The horsemeat contamination scandal swept across Europe, with a series of recalls, government investigations and product tests. On Thursday, however, Heinz took the industry's attention with news it had accepted a US$28bn takeover bid - the largest-ever seen in the sector.
12 February 2013
Cargill is to quit the vegetable oil business in Romania in a bid to develop its agricultural operations in the country.
12 February 2013
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has named VP of finance Ricardo Florence dos Santos as its CFO.
7 February 2013
Agri-giant Bunge has announced chief executive Alberto Weisser plans to retire at the beginning of June, to be replaced by the CEO of its North American arm Soren Schroder.
5 February 2013
A food industry partnership has been formed to boost sustainable production of coconut oil in the Philippines.
24 January 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill has formed a joint venture with Saudia Arabian food producer Arasco for the creation of starches and sweeteners in the country.
18 January 2013
Cargill has secured a deal to acquire two animal feed mills from the bankrupt Pennfield Corporation in the US for US$9.8m.
9 January 2013
Cargill said an increased customer-focus and more disciplined approach to cost control are paying off as the group booked a jump in first-half earnings.
3 January 2013
US agribusiness giant Cargill is to invest US$15.8m in the expansion of its case-ready meat facility in Marshall, Missouri.
19 December 2012
Commodity trader Glencore has said it wants to be a "true leader" in global grain trading after completing its acquisition of Viterra in a deal worth US$6bn.
12 December 2012
The Truvia sweetener brand is set to enter the Mexican market after owner Cargill struck a distribution deal with local firm Grupo Herdez.
11 December 2012
Cargill has snapped up Indian cooking oil brand Sunflower from local FMCG group Wipro.
4 December 2012
Working with suppliers, rather than withdrawing contracts, is more effective in making food supply chains more sustainable, Nestle has claimed.
21 November 2012
US agribusiness giant Cargill has launched a Cocoa Promise pledge that it says strengthens its global commitment to cocoa farmers.
20 November 2012
Cadbury owner Mondelez International has pledged US$400m to try to improve the lives of cocoa farmers and, crucially, help shore up future supplies of the commodity. The investment is the latest by a number of suppliers and, while their work should be welcomed, the use of child labour in cocoa farming remains a tough nut to crack.
8 November 2012
Dutch ingredients group DSM has signed a deal to buy US food additive producer Fortitech in a deal worth EUR495m (US$630.8m).
8 November 2012
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has appointed former Cargill CFO Sergio Rial to lead its processed food division, Seara Foods.
7 November 2012
Dutch ingredients group DSM has seen third-quarter earnings drop by almost one-quarter, despite what it described as a "strong" performance from its nutrition business.
2 November 2012
Cargill CFO Sergio Rial is to leave the US agribusiness giant at the end of the month, the company announced today (2 November).
26 October 2012
US agricultural commodities group Cargill has signed an agreement for the sale of its cultures and enzymes business to Dutch ingredients giant DSM.