Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation

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Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation                                            Key Employees
                                                                              Name                       Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                         Vice President - Retail
                                   151 N. Main, Wichita, 67202-1410, United   David Barocco
Headquarters Address                                                                                     Sales
                                   States of America
                                                                              Jody Horner                President
Telephone                          + 1 316 29125

                                                                              Norman Bessac              Vice President - Marketing
Fax                                N/A

Website                            www.cargillmeatsolutions.com
                                                                              Company Overview
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      N/A
                                                                              Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation (Cargill meat)
Number of Employees                N/A
                                                                              is one of the leading processors and distributors
                                                                              of meat products in the US. The company
Fiscal Year End                    December
                                                                              provides products such as fresh beef, pork and
Revenue (in US$ million)           N/A
                                                                              turkey, plus cooked and marinated meats. The
                                                                              company manages over 10 beef processing
                                                                              facilities, five case ready facilities, and 11 food
                                                                              distribution facilities which are spanned across
                                                                              the US and Canada. Cargill meat’s operations
                                                                              are managed internationally through its offices
SWOT Analysis                                                                 and facilities located in Argentina, Australia,
                                                                              China, Hong Kong, Honduras, Japan, and More.
Strengths                          Weaknesses                                 The company’s products are offered under key
                                                                              brands, which include Angus Pride, Shady
                                                                              Brook       Farms,      Excel,    Sterling   Silver,
Strong Brand Portfolio             Private Company
                                                                              Honeysuckle White, and Tender Choice. Cargill
                                                                              meat is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, US.
Strong Market Presence             Product Recall

                                                                              Key Competitors
                                                                              Hormel Foods Corporation (Ticker: HRL)
Opportunities                      Threats
                                                                              National Beef Packing Company LLC.
Ongoing Investments                Food Contamination
                                                                              Smithfield Foods, Inc. (Ticker: SFD)
Rising Demand for Organic Meat
                                   Raw Materials Prices
Products                                                                      Tyson Foods, Inc. (Ticker: TSN)
                                   Shift towards Vegetarianism
                                                                              Zhongpin Inc. (Ticker: HOGS)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 8
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................8
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................8
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................9
    3.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................9
4     Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation - History....................................................................................... 10
5     Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation - Key Employees ......................................................................... 11
6     Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation - Locations and Subsidiaries ..................................................... 12
    6.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................12
    6.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................12
7     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 15
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