History

1947 Cargill’s vegetable oil division started buying copra from the Philippines and made arrangements with Valianos, Inc. whose plant was opened for Cargill operations.
 
1950’s Started copra buying office. Expanded to grain trading and the export of sugar/molasses.
 
1975 Built and operated Granex, the world’s biggest copra crushing plant then, in Iligan City. The business was sold to Filipino owners about 5 years later.
 
1979 Agrotex Commodities, Inc. was opened for commodity brokerage functions.
 
1981 Cargill Seeds, Inc. – Production of hybrid seeds.
 
1989 Cargill Philippines, Inc. was formed to trade commodities and consolidates all of Cargill’s operations in the Philippines.
 
1991 GSC copra processing plant operations started.
 
1993 Merger of Agrotex and Cargill Seeds into Cargill Philippines, Inc.
 
1997 Cargill's animal nutrition business began operations in the Philippines. Sold the molasses business.
 
1998 The seeds business was sold to Monsanto. The first animal nutrition plant at General Santos City in Mindanao was inaugurated.
 
2000
 
The second animal nutrition plant at Baliuag, Bulacan in Luzon was inaugurated.
 
2001 Cargill Philippines, Inc. acquired Agribrands, Inc., (Purina animal feed).
 
2006 Along with other products, Cargill acquired Degussa's carrageenan operations in the Philippines and formed Cargill Texturizing Solutions.
 
2006 Cargill  Animal Nutrition started operating another plant at  Villanueva, Misamis Oriental.
 
2009 LNB Brand is launched in the Philippines as part of Cargill Animal Nutrition Portfolio. LNB serves and support the needs of the “do-it-yourself, craftsman home-mixers” who want personalized solutions in formulating diets for their hogs and poultry.
 
2010 Cargill's grains and oilseeds, animal nutrition and texturizing solutions businesses operate in the Philippines.
 
2010 Cargill Oil Mills Philippines, Inc. was organized.
 

 

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