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Cargill and friends invest $30M in Calysta as the gas-to-protein chase heats up

Cargill and friends invest $30M in Calysta as the gas-to-protein chase heats up

February 2, 2016 |

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Cargill, Evolva partnership for biobased stevia sweetener reaches new technical milestone

Cargill, Evolva partnership for biobased stevia sweetener reaches new technical milestone

December 27, 2015 |

In Switzerland, Evolva has achieved “another technical milestone” in its partnership with Cargill, Inc. relating to the commercialization of EverSweet, a next-generation, zero-calorie stevia sweetener. Reaching this milestone triggers the payment of USD 0.5 million by Cargill to Evolva, the company said, although the nature of the milestone was not disclosed. The company added that negotiations […]

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Cargill trimming up to 4,000 jobs as low commodity prices and China slowdown hit: Reuters report

Cargill trimming up to 4,000 jobs as low commodity prices and China slowdown hit: Reuters report

November 15, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Reuters is reporting that Cargill will trim up to 4,000 jobs, or 2.5 percent of its workforce and closing an undisclosed number of company offices, The report comes as Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus, among other agricultural giants are girding their loins for extended impacts from China’s growth slowdown and […]

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Cargill launches EverSweet next-gen sweetener co-developed with Evolva

Cargill launches EverSweet next-gen sweetener co-developed with Evolva

October 1, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Cargill announced the launch of EverSweet, “the great tasting, next-generation stevia sweetener” which the company co-developed with Evolva. EverSweet sweetener is made with the same sweetness found in the stevia leaf, Reb M and Reb D, and provides consumers the great taste they crave with better sweetness intensity, faster sweetness onset and improved sweetness […]

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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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