Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. We are committed to using our knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed.
Cargill established a presence in Australia in 1967 to service the country’s large grain exports and has since extended its involvement into several other agricultural industries including, grain and oilseed origination, oilseed and beef processing and further value adding, flour milling, as well as grain and cotton trading, and grain storage. Currently Cargill sells protein meals and vegetable oils, beef products and cotton lint as well as exporting food ingredients via the Cargill Japan office. In addition to physical products, Cargill businesses offer their customers innovative customer solutions, and Cargill Risk Management offers a range of risk management products for producers and consumers of commodities. Total investments in Australia US$250 million with an annual turnover of approximately US 1 billion.
Cargill crushes over 650,000 tonnes of canola, soybeans, sunflower and cottonseed annually at its three crush plants located in Newcastle, Narrabri and Footscray. From this Cargill produces protein meal for animal feed and vegetable oils for foods such as margarine, salad dressings and frying.
In 2011 Cargill Australia acquired the AWB trading and origination arm and GrainFlow storage and handling business from Agrium. AWB is Cargill Australia’s grain origination business, with a network 40 grain marketers in 26 locations located throughout the Australian grain belt.
Cargill Australia’s wholly owned storage and handling business GrainFlow has 22 receival sites located throughout the eastern states. Cargill Australia also owns three storage and handling facilities through joint venture arrangements at Henty, Red Bend and Temora in New South Wales.