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About Cargill

Across many different markets and industries, we work every day to help the world thrive.

We work alongside farmers, producers, manufacturers, retailers, governments, and other organizations to fulfill our purpose to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Together, we create efficiencies, develop innovations, and help communities thrive.

Cargill in South Africa

Cargill has been active in South Africa since 1981 and now employs over 100 people in two locations. Our headquarters are based in Johannesburg.

Cargill has activities in the following areas:

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Financial Services and Risk Management
  • Grains and Oilseeds

Cargill investments in South Africa

2011.  Cargill acquires Provimi, a leading animal nutrition provider.

2009.  Cargill expands its grains and oilseeds trading business to include direct origination and opens offices across the country.

2004.  Cargill establishes its risk management business in South Africa.

1996.  Cargill establishes its coal business in the Southern African region. We continue to this day to source coal for our network of international customers.

At A Glance

Cargill at a Glance

Quick introduction to Cargill with financial summary.

Company Overview

Company Overview

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Cargill invests in local communities through economic development, partnerships and giving combined with the volunteer efforts of our employees.

Corporate Annual Report

Shared Annual Report Preview

Our Corporate Annual Report combines our financial and corporate responsibility performance in a manner that reflects our intersecting focus on purpose and profitability. (English)




Explore more than 150 years of Cargill history in this interactive timeline.