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									                                Cargill, Incorporated - Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDAE11768SA                                                                                        Publication Date: JUL 2010

                                                 Phone                                                  Revenue           116,579 (Estimated) (million
       PO Box 9300                                                +1 800 2274455
       Minneapolis, MN                           Fax                                                    Net Profit        NA
       55440-9300                                Website                       Employees         159,000
       United States                             Exchange                                               Industry          Alternative Energy

      Company Overview
       Cargill, Incorporated (Cargill) is a global producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and
       services. The company has 75 businesses organized under five major segments, namely; Agriculture Services, Food Ingredients
       and Applications, Origination and Processing, Risk Management and Financial, and Industrial. Its product portfolio comprises
       animal nutrition and feed, commodity trading and processing, industrial / bio-industrial, energy and fuels, farmer services,
       financial and risk management, food and beverage, food service, pharma and personal care and salt etc.

      Key Executives                                               SWOT Analysis
                 Name                         Title                 Cargill, Incorporated, SWOT Analysis
       Gregory R. Page             Chairman                         Strengths                         Weaknesses

       Paul D. Conway              Senior Vice President
                                                                                                              Decreased Earnings and Cash
                                                                    Diversified Business Portfolio
       David W. MacLennan          Chief Financial Officer                                                    Flows
       William A. Buckner          Senior Vice President            Strong Research and Development
                                                                                                              Operational Faults
       Steven C. Euller            General Counsel
       Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
                                                                    Opportunities                             Threats

      Key Competitors                                               Strategic Acquisitions                    Increased Market Consolidation
       Archer Daniels Midland Company
                                                                    The US Government’s Economic              Highly Competitive Environment
       Bunge Limited                                                Stimulus Plan
       Farmland Industries, Inc.
       Biosphere Environmental Energy, LLC
      Corn Products International, Inc.                             Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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