To strengthen presence in dynamic chocolate market Cargill announced to invest $21million for a Maison du Chocolat at its Mouscron, in Belgium. The expansion helps to foster better product development and strengthen collaboration with his clients
- The new 700-square-meter complex will allow customers to reap the benefits of an all-in-one development process – from inspiration, innovation and training, to commercial-scale production, to pilot lab testing. and sensory testing, all in one place.
- The complex, which will be adjacent to the company’s current production plant, will include a state-of-the-art chocolate experience center, a unique pilot plant, a sensory lab and a creative workspace for the team.
The major partnerships and investments by Cargill are featured below:
Aug 2020: To boost Indian dairy sector, Cargill has opened a high-pressure hydrogenation plant in Kurkumbh, Maharashtra, India. The company has invested approximately US$ 15 million for a new bioindustrial plant in Kurkumbh.
June 2020: Cargill in partnership with a local manufacturer in western India, launches its first chocolate manufacturing operation in Asia. The new operation will help to meet consumer demand for chocolate products in the Asian market.
June 2020: Cargill has invested approximately $4 million in its site in Kalmthout (Belgium) to increase its capabilities for producing gourmet chocolate. The investment adds a fifth gourmet production line and new chocolate tanks within the existing facility, providing greater flexibility in production as well as adding 12 new jobs locally.
April 2020: Cargill Central America recently approved an additional contribution to CARE International of US $150,000 to reinforce the Nourishing the Future project that is being carried out in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, in order to help solve the food security needs of some of the communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota based Cargill is one of the largest food processing company with approximately 160,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way. The company has more than 150 years of experience with new technologies and dedicated to serving as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial, and industrial customers in more than 125 countries of the world. Cargill has helped farmers to grow more along with the community and to connect them to broader markets.
Cargill endlessly develops products as per consumer needs and farmers’ suitability with the help of innovative technologies. The company works in conjunction with farmers, producers, manufacturers, retailers, governments, and other organizations to nourish the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.
Cargill is one of the largest privately-held corporations in the USA, along with Agricultural Supply Chain and food Processing the company also involves in Animal Nutrition, Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial, Protein & Salt, and Metals & Shipping sector.