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ADM picks up Brazil’s Algar Agro to boost oilseed processing capacity

ADM picks up Brazil’s Algar Agro to boost oilseed processing capacity

August 16, 2018 |

In Brazil, Archer Daniels Midland Co. has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Brazil-based Algar Agro, including oilseeds processing facilities in Uberlândia in the state of Minas Gerais, and Porto Franco in Maranhão. Under the terms of the deal, ADM will become owner of integrated crush and oil refining/bottling facilities in Uberlândia and […]

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ADM announces 3 new partnerships in 1 day – Cargill, Aston Foods, Neovia

ADM announces 3 new partnerships in 1 day – Cargill, Aston Foods, Neovia

July 8, 2018 |

In Illinois, ADM made three huge announcements in one day including a 50-50 joint venture with Russia-based Aston Foods and Food Ingredients to provide sweeteners and starches to customers in Russia. Aston is one of Russia’s largest agricultural and food ingredients businesses, with activities in farming, oilseeds crushing, edible oils and grain origination, in addition […]

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ADM and DuPont team up to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes

ADM and DuPont team up to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes

June 20, 2018 |

In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced a collaboration to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes for operators of grain-based ethanol plants. Cellulase enzymes assist in hydrolyzing the corn kernel fiber, which consists mostly of cellulose and hemicellulose carbohydrates. Once the fiber is broken down, more sugars can be liberated and […]

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ADM sees China requiring 11.4 billion liters of ethanol imports from 2020

ADM sees China requiring 11.4 billion liters of ethanol imports from 2020

June 7, 2018 |

In China, Archer Daniels Midland expects China will need to import 11.4 billion liters of ethanol annually from 2020 in order to meet its 10% ethanol-blending mandate because it can only double to its current production to around 7.6 billion liters. Demand for the mandate is estimated at 19 billion liters. The US is a […]

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POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

April 30, 2018 |

In Iowa, Reuters reports that as ADM scales down its ethanol production to 1.6 billion gallons of installed capacity, POET has filled the gap and taken over the former’s spot at top US producer with 2 billion gallons expected by 2019 and 1.9 billion gallons set for 2018. Previously the companies were neck and neck […]

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Missouri Biodiesel Coalition launched to expand biodiesel usage

Missouri Biodiesel Coalition launched to expand biodiesel usage

April 29, 2018 |

Missouri may be known for the largest beer producing plant in the nation (the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis) or for Kansas City’s many fountains (more than any city except Rome), but it is making news today for another reason. In Missouri, soybean farmers and biodiesel processors, distributors, and retailers have come together to launch […]

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ADM temporarily mothballs German biodiesel plant in light of growing imports

ADM temporarily mothballs German biodiesel plant in light of growing imports

March 26, 2018 |

In Germany, Reuters reports that ADM has decided to mothball its biodiesel plant in Mainz for at least Q2 because it can’t compete with increasing cheap imports that began to surge last September, especially following the ruling last week by the European Court of Justice dropping anti-dumping duties on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. A […]

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ADM wants to buy Bunge for Argentine soy crushing assets

ADM wants to buy Bunge for Argentine soy crushing assets

February 28, 2018 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that Archer Daniels Midland may not be interested in Bunge’s sugar assets but it certainly wants the company’s four soybean crushing facilities with 18,000 metric tons of daily capacity, along with those in Brazil. A full year of losses for the world’s largest soybean crusher is seen as too difficult to […]

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Longer shelf life: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont/ADM’s FDME project

Longer shelf life: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont/ADM’s FDME project

January 23, 2018 |

Not long ago, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland announced a new breakthrough process in producing FDME from fructose, with “the potential to expand the materials landscape in the 21st century with exciting and truly novel, high-performance renewable materials”, the companies said in a joint release. FDME is furan dicarboxylic methyl ester. The technology has […]

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ADM and Vland enter joint development agreement for enzyme research

ADM and Vland enter joint development agreement for enzyme research

January 21, 2018 |

In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and China-based Qingdao Vland Biotech Group Co., Ltd. signed a joint development agreement for the development and commercialization of enzymes for animal feed applications. In addition to ADM’s research center in Decatur, Illinois, ADM will open a new U.S. enzyme research and development lab in California that will directly […]

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