A Plan For Empowerment In IndiaSurrounded by the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Kutch, the district of Kutch (Kachchh), India, is a region that is vulnerable to flooding and earthquakes. While 30% of its population is urban, living in cities drastically damaged by recent quakes, a majority of residents reside in rural regions, with 25% living in extreme poverty and 40% considered malnourished.
Cutting Costs With C☆iFilm Coating StarchPapermakers face strong economic challenges. Market demand for graphic paper is declining, but production costs continue to rise. As a market leader in coating starches, Cargill has expanded its portfolio of paper starch coatings, focusing on cost-efficiency and sustainability to help its industry partners stay competitive.
A Fresh Idea For Sapporo BeerBeer lovers around the world expect consistent aroma and flavor from their favorite brews. But because beer contains barley, it often oxidizes during storage and shipment, a naturally occurring process that can leave beverages with a stale taste.
Ensuring Safe Meat For Pet TreatsSome people feed their pets better than they feed themselves, which is why the makers of food for dogs hold themselves to the highest quality standards. As a supplier of meat for dog treats, Cargill has gone to great lengths to ensure the safety of their supply chain.
Seaweed: L’Oréal’s Answer To SustainabilityFrom the shores of Southern Indonesia, Africa, South America and Canada, farmers head out on boats for the same crop: seaweed. Its seedstock is harvested and dried on land, then processed to extract carrageenans, tiny molecular structures that lend texturizing properties to many different kinds of products.
Improving Food Security Around The WorldThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that there are about 800 million chronically undernourished people in the world today—that is approximately one in nine, many of whom are children. While the world has made great progress reducing hunger, feeding the world remains a challenge.
Think Pink: Insulation Gets A MakeoverIf anyone can be considered an expert on insulation, it is Owens Corning®. The global company invented their proprietary FIBERGLASTM insulation in the 1930s. Decade by decade, the company has steadily evolved its portfolio, developing products and services for industries ranging from aerospace and automotive to public infrastructure and consumer goods.
A Golden Plan For China: Farmer TrainingCargill has been working in China since the early 1970s, introducing its expertise in agricultural best practices to harvest and move crops to the places where they are needed most. Today, more than 9,000 employees work across 51 divisions, improving efficiency and adding value in the production, processing, distribution and trade of food and agricultural products.
Solving Malnutrition In India With OilAlthough a self-sufficient food producer, India is home to one quarter of the world’s hungry, and an estimated 40% of the country’s children are malnourished. The prevalence of underweight children in India is among the highest in the world, accounting for nearly one-third of the world’s growth-stunted youth.
Cargill Suggestion Plan Sparks New SolutionsIn the late 1940s, Cargill was looking for fresh viewpoints to evolve corporate culture and improve operations. Executive Vice President Austen Cargill proposed a plan that he believed could accomplish both.
Portrait Of A leader: John MacMillan Jr.Cargill’s third president brings big ideas and an assertive business style to drive innovation and expansion for the company.
Rebuilding After Natural DisastersWhen natural disasters devastate local communities, Cargill joins forces with others to provide relief and lead the recovery process.