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A Brazilian court has found 'unlawful' working conditions in Cargill's cocoa supply chain. Pic: Cargill

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Cargill accused of child labour practices on Brazilian cocoa farms

By Anthony Myers

Cargill, one of the world’s largest cocoa suppliers, has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay 600,000 reais ($120,185) as indemnity for allegedly buying cocoa from farms where child labour or forced work has been identified.

Chocolate consumption on the rise, survey finds

Chocolate consumption on the rise, survey finds

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Viewed as the antidote to a tough day, chocolate was the indulgence of choice for one-third of US grocery shoppers during the pandemic, according to a survey from Cargill's North American Cocoa & Chocolate team, which uncovered the primary purchase...

WEBINAR Nov. 4: FOOD FOR KIDS Beverage Trends

WEBINAR Nov. 4: FOOD FOR KIDS Beverage Trends

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Kids are drinking less milk and juice as they get older, but what are they drinking instead, and is it good for them? How do parents evaluate what types of drinks are good for kids? What are parents looking for on food labels?

Cargill: ‘Generation Yum’ seeks closer connection to agriculture

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Cargill: ‘Generation Yum’ seeks closer connection to agriculture

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Young consumers (18- to 34-years-old) or ‘Generation Yum’ (a term coined by food author Eve Turow) are growing increasingly interested in learning where their food comes from and care more about animal welfare than older generations, recent research by...

Consumers call for natural supplements for animals

Consumers call for natural supplements for animals

By Aidan Fortune

A consumer survey, commissioned by US producer Cargill, has revealed the growing popularity among millennials of natural supplements to aid digestive health, along with animal well-being.

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Cargill suspends business with Guatemalan palm oil supplier

By Stephen Daniells

Agri-giant Cargill has announced it has suspended sourcing palm oil from Reforestadora de Palmas del Petén, S.A (REPSA) after the Guatemalan supplier failed to meet Cargill’s sustainable palm oil policy.

Cargill has embarked on a two-year drive to expand its already-massive meat division

Cargill’s sausage push creates 100 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

More than 100 new staff will be hired by agriculture giant Cargill, which has plans to build a sausage production hub in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Taste, texture, nutrition: Formulating with plant-based proteins

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based proteins are creeping into a dizzying array of foods and beverages, from dairy-free ‘milks,’ ‘cheeses’ and ‘yogurts’ to protein bars, chips, powders and meat analogs. But what are they like to work with? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with experts...

Trading figures for Cargill's grain division performed worse than last year

Brisk beef demand buoys Cargill’s profit

By Oscar Rousseau

Strong beef demand helped Cargill post a strong quarterly profit rise, although its grain division suffered from a fall in commodity prices.

Maintaining mouth feel and shelf life is a challenge in the new era of clean label formulation.  Cargill photo.

Clean label drive spurs innovation in texturizers, preservatives

By Hank Schultz

The challenges of clean label formulation might hit hardest at the humblest of ingredients, texturizers and preservatives—those behind-the-scenes stage hands that do the dirty work of making food formulations palatable and shelf stable.

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