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Cargill to invest $90 million in new Wichita biodiesel facility

Cargill to invest $90 million in new Wichita biodiesel facility

September 21, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Cargill announced plans to build a state-of-the-art $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas. Set to open January 2019, it will produce 60 million gallons of biodiesel annually. Opening the facility in Wichita will strengthen Cargill’s biodiesel operations in the heart of the Midwest where it already has biodiesel plants in Iowa Falls, […]

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Deere and Cargill say “Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto” –  Artificial intelligence infiltrating agriculture and farming

Deere and Cargill say “Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto” – Artificial intelligence infiltrating agriculture and farming

September 16, 2017 |

While the 1983 Styx song “Mr. Roboto” led us to imagine robots roaming the planet at some far-off time in the future, that time might be here. Artificial intelligence seems to be everywhere nowadays and not just in high tech labs, science centers, or nerdy dark basements. They are now in our agriculture industry and […]

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Green Plains completes $36M Cargill Feed Yard acquisition

Green Plains completes $36M Cargill Feed Yard acquisition

May 21, 2017 |

In Nebraska, the Green Plains Cattle Company completed the previously announced acquisition of two cattle feed yards from Cargill for approximately $36.7 million, excluding working capital. The transaction includes feed yards located in Leoti, Kan. and Yuma, Colo., adding capacity of 155,000 head to the company’s operations, and positions Green Plains Cattle Company as the […]

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Green Plains to buy two cattle feedlots from Cargill

Green Plains to buy two cattle feedlots from Cargill

April 26, 2017 |

In Nebraska, Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kansas, and Hereford, Texas, will purchase Cargill’s beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kansas, and Yuma, Colorado. The transaction will be finalized once a definitive agreement and regulatory review are complete. Green Plains will supply cattle to Cargill through a new multiyear agreement. […]

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Stevia Wonder: Cargill, Evolva head for EverSweet’s commercial-scale in 2018

Stevia Wonder: Cargill, Evolva head for EverSweet’s commercial-scale in 2018

April 4, 2017 |

In Switzerland, Cargill and Evolva inked a major collaboration pact for the production and commercialisation of EverSweet, the next-generation stevia sweetener. This product is on track for a 2018 launch, securing its first-mover advantage. Over the next three years, principally in 2018 and 2019, Evolva expects to invest an estimated USD 60 million in the […]

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University of Manchester students win Cargill challenge to solve ethanol production problem

University of Manchester students win Cargill challenge to solve ethanol production problem

December 5, 2016 |

In the UK, students Rachana Halasabele and Alessia Xu from The University of Manchester in the UK recently triumphed with their innovative and practical winning solution to a real-life industry problem set by Cargill’s ethanol experts at their starches and sweeteners plant in Trafford Park, Manchester. The UK-wide competition, open to all Universities, is the […]

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Going to Graceland: Cargill, Calysta select Tennessee for methane-to-feed project

Going to Graceland: Cargill, Calysta select Tennessee for methane-to-feed project

December 4, 2016 |

In Minnesota, Cargill and Calysta revealed that they will co-create the world’s largest gas fermentation facility in Memphis, Tennessee to produce Calysta’s FeedKind protein, a family of sustainable, traceable nutritional ingredients for fish, livestock and pets. Start-up is expected in late 2018. So we’re going to Graceland. Memphis that is, home to Elvis. What exactly is […]

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Strategic intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cargill in the advanced bioeconomy

Strategic intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cargill in the advanced bioeconomy

August 29, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconmy. In this slide deck, we looked at Cargill, and its M&A activity, direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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EverSweet from Cargill, Evolva wins key safety OK from US FDA

EverSweet from Cargill, Evolva wins key safety OK from US FDA

June 5, 2016 |

In Washington, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) No Objection Letter for Cargill’s next-generation sweetener, EverSweet, qualifying it for use in food and beverages. EverSweet was introduced in October 2015 and is made with the same sweetness found in the stevia leaf, Reb M and Reb D. EverSweet provides […]

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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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