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Cargill is a producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. It offers inputs, expertise and risk management tools to farmers. The company processes a wide range of agricultural commodities into the food, as well as partners with consumer goods, restaurant and retail brands to create products. Cargill also nourishes animals with feed products and work with farmers and scientists to ensure animals' well-being.

HQMinneapolis, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)160,000(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$113.5 B(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cargill

David MacLennan

David MacLennan

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Marcel Smits

Marcel Smits

CFO, Head of Corporate Strategy and member of the Exec Team
Julian Chase

Julian Chase

Chief Transformation Officer
David Dines

David Dines

Ruth Kimmelshue

Ruth Kimmelshue

Chief Sustainability Officer
Anna Richo

Anna Richo

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary
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Cargill Office Locations

Cargill has offices in Minneapolis, Wayzata, Hydra, Villa Gobernador Gálvez and in 47 other locations
Minneapolis, US (HQ)
PO Box 9300
Wayzata, US
15407 McGinty Rd W
Hydra, DZ
32 Rue Hadj Ahmed Mohamed
Southbank, AU
Level 11/28 Freshwater Pl
Wels, AT
7 Durisolstraße
Antwerpen, BE
37 Belgiëlei
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Cargill Financials and Metrics

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Cargill Revenue

Cargill's revenue was reported to be $113.50 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

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Cargill Operating Metrics

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Farmers Trained

475 k1.60 m
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Cargill Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Konspol Sp. z o.o.September 19, 2018
Pro-PetJanuary 02, 2018
Diamond VOctober 24, 2017
Southern States Cooperative - Animal Feed BusinessAugust 03, 2017
Five Star Custom FoodsJune 01, 2016
NatureWaxApril 19, 2016
Format International LtdDecember 16, 2015
EWOS LtdAugust 17, 2015€1.40 b
OPX BiotechnologiesApril 28, 2015
Agribrands International, Inc.
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Cargill Cybersecurity Score

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Cargill News and Updates

Global Cereal Ingredients Markets Report 2020-2026 Featuring Profiles of ADM Co, Cereal Ingredients, Sunopta, Cargill, Kerry Group, Ricebran Technologies, Bunge, Limagrain, Sensoryeffects

Dublin, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Cereal Ingredients Market -By Application (Cold Cereal And Hot Cereal), By Type (Wheat, Oats, Rice, Corns, And Barley), And By Region - Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to Re…

Insights on the Isosorbide Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill & Novaphene Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Isosorbide - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 9th edition of this report. The 292-page report presents concise insights int…

Cargill bouwt voor 21 miljoen dollar Chocoladehuis-complex om klanteninnovatie in dynamische chocolademarkt te vergemakkelijken

Nieuw "Chocoladehuis" creëert chocoladebelevingscentrum, unieke pilootfabriek en sensorisch lab in het kader van alles-in-eenproductontwikkeling en -training MOUSCRON, België, 21 september 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill ontvouwt zijn plannen om op zijn Belgische site in Moeskroen een...

Cargill investit 21 millions de dollars dans la construction d'une Maison du Chocolat pour aider ses clients à innover sur le dynamique marché du chocolat

La nouvelle « Maison du Chocolat » comprendra un centre d'expérience du chocolat, une usine pilote unique et un laboratoire sensoriel pour soutenir le développement de produits et la formation tout-en-un MOUSCRON, Belgique, 21 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill a dévoilé aujourd'hui...

Cargill Bets on China With Deal to Buy Another Soy Crush Plant

Cargill Bets on China With Deal to Buy Another Soy Crush Plant

Insights on the Food Thickeners Global Industry to 2027 - Featuring Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland & CP Kelco Among Others

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Food Thickeners Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Type (Protein, Starch, Hydrocolloids), by Source (Animal, Plant), by Application (Bakery, Confectionery), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027" report has been added to...
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Cargill Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cargill founded?

    Cargill was founded in 1865.

  • Who are Cargill key executives?

    Cargill's key executives are David MacLennan, Marcel Smits and Julian Chase.

  • How many employees does Cargill have?

    Cargill has 160,000 employees.

  • What is Cargill revenue?

    Latest Cargill annual revenue is $113.5 b.

  • What is Cargill revenue per employee?

    Latest Cargill revenue per employee is $709.4 k.

  • Who are Cargill competitors?

    Competitors of Cargill include Darling Ingredients, Bunge and CHS.

  • Where is Cargill headquarters?

    Cargill headquarters is located at PO Box 9300, Minneapolis.

  • Where are Cargill offices?

    Cargill has offices in Minneapolis, Wayzata, Hydra, Villa Gobernador Gálvez and in 47 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cargill have?

    Cargill has 59 offices.