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									                          Cargill, Incorporated - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDAGF11768SA                                                                                         Publication Date: JUL 2012

          PO Box 9300                                        Phone             +1 952 7427575                   Revenue         119,500 (million USD)
          Minneapolis, MN                                    Fax               +1 952 7427393                   Net Profit      NA
          55440-9300                                         Website           www.cargill.com                  Employees       131,000
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Agriculture and Forestry

       Company Overview
       Cargill, Incorporated (Cargill) is a global producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and
       services. The company's product portfolio includes animal and nutrition 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. It also offers technological support, risk management and marketing services to farmers. Cargill has has
       75 businesses organized under four major segments segments, namely; Agriculture Services, Food Ingredients and Applications,
       Risk Management and Financial, and Industrial segment.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Cargill, Incorporated, SWOT Analysis
         Paul D. Conway                    Vice Chairman                           Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Gregory R. Page                   Chairman
                                                                                   Geographical Presence                Litigations and Lawsuits
         William A. Buckner                Senior Vice President
                                                                                   Research and Development             Closure of a Crop Input Facility
         Laura Witte                       General Counsel
                                                                                   Initiatives                          in Canada
         John E. Geisler                   Corporate Vice President
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Rising Demand for Bioethanol         Stringent Government
        Key Competitors                                                                                                 Regulations
         PepsiCo, Inc.                                                             Strategic Acquisitions and
                                                                                   Partnerships                         Macro-Economic Uncertainties
         Kraft Foods Inc.
         General Mills, Inc.
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Bunge Limited
        Ingredion Incorporated
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       May 14, 2012                  HPCL Sells 25,000 Tonnes Of Naphtha To Cargill
       Apr 10, 2012                  Cargill Reports Revenue Of $31.9 Billion In Q3 Fiscal 2012
       Feb 10, 2012                  ORLEN Lietuva Signs Agreement With Cargill International Worth $691m
       Feb 09, 2012                  Shell Sells 25,000 Tons Of Naphtha To Cargill
       Feb 01, 2012                  Cargill Buys Naphtha Cargo From HPCL For February Loading
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Cargill, Incorporated - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Cargill, Incorporated - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 5
       Cargill, Incorporated - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................. 6
       Cargill, Incorporated - Key Operational Employees............................................................................................................................ 7
       Cargill, Incorporated - Major Products and Services .......................................................................................................................... 8
       Cargill, Incorporated - History ........................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Cargill, Incorporated - Company Statement ..................................................................................................................................... 14
       Cargill, Incorporated - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................... 16
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Cargill, Incorporated - Business Description..................................................................................................................................... 18
       Cargill, Incorporated - Corporate Strategy ........................................................................................................................................ 20
       Cargill, Incorporated - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................. 21
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Cargill, Incorporated - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Geographical Presence ............................................................................................................................................ 21
             Strength - Research and Development Initiatives ..................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Diversified Business Portfolio ................................................................................................................................... 21
          Cargill, Incorporated - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................. 22
             Weakness - Litigations and Lawsuits ........................................................................................................................................ 22
             Weakness - Closure of a Crop Input Facility in Canada ............................................................................................................ 22
          Cargill, Incorporated - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Bioethanol ............................................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions and Partnerships .............................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives ............................................................................................................................................ 22
          Cargill, Incorporated - Threats ...................................................................................................................................................... 23
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 23
             Threat - Macro-Economic Uncertainties .................................................................................................................................... 23
             Threat - Disease Related to Cattle and Poultry ......................................................................................................................... 23
       Cargill, Incorporated - Key Competitors............................................................................................................................................ 24
       Section 3 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances ................................................................................... 25
          Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012.................................................................................................. 25
          Cargill, Incorporated, Power, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ............................................
								
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