Cargill at a Glance


Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs over 139,000 people in 65 countries. We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.

  • We are grains and oilseeds – sugar – chocolate – sweeteners and starches.
  • We are meats, eggs and poultry – salt – cotton – dressings, sauces and oils.
  • We are animal nutrition – health and nutrition – ferrous, petroleum and fuels.

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Cargill Vision Statement


Our vision is intended to unite, challenge, and inspire everything we do. By embracing and acting on the following ideas, we will drive Cargill to achieve its vision for the future.

  • Our purpose is to be the global leader in nourishing people.
  • Our mission is to create distinctive value.
  • Our approach is to be trustworthy, creative and enterprising.
  • Our performance measures are: engaged employees, satisfied customers, enriched communities, and profitable growth.