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Cargill CEO discusses responsible supply chains

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Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm Green 2014 conference on May 20, Cargill President and Chief Executive Officer David MacLennan highlighted complexities and tradeoffs involved in producing more food, more sustainably as a growing global population becomes more urban and more prosperous.

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Cargill builds first Vietnam Cocoa Technology Transfer Center

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Cargill has built a new cocoa training campus in Vietnam to helps farmers in the region, most of whom are relatively new to growing the crop.

The Cocoa Technology Transfer Center is in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, and it was presented to the Xa Bang Cocoa Co-op and the Department of Agriculture and Rural development of Ba Ria Vung Tau province today, April 30, 2014.

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Cargill & Copersucar reach agreement to combine global sugar trading activities in new joint venture

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Copersucar and Cargill announced today an agreement to combine their global sugar trading activities into a new joint venture that will originate, commercialize and trade raw and white sugar. The joint venture, in which both Copersucar and Cargill will own a 50-percent stake, will have a global footprint.

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Cargill receives Alliance to End Hunger Partnership Award

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In mid November, Cargill received the Bread for the World Alliance to End Hunger Partnership Award in New York City. Cargill was recognized for advocating for policies that let markets work and enable farmers to thrive; helping expand access to food, improving nutrition and pursuing partnerships to end hunger; and working to increase agricultural productivity and incomes while ensuring responsible land use. Over the past five years, Cargill has contributed more than $55 million to reduce hunger and improve nutrition globally.

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Working to feed the world in a responsible way central to Cargill’s corporate responsibility efforts in past year

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Cargill today released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report. Entitled Our Responsibility in a Changing World, it reports on the four pillars of the company’s approach to corporate responsibility: conducting business with integrity; working to feed the world; operating responsible supply chains; and enriching our communities.

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Cargill opens a new Center of Expertise for cocoa

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Cargill has opened a new Center of Expertise for cocoa and increased the cocoa powder production capacity at its Wormer facility enabling Cargill to strengthen its ability to offer customers greater product innovation and increased levels of service.

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Cargill to invest nearly €20 million in cocoa and chocolate facilities in Germany

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Cargill has unveiled plans to invest close to €20 million in its newly acquired cocoa and chocolate facilities in Berlin, Germany.

This investment will enable Cargill to upgrade, strengthen and expand its cocoa and chocolate capabilities in Germany in order to offer customers superior choice, quality and market reach.

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