Cargill Invests in Cultured Meat Company Aleph Farms

May 14, 2019 Cargill

The demand for protein is expected to grow 70% over the next 30 years as the global population increases significantly. With an eye to complementing its focus on animal protein, Cargill announced today it will invest in Aleph Farms, a cultured meat company focused on growing complex meat varieties like steak.

Nestle to Gauge Interest From Smithfield, Cargill for Herta

Nestle SA’s sale of its Herta lunch-meat business may attract interest from bidders including U.S. packaged meat company Smithfield Foods Inc. and agricultural commodities giant Cargill Inc., according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Cargill Intends to Acquire Smet, Boosting Gourmet Chocolate Offering

March 11, 2019 Cargill

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business and Smet, a leading Belgium-based supplier of chocolate and sweets decorations to the food service and confectionary markets, announce their intent to bring together their global gourmet chocolate activities.

Jon Nash to lead Cargill’s North American Protein business

January 16, 2019 Cargill

Cargill has selected Jon Nash to lead its North American protein business. He will report to Brian Sikes, who was recently appointed to the executive team as leader of the company’s global protein and salt businesses.

When Less is More: Reducing Sugar and Salt in Baked Goods and Snacks

January 10, 2019 Cargill InPerspective

A convergence of forces is affecting food manufacturers, stemming from a growing body of research that suggests too much sugar and excessive salt from our foods are wreaking havoc with our health. Regulatory agencies, medical providers and the media provide consumers with regular reminders to watch their intake, but replacing these two ingredient staples is often easier said than done.