Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial, and industrial products, and services. Founded in 1865, Cargill privately held company employs 155,000 people in 70 countries. The company helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental, and social challenges. Customers turn to Cargill for company scientific expertise when they need to improve an existing product, improve process efficiencies, or find a solution to help them launch a first-to-market innovation. The company's goal is to use Cargill's research and development capabilities to create distinct value through new, improved products, innovative cost-cutting methods, or both.