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Cargill India

  • Net earnings of US$ 2.31 billion in FY 13
  • Sales and other revenues of US$ 136.7 billion in FY 13
  • 16 Cargill food applications centres in 9 countries
  • Serves customers in more than 125 countries

Cargill, founded in 1865, is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Cargill’s operations in India started in 1987. It has more than 2,000 employees working in offices and plants across the country and boasts a network of warehouses and depots. Its business comprises refined oils, food ingredients, wheat flour, grain and oilseeds, sugar, cotton, animal feed and trade and structured finance.

Cargill markets leading consumer brands of edible oils such as NatureFresh, Gemini and Sweekar and Rath and Sunflower Vanaspati brands of hydrogenated fats; it also markets packaged wheat flour under NatureFresh brand. The company has opened a food applications centre in Delhi – the first of its kind in India’s food industry. Catering to local and global food companies, the centre provides a state-of-the-art space for the customers to try Cargill ingredients and collaborate with the company’s specialists to perfect the taste, texture, nutrition or cost of their food products.

Cargill’s cotton operations in India form an important part of its global network of buying, selling and merchandising of cotton. The company collaborates with suppliers and buyers of Indian cotton to strengthen their competitiveness in the domestic and global markets.

Source: http://www.cargill.co.in/wcm/groups/public/@csf/@india/documents/document/na3061762.pdf

Cargill India: Nourishing People, Enriching Communities

2012 Wins CII Excellence Award for Food Safety
2011 Acquires 'Sweekar' brand of sunflower refined oil
2007 Launches cotton trading business
2000 Launches packaged foods business under 'NatureFresh' brand with wheat products
1996 Sets up as a 100 per cent owned trading company, Cargill India Pvt Ltd

Updated: June, 2014

Agriculture
Agricultural product is the 4th largest exported principal commodity with a share of 10 per cent of total exports of the country.