Tag: cargill

Biosolvents solving challenges– from dry cleaning and cleaning shorelines to biomass and biofuel production

Biosolvents solving challenges– from dry cleaning and cleaning shorelines to biomass and biofuel production

March 9, 2019 |

Biobased solvents are on the rise with more demand for them now than ever before. What used to be an alternative to petroleum-based solvents, biosolvents are now looked at as an environmental win-win as well as a win for better performance and safety with lower toxicity issues. Just recently, United Kingdom based Circa Group’s biobased […]

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COFCO Joins Initiative to Modernize Global Agricultural Commodity Trade Operations

COFCO Joins Initiative to Modernize Global Agricultural Commodity Trade Operations

December 28, 2018 |

In Switzerland, COFCO International Ltd is partnering with Archer Daniels Midland Company, Bunge Limited, Cargill Incorporated, and Louis Dreyfus Company to standardize data and digitize global agricultural shipping transactions. Together, the companies are looking to increase transparency and efficiency for customers through digital technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence. “We are pleased to join […]

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Wichita City Council Oks $38 million bond for Cargill biodiesel expansion

Wichita City Council Oks $38 million bond for Cargill biodiesel expansion

July 10, 2018 |

In Kansas, Cargill has been awarded $38 million in bonds to fund a $87 million expansion of its soybean processing plant to produce biodiesel including $50 million in machinery following approval from the Wichita City Council. The expansion will create eight new jobs and should already be online next year. The company believes there is […]

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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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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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Air Liquide Engineering & Construction to design and build Cargill’s Wichita biodiesel plant

Air Liquide Engineering & Construction to design and build Cargill’s Wichita biodiesel plant

November 27, 2017 |

In Kansas, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has been commissioned by Cargill to build a seventh biodiesel plant, located in Wichita that will produce 60 million gallons per year with commissioning seen as soon as January 2019. Air Liquid is looking to extend its footprint in the US through its long-term relationship with Cargill, following […]

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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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Winner, winner, salmon dinner? Calysta raises $40M en route to scale

Winner, winner, salmon dinner? Calysta raises $40M en route to scale

May 2, 2017 |

From California arrives the news that Calysta has raised $40 million in a Series D funding led by Mitsui and including amongst its participants Temasek, Cargill, the Municipal Employee Retirement System (MERS) of Michigan, Walden Riverwood Ventures, Aqua-Spark and Pangaea Ventures. Is this a case of “winner, winner, salmon dinner”? The When, Where, What, Why […]

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