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Cargill invests in Genomatica; joint marketing deal positions Cargill as supplier of carbohydrate feedstocks, production services for Genomatica process technologies

Cargill invests in Genomatica; joint marketing deal positions Cargill as supplier of carbohydrate feedstocks, production services for Genomatica process technologies

July 20, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Cargill made an equity investment in Genomatica and secured rights to make additional investments, as part of an agreement tin which the partners will co-market Cargill’s feedstock and production services to current and prospective Genomatica licensees, and chemical users.The collaboration, according to the partners, “will give chemical producers, distributors and users access to […]

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IGPC Ethanol switches to Thompsons from Cargill for Ontario corn supply

IGPC Ethanol switches to Thompsons from Cargill for Ontario corn supply

May 4, 2015 |

In Canada, Thompsons Ltd. announced an agreement with IGPC Ethanol Inc. to partner for sourcing corn for 50 MMgy facility for IGPC in Aylmer, Ontario, effective Oct. 1. GPC Ethanol commenced operations in the fall of 2007. Since that time, it has used the services of Cargill Inc., to source local corn. “This change in […]

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Cargill acquires OPX Biotechnologies

Cargill acquires OPX Biotechnologies

April 29, 2015 |

The Moguls of Minneapolis pick up an advantaged route to key renewable chemicals. News has filtered out from Cargill that the agricultural giant has acquired OPX Biotechnologies’ proprietary fermentation-based processes and systems. Bottom line, excepting the building, they bought essentially the entire company in an asset purchase. As is the usual practice at Fortress Cargill, terms were […]

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Cargill: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Cargill: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 23, 2015 |

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 140,000 people in 65 countries, Cargill is one of the world’s largest privately-held companies, in biofuels Cargill is a producer, and has developed a comprehensive package of services and tools from capital […]

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BASF pulls out of acrylic acid research JV with Novozymes and Cargill

BASF pulls out of acrylic acid research JV with Novozymes and Cargill

January 29, 2015 |

In Germany, BASF is leaving Novozymes and Cargill to continue carrying on the R&D work they’ve done together on bio-based acrylic acid, saying it couldn’t reach the targets for commercializing the product. Novozymes and Cargill started the partnership in 2008 with BASF joining in 2012. The founding companies are now looking for a new partner […]

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Cargill settles with EPA over Clean Water Act violations at two ethanol plants

Cargill settles with EPA over Clean Water Act violations at two ethanol plants

August 13, 2014 |

In Kansas, Cargill has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) at two different large oil storage facilities located at ethanol plants in Blair, Neb., and Eddyville, Iowa. Through the settlement with EPA Region 7, Cargill will pay a civil penalty of $187,500 to the United States.  

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Evolva achieves key milestone in Stevia project with Cargill

Evolva achieves key milestone in Stevia project with Cargill

June 2, 2014 |

In Minnesota and Switzerland, Cargill and Evolva Holding announced the achievement of a technical milestone in their joint development program of fermentation-based minor steviol glycosides – the compounds responsible for the sweet taste in the stevia leaf. The milestone is an enabling step in bringing additional great tasting stevia-based sweeteners to market in a cost […]

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Cargill awards Technip with EPC contract for new ethanol plant

Cargill awards Technip with EPC contract for new ethanol plant

April 14, 2014 |

In France, Technip was awarded a contract comprising detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the core process units of Cargill’s new ethanol production plant located in Barby, Germany. The production units will be built on a green field site alongside Cargill’s existing wheat processing facility.

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Cargill to source palm oil responsibly

Cargill to source palm oil responsibly

April 14, 2014 |

In California, Cargill has sent a letter to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil indicating it will commit to a new and improved responsible palm oil policy to address the issues of deforestation, human rights violations and carbon pollution documented within its palm oil supply chains. Nearly a decade after being made aware of serious […]

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Rivertop Renewables raises $26 million led by Cargill

Rivertop Renewables raises $26 million led by Cargill

April 10, 2014 |

In Montana, Rivertop Renewables has announced that it has raised $26 million from Cargill, First Green Partners and existing investors. Rivertop’s new partners represent world-class leaders in agriculture, finance and industrial products. Their contributions will enable Rivertop to commence commercial production of a new class of high-performance chemicals targeted at consumer product and industrial markets.

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