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.
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